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Behavioral Health Professional Certification

Free

with Woodfords Family Services, Bangor Adult & Community 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 this wonderful ONLINE 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. You will complete 12 online modules then three 4-hour live (in-person or virtual) sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid & CPR certification. In just 40 hours, our 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.

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Free

with Woodford Family Services, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

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

Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families and we are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program.

This online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list for services and become an integral part of a child’s treatment team. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. You can start at any time and finished at your own pace.You will complete 12 online modules then (3) 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 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 will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information at https://www.woodfords.org/bhp-program

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Free

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

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

Children’s Behavioral Health Services is vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, and Mental Health Disorders and their families. 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 to this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavioral Health Services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services providers. The training can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules and 12 hours of live instruction (offered virtually).  An online Bloodborne Pathogens training, as well as Child & Adult First Aid & CPR training, will be made available to you if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training takes about 45 hours to complete. Registration is ongoing until June 30, 2023.

Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course, may register. (Individuals must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or equivalent to get certified.)

 

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List

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with To be determined AE, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

We are not currently offering this program, however Gray New-Gloucester Adult and Community Education may be.  For more information, please visit www.gngadulted.org or call Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education at (207) 657-9612.

140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship

For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to 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. Includes hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

*By "signing up" for this class you will be put on our interest list. Currently there is no CCMA course scheduled at Lake Region and Fryeburg Area Adult Ed.   Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education may already have a class scheduled and we encourage you to reach out to them.

 

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List

Free

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

This is not confirmation of enrollment in the class. 

If you are interested in learning when and where the class is, please register on this "INTEREST ONLY" list.

An email will be sent to you with the process on how to enroll in the class from someone at Spruce Mountain Adult Education. 

In partnership with Franklin Memorial Hospital, and AHEC, Spruce Mountain Adult & Community Education is facilitating an all-inclusive sixteen-week certification course.  This class will set you on the path for local employment and the beginning of a successful medical career. 

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative, technical and scientific duties.  Must have quality human relations skills, too.  Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient's history, and assisting physicians during examinations. 

Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicum will be performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. 

The cost includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Initial job shadow and externships available through Franklin Memorial Hospital.  

Payment plans, scholarships and payment through our local career center may be available for you!  

Call us for more information today! 897-6406.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (CNA-MED TECH)
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CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (CNA-MED TECH)

$1,300

with Franklin County Adult Education

State Approved Certified Medical Technician Program. Includes: 60 hours classroom, 20 hours classroom/lab, and 40 hours clinical training. Th s is a 120 hour course preparing CNA’s working in nursing homes to administer medications under the supervision of an RN (this 40 hour piece should be scheduled at the facility, by the facility, and a schedule provided to the instructor.) PREREQUISITE: CNA license +2080 hours as a CNA. Call the Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for an application and detailed registration requirements. Assessments required.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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with Maureen Andrew, RSU 24 Adult Education

Earn your CNA credential once you complete the 130-hour program, pass the State exam and are acceptanced to the State CNA Registry. Classes and labs will meet in person at the Sullivan Learning Center and clinicals will be at local healthcare facilities and/or hospital.

Prerequisites: completed application, documented medical immunization history, meet with student advisor, and complete assessments.

Possible tuition funding available.

 Click here to download an application packet and medical immunization form.

Please call our office at 422-4794 to start the process today!

 

 

 

CNA Interest List
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CNA Interest List

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with Susan Robbins R.N., Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. 

This is a class, laboratory, and clinical component course that will prepare the student to take the Maine State Board of Nursing (MSBoN) CNA examination. The course is 180 hours spanning over 20 weeks. Most meeting days are on Saturday, with some Tuesday afternoon/evenings as well. You must attend all sessions. Our clinical partners are Norway Health and Rehabilitation Center and Bridgton Hospital. 

Application and enrollment information is available through our interest list for this and future CNA classes.   

Instructor: Susan Robbins, MSN, RN 

To be placed on the interest list click here or call our office (207-627-4291).  Or go to maineadulted.org to see which other programs are offering this class. 





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