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 CALiO Archives

What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? December 2023

True or False? In the publication, Making Memories: Examining the Gestural Misinformation Effect in Children Aged 11-16-Years-Old with Intellectual/Developmental Difficulties, results showed that compared to the control condition of no gesture, children with IDD gave...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? November 2023

In the research titled,  Follow-Up Care After Maltreatment: Sociodemographic Associations with Timeliness in a Southern State, which of these was NOT among the study’s results? A. Older children were less likely to receive timely follow-up care. B. Children diagnosed...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? October 2023

Multiple Choice In the study, Barriers to Services at the Intersection of Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence: A Multi-Perspective Analysis of Parents with Lived Experience and Professionals, which of these was NOT a common barrier stated by participants when...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2023

True or False? In the publication, Adaptations of Evidence-Based Trauma-Focused Interventions for Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review, the most common contextual adaptations found included changes to the intended population, to the channel of treatment...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2023

True or False?   In the publication, The Other Side of the ACEs Pyramid: A Healing Framework for Indigenous Communities, a shift toward resiliency, positive pathways, health promotion, and protective factors is reflected in the seven areas of the model. This is true....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? July 2023

Multiple Choice  What results were found in the research titled, Consistency Amongst Pairs: How Consistent Are Child Co-witnesses with One Another? A. If co-witnesses both disclosed rapidly, they tended to be more consistent in their reports of transgression details...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? June 2023

Multiple Choice   In the study, Trajectories of Resilience among Young Children Involved with Child Protective Services, which of these outcomes were found? A. Higher levels of cognitive stimulation, but not parental emotional support, were predictive of increasing...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? May 2023

True or False? In the research titled, "Dating Violence and Peer Victimization among Male, Female, Transgender, and Gender-Expansive Youth," the researchers found no significant differences in victimization frequency between transgender versus  gender-expansive youth....

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? April 2023

True or False? In the publication titled, Examining the Mental Health Indicators and Service Needs of Children Living with Foster Families, the researchers found  that foster children exhibited highly inappropriate sexual knowledge or excessive preoccupation with sex...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? March 2023

In the research titled, The Dynamics of Two-Session Interviews with Suspected Victims of Abuse Who Are Reluctant to Make Allegations, which of these were found? A. The data showed that higher levels of support during the first interview predicted more responsive...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? February 2023

Multiple Choice From the study, Gendered Attributions of Blame and Failure to Protect in Child Welfare Responses to Sexual Abuse: A Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis, which of these was not found in the case file review. A. Notwithstanding the widespread use of...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? January 2023

True or False? In the research, How Interviewers Navigate Child Abuse Disclosure After an Unproductive Start in Forensic Interviews, results showed that the three most prevalent strategies immediately before disclosure were high-quality questions, transition prompts,...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? December 2022

True or False? In the study, Factors Influencing Levels of Secondary Traumatic Stress in Non-offending Caregivers of Children with Sexual or Physical Abuse Histories, the researchers found that caregivers’ self-reported STS symptomatology appeared to peak immediately...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? November 2022

In the publication, Sustaining Treatment for Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior: Administrator and Stakeholder Perspectives Following Implementation, professionals who were interviewed identified which of these as primary factors impacting the sustainability of...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? October 2022

Multiple choice In the research titled, Child Maltreatment in Asian American and Pacific Islander Families: The Roles of Economic Hardship and Parental Aggravation, which of these results was not found? A. Primary caregivers who reported experiencing economic hardship...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? September 2022

True or False? In the research titled Facilitators and Barriers to Children's Advocacy Center-based Multidisciplinary Teamwork, findings suggested that MDT teamwork was fostered by openness and commitment. Answer: This is True.  Findings suggest that MDT teamwork was...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? August 2022

True or False? In the Praesidium Report 2022  the benchmarking analysis of ten national youth-serving organizations (YSOs) found that five out of ten of the YSOs required adult employees/volunteers to sign off on a code of conduct for working with consumers. This is...

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What’s Your CALiO™ IQ? July 2022

Multiple choice   In the study, Did Your Mom Help You Remember?: An Examination of Attorneys’ Subtle Questioning About Suggestive Influence to Children Testifying About Child Sexual Abuse,  which of these was NOT found? A. Attorneys did not commonly ask about...

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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...

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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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