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Behavior Health Professional Certification Training
with Woodfords Family Services, Windham/Raymond 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. The need in our area is great!
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, 2022.
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).
See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information at www.woodfords.org/bhp-program/
Instructor: Woodfords Family Services
Start Any Time: 9/13 - 12/17, At Your Own Pace
BHP (Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training- Online) Introductory Night- Your Questions Answered
with Jeffrey Carpenter, Bonny Eagle Adult Education
Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. We will hold this one night introduction to answer all your questions prior to this online course.
Children’s Behavioral Health Services are 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 with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program. This 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.
This self-paced online class is open enrollment and available until June 30, 2022. 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.
Open to any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course. Photo ID required. You must have a high school diploma or equivalency and provide proof of this before you start the class. Sign up on www.sad6.maineadulted.org.
Everyday ASL - Community and Communication
with Regan Thibodeau, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Have you found yourself standing next to a deaf person in a line wishing you could say hello to them or are you at work wanting to be able to offer assistance to a deaf customer in finding something? Maybe there are aging people in your family that need you to use strategies to be able to continue communicating with them? This is a non-traditional ASL class that allows you to learn immediate communication and cultural strategies based in ASL that can be applied in your everyday life. This is a highly interactive class, please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
Instructor: Regan Thibodeau
Thursdays, 9/16 – 11/4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: WRAE - Learning Center
SOLO Wilderness First Responder
with Jessica Steele, United Technologies Center - Adult Education
The Wilderness First Responder Course is 72-80 hours and provides an in depth look at the skills and standards of the following • Response and Assessment • Musculoskeletal Injuries • Environmental Emergencies • Survival Skills • Soft Tissue Injuries • Medical Emergencies.
This is an intensive first aid course designed for participants that are working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting such as Maine guides, backcountry leaders, ski patrollers or raft guides. All Wilderness First Responder students must have a current CPR card or will need to take a CPR/AED course in an evening session.
This course includes 72-80 hours in class sessions, out of class reading, and a final exam.
If you are a current EMT you may receive continuing education credits. Once you receive your WFR certification you may take the steps to become certified as Wilderness EMT.
Course includes: SOLO Wildcare Working in Less Than Desirable Conditions and Remote Environment textbook, 3-year WFR Certification, 2-year CPR certification. Note that to receive certification, participants must pass written and practical exams.
Sept. 21- Oct. 21 (Tues & Thurs 5pm-9pm)
Sept 25-26 and Oct 16-17 (Saturday and Sunday 8-5pm)
7 CEU available
(There will be an extra fee $20 for CEU. Forms will be available in class.)
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) - Sept./Oct.
with Brenda Duggan, RSU 24 Adult Education
An intake appointment and assessments are required prior to the start of this course. Please call our office to register: 422-4794.
Clinical date: Saturday, Oct. 23rd
This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS.
*This class meets in-person on Tuesdays and online using Zoom on Thursdays.
Mandated Reporter Training
with Shannon Briggs, Sanford Community Adult Education
From Kids Free to Grow via Zoom
Education for a wide variety of professionals and non-professionals working with children. The training increases awareness around the laws regarding reporting, how to report and why it is important to do so. This is a certificate training valid for 4 years.
CNA PLUS Information Session (online)
with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education
Learn more about our Fall 2021 CNA PLUS program. Ellsworth Adult Education is offering the CNA program with two complementary certificates - WorkReady and Northstar Digital Literacy - starting the first week in October. Here's the attachment for the draft Ellsworth Adult Education CNA PLUS Schedule Fall 2021.
At this session, you will learn about the:
- curriculum, materials, classses, labs, and clinical sessions;
- course schedule;
- requirements and timeline for admissions;
- student expectations for the course, and more.
Here is the attachment of the CNA Application packet 2021-2022. It will be reviewed at the session. If you can print it ahead of time, it would be helpful. If you'd like us to mail you a copy, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207.664.7110 to request one.
There are several of these sessions scheduled. If none of the times work for you, please call 207.664.7110 to schedule a meeting with our Health Occupations Career Advisor. This is a live online session.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant: INTEREST LIST ONLY
with CCI Staff, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education
If you are interested in this training, please register through this website and we will contact you. Start date will be late Sept/early Oct.
Clinical Medical Assistant Program – 140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship:
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider.
NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Clinical Medical Assistant (CMAC) Exam.
NHA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.
Clinical Externship: This program includes a 160 hour clinical externship opportunity. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.
Scholarship/assistance programs may be available for those eligible. Please allow at least 4-5 weeks to apply for these programs.
Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship
Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:30-9:00pm