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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles (19)

Jud, A., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B.(accepted). Who gets services and who does not? Multi-level approach to the decision for ongoing child welfare or referral to specialized services. Children and Youth Services Review.

Ruiz-Casares, M., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B.(accepted). Supervisory neglect and risk of harm: Evidence from the Canadian child welfare system.

Saini, M., Black, T., Lwin, K., Marshall, A., Fallon, B., & Goodman, D. (accepted). Child protection workers’ experiences of working with high-conflict separating families. Children and Youth Services Review.

Chamberland, C., Fallon, B., Black, T., Trocmé, N., & Chabot , M. (in press) Correlates of substantiated emotional maltreatment in the second Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect.  Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Chamberland, C., Chabot, M., & Esposito, T. (2011). Shifting definitions of emotional maltreatment: An analysis child welfare investigation laws and practices in Canada. Child Abuse & Neglect, 35, 831-840.

Chamberland, C., Fallon, B., Black, T., & Trocmé, N. (2011). Emotional maltreatment in Canada:Prevalence, reporting, and child welfare responses (CIS2). Child Abuse and Neglect, 35, 841-854.

Fallon, B., & Shlonsky, A. (2011). Risk, resilience and outcomes: Special issue commentary. International Journal of Mental Health and Addictions. Online First.

Fallon, B., Ma, J., Black, T., & Wekerle, C. (2011). Characteristics of young parents investigated and opened for ongoing services in child welfare. International Journal of Mental Health and Addictions, 9(4), 365-381.

Fallon, B.,Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., & Black, T. (2011).  Untangling risk of maltreatment from events of maltreatment: An analysis of the 2008 Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS-2008). International Journal of Mental Health and Addictions, 9(5).

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., McLaurin, B. (2011). Should child protection services respond differently to maltreatment, risk of maltreatment and risk of harm? Child Abuse and Neglect, 35(4), 236 - 239.

Tonmyr, L., Wekerle, C., Zangeneh, M., & Fallon, B.(2011). Childhood maltreatment, risk and resilience. International Journal of Mental Health and Addicitons, 9(4), 343-346.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., Fluke, J., MacLaurin, B., Tonmyr, L., & Yuan, Y.Y. (2010). Methodological challenges in measuring child maltreatment. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34(1), 70-79.

Fluke, J., Chabot, M., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Blackstock, C. (2010). Placement decisions and disparities among Aboriginal groups: An application of the decision making ecology through multi-level analysis. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34(1), 57-69.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., & Black, T. (2009). Protection of children from physical maltreatment in Canada: An evaluation of the Supreme Court's definition of reasonable force. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 18, 64-87.

Knoke, D., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(2009). Reliability of the Canadian Incidence Study data collection instrument. The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 23(1), 87-112.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2009). Differentiating between substantiated, suspected, and unsubstantiated maltreatment in Canada. Child Maltreatment, 14(1), 4-16.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2008). The Canadian child welfare system response to exposure to domestic violence investigations. Child Abuse and Neglect, 32(3), 393-404.

DeMarco, R., Tonmyr, L., Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (2007). The effect of maltreatment co-occurrence on emotional harm on sexually abuse children. Victims and Offenders, 2, 45-62.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Neves, T. (2005). What is driving increasing caseloads in Ontario? Analysis of the 1993 and 1998 Ontario Incidence Studies. Child Welfare, 84(3), 341–363.

Trocmé,N., MacMillan, H., Fallon,B., DeMarco, R. (2003). Nature and severity of physical harm caused by child abuse and neglect: Results from the Canadian Incidence Study. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 169(9), 911–915.

Trocmé, N., Tourigny, M., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(2003.) Major findings from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse & Neglect, 27(12), 1427–1439.

Trocmé. N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Tourigny, M., & Billingsley, D. (2001). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Methodology. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 92(4), 259–263.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B., (2000). Canadian child welfare outcomes indicator matrix: An ecological approach to tracking service outcomes. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 4(1), 165–190.

 

Submitted Journal Articles (3)

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Sinha, V., MacLaurin, B., Kozlowski, A., & Van Wert, M. (submitted). Distinguishing between child protection and family support in the Canadian child welfare system's response to intimate partner violence, corporal punishment, and child neglect. International Journal of Psychology.

Rha, W., Lee, B., Black, T. & Fallon, B.(submitted). Asian families in the Canada: What are their experiences with the child welfare system? Canadian Social Work Journal.

Rha, W., Lee, B., Fallon, B., & Durrant, J. (submitted). Physical abuse and Asian families in the 2003 Canadian incidence study of child abuse and neglect. Protecting Children Journal.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters (12)

Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (2011). Factors associated with the decision to provide ongoing services: Are worker characteristics and organization geographic location important? In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Gail, J., & Golden, C. (2011). Comparing Canadian child welfare worker qualifications over time: Examining a changing national profile. In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Knoke, D., Black. T., Felstiner, C. (2011). Supporting secondary analyses of the Canadian incidence studies of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS). In S. Léveillé, N. Trocmé, I. Brown & C. Chamberland (Eds.) Research-community partnership in child welfare. Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal (www.cwrp.ca).

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Pitman, L., McCormack, M. & Gail, J. (2011). Child welfare placements in Canada: A comparison of children placed in care in the 1998 and 2003 Canadian incidence studies of reported child abuse and neglect.  In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Schumaker, K., Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (2011). The response of the Ontario child welfare system to neglect: 1993 - 2003. In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Sinha, V., Trocmé, N., Blackstock, C., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(2011 ). Understanding the over-representation of First Nations children in Canada’s child welfare system.  In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Shlonsky, A., Esposito, T., & Mulcahy, M. (2011). The national child welfare outcomes indicator matrix (NOM) and its application in a child welfare agency. In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., Fluke, J., MacLaurin, B. Tonmyr, L., & Yuan, Y.Y. (2010). Understanding child maltreatment systems: A foundation for child welfare policy. In S.B Kamerman, S. Phipps, & A. Ben Arieh (Eds.) From child welfare to child well-being: an international perspective on knowledge in the service of making policy (pp. 65-80). Netherlands: Springer.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2010). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Changing patterns of reported maltreatment, 1998 and 2003. In K. Kufefdt and B. McKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice, second edition. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., & Felstiner, C. (2003). A national profile of child protection workers. In K. Kufeldt and B. MacKenzie (Eds.), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy and practice (pp. 41-52). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(2003). Characteristics of investigated children and families referred to out-of-home placement. In K. Kufeldt and B. McKenzie (Eds), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice (pp. 27-40). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Trocmé, N., Phaneuf, G., Scarth, S., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2003). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Methodology and major findings. In K. Kufeldt and B. McKenzie (Eds), Child welfare: Connecting research, policy, and practice (pp. 13-26). Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

 

Book Reviews (1)

Fallon, B.(2006). Book review: Cynthia Cross-Tower, Understanding child abuse and neglect, Allyn and Bacon, 2005, 429 pp., ISBN 0-205-40183-X. Children & Youth Services Review, 28(3), 354-355.

 

Professional Publications (47)

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E., et al. (2010). CIS-2008: Characteristics of maltreatment. CWRP Information Sheet #83E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E., et al. (2010). CIS 2008: Study methodology. CWRP Information Sheet #86E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E., et al. (2010). CIS-2008: Characteristics of children and families. CWRP Information Sheet #84E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E., et al. (2010). Rates and outcomes of maltreatment-related investigations: CIS-1998, CIS-2003 and CIS-2008. CWRP Information Sheet #85E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E., et al. (2010). CIS 2008: Study objectives and scope. CWRP Information Sheet #87E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.

DuRoss, C., Fallon, B.& Black, T. (2010). Group home and residential treatment placements in child welfare: Analyzing the 2003 Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS-2003). Canada’s Children, 16(3), 67 - 71.

Van Wert, M., Milne, C., & Fallon, B.(2010). The intersection of two systems: Youth justice and child welfare in Canada. Canada’s Children, 16(3), 6 - 10.

Budau, K., Barniuk, J., Fallon, B., & Black, T. (2009). Geographic location and short-term service disposition in Canadian child maltreatment investigations: CIS-2003. CECW Information Sheet #76E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., Black, T., & Petrowski, N. (2006). Physical punishment of children: Assessing the validity of the legal definition of "reasonable force". CECW Information Sheet #71E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Gail, J., Lee, B., Golden, C., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2009). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS-2008). Canada’s Children, 15(3), 14-16.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N.,  MacLaurin, B., Black, T., & Petrowski, N. (2008). Ontario incidence studies of reported child abuse and neglect 1998-2003: Outcomes of investigations. CECW Information Sheet # 62E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Felstiner, C. & Petrowski, N. (2008). Child abuse and neglect investigations in Ontario: Comparing 1998 and 2003 data. CECW Information Sheet # 63E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., McCormack, M. & Pitman, L. (2008). Alberta incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (AIS-2003): Rates of child maltreatment.  CECW Information Sheet # 65E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M. (2008). Alberta incidence study of reported child Abuse and neglect (AIS-2003): Service dispositions for substantiated child maltreatment. CECW Information Sheet # 64E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Blackstock, C., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M.  (2008). A comparison of First Nations and non-Aboriginal Children investigated for maltreatment in Canada in 2003. CECW Information Sheet # 66E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Black, T., Fallon, B., Fudge Schormans, A., Knoke, D., MacLaurin, B., McCormack, M., Pitman, L., & Trocmé, N. (2007). New findings from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect - 2003. Canada's Children, 13(1), 8-12.

MacLaurin, B., McCormack, M., Trocmé, N., Blackstock, C., Fallon, B., Knoke, D., Black, T., & Pitman, L. (2007). Understanding the overrepresentation of First Nations children in Canada's child welfare system: An analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS-2003). Canada's Children, 13(1), 19-23.

Tonmyr, L., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Black, T., & Trocmé, N. (2007). Surveillance and research through child welfare agencies. Canada's Children, 13(1), 38 - 41.

Trocmé, N., Lajoie, J., Fallon, B., & Felstiner, C. (2007). Injuries and deaths of children at the hands of their parents. CECW Information Sheet #57E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Black, T., Trocmé, N,  Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B., (2006) The Canadian child welfare response to exposure to domestic violence investigations. CECW Information Sheet # 39E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Chaze, F., Black, T., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B. & Trocmé, N. (2006). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS-2003): Selected findings. Canada’s Children, 12(1), 10-13.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., Black, T., & Knoke, D. (2006). Punitive violence against children in Canada. CECW Information Sheet #41E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Trocmé, N.,  Knoke, D., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2006). Substantiating child maltreatment: CIS-2003. CECW Information Sheet # 40E. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work.

Black, T., Chaze, F., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2005). Canadian incidence study (CIS) of reported child abuse and neglect-2003. Canada’s Children, 11(2), 9–10.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Roy, C., & Lajoie, J. (2005). Children's exposure to domestic violence in Canada. CECW Information Sheet #28E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Fallon, B., Lajoie, J., Trocmé, N., Chaze, F., MacLaurin, B., & Black, T. (2005). Sexual abuse of children in Canada. CECW Information Sheet # 25E. Montreal: QC: McGill University, School of Social Work.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Chaze, F., Black, T., & Lajoie, J. (2005). Physical abuse of children in Canada. CECW Information Sheet # 24E. Montreal: QC: McGill University, School of Social Work.

Roy, C., Black, T., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(2005). Child neglect in Canada. CECW Information Sheet #27E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Black, T., & Roy, C. (2005). Child emotional maltreatment in Canada. CECW Information Sheet #29E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Black, T., & Lajoie, J. (2005). Child abuse and neglect investigations in Canada: Comparing 1998 and 2003 data. CECW Information Sheet # 26E. Montreal: QC: McGill University, School of Social Work.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., & Daciuk, J. (2003). A Canadian national worker profile. Canada’s Children, 10(2), 26-31.

Trocmé, N., Siddiqi, J., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Sullivan, S. (May, 2002). Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 1993/1998: Maltreatment rates. CECW Information Sheet #1E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., Siddiqi, J., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Sullivan, S., (May, 2002). Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 1993/1998: Outcomes of investigations. CECW Information Sheet #2E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., Neves, T., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Sullivan, S. (May, 2002). Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 1993/1998: Sources of referrals. CECW Information Sheet #3E. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence in Child Welfare.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(2001). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Study findings. Journal of the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies, 45(2), 7-11.

Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(2000). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: An overview. Canada's Children, 7(2), 6-8.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2000). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Project update. CIS Newsletter, 4(1). Toronto, ON: Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

MacLaurin, B., Theriault, E., Berland, J., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(1999). The Canadian child welfare outcomes indicator matrix. In N. McDaniel (Ed.), Conference proceedings: Seventh annual roundtable on outcome measures in child welfare services. Englewood: American Humane Association.

Nutter, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon B., & MacLaurin, B. (1999). Child welfare outcomes: An incremental approach. ACSW – The Advocate, 24(4), 26.

Theriault, E., MacLaurin, B., & Berland, J., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(1999). A Canadian child welfare research agenda. In N. McDaniel (Ed.), Conference proceedings: Seventh annual roundtable on outcome measures in child welfare services. Englewood: American Humane Association.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (1999). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Project update. CIS Newsletter, 3(1). Toronto, ON: Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (1999). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Project update. CIS Newsletter, 2(1). Toronto, ON: Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Trocmé, N. (1998). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Project overview. Journal of the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies, 42(2), 4-6.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., and Trocmé, N. (1998). Measuring outcomes in child welfare: A Canadian framework. Canada’s Children, 5(2), 3–6.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (1998). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Project update. CIS Newsletter, 1(1). Toronto, ON: Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

 

Reports & Monographs (30)

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Felstiner, C., et al. (in press). Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2008: Major Findings. Child Welfare Research Portal.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Sinha, V., Feehan, R., Enns, R.,  et al. (in press). Alberta Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2008: Major Findings. Child Welfare Research Portal.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Sinha, V., Douglas, J., Barker, A., et al. (in press). British Columbia Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2008: Major Findings. Child Welfare Research Portal.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Sinha, V., Enns, R., Feehan, R., et al. (in press). Saskatchewan Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2008: Major Findings. Child Welfare Research Portal.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Black, T., Fast, E. et al. (2010). Chapters 1 to 5. In Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2008: Major Findings. Ottawa, ON.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Shlonsky, A., Mulcahy, M., & Esposito, T. (2009).National child welfare outcomes indicator matrix (NOM). Montreal, QC: McGill University Centre for Research on Children and Families.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2006). The Canadian child welfare system response to exposure to domestic violence investigations. Technical Paper Series, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., Black, T., & Knoke, D. (2006). Punitive violence against children in Canada. Technical Paper Series, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Tonmyr, L., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(2006). Overview of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS), 2003. In G. Phaneuf (Ed.), Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile 2006 (nine pages in Catalogue no. 85 – 224). Ottawa, ON: Statistics Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Black, T., & Felstiner, C. (2006). Documentation of statistical advice and support for the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect, 2003. Technical Paper Series, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Black, T., & Felstiner, C. (2006). Report on the site dissemination findings from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect, 2003. Technical Paper Series, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (2006). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect 2003: Understanding the case substantiation decision. Technical Paper Series, Public Health Agency of Canada.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Knoke, D., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M. (2006). Mesnmimk Wasatek: Understanding the overrepresentation of First Nations children in Canada’s child welfare system, an analysis of the CIS-203. Toronto, On: Centre of Excellence in Child Welfare, 80 pages.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Knoke, D., Black, T., Daciuk, J., & Felstiner, C. (2005). Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect, OIS 2003: Major Findings. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare, 160 pages.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M. (2005). Northwest Territories incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect-2003: Major Findings. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary.

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., McCormack, M., Pitman, L., Forest, N., Banks, J., Shangreaux, C., & Perrault, E. (2005). Alberta incidence study of child abuse & neglect, AIS-2003: Major Findings. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Shangreaux, C., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B. (2005). The experiences of First Nations children coming into contact with the child welfare system in Canada. In Wen: De, We are coming to the light of day (pp. 60-86). Ottawa, ON: First Nations Child and Family Caring Society.

Trocmé, N. Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black T., et al. (2005). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect, CIS-2003: Major findings. Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, 148 pages.

Knoke, D., Kiang, H., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Daciuk, J., & MacLaurin, B. (2004). Reliability of the Canadian incidence study data collection instrument. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., & Kiang, H. (2004). Reliability of the CIS-2003 maltreatment assessment form: Technical report. Ottawa, ON: Health Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Copp, B. (2002). The changing face of child welfare investigations in Ontario: Ontario incidence studies of reported child abuse and neglect (OIS 1993/1998). Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., Nutter, B., Loo, S., & Fallon, B.(2002). Client outcomes in child welfare: Phase II final report. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Bartholomew, S., Ortiz, J., Thompson, J., Helfrich, W., Daciuk, J., & Billingsley, D. (2002). The Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Final report. Toronto, ON: Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Daciuk, J., Billingsley, D., Tourigny, M., Mayer, M., Wright, J., Barter, K., Burford, G., Hornick, J., Sullivan, R., & McKenzie, B. (2001). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Final report. Health Canada.

MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Daciuk, J., and Trocmé, N. (1999). A programme evaluation of “Making a Difference Part Two”: A community response to child abuse, submitted to the Toronto Child Abuse Centre. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Trocmé, N., Nutter, B., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(1999). Child welfare outcome indicator matrix. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Nutter, R., MacLaurin, B., & Thompson, J. (1999). Outcomes for child welfare services in Ontario. Report Submitted to the Ministry of Community and Social Services: Children’s Services Branch, Toronto, ON - Queen’s Printer of Ontario.

Trocmé, N., Oxman-Martinez, J., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., & Nutter, B. (1999). Matrice des indicateurs d’impacts en protection de l’enfance. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Fallon, B.A. (1998). Outcomes literature survey. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(1998). Canadian child welfare outcomes indicator matrix. Report Submitted to Human Resources Development Canada. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Trocmé, N., Oxman-Martinez, J., Moreau, J., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Schumaker, K., & Warren, W. (1998). Outcomes framework: Background document for the First Canadian Roundtable on Child Welfare Outcomes. Toronto, ON: Bell Canada Child Welfare Research Unit.

Toles, M., Marks, S., Fallon, B., & Offord, D. (1994). A literature review of child well-being: Concepts, measurements and determinants. Unpublished manuscript.

Fallon, B.A., et al. (1993). Survey to identify major policy issues and existing information sources on children in Ontario, Part 1. Identification of policy concerns and information gaps. Unpublished manuscript.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Conferences: Invited (7)

Fallon, B.(September, 2010). Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Using OIS data to inform policy. Sparks conference (Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Sinha, V., Turcotte, D., Helie, S. (October, 2010). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 2008 Major Findings. Paper presented at the Looking After Children conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Cross, T., Fluke, J., Drake, B., Fuller, T., Fallon, B.(January, 2010). Substantiation of maltreatment in Canada. Child Welfare League of America National Conference, Washington, DC, United States.

Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (January, 2007). Models and experiences on monitoring "methodological issues on child abuse data collection". Paper presented at the European Seminar on Monitoring Systems of Child Abuse Programs, Florence, Italy.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Knoke, D., Black, T., Daciuk, J., & Felstiner, C. (November, 2006). Select comparisons from two cycles of the Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (OIS): Understanding increases in rates of reported maltreatment in Ontario.  Report presented at the World Forum 2006, Future Directions in Child Welfare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N. (November, 2005). OIS Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: 1993/1998/2003. Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (October, 2005). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 2003 Major Findings. Paper presented at the World Conference on Prevention of Family Violence, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

 

Conference Presentations: Peer Reviewed (43)

MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Trocme, N., & Sinha, V. (July, 2012). The association between ethnicity and child maltreatment: Explaining factors. Symposium, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Edmonton, Alberta.

Baumann, D., Fluke, J., Fallon, B., Jud, A. (August, 2011). Application of the decision-making ecology. Workshop delivered at the 2011 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit. Washington, D.C., USA.

Van Wert, M. & Fallon, B.(September 2010). Child welfare service provision for youth involved in the justice system in Canada: Examining out-of-home placement. Poster presented at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), Hawaii, USA.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N. (September 2010). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Paper presented at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), Hawaii, USA.

Rha, W., Lee, B., & Fallon, B.(September 2010). Asian families in the 2003 Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Paper presented at the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), Hawaii, USA.

Rha, W., Lee, B., & Fallon, B.(June 2010). Physical Abuse and Asian Families in the Canadian Child Welfare System. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) conference. Concordia University: Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

DuRoss, C., Fancher, D. & Fallon, B.(June 2010). Child maltreatment recurrence in Canada: An exploratory look at repeat involvement with child welfare services. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) conference. Concordia University: Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Rha, W., Lee, B., & Fallon, B.(June 2010). Asian families in the 2003 Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies Child Welfare Conference, Putting Children First, Making a Difference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Chamberland, C., Fallon, B., Black, T., Trocmé, N., & Chabot, M. (March, 2008).  Emotional maltreatment in young Canadians: Results of the second incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Xth Biennial International EUSARF Conference, Padova, Italy.

Chamberland, C., Fallon, B., Black, T., Trocmé, N., & Chabot, M. (October, 2007).  Les mauvais traitements psychologiques : Un problème invisible qui laisse des traces tangibles. Colloque francophone de psychologie et psychopathologie de l'enfant, 30 ans de clinique de recherches et de pratiques, Paris, France.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (May, 2007).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, London, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Ungat, A.M., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Tonmyr, L., & Turcotte, D. (March, 2007). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Public Health Agency of Canada Research Forum, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (January, 2007).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect. Paper presented at the Society for Social Work Research (SSWR) Conference, San Francisco, California, United States.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., & MacLaurin, B. (January, 2007). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: The methodological challenges of child maltreatment surveillance. ChildONEurope Conference, Florence, Italy.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (October, 2006).  L’intervention en protection de la jeunesse dans les situations d’exposition a la violence conjugale.  Paper presented at the Résovi International Conference, Violence Against Women, Diversifying Social Responses, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (October, 2006). Select comparisons from two cycles of a national incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services. Paper presented at the 8th International Child and Youth Care Conference and the Congres Conjoint Familiales, Enfance Jeunesse due Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (September, 2006).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect.  Paper presented at the XVIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect,  Children in a Changing World, Getting It Right, York, United Kingdom.

Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (September, 2006).  Factors driving case decisions in child welfare services: Challenging conventional wisdom about organizations and workers (Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto, 2005). Doctoral dissertation presented at the XVIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children in a Changing World, Getting It Right, York, United Kingdom.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (September, 2006).  Select comparisons from two cycles of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services. Report presented at the XVIth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children in a Changing World, Getting It Right, York, United Kingdom.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (July, 2006).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect.  Paper presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., Black, T., & Knoke, D. (July, 2006).  Punitive violence against children in Canada.  Paper presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Fallon, B.& Trocmé, N. (July, 2006).  Factors driving case decisions in child welfare services: Challenging conventional wisdom about organizations and workers (Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto, 2005).  Doctoral dissertation presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (July, 2006).  Understanding the case substantiation decision.  Paper presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., Cloutier, R. (July, 2006).  Select comparisons from two cycles of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services.  Report presented at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (June, 2006).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect.  Paper presented at the 2006 National Social Work Conference, Transformation - Charting Our Course, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (June, 2006).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect.   Poster session presented at the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program's at the Hospital for Sick Children, Current Issues in Child Maltreatment Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Durrant, J., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Milne, C., Black, T., & Knoke, D. (June, 2006).  Punitive violence against children in Canada.  Poster session presented at the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program's at the Hospital for Sick Children, Current Issues in Child Maltreatment Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gerbert, M., Tonmyr, L., Ugnat, A., McCourt, C., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Trocmé, N. (June, 2006). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: New data implications. Canadian Paediatric Society 83rd Annual Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (June, 2006).  Understanding the case substantiation decision.  Poster session presented at the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program's at the Hospital for Sick Children,  Current Issues in Child Maltreatment Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., Cloutier, R. (May, 2006).  Select comparisons from two cycles of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services.  Report presented at the Foster Care Operators Association of Ontario (FCOAO) conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (June, 2006).  Select comparisons from two cycles of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services.  Report presented at the 2006 National Social Work Conference, Transformation - Charting Our Course, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Black, T., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (June, 2006).  Select comparisons from two cycles of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (CIS): Understanding increases in Canadian reports to child welfare services.  Report presented at the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program's at the Hospital for Sick Children, Current Issues in Child Maltreatment Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Black, T., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Daciuk, J., Felstiner, C., Tonmyr, L., Blackstock, C., Barter, K., Turcotte, D., & Cloutier, R. (January, 2006). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect – 2003 Major Findings. Paper presented at the 20th International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, San Diego, California, United States.

Tonmyr, L., Fallon, F., MacLaurin, B., & Black, T. (2005). Surveillance and research through child welfare agencies: Lessons from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. 9th International Family Violence Research Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Trocmé, N., Knoke, D., Blackstock, C., & Fallon, B.(July, 2004). Pathways to overrepresentation: Child welfare service response to Aboriginal children in Canada. Victimization of Children and Youth, An International Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Trocmé, N. (September, 2004). Factors associated with the decision for ongoing child welfare services and placement in out-of-home care. ISPCAN 15th International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Brisbane, Australia.

Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., & Trocmé, N. (September, 2004). Influence of organizational characteristics on decisions to provide services in cases of investigated maltreatment. ISPCAN 15th International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Brisbane, Australia.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., MacLaurin, B., Tonmyr, L., & De Marco, R. (September, 2004). Preliminary findings from the 2003 Canadian incidence study of reported child maltreatment: Interpreting changes between the 1998 and 2003 cycles. IPSCAN 15th International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, Brisbane, Australia.

Fallon, B.(2001). Factors associated with on-going service delivery. Research Forum on Incidence Studies of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect, Val David, Quebec.

Trocmé, N. & Fallon, B.(July, 2001). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Factors associated with ongoing service delivery. Paper presented at the 7th International Family Violence Conference, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Trocmé, N. MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(June, 2000). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Methodology. Victimization of Children and Youth, An International Research Conference at the Family Violence Research Laboratory, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States.

Trocmé, N., Phaneuf, G., Scarth, S., MacLaurin, B., & Fallon, B.(October, 2000). The Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect: Major findings. Child Welfare in Canada in the Year 2000, Child Welfare League of Canada, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.

Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (October, 2000). The impact of professional and organizational factors on decision-making in child welfare: An empirical study child welfare in Canada in the year 2000. Child Welfare League of Canada, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada.

Trocmé, N., Fallon, B.(June, 1999). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect. The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Conference, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

Theriault, E., MacLaurin, B., Berland, J., Trocmé, N., & Fallon, B.(March, 1999). A Canadian child welfare research agenda.  Seventh Annual Roundtable on Outcome Measures in Child Welfare Services, American Humane Association, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Other Presentations (7)

Fallon, B., Black, T., Milne, C., Van Wert, M., Rha, W., & Lee, B. (October 2009). Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect: Moving Research into Policy. Research and Practice: Joining Forces to Improve Lives. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Fallon, B., Knoke, D., Pitman, L., McCormack, M. (2007). The overrepresentation of First nations children in child welfare. Paper presented at the Jewish General Hospital's Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Fallon, B., & Trocmé, N. (November, 2007). Factors driving case decisions in child welfare services: Challenging conventional wisdom about organizations and workers. Dissertation presented at the Centre for Research on Children and Families, Research Seminar Series, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (October, 2007). Canadian child welfare system response to exposure to domestic violence. Presented at the Centre for Research on Children and Families Research Seminar Series, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Black, T., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., & MacLaurin, B. (June, 2006).  Response of the Canadian child welfare system to cases of exposure to domestic violence:  Analysis of the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse & neglect.   Paper presented at the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies & Canadian Mental Health Organization’s Joint Conference, Working Together for Ontario’s Children and Families, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Fallon, B., Trocmé, N., MacLaurin, B., Knoke, D., Black, T., Daciuk, J., & Felstiner, C. (June, 2006).  Ontario incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect (OIS): Major findings.  Report presented at the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) & Canadian Mental Health Organization’s (CMHO) Joint Conference, Working Together for Ontario’s Children and Families, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Fallon, B.(March, 1998). Major findings: Review of child welfare outcomes literature.  First Canadian Roundtable on Client Outcomes in Child Welfare, Human Resources Development Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.