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Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$2499

with Boomer TECH, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2020

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

This is a natural follow-up to "Taking Awesome Pictures with your iPhoneiPad," but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus here is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones or iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), creating, using, and sharing albums, and search.

Begins: Upon Registration

Registration: $24.99

Location: Online - You view class at your convenience! The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Class access available until June 30, 2021

 

BoomerTECH Adventures helps Boomers and Seniors create, connect, and contribute using today’s technology. These courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at your own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions on using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

 

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Behavioral Health Professional Training

$25

with Jeff Carpenter, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 7, 2020

START ANYTIME!!

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.

The administration fee of $25 is waived for existing SAD1 Adult & Community Education students.

See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information.

Computer Technician Training application

Free

with Lyn Warne, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

Our partners at Eastern Aroostook Adult Education are providing great training for the tech field!

Receive short term training focused on digital literacy and work readiness skills to prepare you for a career pathway in Information Technology (IT). IC3 Digital Literacy, CompTIA A+ & WorkReady credentials available. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details.  You can submit your information anytime, but this program does have specific start dates throughout the year.

Dental Assisting Training Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  The cost of this training is $2900. We will discuss financial assistance that may be available to you and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Dental Assisting Information Packet.

This is a 10-week All-inclusive program designed to enable you to be job-ready in a career in Dental Assisting.  According to the Labor Department, there should be more than 91,000 openings for dental assistants up to the year 2020.  That amounts to more than 30% employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions.  The need for so many more dental assistants is easy to cipher:  A large aging population intensifies the demand for quality healthcare and qualified practitioners.

Our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting. 

After completing our program, you will be provided the opportunity to sit for The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB®), Radiation Health and Safety (RHS®).   Should a student decide to intern in the field, we will work with the student to obtain those internships.  

DANB, RHS is registered trademarks of The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB).  This course is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB. 

If you prefer to have live, interactive classes, you can view the live class online from anywhere and follow a class schedule.  The next session starts June 14th, 2021 and meets for 10 weeks on Mondays from 6:00-8:00 pm. Our office is always available to serve as a resource for internet & technology access.

Group Fitness & Personal Training Certification Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training. 

The cost of the training is one of three:

$2,700 Group Exercise & Personal Training All-Inclusive program

$1,500 Group Exercise Only All-Inclusive Program

$1,500 Personal Training Only All-Inclusive Program

We will discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Group Fitness and Personal Training Information Packet

This 10 week Group Fitness and/or 10 week Personal Training Certification will provide you nationalcertifications through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America). This program is designed to teachyou the skills you need to successfully enter these professions on a full-time or part-time basis. We will help you to change the lives of others while you make money doing what you love.

As a Group Fitness Instructor, you will be able to effectively lead any type of group exercise program. Thisprogram, which also includes CPR and First Aid certifications, is the first level of certification you will needorder to start your new career. You can work in any type of fitness facility including: Assisted living andcolleges, even working with children or working with kids involved with sports. Some types of group fitnessinclude: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boot camp, interval training, step aerobics, water aerobics, Spinning, and more. As a Personal Trainer, you n choose to work independently with clients for yourself or choose to work at afitness facility where they provide you the clientele. If you are looking to change one life at a time and workclosely with a client, this is a great career. Most group exercise instructors are also personal trainers and do alittle bit of both to supplement their income.

Some of the skills you will need include: Excellent communication skills, creativity, knowledge of nutritionand fitness do’s and don’ts which are taught in programs like ours. This is a career that is constantly changing,so continued education will be essential, which can be accomplished by attending conferences, online resources,health and nutrition materials such as magazines, reports, and books. You will be required to keep up withcredits towards your certifications every year.

This program will provide you all the skills necessary to start teaching and training, passing the certifications,preparing your resume, and finding work. Choose to take Personal Training Certification or Group Fitness, orboth. If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter ofrecommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would behappy to provide personal references. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you thebenefit of their knowledge and experience.

 

Medical Coding Training Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Medical Coding Information Packet

The coding program has several options:

$3,950 Medical Coding (CPC-A Certification)

$5,150 Medical Coding w/Practicode (CPC Certification)

$6,550 Medical Professional (CMAA, CPB AND CPC-A certifications)

$5,750 Coding Professional (CPC & COC certifications)

$1,400 Practicode only

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies.  You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary.  You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time.  If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies.

Basic computer knowledge is a must.  Many offices use the Internet and are willing to provide you with their billing programs to install on your home computer allowing you to work from home.

Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand.  Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits.  If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating.

As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes.

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from both Medical Billing and Coding as well as a certificate for Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology.  In addition, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, a list of companies in the field with addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide a personal reference for you.  Should you decide to take the CPC exam at the end of the course, you will receive a national certificate and a title of CPC-A (apprentice). 

NEW OPTIONAL PROGRAMS:  Please see our Course Descriptions for new program opportunities as well as our newest option to receive a total of 2 years coding experience by taking our Medical Coding program with Practicode!  In just a short time, you are not only certified but you also will have 2 years experience and no Apprentice title as well!

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

All courses offered either locally at Adult Education Centers, and/or Online Live or through Recorded Classes lectures to be taken at the student’s own pace and time.

If you prefer to have live, interactive classes, you can view the live class online from anywhere and follow a class schedule.  The next session starts March 4, 2021 and meets for 20 weeks on Thursdays from 5:30-8:00 pm. Our office is always available to serve as a resource for internet & technology access.

Medical Office Specialist Training Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this program any time! Medical_Office_Specialist_Information_Packet

The cost of this training is $3,400 for Medical Office Specialist (CMAA & CPB) and $6,500 for Medical Professional (CMAA, CPB & CODING)

VA, GI Bill, MYCAA, Aspire, Department of Labor, DHHS, vouchers are accepted for payments.

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional.  The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office.  Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others.  In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers.

Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistants greet patients as they arrive, obtain basic registration information, assemble patient’s medical records, office accounting, filing, handle all correspondence and scheduling of outpatient procedures, consultations and appointments.  In addition, they must have a basic knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding, the ability to complete insurance forms and to determine insurance coverage and limitations for the patient.

This certification program will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination and CBCS (Certified Billing Specialist) through the National Healthcareer Association.

If you prefer to have live, interactive classes, you can view the live class online from anywhere and follow a class schedule.  The next session starts March 3, 2021 and meets for 16 weeks on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm. Our office is always available to serve as a resource for internet & technology access.

Medical Transcription Training Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  The cost for this training is $2650. We will discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Medical Transciption Information Packet

Medical Transcription is the process of turning dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment, such as micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones. As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect. This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms) Basic computer knowledge is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs.

Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM. Also, many companies now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work out of your home without having to drop off and pick up tapes. Our program now offers you the opportunity to learn how to use the internet and transcribe files through voice files, using FTP and Byte scribe/Express Scribe and foot pedals that connect to your computer. Our objective is to make sure you understand all the types of equipment that are out there for transcribing across the country.

Our course is State Licensed, Insured and bonded and all instructors are at-home medical transcriptionists that will be sure to show you all the tricks of the trade that we personally use. We provide you with a list of job openings while going through the course and will keep in contact after graduation to make sure you are following through with the directions that were given in class regarding finding jobs and where to send your resume. Our website has a message board and job openings will be posted for your convenience, as well as a convenient way to ask questions as you are going through the program.

Medical Transcription is a profession that can also lead to other avenues of transcription. Most jobs provide good pay and benefits, with the opportunity to have an extremely flexible schedule and work environment. You can choose to work at home or in an office, providing services to professionals, such as medical providers, hospitals, insurance agencies, law offices, and physical therapy practices. You are not held to work just in your state. You can work all over the country from your home thanks to technology that is taught in our program.

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter of recommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide personal references. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.





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