Key Institutional Barriers to Addressing IPV

No comprehensive institutional approach to staff IPV training
IPV not a priority at the institutional level
Unique approach to patient care across disciplines and patient care areas
Lack of clear guidelines for staff response to IPV disclosure
Possible vicarious trauma to staff
Increased social work burden
Difficult to train rotating stream of trainees
Fire codes limit placement of IPV-related materials
Space limitations preclude separation of family members for private interviews
Time, scheduling demands