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STAYING TECH SAVVY
with MICHAEL BURD
Topical topics to include: Security overview, Identity protection, Browser maintenance, Spotting scams, Online Safety best-practices, Media Bias Choosing the right low/no-cost safety/security software-and lots more!
Need to pick one of the 2 dates for this class
December 6 or December 13
CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
This is a 40 hour course with 5 training sessions. This course will cover State of Maine regulations, some standard residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, common medications in the majority of drug classes, and the practice of safe medication administration procedures. Additionally, participants will be provided the opportunity to practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, administering medications in the classroom setting and completing medication cards/worksheets or some other type of learning tool. Assessments required. *Recertification is required every 2 years
This class will be held in the Spring of 2024
with Matt Billian
Why would someone want to take this class? What information will you cover? What should they expect when they come to class? What information do students need, such as specific clothing, list of materials, abilities, etc.?This class is for the beginner! Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of photography? Exposure, composition, basic edits, lighting, what does it all mean and how do they work together?
Week 1 Introductions & Brief History of Photography Week 2 Exposure triangle Week 3 Composition Week 4 Editing basics, JPEG & RAW images Week 5 Practical exercise , bring your camera and outdoor wear! Week 6 Basic edits of last weeks photos, final wrap upRequired: Digital Camera with (M manual mode-DSLR preferredTripod - laptop or iPad, phone with free photo editor (II advise in class)
Personal Support Specialist (PSS)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
50 hour course will train you to provide daily living care to older adults and individuals with disabilities. You could be the difference between someone getting to stay in their home or going to a nursing home. Other options for employment include local care facilities. REQUIREMENTS: 17 years and older, pass state background check, updated vaccinations including COVID 19. No high school diploma required.
BEHAVIOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING (BHP)
with Woodfords Family Service
Looking for in meaningful work? Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s Children with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health disorders and their families. 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. Th s training will prepare you for employment through local social service agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. This 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 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 free 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. Location: Online for course details see Woodfords Family Services www. woodfords.org/bhp-program
CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (CNA-MED TECH)
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.
CPR - First Aid
The purpose of the courses in the First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
with Sandra Brown
Prepare for your HiSET in as little as 6 weeks. This will require a CASAS assessment to determine placement and learning needs. Th s HiSET Academy is designed to closely resemble the official HiSet exam, and the content is 100% aligned. Students are able to work independently, the learning is self-directed, and the lessons/practice tests are individualized.
* Practice Test * Scores Please contact our office @207-778-3460 to make an appointment and get started towards earning your high school equivalency. *We can say with confidence that if a student uses this program and goes through the process, they will be able to pass the official HiSET exam.