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 CALiO Archives

What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? June 2022

In the research titled, A Standardized Peer Review Program Improves Assessment and Documentation of Child Sexual Abuse, which of these were found after implementation of the peer review process: A. Over 50% of participants showed improvement for written documentation...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? May 2022

True or False? In the research titled,  Production and distribution of child sexual abuse material by parental figures, in 28% of the cases studied the victim’s biological mother was reported to have been involved. This is True. Read more of the interesting findings...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? April 2022

In the study, Effective Components of School-Based Prevention Programs for Child Abuse: A Meta-Analytic Review, the researchers found that school-based programs with a longer duration and more sessions had significantly larger effects on child abuse-related knowledge....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? March 2022

Multiple Choice In the study, Child Sexual Abuse and Risk of Revictimization: Impact of Child Demographics, Sexual Abuse Characteristics, and Psychiatric Disorders, results revealed that CSA victims experienced significantly higher rates of revictimization, including...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? February 2022

Multiple choice In the research titled, The Co-Occurrence of Child Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence in Families: Effects on Children’s Externalizing Behavior Problems, findings included: A. Adolescents who experienced  physical abuse and psychological...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? January 2022

In the study, Patient Perceptions of Trauma-Focused Telemental Health Services Using the Telehealth Satisfaction Questionnaire, which of these was NOT a study finding? A. Youths indicated that the telehealth equipment was not easy to use B. Families indicated they...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? December 2021

True or False?In the study, Perceived Usefulness of Telehealth among Rural Medical Providers: Barriers to Use and Associations with Provider Confidence, medical providers identified technological literacy as a barrier to using virtual technology in service provision....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? November 2021

True or False? In the study, A Qualitative Data Analysis: Family Victim Advocates in Child Advocacy Centers, a minority of the family victim advocates participating in the study became involved in the advocacy field because of prior experiences as crime victims This...

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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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