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 communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful ONLINE training program. 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. Call MCST Adult Ed at 596-7752 x.3 to enroll or for more info. You will complete 12 online modules and 12 hours of live instruction (offered virtually). Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne 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. Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program. Assistance with technology may be available. Prerequisites: A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required. Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course. An administration fee of $25 is required at registration. A reading comprehension assessment is required prior to completing the application, administered through your local Maine Adult Education program. This requirement may be waived by showing successful completion of a college-level English course. Here is the BHP registration form to complete: BHP application form
Schedule with Shenley Neely, our Adult Education Site Assistant, for a one-on-one practice session to learn how to use the Zoom platform. Zoom is the cloud-based video conferencing platform which lets you attend classes virtually and meet with others either by video or audio-only or both. She will help you download the app and explore basic features so you can participate on Zoom with greater confidence. Bring along your laptop (you must know your username/password to access your account, please!), or she can show you the process on one of ours, if preferred. Call 596-7751 x3 to schedule an appointment.
You may have started to hear more about “doulas” in recent years. But what is a doula? What do we actually do? In this class I will provide a foundational understanding of what a doula does, different kinds of doulas, how we support you and why our work matters. This two hour workshop is open to new parents, expecting parents and anyone considering family building. Expect to leave with some tips to use at your own birth. Together let's dive into the number one tool for a more satisfying birth!
This course easily accommodates the beginner Apple user as well as those who desire to master all the more advanced features offered by Apple products! Even if you consider yourself a newcomer to Apple products, enroll with Lee and he will assist you with learning all about the basics of your devices. You will soon become comfortable and familiar with all the iPhone and iPad services and products on Apple’s website, YouTube Apple channels, and other valuable iPhone and iPad resources. Some of the basic skills you will learn include: setting up and personalizing your Apple devices, and connecting to the Internet and keeping your Apple devices secure. More advanced features you will learn include: adding Bluetooth, the Apple keyboard and other accessories to your Apple device. Lee will show you everything you need to know about installing and managing multiple email accounts, Google maps, streaming music and movies and how to easily backup and restore your Apple devices. You will learn about the iCloud or Google Drive and how to store and share your data and photos. Source reference handouts will be provided to all enrolled students.
This 50 hour course prepares participants to work in home health care or residential settings. Personal care, communication skills, observing, reporting and documentation, how to provide care safely and deal with emergencies, consumer rights, aging and illness are among the topics taught. State certification is awarded upon successful completion of skill components and written exam. Excursions to local facilities included. Contact the AE program for an application.
Learn to fly...for a possible career or simply recreation! Certified flight instructor Jeremy Harmon from Higher Ground Aviation will provide classroom instruction to assist students in passing the FAA written exam, one major step toward certification as a private pilot. In addition to learning FAA regulatory expectations, you'll learn aerodynamics, aircraft systems, flight controls, weather, navigation, aeromedical factors, airspace, control tower operations, as well as other essential aspects. There is NO requirement for previous aviation knowledge in order to take this class. Actual flight training may begin at any time with your instructor for an additional cost. A short supply list is provided upon enrollment.