. "4 Forces Influencing Health Professionals' Education." Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.
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Confronting Chronic Neglect: The Education and Training of Health Professionals on Family Violence
tims, it may be productive to orient training programs more toward planning and delivery of broad-based prevention and treatment services, rather than exclusively on case identification and forensic services.
The effect of mandated education requirements on health professional education is unknown.
Funding for training programs in family violence education in the health professions does not appear to be a priority and does not appear to be consistently available. Information about funding is fragmented.
The extensive effort required even to identify funding sources is noteworthy. The information must be collected piecemeal from numerous web sites for federal agencies and private foundations, rendering it difficult to determine if and when funds are available.