Community providers: online courses about Veteran care

Military culture, suicide prevention and other topics


Do you have an interest in gaining deeper knowledge on caring for the Veteran population? VA is offering new online courses to community providers. Subjects include military culture, suicide prevention and other topics unique to caring for Veterans.

The courses are one hour long and accredited. You can complete them around your schedule and at your own pace.

Completion of these courses through VHA TRAIN ensures community providers are equipped with general knowledge of basic information about mental and physical health diagnoses common in Veterans.

Learn more and register

Visit any of the following courses to learn more:

To attend, community providers must be registered in VHA TRAIN with an NPI number. If you need help with course subjects or competencies, contact VHA TRAIN help at

For more information, contact

Gabrielle Holak is a contracted program analyst with the VA Office of Community Care Contract Support.


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