OIS-2008: Examination of Investigations Referred to Child Welfare Authorities by Schools

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CWRP Information Sheet #89E. Toronto, ON: Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, 2008 (OIS-2008) is the fourth provincial study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Ontario. This fact sheet will examine the profile of investigations in which any school personnel (i.e. teacher, principal, teacher’s aide, school social worker, etc.) made the referral to child welfare authorities.

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