Mission Statement

The mission of the Training Institute at Home Base is to increase awareness and access for Veterans and Military Families to high quality care for the invisible wounds of war through education. Trainings are designed to help clinicians, first responders, military families and community members improve their understanding of military culture and the impact of military service on veterans and military families, identify the Invisible Wounds of War, provide evidence-based treatments for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), such as Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy, and enhance resiliency and support for Veterans and their families.

The Training Institute at Home Base provides healthcare professionals, first responders, military families and community member’s 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. More in depth multi-week online courses currently include military families, traumatic brain injury and motivational interviewing. In addition the Training Institute has provided evidence-based trainings in Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD to almost 200 community providers. These providers are now equipped with gold standard treatments for PTSD to offer Veterans seeking care in communities across Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

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.

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Title Credit
Home Base Survey
Aggression and Domestic Violence
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Challenges Facing Other Family Members When a Veteran has PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Challenges of Treating Co-Morbid PTSD and TBI
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Clinical Case Conference - Recognizing and Treating Mild TBI and PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Clinical Case Conference - When a Parent has PTSD: Restoring Resilience in Parents and Their Children
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Clinical Case Conference - When Substance Abuse and PTSD Collide
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Clinical Practice Guidelines and Resources for PTSD Treatment
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Impact of Combat-Related Injury, Illness, and Death on Military Children and Families
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Introducing VetChange: An Online Intervention for Veterans with Problem Drinking and PTSD Symptoms
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Is there an app for that?
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Keeping Military Families Emotionally Strong: Couples Therapy for PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Managing Grief and Loss in Returning Veterans and Families
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Military Culture
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Military Sexual Trauma
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Opioid Use Disorders: Considerations in Medication Assisted Treatments of Military Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Pain Issues in Returning Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Physical Health and Mental Health Following Deployment
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Prolonged Exposure and Virtual Reality Therapy for PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Psychopharmacology of PTSD
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Recognizing PTSD and Co-Morbidities
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Recognizing Suicide Risk in Returning Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Reintegration Issues From the Veterans Perspective: Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Reproductive Mental Health Care in Younger and Older Female Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Service Dogs, Acupuncture, Psychotherapy, and More: What's the Evidence and What's Evidence-based
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Sleep Issues in Returning Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Staying Strong: Helping Families and Schools Build Resilience in Military-Connected Children
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Student Veterans Health: What College Health Professionals and Faculty Need to Know
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Substance Abuse
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Suicide Postvention: Survivor Care for Families of Service Members and Veterans
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Supporting Resilience in Military Connected Children: The PACT Model
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Traumatic Brain Injury
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
When One Family Member Serves the Entire Family Serves
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
Serving Those Who Have Served: Practical Approaches to Addressing the Invisible Wounds of War in Service Members and Post-9/11 Veterans - HEALTH CARE...
    • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 3.75 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 3.75 Participation
PTSD Diagnosis and DSM-V
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    • 1.00 Social Workers
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 1.00 LMHC
    • 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit