The Training Institute at Home Base

As a community service, the Training Institute offers  certified on-line and in-person training at no charge to clinicians, health care professionals and community members throughout New England and nationally.

World-Class Care, Close to Home

The Training Institute at Home Base provides healthcare professionals, first responders, military families and community members access to brief online, on-demand, free courses on topics such as military culture, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, substance use disorders, complicated grief and supporting suicide survivors.

Approximately 40% of returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans will seek medical care outside the VA Healthcare System.  Home Base trains community clinicians recognize the signs of post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury in Veterans and Military-connected Families who are patients in their clinical practices. 

Training Courses Available For:

Healthcare Providers

Learn about military culture, the impacts of service, and evidence-based therapies to treat military members affected by the invisible wounds of war.

First Responders

Learn about military culture and ways to identify invisible wounds of war, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Family | Community

Learn about the impact of the invisible wounds of war for Veterans and Service Members in your community and ways to connect them to care.

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About the Training Institute at Home Base

The Training Institute was formally launched with initial philanthropic funding from Welcome Back Veterans and the McCormick Foundation, and is currently funded through external funding from the Department of Defense, Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO) with a specific focus on improving education for community providers to be able to treat members of the National Guard and Reserve in New England and raise the level of education around the country. In addition, grant funding from the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (AGO) supported work developing and disseminating education to first responders, nurses and allied health professionals