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What’s your CALiO™ IQ October 2017

True or False?
In the publication, Childhood maltreatment and adolescent sexual risk behaviors: Unique, cumulative and interactive effects results showed that experiencing neglect and physical abuse as well as witnessing interparental violence contributed to the explanation of sexual risk behaviors.

This is True. Read more of the findings in this study. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

 

 

CALiO™ IQ August 2017

1. In the study, The trauma of commercial sexual exploitation of youth: A comparison of CSE victims to sexual abuse victims in a clinical sample, what differences were found between the two groups?

A. CSE victims reported significantly greater involvement in juvenile justice and child welfare systems
B. Twice as many CSE victims had a probable or definite diagnosis of sexualized behavior
C. Significant differences in recent service utilization
D. CSE victims had greater levels of trauma symptoms compared with sexually abused/assaulted youth
E. CSE victims experienced significantly more complex patterns of trauma exposure
F. All but D
G. All but E

Answer:  All but E. Find out more. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ July 2017

True or False?

In the study, Child protection workers dealing with child abuse: The contribution of personal, social and organizational resources to secondary traumatization,  the findings indicated that the greater the number of traumatic experiences the workers had in the past, the higher their levels of secondary traumatization.

This is True.  Read more of the study results by logging in and entering the publication title in the CALiO™SuperSearch box or by contacting the librarian.

CALiO™ IQ March 2017

True or False?

In the study, The relationship between childhood sexual abuse and mental health outcomes among males: Results from a nationally representative United States sample, the researchers found that a history of CSA only, and CSA co-occurring with other types of child maltreatment, did not result in higher odds for many mental disorders and suicide attempts compared to a history of child maltreatment without CSA.

This is False.    A history of CSA only, and CSA co-occurring with other types of child maltreatment, did result in higher odds for many mental disorders and suicide attempts compared to a history of child maltreatment without CSA.

Read the study to find out more. Enter the title in the  CALiO™Collections Search box.

CALiO™ IQ February 2017

In the study, Delay in disclosure of non-parental child sexual abuse in the context of emotional and physical maltreatment:  A pilot study, which of these was NOT a significant unique predictor of delays in CSA disclosure.

A. Abuse duration
B. Victims’ feeling complicit
C. victim–CSA perpetrator relationship

The answer is B.  Feelings of complicity was not a predictor of delay in disclosure. Read more about the findings. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ November 2016

In the research review,   Paradise Lost: The Neurobiological and Clinical Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect,  the authors concluded that the effects of child abuse and neglect on regulation of the stress response are affected by:

A. Nature of early life stress
B. Presence or absence of psychosocial support
C. Presence of traumatic events in adulthood
D. Genetic and epigenetic factors
E. Family history of major psychiatric disorders
F. All of these

The answer is F.  Read more about the study findings. Enter the publication title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ October 2016

  1.       In the study, “Exploring the Lived Experiences of Supervising Child Protection Social Workers”, which of the following is NOT a form of occupational trauma experienced by SCPSWs?

A. Vicarious Trauma
B. Compassion Fatigue
C. Secondary Traumatic Stress
D. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
E. Burnout

The answer is D. All of these and more were themes revealed in the study.  Read more. Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ September 2016

True or False?

In the Study, Children Exposed to Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations: Results from National Sample Surveys, results indicated that most episodes of abuse reported in this survey occurred in religiously affiliated institutions.

 This is false.  Most episodes (67%) occurred in school or day care. Want to read more?  Enter the article title in the CALiO™Collections search box.

CALiO™ IQ August 2016

CALiO™ IQ Aug 2016
In the study, Who is advocating for children under six? Uncovering unmet needs in child advocacy centers, results showed significant differences in referrals to counseling
based on the age of the child. Which of these were found to be true?

A. The youngest children were less likely to be referred for counseling
B. The youngest children were less likely to already be engaged in counseling
C. When no referral to counseling was made, the primary reason given was that the child was not experiencing symptoms
D. All of the above

The Answer is D.  Find out much more about the study conclusions and recommendations. Enter the title in the CALiO™Collections search box.