The following links pertain to domestic violence in relationships, where children are potentially at risk of witnessing or experiencing violence and abuse.
Created by Citizenship and Immigration Canada in 2014, this checklist allows you to better understand if your situation is abusive**.
Created by the Department of Justice Canada, this booklet discusses family violence and how to get support.
Erlanger Turner, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychology at the University of Houston discusses the importance of prevention, surrounding the issue of child abuse and neglect, with Psychology Today.
The Ontario government provides basic legal information surrounding reporting family violence, when partner is sponsored into the country by their spouse. For more localized help, consider reaching out to Association for New Canadians NL.
MissingKids.ca offers resources to help prevent children from going missing, resources to help inform Canadians about missing children issues, and resources to assist families, professionals, and communities when a child is missing.
Red Cross offers resources to be proactive and help prevent instances of child abuse and neglect.
Written by TIME neuroscience journalist Maia Szalavitz, Maia dives into an easy-to-follow explanation how childhood trauma can forma unique form of PTSD.
Written by TIME neuroscience journalist Maia Szalavitz, Maia discusses the unique ways in which the brain is scarred by childhood sexual and emotional abuse.