Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family

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The Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family has authored many journal articles and book chapters since its establishment in 1987, many of which are publicly available from the Institute, the funders of specific projects and online. Please contact the Institute for information about the availability of the following articles and chapters.

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Contents

1. Child Abuse & Family Violence
2. Children & Youth
3. Elder Issues & Services
4. Family & Family Issues
5. Government, Government Policy & Legislation
6. Legal Services, Court Services & Social Services
7. Litigants & Litigation Processes
8. Policing & Young Offenders
9. Separation, Divorce & Related Legal Issues

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Child Abuse & Family Violence

Access to Legal Services in Women's Shelters

Wright, A.C. & Bertrand, L.D. (2017). Journal of Family Violence, 32(1), 101-114.

Book Review of Sexual Abuse and the Rights of Children: Reforming Canadian Law

Hornick, J.P. (1996). For Criminal Justice History: An International Annual, Volume 15.

Book Review of Sexual Abuse and the Rights of Children: Reforming Canadian Law

Hornick, J.P. (1996). For Criminal Justice History: An International Annual, Volume 15.

The Child Witness in Sexual Abuse Cases: Professional and Ethical Considerations

Bertrand, L.D., Hornick, J.P., & Bolitho, F.H. (1995). In T. Ney (Ed.). Allegations in Child Sexual Abuse: Assessment and Case Management. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

The Child Sexual Abuse Victim: Assessment and Treatment Issues and Solutions

Clarke, M.E., & Hornick, J.P. (1988). Coping with Victimization: A Special Issue of Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 10, 235-242.

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Children & Youth

The Canadian Experience with Views of the Child Reports: A Valuable Addition to the Toolbox?

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N. & Boyd, J.-P.E. (2016). International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 30(2), 1-21.

Controversy about the Role of Children’s Lawyers - Advocate or Best Interests Guardian?: Comparing Practices in Two Canadian Jurisdictions

Bala, N., Birnbaum, R., & Bertrand, L. (2013). Family Court Review, 51, 681-697.

Judicial Interviews with Children: Attitudes and Practices of Children’s Lawyers in Canada

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N., & Bertrand, L. (2013). New Zealand Law Review, 465-482.

Mental Health Status of Infrequent Adolescent Substance Users

Williams, R.J., Zolner, T., Bertrand, L.D., and Davis, R.M. (2004). Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 14, 41-60.

Self-Reported Delinquency Among Alberta's Youth: Findings from a Survey of 2,001 Junior and Senior High School Students

Gomes, J.T., Bertrand, L.D., Paetsch, J.J., & Hornick, J.P. (2003). Adolescence, 38, 75-91.

Parental Awareness of Adolescent Substance Use

Williams, R.J., McDermitt, D., & Bertrand, L.D. (2003). Addictive Behaviors, 28, 803-809.

Discrepant Parent-Adolescent Views on Family Functioning: Predictors of Poorer Self-Esteem and Problems of Emotion and Behaviour in British and Canadian Adolescents

Bagley, C., Bertrand, L., Bolitho, F. & Mallick, K. (2001). Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 32(3), 393-403.

Ethnicities and Social Adjustment in Canadian Adolescents

Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L. (2001). Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2(1), 99-119.

Parent-child Synchrony and Adolescent Adjustment

Barber, J.G., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (2001). Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 18, 51-64.

Adjustment, Stress and Family Life in Adolescents in Canada, Britain, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan and The Philippines

Bagley, C., Mallick, K., Verma, G., Bolitho, F., Bertrand, L., Madrid, S., & Tse, J. (1999). International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 7, 263-278.

Intrapersonal Versus Peer Group Predictors of Adolescent Drug Use

Barber, J.G., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, LD. (1999). Child and Youth Services Review, 21, 565-579.

The Predictors of Adolescent Smoking

Barber, J.G., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1999). Journal of Social Service Research, 26(1), 51-66.

Victimization and Delinquency Among Canadian Youth

Paetsch, J.J., & Bertrand, L.D. (1999). Adolescence, 34(134), 351-367.

Age and Gender Differences in the Predictors of Adolescent Drinking

Barber, J.G., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1998). Social Work Research, 22, 164-172.

Norms and Construct Validity of the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale in Canadian High School Populations: Implications for Counselling

Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1997). Canadian Journal of Counselling, 31, 82-92.

Sexual Assault in School, Mental Health and Suicidal Behaviors in Adolescent Women in Canada

Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1997). Adolescence, 32, 361-366.

The Relationship Between Peer, Social, and School Factors and Delinquency Among Youth

Paetsch, J.J., & Bertrand, L.D. (1997). Journal of School Health, 67, 27-32.

Book Review of Sexual Abuse and the Rights of Children: Reforming Canadian Law

Hornick, J.P. (1996). For Criminal Justice History: An International Annual, Volume 15.

Mental Health Profiles, Suicidal Behaviour and Community Sexual Assault in 2,112 Canadian Adolescents

Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1995). Crisis, 16, 126-131.

The Child Witness in Sexual Abuse Cases: Professional and Ethical Considerations

Bertrand, L.D., Hornick, J.P., & Bolitho, F.H. (1995). In T. Ney (Ed.). Allegations in Child Sexual Abuse: Assessment and Case Management. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

"Best Interests" in Child Protection Proceedings: Implications and Alternatives

Walter, B., Isenegger, J.A., & Bala, N. (1995). Canadian Journal of Family Law, 12(2), 367-439.

An Analysis of Responsibilities in Child Welfare Systems

McCall, M.L. (1990). Canadian Journal of Family Law, 8(2), 345-369.

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Elder Issues & Services

Elder Abuse in Canada and the United States: Prevalence, Legal and Service Issues

Hornick, J.P., McDonald, L. & Robertson, G.B. (1993). In R. Dev. Peters, R.J. McMahon, & V.L. Quinsey (Eds.). Aggression and Violence Throughout the Life Span. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

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Family & Family Issues

Polyamory in Canada: Research on an Emerging Family Structure PDF · link

Boyd, J.-P.E. (2017). Vanier Institute, Transition Magazine, 11 April 2017.

An International Review of Polygamy: Legal and Policy Implications for Canada PDF

Bala, N., Duvall-Antonacopoulos, K., MacRae, L. & Paetsch, J.J. (2005). In Polygamy in Canada: Legal and Social Implications for Women and Children: A Collection of Policy Research Reports. Ottawa, ON: Status of Women Canada.

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Government, Government Policy & Legislation

Restructuring Domestic Relations: Improvements and Innovations in British Columbia's Family Law Act

Boyd, J.-P. (2014). Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 33(3), 353-366.

An Evaluation of Alberta’s Family Law Act

MacRae, L., Simpson, S., Paetsch, J., Bertrand, L.D., Pearson, S., & Hornick, J. (2011). In S. Anand (Ed.), Children and the Law: Essays in Honor of Professor Nicholas Bala. Toronto: Irwin Law.

"Best Interests" in Child Protection Proceedings: Implications and Alternatives

Walter, B., Isenegger, J.A., & Bala, N. (1995). Canadian Journal of Family Law, 12(2), 367-439.

Transfer to Adult Court: Two Views as to Parliament's Best Response

Bala, N. (1989). Criminal Reports, 69 C.R. (3d), 172-177.

Spousal and Child Support: Summary of Recent Research and Suggestions for Further Inquiry

McCall, M.L., & Pask, E.D. (1989). Equality Issues in Family Law: Consideration for Test Case Litigation. Contemporary Issues Series No. 3. Winnipeg: Legal Research Institute.

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Legal Services, Court Services & Social Services

Access to Legal Services in Women's Shelters

Wright, A.C. & Bertrand, L.D. (2017). Journal of Family Violence, 32(1), 101-114.

An Evaluation of the Psychological Component of a Community House for Homeless Alcoholic Men

Phillips, D.M., & Hornick, J.P. (1991). In R.M Grinnell, Jr. (Ed.). Social Work Research and Evaluation: Study Guide (4th Ed.). Itasca, IL: F.E. Peacock.

An Analysis of Responsibilities in Child Welfare Systems

McCall, M.L. (1990). Canadian Journal of Family Law, 8(2), 345-369.

An Alberta Community Needs Assessment Survey

Gubbels, P., Hornick, J.P. & Nicoll, M. (1989). The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 4, 49-66.

Alberta

Hornick, J.P., Thomlison, R.J., & Nesbitt, L. (1988). In J.S. Ismael & Y. Vaillancourt (Eds.) Privatization and Provincial Social Services in Canada: Policy, Administration and Service Delivery. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Press.

A Model for Short-Term Process/Cost Analysis within the Context of a Long-Term Evaluation of Family Support Programs

Hornick, J.P., Kerr, N., & Raiken, S. (1987). The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 2, 37-49.

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Litigants & Litigation Processess

The Canadian Experience with Views of the Child Reports: A Valuable Addition to the Toolbox?

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N. & Boyd, J.-P.E. (2016). International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 30(2), 1-21.

Collaborative Settlement: Resolving Disputes After Separation or Divorce PDF

Boyd, J.-P.E. (2015). Vanier Institute, Transition Magazine, 45(3), 3-8.

Enforcing Orders for Access: The Views of the Family Law Bar

Boyd, J.-P.E. (2013). Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 32(2), 173-192.

Controversy about the Role of Children’s Lawyers - Advocate or Best Interests Guardian?: Comparing Practices in two Canadian Jurisdictions

Bala, N., Birnbaum, R., & Bertrand, L. (2013). Family Court Review, 51, 681-697.

Judicial Interviews with Children: Attitudes and Practices of Children’s Lawyers in Canada

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N., & Bertrand, L. (2013). New Zealand Law Review, 465-482.

The Rise of Self-representation in Canada’s Family Courts: The Complex Picture Revealed in Surveys of Judges, Lawyers and Litigants

Birnbaum, R., Bala, N., & Bertrand, L. (2013). Canadian Bar Review, 91, 67-95.

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Policing & Young Offenders

Ethnic Diversity and Youth Offending: An Examination of Risk and Protective Factors

Bertrand, L.D., MacRae-Krisa, L.D., Costello, M., & Winterdyk, J. (2013). International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 4, 166-188.

Relating Risk and Protective Factors to Youth Reoffending: A Two Year Follow-up

MacRae, L.D., Bertrand, L.D., Paetsch, J.J., & Hornick, J.P. (2011). International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 2, 172-196.

Developmental Pathways Towards Crime Prevention: Early Intervention Models

Boyes, M.C., Hornick, J.P., & Ogden, N. (2010). International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 1(2), 98-118.

An Evaluation of the Neighbourhood Empowerment Team: Edmonton Police Service

Pauls, M. (2005). The Canadian Review of Policing Research, Issue 2.

Empowering Communities

Pauls, M. (2005). RCMP Gazette, 67(1), 36-37.

Mental Health Status of Infrequent Adolescent Substance Users

Williams, R.J., Zolner, T., Bertrand, L.D., and Davis, R.M. (2004). Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 14, 41-60.

Self-Reported Delinquency Among Alberta's Youth: Findings from a Survey of 2,001 Junior and Senior High School Students

Gomes, J.T., Bertrand, L.D., Paetsch, J.J., & Hornick, J.P. (2003). Adolescence, 38, 75-91.

Parental Awareness of Adolescent Substance Use

Williams, R.J., McDermitt, D., & Bertrand, L.D. (2003). Addictive Behaviors, 28, 803-809.

Juvenile Crime and Justice in Canada

Bertrand, L.D., Paetsch, J.J., & Bala, N. (2002). In N. Bala, J.P. Hornick, H.N. Snyder, & J.J. Paetsch (Eds.), Juvenile Justice Systems: An International Comparison of Problems and Solutions. Toronto, ON: Thompson Educational Publishing.

Intrapersonal Versus Peer Group Predictors of Adolescent Drug Use

Barber, J.G., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, LD. (1999). Child and Youth Services Review, 21, 565-579.

Victimization and Delinquency Among Canadian Youth

Paetsch, J.J., & Bertrand, L.D. (1999). Adolescence, 34(134), 351-367.

Sexual Assault in School, Mental Health and Suicidal Behaviors in Adolescent Women in Canada

Bagley, C., Bolitho, F., & Bertrand, L.D. (1997). Adolescence, 32, 361-366.

The Relationship Between Peer, Social, and School Factors and Delinquency Among Youth

Paetsch, J.J., & Bertrand, L.D. (1997). Journal of School Health, 67, 27-32.

The Child Witness in Sexual Abuse Cases: Professional and Ethical Considerations

Bertrand, L.D., Hornick, J.P., & Bolitho, F.H. (1995). In T. Ney (Ed.). Allegations in Child Sexual Abuse: Assessment and Case Management. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

Evaluating Community Policing: The Edmonton Project

Hornick, J.P., Leighton, B.N., & Burrows, B.A. (1993). In J. Hudson & J. Roberts (Eds.). Evaluating Justice: Canadian Policies and Programs. Toronto, ON: Thompson Educational Publishing.

Elder Abuse in Canada and the United States: Prevalence, Legal and Service Issues

Hornick, J.P., McDonald, L. & Robertson, G.B. (1993). In R. Dev. Peters, R.J. McMahon, & V.L. Quinsey (Eds.). Aggression and Violence Throughout the Life Span. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

An Impact Evaluation of the Edmonton Neighbourhood Foot Patrol Program

Hornick, J.P., Burrows, B., Phillips, D.M., & Leighton, B. (1991). The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 6, 47-70.

Transfer to Adult Court: Two Views as to Parliament's Best Response

Bala, N. (1989). Criminal Reports, 69 C.R. (3d), 172-177.

The Child Sexual Abuse Victim: Assessment and Treatment Issues and Solutions

Clarke, M.E., & Hornick, J.P. (1988). Coping with Victimization: A Special Issue of Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 10, 235-242.

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Separation, Divorce & Related Legal Issues

Collaborative Settlement: Resolving Disputes After Separation or Divorce PDF

Boyd, J.-P.E. (2015). Vanier Institute, Transition Magazine, 45(3), 3-8.

Enforcing Orders for Access: The Views of the Family Law Bar

Boyd, J.-P.E. (2013). Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 32(2), 173-192.

Trends in Formation and Dissolution of Couples

Paetsch, J.J., Bala, N.M., Bertrand, L.D., & Glennon, L. (2004). In J. Scott, J. Treas, and M. Richards (Eds.), The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of the Family. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing.

Kastner v. Kastner and the Primary Caregiver

Pask, E.D., & McCall, M.L. (1991). Reports of Family Law, 33 R.F.L. (3d), 418-429.

Spousal and Child Support: Summary of Recent Research and Suggestions for Further Inquiry

McCall, M.L., & Pask, E.D. (1989). Equality Issues in Family Law: Consideration for Test Case Litigation. Contemporary Issues Series No. 3. Winnipeg: Legal Research Institute.

How Much and Why? An Overview

Pask, E.D., & McCall, M.L. (1989). Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 5, 129-150.

Klachefsky v. Brown: A Case of Competing Values

Pask, E.D., & McCall, M.L. (1989). Canadian Family Law Quarterly, 4, 73-93.

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