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Behavioral Health Professional  Certification Training
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Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Free

with Staff, Lawrence Adult Education

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.

Any individual who has a high school diploma or equivalent and will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

Open enrollment until October 1, 2024. Call today for a registration appointment at 453-4200 ext. 3114.

No Cost

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training
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Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Our communities are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

  • You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions. 
  • Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. 
  • The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.
  • Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program.
  • Assistance with technology may be available.

 Prerequisites:

  • A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.
  • An administration fee of $25 is required at registration.
  • A reading comprehension assessment is required prior to completing the application, administered through your local Maine Adult Education program. This requirement may be waived by showing successful completion of a college-level English course.
Bookkeeping Certificate
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Bookkeeping Certificate

$495

with Sharon DeFonteny, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skillset, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works.

No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other): 

  • - Understanding Debits and Credits
  • - General Ledger and Month End Procedures
  • - Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Business Writing Certificate
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Business Writing Certificate

$495

with Dionne Felix, Kathryn Lynch-Morin and William Dravies, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace.  Whether you are writing a report, memo, letter, or publicity notice, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill. Begin with understanding the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals.  Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading.  Finally, discover what good journalists know. Learn how to write a news story, press release, or other publicity notice that zings.  Help your organization stand out with your new skills in business writing. This certificate will take you to the next level where business writing is a skill for personal and organizational success.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Center for Legal Studies Information
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Center for Legal Studies Information

Price not
available

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Center for Legal Studies by BARBRI, offers paralegal certifications that are 100% online.

They offer many courses, including, Paralegal Certificate Course, Legal Nurse Consultant, Legal Secretary and so many more!

They understand the constraints that face today's adult students. So registered students have 24/7 access while the class is in session. These online classes are a 14-week course delivered in two seven (7) week sessions.

These are job-skills training courses. They prepare the student to work as a paralegal upon completion of the Paralegal Certificate Course.

The minimum requirement for this certification is a High School Diploma or HiSET.

For more information check out the website www.legalstudies.com/vendor/maine-ad-ed-spruce-mountain/

Certificate in Learning Styles
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Certificate in Learning Styles

$395

with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - and you - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same.  But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently.  In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum.  Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles.

Click here for more information on start dates, specific course information and registration.

Certificate in Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace
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Certificate in Mastering Computer Skills for the Workplace

$495

with Betsy Flanagan and Flanagan, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Get hands-on experience with the most widely used computer programs in the world, and take away the skills to create professional documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.Whether you're looking to enhance your current career or launch a new one, this certificate program will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in today's digital world. Earn a certificate that demonstrates your mastery of computer skills for the workplace by taking all three classes in this series. Discover the power of Microsoft Excel to create, edit and manage spreadsheets, master the art of professional document creation with Microsoft Word, and bring your proposals and presentations to life with Microsoft PowerPoint. Courses do not need to be taken in order.

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495

Offered 4 times/year, call for dates.

Certificate in Meditation
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Certificate in Meditation

Free

with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

To register for this class or for more details visit: https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/meditation-certificate-program/

Although there are many ways to meditate and many different forms of meditation, they all share the characteristic of intentionally training a person's attention and concentration. Meditation practices are used by diverse cultures, are rooted in the traditions of the great religions, and have been practiced for thousands of years to promote healing. Evidence of meditation's health effects has been well documented: the practice offers improvement in the symptoms of various disease conditions in addition to the experience of a deeper spiritual connection.

The outcome of this certificate is for the learner to describe the types and practices of meditation, specific health effects, and the practice of mindfulness meditation. (8 contact hours)





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