Working Together for a Child's Healing

Working within a multi-disciplinary team allows CALICO to make sure that each child’s unique needs are met. Maintaining multi-disciplinary partnerships can be hard work, but when everyone comes together to help a child, we know it’s worth it.

We would like to tell you about 12-year-old Annie and how professionals working together helped change her life. (read more)

CALICO's Multi-Disciplinary Team

When people learn about CALICO for the first time, they often respond with sadness for the children who come through our doors. However, those of us who work here know that CALICO is a place of hope. It is a place where caring people come together to stop abuse and help children. Bringing professionals together is an integral part of CALICO's work.
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Joni Leventis - Bringing Justice with Heart

We are delighted to introduce this issue’s hero – Joni Leventis. Joni is the head of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Sexual Assault Unit and a wonderful partner to CALICO. Joni is caring and dedicated, and with over 20 years of experience, her knowledge is immense. We are honored to work with her.
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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM), a month recognized as a time for communities to join together to promote healthy children and families and end child abuse. Since CALICO’s inception, it has used CAPM to highlight child abuse in Alameda County. However, the federal focus on child abuse prevention is relatively recent.
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