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Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Identifying Frauds & Scams
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Identifying Frauds & Scams

Free

with NDEC Instructor

Calendar Next session starts Apr 25, 2024 at 2 pm

Learn about the different types of internet fraud and scams, the dos and don’ts of protectingyourself online and what to do if you have experienced online fraud or abuse.

Follow this link to register for this class

This class is offered free to State of Maine residents only, fees will be assessed for out of state registrations

Start A Business

Free

with Peter Harriman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm

After taking this Zoom workshop, you’ll be able to determine if being a business owner is right for you. We’ll go over business planning, market research, and what it takes to get started, including licensing, operational, and legal considerations. We do this in a WHAT NOT TO DO format that highlights some of the common mistakes new business owners make. 

All registered participants will be sent a link to join this Zoom class. 

Peter Harriman has been working for nearly 8 years with the Maine Small Business Development Center. The Small Business Development Center is a free, confidential business advising service found in every state. These services are for new and existing businesses alike and can range from business planning, financial projections, human resources, tax strategies and more. In his 8 years, Peter Harriman has helped over 1,300 clients access over $14 Million in funding to help start over 98 businesses in Maine. The course, Starting a Business, will go through the fundamental questions and motivations Peter has learned over the years that help business owners understand how, when and why to start a new business.

Using Software & Devices for Better Health
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Using Software & Devices for Better Health

Free

with NDEC Instructor

In this class, we will explore apps, software, and devices that help promote and maintain exerciseand diet, monitoring blood sugar, blood pressure, weight medication reminders, using FitBits, Apple Watch, etc., and connecting with Bluetooth.

Register here!

 

American Heart Association (AHA): Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED & First Aid

$57

with Susan Robbins R.N.

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2024 at 8 am

This course provides a framework for learning basic skills that may save a life or prevent further injury. You will learn first aid basics, CPR for adults, children, and infants, AED use, and emergency opioid aid. The course includes classroom instruction and practice as well as a return demonstration of skills. There is a pass/fail component to the demonstration of skills learned in the class. The class is 8 hours in length.

Basic Computer Skills

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either in a class or in personalized online lessons you can do from your own home!

 By appointment, you pick the date!

Free

Contact us for an appointment to meet with an advisor to start exploring a career path: 207-627-4291 or adulted@lakeregionschools.org

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Free

with Woodford Family Services

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. 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.

Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families and we are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program.

This online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list for services and become an integral part of a child’s treatment team. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. You can start 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.Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information at https://www.woodfords.org/bhp-program

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Interest List

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with To be determined AE

We are not currently offering this program, however Gray New-Gloucester Adult and Community Education may be.  For more information, please visit www.gngadulted.org or call Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education at (207) 657-9612.

140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship

For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands-on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

*By "signing up" for this class you will be put on our interest list. Currently there is no CCMA course scheduled at Lake Region and Fryeburg Area Adult Ed.   Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education may already have a class scheduled and we encourage you to reach out to them.

 

CNA Interest List
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CNA Interest List

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with Susan Robbins R.N.

CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. 

This is a class, laboratory, and clinical component course that will prepare the student to take the Maine State Board of Nursing (MSBoN) CNA examination. The course is 180 hours spanning over 20 weeks. Most meeting days are on Saturday, with some Tuesday afternoon/evenings as well. You must attend all sessions. Our clinical partners are Norway Health and Rehabilitation Center and Bridgton Hospital. 

Application and enrollment information is available through our interest list for this and future CNA classes.   

Instructor: Susan Robbins, MSN, RN 

To be placed on the interest list click here or call our office (207-627-4291).  Or go to maineadulted.org to see which other programs are offering this class. 





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