Need an expert? COVID-19: Amber alerts and filicides

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

An adult with a child, next to a car

Increased number of Amber alerts and of cases of parents hurting their children...

  • What motivates a parent to kidnap or hurt their child?
  • Is pandemic-related stress making things worse?

Members of the media may directly contact the following expert:

Simon Lapierre

Full Professor, School of Social Work, University of Ottawa. Director, Reflets : revue d’intervention sociale et communautaire. Member, FemAnVi Research Collective.
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