Tonino Esposito, Assistant Professor
Tonino Esposito, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Université de Montréal and Adjunct Professor at McGill University’s School of Social Work. He is also a researcher and board member of the McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families, a researcher at the Centre de recherche et d’expertise Jeunes en difficulté, which is part of the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-sud de l’Ile-de-Montréal, and holds a Tier II Canadian Research Chair in Social Services for Vulnerable Children. He has worked on numerous funded research projects on identifying long-term child protection service trajectories. He also oversees research on analyses on replacement following family reunification in Québec, identifying at-risk communities for social pediatrics, the development of clinical indicators for Québec’s youth centres, and the influence of socioeconomic vulnerabilities on child protection service outcomes. His participatory and applied community-based research has led to a series of population-based longitudinal studies of children’s placement trajectories in the Canada’s child welfare system.
Listen to Dr Esposito presentation on child protection service trajectories in the province of Quebec.
Read his paper on the extent to which regional variations in poverty and health and social services spending impact the risk of placement.