Commonwealth Medicine offers health-related training to improve health care practice and policy as well as patient experiences and outcomes.
Our programs train health care professionals, medical students, child welfare workers, volunteers, and medical interpreters to meet the diverse needs of their client and patient populations.
Taking a collaborative approach, our trainers transmit ideas and implement “what works” in a multitude of settings.
- AIDS Education and Training
Commonwealth Medicine offers HIV and AIDS education and training, along with clinical mentorship and faculty development, through the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. Our team focuses on counseling, diagnosis, treatment, care management, and prevention.
- Cultural Competence
Health care professionals need cultural competence and communication skills to meet the medical needs of multicultural clients and patients. We provide training to ensure that they have those skills.
- Expanding the Health Care Workforce
Working with the Massachusetts Area Health Education Center Network (MassAHEC), we recruit minority and disadvantaged youth into health care careers.
- Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Program
Our experts provide training and certification for the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) training instrument, which is designed to enhance communication amnong those who plan care for children and adolescents.