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BHP - Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training


with Woodfords Family Services, York Adult Education

Calendar May 15, 2024 at 8:30 am

Looking for in meaningful work? Our community needs 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 this wonderful blended training and certificate program. This training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. Learners must complete all 12 online modules to be eligible to attend the Live Day. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training. Child and Adult First Aid & CPR certification is required. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life-changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent) to become certified.



Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED


with Morgan Gregoire, Kennebec Neighbors Adult Education Winthrop Site

Calendar May 16, 2024 at 6 pm

The 2021 Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults children and infants. It is designed for students who need a certification that satisfies OSHA workplace or other regulatory requirements. This class is taught in a blended learning format and the online portion (accessed via mobile desktop or tablet) must be completed prior to attending the Instructor-led skills session. Upon successful completion a valid 2 year digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED is issued.

CRMA RECERT - May 2024
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CRMA RECERT - May 2024


with Terry Adkins, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar May 17, 2024 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This is the 6 hour recertification exam for the CRMA whose certificate is still current. It includes a brief review, presented by the instructor. Plan to study on your own to ensure successful relicensing. Current CRMA holders must provide copy of valid certificate. Call 596-7752 extension 104 to register.

Become A CMA Fall 2024


with Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar May 18, 2024 at 8 am

Get your name on our interest list for the fall 2024 class!

Assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. You’ll review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology (including proper lead placements), professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare.

This test prep program consists of 140 hours of classroom lecture and an optional clinical externship of 160 hours with a local healthcare provider. Once you successfully complete this test prep program, you will be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination and the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAE) Exam. Classes will be held at the Learning Center @ Jack Memorial in Buxton.

*You must show proof of having a high school diploma or equivalency to get into this program. You will take a short reading test prior to the start date of the class.

Register here to be put on the interest list for the fall 2024 class! We will contact you late spring with information.

HealthCare Provider Basic Life Support (American Heart Association)
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HealthCare Provider Basic Life Support (American Heart Association)


with Diane Frechette, Biddeford Adult Education

This 2 year certification course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of medical settings. This audience includes nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, students in a healthcare program at a university/college, allied health professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapist, athletic trainers, etc.), and others who may need training in basic life support skills. Taught by American Heart Association Certified Instructor.
Academy of Medical Professions: Pharmacy Technician
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Academy of Medical Professions: Pharmacy Technician


with Academy of Medical Professions, Region 9 Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 30, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 14 weeks

All inclusive 14-week program. This program has two options: entirely online, or our new live via Zoom class that meets each term. Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today. In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs. You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with innovative pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures. This Certificate Program includes all course materials and PTCB National Certification (CPhT) Exam fee.

 Live classes meet: Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm OR start online anytime, self-paced

 Payment plans are available

Pharmacy Technician - May 30, 2024 Live Online or Online anytime.


with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 30, 2024 at 7 pm

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center.

AMP HRH ACE Flyer 2024 5 Healthcare Training Programs

Students may choose to attend our new Live Via Zoom class that meets weekly to supplement the web-based program.

Pharmacy Technician.

Option 1:    Live Online Instruction

  •     Starts May 30, 2024
  •     Thursdays 7pm to 9pm  14wks

Option 2:    Online - Anytime. Self-Paced

  • FREE if eligible for sponsorship, scholarship, agency assistance, or workforce training funds. 
  • And if you don't qualify, payment plans are available!

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5 or email or visit


As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Academy of Medical Professions: Dental Assisting
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Academy of Medical Professions: Dental Assisting


with Academy of Medical Professions, Region 9 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 10, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

12-week all-inclusive Certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers. This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you with the skills you need to work in this field and pass a national certificate exam. This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships. We now offer an option for Lab days, please ask for more details! The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program. Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB.

Live classes meet: Mondays 6:00-8:00pm OR start online anytime, self-paced

Payment plans are available

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