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CALiO™ IQ May 2017

In the study, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Current Prevention Programs and Recommendations for Change, which of these were included in the recommendations for change?

A. Contain a stronger parental component
B. Program should be audience specific (age appropriate, should consider cultural differences,        and should accommodate disabilities)
C. Teaching methods should vary and should include active components
D. Program should be offered annually to new students and a modified version should also be        offered to returning students
E.  All of the above
F.  A, B, and D

The answer is E.  All of these were recommendations for change.  Read more by entering the publication title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ March 2017

True or False?

In the study, The relationship between childhood sexual abuse and mental health outcomes among males: Results from a nationally representative United States sample, the researchers found that a history of CSA only, and CSA co-occurring with other types of child maltreatment, did not result in higher odds for many mental disorders and suicide attempts compared to a history of child maltreatment without CSA.

This is False.    A history of CSA only, and CSA co-occurring with other types of child maltreatment, did result in higher odds for many mental disorders and suicide attempts compared to a history of child maltreatment without CSA.

Read the study to find out more. Enter the title in the  CALiO™Collections Search box.

CALiO™ IQ February 2017

In the study, Delay in disclosure of non-parental child sexual abuse in the context of emotional and physical maltreatment:  A pilot study, which of these was NOT a significant unique predictor of delays in CSA disclosure.

A. Abuse duration
B. Victims’ feeling complicit
C. victim–CSA perpetrator relationship

The answer is B.  Feelings of complicity was not a predictor of delay in disclosure. Read more about the findings. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ November 2016

In the research review,   Paradise Lost: The Neurobiological and Clinical Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect,  the authors concluded that the effects of child abuse and neglect on regulation of the stress response are affected by:

A. Nature of early life stress
B. Presence or absence of psychosocial support
C. Presence of traumatic events in adulthood
D. Genetic and epigenetic factors
E. Family history of major psychiatric disorders
F. All of these

The answer is F.  Read more about the study findings. Enter the publication title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ October 2016

  1.       In the study, “Exploring the Lived Experiences of Supervising Child Protection Social Workers”, which of the following is NOT a form of occupational trauma experienced by SCPSWs?

A. Vicarious Trauma
B. Compassion Fatigue
C. Secondary Traumatic Stress
D. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
E. Burnout

The answer is D. All of these and more were themes revealed in the study.  Read more. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ September 2016

True or False?

In the Study, Children Exposed to Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations: Results from National Sample Surveys, results indicated that most episodes of abuse reported in this survey occurred in religiously affiliated institutions.

 This is false.  Most episodes (67%) occurred in school or day care. Want to read more?  Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ August 2016

CALiO™ IQ Aug 2016
In the study, Who is advocating for children under six? Uncovering unmet needs in child advocacy centers, results showed significant differences in referrals to counseling
based on the age of the child. Which of these were found to be true?

A. The youngest children were less likely to be referred for counseling
B. The youngest children were less likely to already be engaged in counseling
C. When no referral to counseling was made, the primary reason given was that the child was not experiencing symptoms
D. All of the above

The Answer is D.  Find out much more about the study conclusions and recommendations. Enter the title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO IQ™ July 2016

True or False?
In the publication, Considering family reconnection and reunification after child sexual abuse: A road map for advocates and service providers, the authors stipulate that reunification should only be considered if safety can be maintained for everyone in the family.

This is True.  Read much more in this report. Enter the title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ June 2016

In the publication, Trauma-Informed Collaborations Among Juvenile Justice and Other Child-Serving Systems: An Update which one of these was not identified as a common theme essential to fostering trauma-informed cross system collaboration?

A. Effective leadership
B.  Stakeholder engagement
C.  Adequate funding
D.  Identification of shared outcomes
E.  Evaluation

The answer is C.  All of these except funding were found to be essential to fostering trauma-informed cross system collaboration. Read much more. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.