Government of New Brunswick

The New Brunswick Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect Protocols assist professionals and others who have contact with children, through their work, to collaborate to prevent and intervene in cases of child abuse. This six-part video series will help you understand the roles, responsibilities and various child protection services available. A document is also available for download


Responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse and neglect. Also includes statistical information.

Identifying Child Abuse or Neglect

Describes indicators of neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and verbal abuse.

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

Government employees have responsibilities to report suspicions of child abuse and /or neglect. An overview of the referral process.

Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities under the Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect Protocols

Protocols and Legislation

Legislation and principals on which the protocols were founded.


Key aspects of the Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect Protocols