Programs

MA Food Allergen Training

Over 15,000 food service workers have selected us, a non-profit organization located in the Berkshires, for their training and certificate!

Food Allergy Training for Food Service Professionals.

Restaurant owners! Also Hotels, Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, Caterers, Convenience Stores, Camps and more! Get your MA Food Allergy Certification online today for only $10.

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Medical Interpreting

The goal of the Medical Interpreter Training Program is to promote access to healthcare by facilitating and enhancing the communication between patient and provider during a healthcare encounter.

This program trains bilingual individuals and employees or volunteers who work in agencies providing Div. of Medical Assistance/MassHealth funded services to become medical interpreters.

Participants must be fluent in speaking, reading and writing English and the target language. Passing a language assessment test that includes an evaluation of oral and written proficiency in English and the target/native language of the interpreter is required of all participants.

A standardized curriculum is utilized that incorporates awareness and respect of cultural perspectives. Attendance at all sessions is required for a certificate of training.

The Medical Interpreter Training Program is supported by MassHealth and the MassAHEC Network, a division of Commonwealth Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Berkshire Tobacco-Free Community Partnership

The Berkshire Tobacco-Free Community Partnership is part of a statewide network of programs funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to support communities’ efforts to help people quit using tobacco, prevent youth from starting, and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.

The Berkshire Tobacco-Free Community Partnership works to enhance state and local tobacco control efforts, mobilize support for community change, and highlight work being done in the community to support tobacco-free living. We provide technical assistance and resources to local coalitions, service agencies, municipalities and workplaces on tobacco intervention efforts.

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National AHEC Organization

HPV Immunization Project

The National AHEC Organization Immunization Project (NAO) is a 5 year collaborative partnership between the NAO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve national HPV immunization rates of 11 and 12 year old males and females by improving clinician training and understanding of the vaccine. The National AHEC Organization, National Training Center – HPV Immunization Project is supported by funds awarded to NAO from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – 1H23IP000960-01, CFDA Number: 93.733