The Training Institute at Home Base

The Training Institute offers on-line and in-person training and education at no charge to clinicians, health care professionals and community members throughout New England and nationally.

World-Class Training, Wherever You Are.

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 care outside of the VA healthcare system. To expand access to evidence based mental treatment among veterans, Home Base collaborates with and provides training to community healthcare centers to help identify, refer, and provided needed services to Veterans with invisible wounds

Have questions or need more information? Contact Home Base Education by emailing or using the form below:

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.

All of The Training Institute courses are available free of charge. Continuing education credits for nurses, social workers, LMHCs, and psychologists are also available for select courses at no cost.

Below is a list of courses currently open for registration. Click the dropdown to learn more about each course and to register.

Please review our no-cost online courses to determine if they can provide the education information that you need.  If you are still seeking support from Home Base for an educational engagement, please fill out the form below and our team will contact you after review.

For technical assistance with the online courses, please use the form below.

Course availability varies. Below are examples of previously offered courses that show the breadth of training options available through Home Base.

  • Reintegration Issues from the Veteran’s Perspective: Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help
  • Challenges of Treating Co-Morbid PTSD and TBI
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD
  • Clinical Case Conference: When Substance Abuse and PTSD Collide
  • Keeping Military Families Emotionally Strong: Couples Therapy for PTSD
  • When One Family Member Serves the Entire Family Serves
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Recognizing Suicide Risk in Returning Veterans
  • Sleep Issues in Returning Veterans

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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 Veteran Services (DVS)  with a specific focus on collaborating with and training key stakeholders, including Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers (FQHCs) to identify, refer, and provide evidence based services to Veterans and Service members with invisible wounds, with special emphasis on reaching underserved communities including Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Veterans.