Caring for Kids New to Canada – A mindful approach: Assessing child maltreatment in a multicultural setting

Caring for Kids New to Canada – A mindful approach: Assessing child maltreatment in a multicultural setting
Child maltreatment is defined according to socially accepted norms that are largely dictated by culture. As a result, some immigrant and refugee families may have different views of child rearing and child maltreatment based on the accepted practices in their country of origin (or other countries of residence) compared with the views most commonly present in Canadian society. In particular, physical punishment is still a common and socially acceptable practice in many countries

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