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Child Abuse and Neglect in Canada: A Guide for Mandatory Reporters

Lea Tufford


Child Abuse and Neglect in Canada: A Guide for Mandatory Reporters offers a concise guide to mandatory reporting in provincial and territorial jurisdictions with specific attention to the context and unique realities of northern Canada. As an introduction to mandatory reporting, the book opens with an exploration of the historical rise of the child welfare system, mandatory reporters’ ethical duties around reporting, types of abuse and neglect, risk and protective factors, and the ascendancy of child abuse in an online environment. The latter half of the book first explores decision-making fac ... More

Keywords: mandatory reporting, decision-making, relationship, research, child abuse, neglect, ethics, disclosure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190083472
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190083472.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lea Tufford, author
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Laurentian University

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