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Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows our Students the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day they sit for the National Certification Exam.

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.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains like Rite Aid and Wal-Mart and Walgreens.  There are so many possibilities. 

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

Start time: Available online anytime!

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Phlebotomy
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Phlebotomy

$2,700

with Academy of Medical Professions, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician by professionals in the industry. 

Phlebotomy technicians, also referred to as a phlebotomists, have an essential role in the clinical laboratory process, as their main job duty is drawing patient's (or animal) blood for testing to help in the detection and diagnosis of disease, transfusions, donations and research.  They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

Phlebotomy technicians properly label and store samples, and deliver them to the laboratory or drop-off point.  Their job duties include ensuring quality control throughout the process, making sure specimens are not contaminated.  They also do data entry and record keeping on the computer, entering patient information and blood testing results.  They collect blood primarily by performing venipuncture, and for collection of minute quantities of blood; fingersticks, or for infants through a heel stick. 

Factors that affect the salary for this occupation are experience, employer type and location. If certified, a phlebotomist generally earns more and has more opportunities for advancement.  The average salary for a phlebotomist depends on the setting, the state in which you live, and experience, but typically ranges from $24,000 to $35,000.  Our course will provide you the national certification examination through the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians.

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

Start dates 03/02/2021; 10/12/21; 2/22/2022; 6/21/2022; 10/11/2022

Call 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or Click Here to Register

Resumes & Cover Letters

Free

with Valerie Lawson, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

Whether you are looking for a new job in your current career path or just starting out in the job market, a solid resume and cover letter will help land you the interview and give you a leg up on other applicants. 

Our new mini-course is short, self-directed online class with the option to meet one-on-one with instructor Valerie Lason to fine tune your resume and cover letters. 

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

$115

with Shirley George Frazier, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You will learn to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You will learn to create your own unique business identity, and discover what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises and find a sales approach the fits your personality.

Anytime, Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17, 6 weeks

Click here to register

WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

 These classes are in person at the York Adult Education, or livestreamed on your computer.

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Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training
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Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Aug 4, 2021

Note: 

This program requires in person registration and assessment testing. Please call to set up an intake appointment. 207-453-4200, ext. 3114.

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!

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 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 till 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 19 and have a  high school diploma or equivalent to get certified.)

The administration fee of $25.

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

Call today for a registration appointment at 453-4200 ext. 3114.

Behavioral Health Professional Training

$25

with Jeff Carpenter, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 9, 2021

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.

BHP Registration Form

Behavior Health Professional Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Aug 11, 2021

REGISTER ANYTIME!

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!

We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. This online training is Free. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist 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. You will complete 12 online modules then 3, 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 

Once the modules are completed, participants that do not already possess CPR certification will be required to complete either in-person or blended Child & Adult CPR/FA training. Grant funding will cover the cost of the training (up to $100). Woodford’s offers several training times per month at our Westbrook location. 

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.

Linda Greer, the Director of Marshwood and Kittery Adult Education will advise and support students on their training journey. Linda has expertise in the BHP field.

Registration Fee: $25





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