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Academy of Medical Professions W21
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Academy of Medical Professions W21

Free

with Hannah Bard, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Jan 4, 2021 , runs for 15 weeks
MMRACE has partnered with the Academy of Medical Professions to deliver online certificate courses in health care professions. Online Training Programs can start you on a path to in-demand careers in the health care field. You can begin the online programs at any time, whenever it is right for you to start. Choose from many different program options! •Clinical Medical Assistant - $3,000 •Dental Assisting - $2,400 •Group Fitness & Personal Trainer - $1500 - $3,000 •Medical Office Specialist - $3,500 •Medical Transcription - $3,500 •Pharmacy Technician - $1,850 •Phlebotomy - $2,400 These online career training certification programs may be available at no cost to qualifying students* through Maine CareerCenter. If you are unemployed or under-employed, call us at 873-5754 for details today! *Qualifying participant through CareerCenter - unemployed or underemployed (making less than $15 per hour), must have high school diploma or equivalent, must pass CASAS reading and math assessment with a score of 220 or over, must have active account at Maine JobLink.

Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021 , runs for 26 weeks

Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

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 to this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health 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 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. Registration is ongoing till June 30, 2021.

Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

For more information go to https://www.woodfords.org/bhp-program/ and see the Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Services

Instructor: Woodfords Family Services
Monday 1/4 - 6/30, Ongoing - open enrollment
Location: Online
Fee $25.

Billing and Coding
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Billing and Coding

$1,225

with Tammy Shapleigh, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 9, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 25 weeks

In this course you will learn all the necessary guidelines for diagnostic and procedural coding from medical reports for services provided in healthcare settings for the following IDC-10, CPT and HCPCS classifications: anesthesia, general surgery, integumentary system, musculoskeletal system, respiratory system and cardiovascular system.

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology

Alice Haiss Scholarship Fund

$5

with RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

Alice Haiss of Skowhegan worked as an adult education teacher for many years as part of the Somerset County Basic Skills Program.  She was a literacy, basic skills, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language teacher at the program's Learning Center.  She also taught GED Preparation, basic and life skills at the Somerset County Jail for years.  During that period, she took part in a federal grant project called the Esteem Machine that combined the teaching of life skills with academic skills.

Haiss also worked for Educational Skills, Inc., where she facilitated Project Resiliency, and intervention program to prevent female juvenile offenders from being incarcerated at a youth correctional center.  The program focused on the development of problem solving, communication, team-building, and self-esteem building.

This scholarship will benefit any adult education learner who are pursuing education or training in high demand, high skill, or high wage occupations.

Awards will be announced yearly at the Adult Education Graduation in June.

Behavior Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training

$25

with Washington County Adult Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021

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. In addition, 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 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 will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

Administration fee: $25.

Class begins when you enroll and continues at your own pace.

To sign up email classes@aetc.us or call 207-370-4139

Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with Christina Sempe, South Portland Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients.

Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with Christina Sempe, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Feb 1, 2021

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients.

Dental Assisting

$2,900

with Academy of Medical Professionals, South Portland Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Feb 22, 2021 , runs for 10 weeks
Gaining background knowledge and vocabulary for an entry level position in the clinical or administrative setting. Lectures provide specific background into preclinical and clinical areas and ensure comprehension of content and materials to employment in a dental office. Chapters include Professional and Legal Aspects of dental assisting, anatomy and physiology, dental anatomy, infection control and hazardous materials, dental treatment, patient care, dental imaging, preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry, specialized dentistry. Prerequisites: All applicants must be 18 years of age. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required. EXAM FEES INCLUDED WITH THIS PROGRAM (upon passing a DANB RHS® Exam (Radiation Health and Safety) exam you will receive a certificate of knowledge-based competency)




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