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 CALiO Archives

What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? April 2019

True or False?  In the study titled, Understanding perceptions of child maltreatment risk: A qualitative study of Early Head Start home visitors,  it was found that two reasons why home visitors may not discuss risk for maltreatment with families were home visitor...

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What’s new in CALiO™? April 2019

Prevention Resources and Research 2019 Prevention Resource Guide A Blueprint for Change: Toward a National Strategy to End Sexual Abuse of Children with Disabilities Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? March 2019

In the study, Support, Reluctance and Production in Child Abuse Investigative Interviews, which of these were found? A.  Providing support during the substantive phase had a beneficial effect on children’s informativeness about abuse B. The association between...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? February 2019

True or False? In the study, Brand image management for nonprofit organizations: Exploring the relationships between websites, brand images and donations, results showed that the information delivered by an NPO website has a positive impact on the impressions of the...

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What’s New in CALiO™? February 2019

Publications to help you with nonprofit issues. Enter the titles in the CALiO™Collections search box. Societal Trust and the Economic Behavior of Non-Profit Organizations Brand image management for nonprofit organizations: Exploring the relationships between...

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What’s New in CALiO™? January 2019-2

Inequalities in US Child Protection: The Case of Sex Trafficked Youth  Lifelong Wellbeing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Collaborative Perspectives From Survivors, Researchers, and Service Providers Familial Sex Trafficking of Minors: Trafficking Conditions,...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? January 2019-2

In the publication titled,  Familial Sex Trafficking of Minors: Trafficking Conditions, Clinical Presentation, and System Involvement, which of these were included in the clinical findings of the study? A. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was the most common...

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What’s your CALiO™ IQ? January 2019

In the study titled, “It must be great being a female pedophile!”: The nature of public perceptions about female teacher sex offenders, over 30 percent of all comments referenced an existing double standard in sentencing between male and female sex offenders. This...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ November 2018

In the study, A Pilot Study of Trauma-Focused Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy Delivered via Telehealth Technology, which of these was not among the study’s results? A. the treatment resulted in statistically significant and clinically meaningful change in pre-to...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? October 2018

True or False? The study, Neighborhood characteristics and violence behind closed doors: The spatial overlap of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence found that  the  neighborhood characteristics that explain the risk of child maltreatment are the same...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2018

In the study, The effects of trauma type and executive dysfunction on symptom expression of polyvictimized youth in residential care, which of these were found? A. Caregiver trauma negatively impacts executive function B. Caregiver trauma indirectly predicted...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2018

True or False? In the study, Individual-level factors related to better mental health outcomes following child maltreatment among adolescents, results show that the effect for being satisfied overall with oneself was slightly stronger  among respondents without a...

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What every prosecutor needs to know

A new monograph titled Forensic interviewing: What every prosecutor needs to know.  co-authored by NCAC’s Linda Cordisco Steele and Mary Sawicki from the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is now available.

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What’s New in CALiO™ October 2018

Interventions to improve the response of professionals to children exposed to domestic violence and abuse: A systematic review Neighborhood characteristics and violence behind closed doors: The spatial overlap of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence....

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What’s New in CALiO™ August 2018

A new bibliography, Issues Affecting Utilization of Mental Health Treatment by Victims of Child Sexual Abuse and Their Caregivers,has been added to CALiO’s bibliography collection. Individual-level factors related to better mental health outcomes following child...

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Still not registered?

To obtain login privileges for your CAC, directors simply fill out this short Registration Form and submit it to your regional CAC. Once the registration form is reviewed for eligibility and accuracy, access will be activated. The executive director will receive a...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? June 2018

In the publication, The impacts of institutional child sexual abuse: A rapid review of the evidence, which of these were found to be true? A. Institutional child sexual abuse is often more severe, more likely to occur over longer periods of time and more likely to...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? April 2018

True or False? In the study,    Identifying Effective Components of Child Maltreatment Interventions: A Meta-analysis, the results showed that the types of preventive interventions that were effective in preventing child maltreatment were: home visitation...

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What’s New in CALiO™ April 2018

New Prevention Resources   Just enter these titles into the CALiO™Collections search box. Identifying Effective Components of Child Maltreatment Interventions: A Meta-analysis A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of interventions designed to...

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The Subtle Tactics of Perpetrators

Finding Resources about the Manipulation/Grooming of Children March 2018 David N. King, MS, PhD The tactics used by child abusers take many forms, and rarely does a perpetrator rely totally on one specific tactic. Research has shown that perpetrators employ a myriad...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ March 2018

In the study,  Stages of Sexual Grooming: Recognizing Potentially Predatory Behaviors of Child Molesters, participants were unable to recognize: A. Overt grooming behaviors (e.g., hugging a child, working or volunteering with children) B. More covert grooming...

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What’s New in CALiO™ March 2018

Grooming and child sexual abuse in institutional contexts Stages of Sexual Grooming: Recognizing Potentially Predatory Behaviors of Child Molesters These publications can be found easily by entering the titles in the CALiO™Collections search box.

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What’s New in CALiO™ January 2018

Two new publications What are the factors that prevent social workers from identifying domestic minor sexual traffic victims? Child sex trafficking in the United States: Challenges for the healthcare provider Enter the titles in the CALiO™Collections Search...

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What’s your CALiO™ IQ February 2018

True or False? According to the Fact Sheet, Impact of Witnessing Intimate Partner Violence on Children at Different Ages, Infant and toddler exposure to IPV has no developmental consequences because children at such a young age are unable to comprehend what is...

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What’s New in CALiO™ February 2018

A New Fact Sheet Impact of Witnessing Intimate Partner Violence on Children at Different Ages Children’s exposure to intimate partner violence Intimate Partner Violence and Child Trauma Enter the titles in the CALiO™Collections search box.

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What’s your CALiO™ IQ November 2017

In the Research-to-Practice Summary, Considerations for the Multidisciplinary Team and Children’s Advocacy Center Approach to Recantation, it was suggested that MDTs should consider developing guidelines within their existing investigative protocol to outline steps...

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What’s New in CALiO™ November 2017

You Learn What You Live: Prevalence of Childhood Adversity in the Lives of Juveniles Arrested for Sexual Offenses. Mock Jurors’ Perception of Blind vs. Non-blind Interviewing: The Role of Recantation Enter the publication title into the  CALiO™Collections...

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