American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 10, 27, 60, 62-63, 82, 156-157, 251

American College of Physicians, 10, 156, 252

American College of Surgeons (ACS), 200

American Dental Association (ADA), 10, 60, 156, 194, 200-201

American Medical Association (AMA), 10, 27, 47, 60, 156, 198, 200, 201

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), 201, 252

American Nurses Association (ANA), 39, 47, 60-61, 201

American Osteopathic Healthcare Association (AOHA), 194

American Psychological Association (APA), 10, 27, 40, 41, 42, 50, 60, 61, 64, 72 n.8, 81, 156, 195, 202, 236

American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM), 252

Arizona, 206-207, 218-219, 242

Arkansas, 206-207, 218-219, 252

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 10, 50, 156

Association of Physician Assistant Programs, 38

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), 252

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), 39, 61

B

Barriers to training

barriers to practice and, 45

cognitive biases, 124-132, 139, 149

competency requirements as, 8, 9, 54-56, 81, 84-85, 149, 150

curriculum priority conflicts, 48-50

institutional culture and norms, 8, 9, 50-54, 81

intrinsic, 46-54

leadership issues, 53-54

measuring and addressing, 128, 130

perceptions of need, 8, 9, 46-48, 81

personal issues, 9, 59-60, 149, 150

privacy issues, 51-53

professional factors, 8, 9, 56-59, 149, 150

research base on, 45

resource constraints, 74-81, 83, 127

response of health care system to victims, 66, 142

third-party reimbursement policies and, 67-68

time constraints, 9, 57, 127

Battered child syndrome, 22, 24

Battered woman syndrome, 22

Battered women’s shelters, 64

Behavioral change in health professionals

case studies, 132-134

concepts affecting, 108

in continuing medical education, 125-134, 148

systems approaches, 127-134, 139-140, 148-149

Benjamin Rose Institute, 247

Blue Shield of California, 67

Boston Medical Center, 258

Boston University, 76

Brown University, 236

Bureau of Health Professions, 40, 75 n.11

C

California, 57, 70, 71, 73, 120, 206-207, 218-219, 226-227, 230, 237, 253

California Medical Training Center, 253

Cancer, 14, 28, 78

Carnegie Mellon University, 76

Center for Child Protection, 237

Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, 77, 237

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4, 6, 15, 19, 25, 34, 75, 77, 78-79, 85 n.1, 135, 154, 156, 251

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, 135

Certification, 8, 9, 55, 56, 61, 149, 150

Charge to Committee, 1-2, 15

Child abuse and neglect

cases reported, 14

categories, 24-25

certification requirements, 55

definitional issues, 22, 24-25

common elements, 24

core competencies, 115, 117-118

costs of health care, 29

current educational initiatives, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40-42, 43, 60, 64, 81, 84, 234-246, 265

deaths, 28, 29



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