Appendix E
Existing Curricula on Family Violence



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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Appendix E Existing Curricula on Family Violence

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Sponsoring Institution/Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description   Focus on Child Abuse Medical residents Medium: slide format; self- assessment slides Method: educational brochures; fact sheets on a range of topics; articles; guide to current trends in child abuse and neglect; elective Resident can diagnose possible child abuse cases; fact sheets cover shaken baby syndrome, managing stress, punishment versus discipline Curriculum for Pediatric Resident Education in Child Abuse and Neglect Medical residents   Learn the basics of child abuse, child neglect, and abuse identification and management; identify and communicate with families at risk for abuse or neglect and provide appropriate intervention; attend lectures about physical abuse and sexual abuse; learn about forensic evaluations of child sexual abuse; evaluate children referred for PST consultation; conduct at least one psychosocial interview under supervision; review radiographic studies; evaluate children who may have been sexually abused Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project (AFVPP) Training Materials on Domestic Violence; developed 1999 Emergency medicine practitioners, psychologists, pediatricians, home visitors Core curriculum (modules) with talking points for each slide Section 1: Core Curriculum on Curriculum covers both domestic violence and child abuse: physical abuse ranking scale; examples of emotional abuse, sexual abuse; severity and frequency; prejudice and misunderstanding; clinical indicators; common diagnoses; nature and circumstance of injuries; related medical findings;

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence   Domestic Violence Section 2: Relationship Between Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Curriculum mental health/ psychological symptoms; relationship between domestic violence and child abuse; escalation of the violence; severe and fatal cases of child abuse; childhood history of abuse; child witnesses; screening for domestic violence and child abuse; goals when intervening in domestic violence and child abuse; child abuse reporting American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Visual Diagnosis of Child Sexual Abuse; developed 1998 AAP members, medical professionals Medium: binder with 166 slides; 33-page study guide Method: elective education program Normal anatomy and variants; nonabusive pathology and trauma; examples in male and female children American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Visual Diagnosis of Child Sexual Abuse; developed 1994 AAP members, medical professionals Medium: binder with 150 slides; 33-page study guide Method: elective education program Medical evidence of physical abuse: inflicted burns, bruises, abrasions, fractures; radiological diagnosis of head trauma; ocular findings American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Focus on Child Abuse: Resources for Prevention, Recognition, and Treatment, 2nd edition Medical professionals Medium: CD-ROM featuring 200 color slides Method: presentation 200 color slides on CD-ROM; visual diagnosis of child physical abuse; visual self- assessment; parent and patient education/information; results of 50-state child abuse survey; AAP policies, manual excerpts; full-text articles from Pediatrics; AAP speaker’s kit with slides, lecture notes, and handouts

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description American Psychological Association, Child Abuse and Neglect Working Group and Section on Child Maltreatment of the Division of Child, Youth, and Family Services A Guide for Including Information on Child Abuse and Neglect in Professional Education and Training; A Guide for Including Information on Child Abuse and Neglect in the Undergraduate Curriculum; developed 1996 Graduate students of psychology Medium: three-part guide with resources (graduate course on child abuse and neglect) Method: specialized training for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists (basic materials on child abuse and neglect) Integrating child abuse and neglect into current course work; definitional issues; prevalence and consequences of child abuse and neglect; theories about the development of abusive and neglectful behaviors; recognition and referral of abused and neglected children and adults: child protection system, medical intervention, legal involvement, mental health interventions; prevention of child abuse and neglect; ethical issues; research methods; involvement with other professionals; assessment of child abuse and neglect victims and their families; interventions with abused and neglected children and families—issues for the psychologist; interventions with perpetrators of abuse and neglect Boston Children’s Hospital, AWAKE program (Advocacy for Women and Kids in Emergencies) Health Care Services for Battered Women and Their Abused Children Health care providers Medium: 60-page manual; elective Relationships between child abuse and woman abuse (also covers domestic violence); specific, practical information for a health system response Brown University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence, RI Fellowship Program in Child Abuse and Neglect  

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Center for Child Protection, Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA Gynecology and Obstetrics Preceptorship Clinical Training Program Gynecology and obstetrics Medium: clinical training program Method: lecture; vignettes; clinic Manner in which sexual abuse medical evaluation can be effectively and atraumatically performed; team meetings for case review; 3-5 examples of crossdiscipline cooperation; roles of law enforcement, child protective services, clinical forensic examiner/ interviewer as they relate to investigation; anticipatory problems indicating need for referral for abuse counseling; filling out OCJP 925 medical reports; interpretation of examination findings; documentation; interpretation of photographs; literature review Center for Child Protection, Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA Family Violence Rotation   Medium: student rotation Method: observation; educational videotapes; clinic; meetings; research project Observe child protective services hotline for 1 hour as well as forensic videos, dv tro clinic, Oprah tape on incest dynamics and conference tape; article on child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome; observe/ perform exams on children suspected of having been abused; participate in the failure-to-thrive clinic; standardized paper cases to demonstrate differences between medical and forensic history; law review; reporting forms; attendance at a navy family advocacy meeting; meeting with therapists; expert witness testimony Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect Graduate-level students in law, psychology, social work, nursing, dentistry, public health,education, and related disciplines Method: weekly seminars; two field practica; course projects; participation in a mock trial Role of child protective services; interviewing children for suspected sexual abuse; substance abuse and child abuse and neglect; issues of child maltreatment in indian country; foster care; treatment of offenders and victims; mock trial; overview of prevention

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Child Abuse and Neglect, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2000 Annual Meeting Identifying Child Abuse: Can You Meet the Challenge? AAP Members Medium: 3-hour lecture followed by “Award for Outstanding Service to Maltreated Children”; elective Interactive case-based sessions with ARS; review common pitfalls in recognizing abuse; provide approaches for improving diagnostic acumen; and highlight disease mimickers of physical and sexual abuse Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia The Child Abuse and Neglect Fellowship Board-eligible or board-certified pediatricians 2 years Court testimony; clinical care of children; education of medical personnel; multidisciplinary approach to caring for abused children; CARE clinic: work with social work coordinator of the clinic and attending physician to provide medical evaluations to children who are victims of physical and sexual abuse; in-patient evaluations: fellow provides consultation to the pediatric and surgery teams in the hospital when children are admitted as a result of abuse or neglect; research: develop research skills and learn proper research techniques under the guidance of pediatricians and epidemiologists with expertise in the medical research design; multidisciplinary work with the Child Advocacy Center, Philadelphia Child Fatality Review Team, Law Enforcement Child Abuse Project of Philadelphia, Medical Legal Advisory Board on Child Abuse Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago Child Abuse Rotation Curriculum PL-3 residents Medium: 2-week rotation; required Method: clinic; consultations; review meetings; home visits Hospital consults (mostly physical abuse and some neglect); outpatient sexual abuse clinic; death review meetings; juvenile court; home visits with Department of Children and Famly Services

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Division of Emergency Medicine, Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Fellowship in Child Forensics and Abuse; developed 1998 Pediatricians; completion of pediatric residency Medium: 1-year fellowship Method: training; administrative; research Training in the clinical areas of physical child abuse, sexual child abuse, medical neglect, Munchausen syndrome by proxy; administrative skills needed to direct a child abuse program; research skills required of medical investigators Duke Medical Center Pediatric residency rotation Second-year residents Medium: 1-month-long required course (however, 1 week of vacation time comes out of this month, and not every resident is able to rotate through the child abuse program/clinic because of limited space) Method: shadowing; clinic Residents are with the physicians every day of the week but do not participate in child abuse coverage on evenings or weekend Governor’s Office, State of Pennsylvania Governor’s Proposal to Help Medical Professionals Identify and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect; released April 1999 Physicians and other medical professionals Medium: curriculum provided by 27 physicians and 32 county children and youth agencies in the state Method: lecture How to identify child abuse and neglect and families at risk of child abuse and neglect; curriculum focuses on providing information on child protective services law and mandatory reporting provisions; hypothetical examples in which physicians and medical professionals may suspect child abuse and neglect; actual examples of child abuse compiled by the American Academy of Pediatrics; common themes that may indicate child abuse and neglect

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Hawaii Dental Hygenists’ Association Dentistry’s Role in Preventing Abuse and Neglect Dentistry students Medium: reading list; handout; worksheet Method: lectures History and etiology of child abuse and neglect; risk factors for child abuse and neglect; warning signs; physical and behavioral indicators of child abuse and neglect; the relation of child abuse and neglect to other forms of family violence; statutory definitions; precipitating factors to family violence; recognition of physical abuse: clinical, general, head and neck, intraoral; sexual abuse; emotional abuse; conditions that mimic abuse; dental neglect; recognition of neglect; interventions; legal and liability issues; multipage resource/reading list; office protocol for identifying and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect Louisiana County Department of Health Services Family Violence for Health Professional Schools; 1981 (currently being updated) Health professionals   Also covers elder abuse, domestic violence, and other special topics Louisiana State University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Child abuse rotation All pediatrics interns, fourthyear elective, psychiatry fellows Medium: 1-month rotation that consists of 40 hours per week outpatient clinic Method: clinic; consultations; review meetings; court attendance One to three residents per month; outpatient clinic involves physical abuse, sexual abuse, failure to thrive and burns (inflicted) ; after hours; inpatient local death consultations; multidisciplinary staffing; attendance at review panels; elective attendance at pediatric autopsies; attendance in juvenile and criminal court; hired former prosecutor to plan/hold mock trial withthe resident being the expert once a month; planning to add a major/minor head injury

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence     clinic in conjunction with neurology and ophthalmology; psychiatry fellows concentrate on improving interview skills with children Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Institute for Professional Education Medical evaluation of physical and sexual abuse; accidents and abuse: how to tell the difference; head trauma in child abuse; visceral injuries in child abuse; cutaneous manifestations of child abuse; skeletal injuries as a manifestation of child abuse; child neglect; unsafe manifestations of child abuse; Munchausen syndrome by proxy; conditions mistaken for child abuse; syndromes associated with child abuse, fatal child abuse, and sudden infant death syndrome, dental aspects of child abuse and neglect; critical injuries from falls Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program, College of Allied Health, Health Professions Division Issues in Medicine: Domestic Violence; developed 1999 First-year physician assistant students, practicing physician assistants Medium: on-line project or course during the “transition month” for physician assistant students; for CME [?] credits Method: 3-hour program Presentation features epidemiology; diagnosis; treatment; patient education; counseling and prevention; state laws; reporting and case presentations; also covers spousal/mate abuse, elderly abuse, disabled abuse

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Child Abuse and Neglect Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus The Child Abuse Program; developed 1998   1 year (July 1 through June 30) Fellow attends five clinics in the Family Development Clinic each week; remaining time is spent in selfstudy, including pre- and posttesting, preparation of education materials, and community visits; attendance at weekly pediatric grand rounds and other appropriate educational programs at Children’s Hospital; fellow and staff on all consultations, training programs, and court appearances; develop skills in research design, data collection, and data analysis; perform a forensic physical exam for abuse or neglect; complete an appropriate abuse form; participate in the interview of a child suspected of having been sexually abused; testify in court about findings as a fact witness; recognize sexual abuse; describe the roles of adjudication, identification, treatment, and prevention; date a bruise, subdural bleed, fracture; recognize 10 diseases that can be mistaken for child abuse; develop a community plan of action for child maltreatment; family development clinic St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix Children’s Health Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital Residents Residents in their PL-2 year Medium: 1-month-long required course Method: clinic; shadowing; rotation Sexual abuse clinic; hospital consults; spend day with investigator; attend court with staff who are testifying; rotation initiated at the request of the students who wanted more training

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence State University of New York, Health Science Center at Syracuse University Health Center Fellowship in Forensic and Child Abuse Pediatrics Pediatricians Medium: 2-to 3-year fellowship for one or two fellows Method: teaching; research; patient care advocacy Prepare pediatricians for teaching, research, patient care, legal and community responsibilities in the area of child maltreatment, including child abuse, forensics, foster care, sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect and related issues; provide clinical treatment to maltreated children; plan, conduct, analyze, interpret, write studies related to maltreatment; advocate for children’s issues, including courtroom time; teach medical students and residents, parent groups, and community professionals; program development for child abuse programs Team for Children at Risk, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO Child abuse curriculum   University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento Child Abuse and Neglect Fellowship Candidate either board certified or board eligible in pediatrics Medium: 2-year fellowship training program Method: teaching responsibilities; community involvement; research responsibilities; biomedical statistics course; writing workshop; computer workshop; literature searches; database management Experimental design workshop, conferences, meetings; Child Protection Center Clinic responsibilities; on-call responsibilities; rotation/ experiences; progress assessment; clinical and teaching assessment

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Massachusetts: Boston Medical Center, Child Witness to Violence Project Shelter from the Storm; 2000 Mental health clinicians 236-page trainer’s manual; 12-hour curriculum of lectures; small-group discussion; case discussion Designed to train mental health clinicians to provide services to children and families affected by intimate partner violence Training materials include training manual, 115 slides on disk, handout containing slide text, additional handouts Manual contains lecture/facilitator notes, case material, reproducible handouts; bibliography, list of resources, CD-ROM Modules: domestic violence: principles of empowerment-based practice; impact of domestic violence on children; assessment of children affected by domestic violence; individual and group treatment of children affected by domestic violence; domestic violence; children; the courts; caring for the caregiver Massachusetts: Children’s Hospital of Boston, Family Violence Task Force AWAKE program (Advocacy for Women and Kids in Emergencies) Health Care Services for Battered Women and Their Abused Children; 1997 Health care providers 2-hour lecture with accompanying 60-page training manual Training focus: intimate partner violence; child abuse and neglect Training topics: definitions; prevalence; dynamics; myths; barriers; signs and symptoms; screening techniques; staff as victims or perpetrators; disclosure; children who witness violence; additional topics on request (personal safety, clinic security, confidentiality, human resources, role plays)

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Massachusetts Medical Society Seminar Series on Domestic Violence Physicians, medical students, house officers, practicing physicians, other health care providers Structured seminars, instructional video, interactive CD-ROM (6 hours total instructional time) Four interactive structured seminars with comprehensive facilitator notes and handouts: background and dynamics of domestic violence; RADAR—a clinical model for screening, diagnosis, and intervention; skills development for clinical practice; a team approach to violence prevention and intervention 15-minute instructional video: “Diagnosis: Domestic Violence”; three-disc CD-ROM with three survivor interviews and four-visit primary care interactive “cases”; baseline and follow-up evaluation instruments; instructional “goal cards”; handouts; slides; guidelines for teaching section; designed for interested yet nonexpert faculty to teach effectively Massachusetts: Office of the Attorney General Diagnosis: Domestic Violence Health care providers 24-minute video with accompanying monograph Basic introduction to domestic violence featuring case histories; section on children as witnesses and characteristics of batterers Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Medical School Interclerkship in Domestic Violence; 1995, updated yearly Third-year medical students Full-day multidisciplinary training Lectures; workshops; small-group discussions; role plays; keynote address by a survivor Originally 3 days; now 1 day Required of all third-year medical students MEDCEU Domestic Violence Update; 2000 and 2001 Nurses, other medical professionals On-line self-instructional monograph with posttest for nursing continuing education units Instructional components: history, definitions and facts, health effects, dating violence, male batterers, references

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Medulogic The Many Faces of Family Violence; 1999 Physicians, nurses dentists, social workers Self-instructional CD-ROM, including printable text and video clips Physician, nursing and dental continuing education units (20 hours) Compatible with IBM-PC, not Macintosh computers Instructional components: introduction and instructions; overview; survivor’s story; dynamics; myths; domestic violence and health care system; recognizing and interviewing victims; documentation; advocacy; therapy and community action; same-sex intimate partner violence; understanding the batterer; elder abuse; child abuse; legal and reporting issues; resource kit for health care providers; resources; references Minnesota: Allina Health System Creating a Safe Place: Family Violence Screening in Health Care Health care providers (primary care, social service, allied health, prehospital) Modular teaching, including lecture, group discussion, video, clinical scenarios Training components: Domestic Violence 101: definitions; statistics; dynamics; barriers to leaving; provider barriers; screening; assessment; documentation; community resources; self-care; 18-minute video and accompanying discussion guide; “Creating a Safe Place”; teaching scenarios Minnesota: HealthPartners Family Violence Prevention Program Screening and Intervening for Domestic Violence Ambulatory health care providers and clinic staff Brown-bag lunch discussions; 26-minute training video Video: “Domestic Violence—How to Ask and What to Say ” highlights three health care providers inquiring about abuse

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Minnesota: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Program Against Sexual Violence Family Violence: Intervention Model for Dental Professionals 6-hour multicomponent training program, including didactic presentations, small-group discussion, role plays, case reviews, and two training videos Concurrent tracks for dentists and allied dental personnel Training components: introduction; definition; myths; patterns; warning signs of abuse; clinical signs of abuse; role clarification; ethical and legal responsibilities; “healing voices: intervention model for dental professionals”; intervention techniques; development of office safety plans; team intervention techniques; community resources; Q&A Accompanying materials: training monograph; resource directory; selected articles; poster Network for Continuing Medical Education Domestic Violence: Intervention Strategies for the Physician; 2000 Physicians 60-minute video Used as an independent or adjunctive training tool; can be used as a grand rounds presentation Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program; Ft. Lauderdale, FL Issues in Medicine: Domestic Violence; 1999 First-year physician assistant students 3-hour course with reading assignments, lecture, case discussion, video scenarios and interviews Course is part of a series of preclinical seminars offered during the “ transition month ” for physician assistant students entering clinical training Ohio State Medical Association Ohio Physicians’ Domestic Violence Project: TRUST TALK; 1995 Physicians, nurses, other health care providers 58-page manual, 2-hour program; continuing medical education credit available Designed for self-study or as a text for training classes; components: how to approach women who are battered; clinical guidelines for recognizing abuse, legal issues and reporting requirements, Ohio resources Oregon Health Sciences University Voices of Survivors: Domestic Violence Survivors Educate Physicians; 1999 Physicians 30-minute video consisting of a blackand-white photo montage with voiceover Documentary video made from the perspectives of survivors of intimate partner violence; accompanying handbooks for learners and facilitators

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Philadelphia Family Violence Working Group, Physicians for Social Responsibility The RADAR Domestic Violence Training Project Health centerbased health care providers 3 to 6 hour didactic and video presentation delivered by a multidisciplinary team Focus on trauma theory; instruction in RADAR approach to care; survivor presentation Physicians for a Violence-Free Society (PVS) PVS Documentation Course: Standardized Medical Documentation for Domestic Violence Injuries; 1999 Physicians Four 40-minute structured didactic presentations on a standardized approach to medical documentation of injuries resulting from domestic violence; interactive session on how to use a camera designed for medical documentation Curriculum contains slides and complete facilitator notes for each lecture, participant’s syllabus (to be copied for each participant), chief instructor’s guide, course coordinator’s guide Participant syllabus contains narratives of each lecture, articles, course evaluation form, local resources Lecture summary: introduction and need for a medical response, medical response to domestic violence, living forensics: recognizing patterns of injury, medical-legal aspects of domestic violence Interactive session: learning to take pictures Professional Resource Press Domestic Violence and Spousal Abuse Program; 1994 Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, other mental health providers Home study continuing education course and self-exam based on book on spouse abuse; 3 hours of continuing education Book sections: what kind of families are violent? how much do you know about partner abuse? assessment of spouse abuse; treatment of spouse abuse; final word on spouse abuse; references

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Select Media In Need of Special Attention Emergency medical professionals 18-minute video Emergency room training film demonstrates how emergency room personnel can identify and treat victims of spouse abuse Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Domestic Violence Presentation Physicians 54-slide didactic presentation Slide presentation for residency faculty to use as a teaching tool, for self-instruction, or for grand rounds presentations Texas: Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Center Parkland Hospital, Dallas Manual Strangulation in Victims of Domestic Violence Physicians PowerPoint presentation Presentation components: rapid response intervention; in-depth assessment; case management, disposition, and placement; homicidal strangulation; literature on survivors of strangulation; information on walking and talking to the strangled patient University of Iowa Family Violence Master’s in social work students Medium: course Methods: readings; lecture; written assignments; duration, 4 months (one semester) Discussion of historical aspects of family violence; examination of family violence as a social issue; discussion of the role of “family” in society University of Iowa Selected Aspects of Social Work: Violence and Trauma Social work students Medium: lecture Method: readings; interview with trauma survivor or professional in field; written assignments; guest speakers; duration is 4 months (one semester) Analyze violent content on television; overview of violence in community; effects of traumatic experiences

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description University of Kentucky Family Violence: Social Work Interventions Master’s in social work students Medium: course Method: readings; lecture; exams; duration, 4 weeks: meets twice a week for 3 hours Evaluation of theories for understanding the etiology of child, spouse, elder, and sibling abuse; identify interventions to be used; identify implications of violence for social policy University of Michigan Family Violence Prevention and Intervention Master’s in social work students Method: no information Medium: duration is 4 months (one semester); elective Focus on methods of prevention; intervention and social change; provides overview of risk factors; emphasis is on needs of oppressed populations University of Michigan Special Issues in Interpersonal Violence Master’s in social work students Method: no information Medium: duration is 4 months (one semester); required course Integrates content on diversity, prevention, and social justice; use of social science theories and research is applied University of Michigan Integrative Seminar: Family Violence Master’s in social work students Medium: models of interagency coordination; duration, 4 months (one semester) Overview of risk factors; effects of trauma due to family violence are discussed; description of current models of prevention and intervention University of Michigan Practice Seminar in Child Maltreatment: Assessment and Treatment Master’s in social work students Lectures; discussion; demonstrations; video role play; small-group exercises; duration, 4 months (one semester) Explores personal, professional, and societal responses to children at risk; discusses client issues and responses to child welfare interventions; discusses theories that explain child maltreatment

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence University of Michigan Integrative Seminar in Child Maltreatment Master’s in social work students Lecture; discussion; small-group exercises; student presentation; guest speaker Examination of child welfare from perspective of community practice; direct practice and policy; integration of research findings related to child welfare; examines the relationship between child maltreatment and environmental factors University of Minnesota Medical School Domestic Abuse: The Role of the Physician; 1996 Medical students Format includes lecture and video; class is 1 hour in length and is taught once every 2 months Relationship of early intervention and prevention; prevalence of domestic abuse and violence; definitions; misconceptions and dynamics of domestic abuse; role and responsibilities of the health care provider; Joint Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizatons hospital and ambulatory care standards; prevention in practice—a structure for change client services—vocacy and case ma nagement; where do we go from here? University of Pittsburgh Family Violence Bachelor’s in social work students Medium: course Method: discussion; readings; written papers; written exam; presentation; duration is 4 months (one semester) Exploration of aspects of family violence; treatment strategies presented; contains theoretical approach but with focus on practical social work experience University of Pittsburgh Child Sexual Abuse Bachelor’s in social work students Lecture; readings; written papers; duration is 4 months (one semester) Overview of child sexual abuse; assessment of child abuse situations; examination of personal value/belief system; evaluation of effectiveness of treatment approaches

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description University of Pittsburgh Child Maltreatment: Physical Abuse and Neglect Bachelor’s in social work students Discussion; role plays; readings; written assignments; duration is 4 months (one semester) Development of relevant treatment strategies for family members; identification of gender and racial issues in abuse/neglect situations; overview of how abuse and neglect are identified and integrated University of Texas at Austin Contemporary Issues in Domestic Violence Bachelor’s and master’s in social work students Method: no information Duration is 4 months (one semester); elective Dynamics of domestic violence and practice with individuals and families are discussed University of Texas at Austin Child Welfare Bachelor’s and master’s in social work students Duration is 4 months (one semester)   U. S. Healthcare, Medical Education Collaborative Current Concepts in Women’s Health; Domestic Violence and Primary Care Physicians and other women’s health care providers 75-page self-study manual; 5 hours continuing medical education by the American Academy of Family Physicians, Administration on Aging Components: overview and introduction; identification, diagnosis, and clinical findings; intervention and treatment; special considerations; appendix, including assessment documents; patient resources; bibliography

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Vantage Professional Education Domestic Violence: Update for Healthcare Professionals; 2000 Nurses, dieticians Self-study on-line or download and print; 4 contact hours—Georgia Nurses Associations; 4 continuing professional education credits— Commission on Dietetic Registration Self-study document containing course objectives; what is domestic violence?; dynamics of violent relationships; effects of domestic violence on children; health care response to domestic violence case studies; sample forms and worksheets; bibliography and additional sources; continuing education test; answer sheet Virtual Lecture Hall, Medical Directions, Inc. The Current Management of Domestic Violence; 1999 Physicians On-line self-study (no time duration indicated) Case-based, interactive, downloadable forms; links to references and web sites; continuing medical education available Washburn University Clinical Practice with Survivors of Trauma Master’s in social work students Medium: lectures Method: audio-visual aids; class exercises; readings; duration, 4 months (one semester) Exploration of trauma on children and adults; impact of institutional and professional responses to traumas; strengths perspective Washburn University Clinical Practice with Survivors of Trauma: Adults Master’s in social work students Medium: lectures Method: audiovisual aids; class exercises; readings; duration, 4 months (one semester) Exploration of trauma on adults; impact of institutional and professional responses to traumas; strengths perspective Washburn University Clinical Practice with Survivors of Trauma: Professional Development Master’s in social work students Medium: lecture Medium: discussions; readings; written assignments; duration, 4 months (one semester) Focus on practitioner skills; transference and countertransference are discussed

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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sponsoring Institution/ Developer Title/Release Date Audience Training Approach Description Washburn University Clinical Practice with Survivors of Trauma: Adults Master’s in social work students Medium: lectures Method: audiovisual aids; class exercises; readings; duration, 4 months (one semester) Exploration of trauma on children; impact of institutional and professional responses to traumas; strengths perspective Washington, DC: George Washington University Sensitive Topics in Interviewing: Domestic Violence Medical students Videotape review; discussion; role play Training components: videotape—the dynamics of domestic violence and the ethics of physician involvement; lecture/discussion; role plays followed by plenary discussion; selected articles as reference Washington: Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane A Time of Opportunity: Helping Battered Women in the Health Care Setting Health professionals 22-minute video Overview that includes basic information and interviews with survivors of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and a number of professionals who work with battered women Wisconsin: The Family Peace Project Family Violence: A Self-Study Guide for Health Care Professionals in Primary Care; 1994 Health care providers Self-study manual Manual contains syllabus, required readings, background information, referral information, resource information Training also includes survivor presentations; role plays; community resource assessment