David is the coordinator for a project evaluating the services offered to sexual assault victims in the 77 designated centres in Quebec.
David has a BA in Psychology, a Bachelor of Social Work, and is currently completing a Master of Social Work. His Master thesis focuses on determining the retention criteria for Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) cases and Risk of CSA situations reported to a Montreal Youth Protection Agency (YPA).
David has several years of practical experience working in different departments of a YPA, and is a member of the Batshaw Sexual Abuse Clinical Integration Group (CIG), which focuses on implementing best practice responses in the area of sexual abuse.
Coordonnateur de recherche, Centre de recherche sur l'enfance et la famille (CREF)
Research coordinator, Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF)
Centre for Research on Children and Families
3506 University St., suite 106
Montreal, PQ, H3A 2A7
tel #: 514 398-8810 fax #: 514 398-5287
e-mail: david [dot] silva1 [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca