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 CALiO Archives

What’s Your CAliO™ IQ? October 2021

Multiple Choice In the research titled,  Did You Ever Fight Back?” Jurors’ Questions to Children Testifying in Criminal Trials About Alleged Sexual Abuse, which of these was not a study result A. 43% asked about abuse interactions and contextual details of specific...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2021

Multiple Choice In the research titled, Don't Know Responding in Young Maltreated Children: The Effects of Wh-questions Type and Enhanced Interview Instructions, which of these was a finding? A. Children guessed less often in response to wh- detail questions B....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2021

True or False? In the study, Opioid Prescription Rates and Risk for Substantiated Child Abuse and Neglect: A Bayesian Spatiotemporal Analysis, results showed that higher opioid prescribing rates were not associated with greater...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? July 2021

True or False? In the publication, A Randomized Control Trial of a Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training: Knowledge and Attitudes, results showed that early childhood professionals who completed iLookOut training outperformed those who completed Standard mandated...

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Supporting Child Witnesses

The Office for Victims of Crime has published a new guide for practitioners and caregivers seeking to support child victims and/or witnesses participating in the justice system. Child Victims and Witnesses Support Materials

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? June 2021

In the publication, Trends in U.S. Emergency Department Visits Related to Suspected or Confirmed Child Abuse and Neglect Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, January 2019–September 2020,  which...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? May 2021

True or False? In the publication Caregiver Satisfaction with Their Child’s Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, study participants who made suggestions for improvement highlighted changes in scheduling, the length/frequency of sessions, and an increase in...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? March 2021

True or False? In the research titled, Teaching Youth to Resist Abuse: Evaluation of a Strengths-Based Child Maltreatment Curriculum for High School Students, results of the program evaluation showed that high school students appeared to gain safety related resistance...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? February 2021

True or False? In the study, Are You Ready: Financial Management, Operating Reserves, and the Immediate Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits, results showed that the continuing operating capacity did not make a difference regarding canceling events or changing the way...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? January 2021

Multiple Choice In the study, Understanding and Supporting Law Enforcement Professionals Working with Distressing Material: Findings from a Qualitative Study, which of these were found to mediate law enforcement professionals’ resilience? A. Job satisfactio B....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? December 2020

In the publication, Caregiver Satisfaction with Their Child’s Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, study participants who made suggestions for improvement, highlighted changes in scheduling, the length/frequency of sessions, and an increase in their...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? November 2020

True or False? In the publication, Resilience Portfolios and Poly-Strengths: Identifying Strengths Associated with Wellbeing after Adversity results showed that the construct of poly-strengths was not associated with low levels of psychological distress. This is...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2020

Multiple Choice In the publication,  A review of the literature on good practice considerations for initial health system response to child and adolescent sexual abuse,  the researchers found a number of research gaps including: A. The under-representation of low- and...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2020

True or False? In the study, Perceptions of Evidence-Based Treatment Among Youth and Caregivers Receiving Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, results showed that youth and caregivers are familiar with the concept of “evidence-based” treatment and have...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ?

True or False? In the study, Sexual abuse within employment settings: A comparison of work-related, intra- and extra-familial child molesters,   it was found that, in comparison to intrafamilal or other extra-familial abusers, workplace abusers are more likely to...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ?

In the research titled, "The combination of sibling victimization and parental child maltreatment on mental health problems and delinquency", results showed that children who are being victimized in two important relational contexts within the home A.  ...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ?

In the study, "Multidisciplinary team involvement and prosecutorial decisions in child sexual abuse cases", which of these were outcomes? A.   An increase in MDT member involvement was correlated with an increase in the likelihood of prosecution...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? January 2020

True or False? In the study, "Comparing mental health disorders among sex trafficked children and three groups of youth at high-risk for trafficking: A dual retrospective cohort and scoping review", results revealed significantly higher rates of mental health...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? December 2019

In the study, Benefits of Treatment Completion over Premature Termination: Findings from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, findings included: A.Treatment produces significant therapeutic benefits, even in the absence of completing a full course of treatment...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? November 2019

True or False? In the publication, Pragmatic Failure and Referential Ambiguity when Attorneys Ask Child Witnesses “Do You Know/Remember” Questions, the prosecution asked significantly more  “Do You Know/Remember” questions than defense asked. This is False.  The...

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What’s New in CALiO™? September 2019

NCAC's bibliographies to the literature about children's advocacy center work have been updated with the latest research. Children’s Advocacy Centers -The Literature: A Bibliography  Children’s Advocacy Centers -The Literature: A Topical Bibliography

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2019

True or False? In the research titled,  Outcry consistency and prosecutorial decisions in child sexual abuse cases,  cases with full disclosure were more than three times more likely to be accepted for prosecution than cases with partial disclosure. This is True. ...

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What’s New in CALiO™? August 2019

Read these publications about children's testimony. Enter publication titles in the CALiO™Collections search box. Younger and older adults’ lie-detection and credibility judgments of children’s coached reports   Narrative skill and testimonial accuracy in...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2019

True or False? In the study, Younger and Older Adults’ Lie-Detection and Credibility Judgments of Children’s Coached Reports, when children were telling a coached report, the study found no significant difference in older and younger adults’ belief that that they were...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? July 2019

In the study, Use and Perceptions of the Availability of Local Government and Nonprofit Services in Diverse Urban Settings, which of these were among the results? A. Low-income families with children reported disproportionately lower perceptions of nonprofit...

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What’s New in CALiO™? June 2019

Resources for the medical professional: Policy brief on the nursing response to human trafficking When clinicians are summoned to testify in court: Orientation to the process and suggestions on preparation Psychological impact of traumatic events in rural nursing...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? June 2019

True or False? In the publication, Psychological impact of traumatic events in rural nursing practice: An integrative review, it was revealed that exposure to traumatic events does not have a negative psychological and physical impact on nurses in rural locations....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? May 2019

Multiple choice  In the publication, Brand Strategy Co-Creation in a Nonprofit Context: A Strategy-as-Practice Approach, four processes characterizing strategic branding practice were identified.  Which one of these was NOT among the four processes? A. Informing -...

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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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