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Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS) 2008

CRCF Members in this Project: Nico Trocmé, B. Fallon & V. Sinha

Major findings from the 2008 cycle of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS-2008) were released in Montreal on October 25th at the opening of the 2010 Congrès of the Association of youth centres of Québec (ACJQ) and the 9th annual Looking After Children in Care conference.

For more information on the CIS-2008, please visit this page.

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Principal Investigator: Nico Trocmé
Co-Investigators: B. Fallon, B. MacLaurin & V. Sinha
Funding Source: Public Health Agency of Canada
Period: 2007–2012

The CIS-2008 is the third cycle of a national survey examining investigations of child maltreatment conducted in Canada.  The 2008 cycle gathered data on 15,980 child maltreatment related investigations conducted in a representative sample of 112 child welfare agencies from every Canadian province and territory.  The study includes five oversampling provincial sub-studies conducted in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec as well as the first national study of investigations conducted by First Nations service providers.  The CIS-2008 Major Finding report was released at the opening plenary of the ACJQ-Looking After Children International Conference in in October 2010 in Montreal. During 2010-11 the PHAC CIS funds were used to support the finalization of the dataset, preparation of the Major Findings Report and dissemination.