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About CALiO™

The Child Abuse Library Online (CALiO™) is a service of the National Children’s Advocacy Center developed as a resource collection for professionals working in fields associated with child abuse. Since its launch in 2004, CALiO™ has provided authoritative resources that contribute to evidence-based practice, informed decision making, and more effective services.

What’s New in CALiO™?

Keep up with the latest additions and services from CALiO™.
Check out the CALiO™ Blog.

Audio Tutorials

Intro to New CALiO™ – 1 min. 37 secs.
Podcast  | Transcript

What is CALiO™? – 2 min. 39 secs.
Podcast  | Transcript

CALiO™ is one of the largest professional resource collections available today, providing access to published knowledge, educational materials, and resources related to child maltreatment.

Since 2014, CALiO™ has greatly expanded its services to professionals beyond the Children’s Advocacy Center community. The expanded CALiO™ Collections offers open access to high-quality information resources for professionals who work in social services, healthcare organizations, law enforcement, youth services and private practice across the U.S. and around the world, combatting child maltreatment.

CALiO™ Logic Model

Building CALiO™

CALiO™-Cornerstone of Evidence-based Practice for Nationally Dispersed Field Professionals. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Special Libraries Association in Philadelphia, PA on June 13, 2016.

The Neglect of Neglect: Is Research Informing Practice? Poster presented at the  International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference, Portsmouth, NH in 2012.

Constructing the Foundation for Research Into Practice (RIP). Presentation at the 21st International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT), San Diego, CA, August in 2016.


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Child Abuse Library Online (CALiO) is supported by a grant awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.