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Intermediate Excel Spreadsheets

with Jeanne Cassidy

Oct
15

October 15th to 24th, 2024

$99 More Info

Take your skills to the next level and expand on the tools learned in Excel Spreadsheet Basics.

Create, edit and format professional-looking charts to present complex data in a meaningful way and set up spreadsheets and worksheets for printing. Covers favorite intermediate and advanced formulas and their functions, as well as Pivot and Data Tables. In-class laptops provided.

Prerequisite: Completion of Excel Spreadsheet Basics or equivalent familiarity with creating worksheets and spreadsheets, formatting text, and navigating menus/toolbars in software programs.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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FREE Behavioral Health Professional Info Session

with Jeffrey Carpenter

Sep
5

September 5th, 2024

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This is a fantastic opportunity to obtain FREE training on your path to pursuing a career in behavioral health! Get all of your questions answered and learn more about this certificate program. Preregistration required.

Jeffrey Carpenter, Workforce Recruitment Specialist for the State of Maine's OCFS through Woodfords Family Services, is here to help you through this learning opportunity by providing answers to questions and technical issues, should any arise. He is also a resource to connect you with service agencies once you have completed the training.

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FREE Behavioral Health Professional Training & Certificate Program – Live Online

with Jeffrey Carpenter

Sep
1

September 1st to December 31st, 2024

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Our community needs individuals who want to make a difference in a child's life.

Children with intellectual challenges, autism, and mental health disorders in Maine as well as their families depend on children's behavioral health services. And there is a huge need in our area! A Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) is an essential member of a child's treatment team and has the chance to have an instant influence while assisting children in reaching their full potential. 

We are thrilled to provide this fantastic ONLINE training and certificate program to our community. You will be equipped to work with children who need services thanks to this program, and also prepare yourself for employment with local social service organizations. Start whenever you choose, and go at your own pace.

Complete 12 online modules and three live, four-hour sessions, after which you will receive free online training in blood-borne pathogens and certification in child and adult first aid and CPR. Our free remote training program can get you licensed and started in a career that will change your life in just 40 hours.

 

Required: Must be a Maine resident and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to become certified.

Jeffrey Carpenter, Workforce Recruitment Specialist for the State of Maine's OCFS through Woodfords Family Services, is here to help you through this learning opportunity by providing answers to questions and technical issues, should any arise. He is also a resource to connect you with service agencies once you have completed the training.

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Certified Residential Medication Aide Certificate Program

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Oct
18

October 18th to November 1st, 2024

$325 More Info

CRMAs are in high demand!

Receive standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record per Maine's regulations governing residential facilities. In addition, students must complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours of attendance, no exceptions. Participants must be 18 or older. High school credentials and background checks are not required. However, a reading/comprehension level of English at a 10th grade or better level is required. Handbook included. Course fee is nonrefundable. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. Bring a 1.5-inch 3-ring binder. $125-$150 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at your scheduled test.

Prerequisite: CASAS testing, with a score of 240 or better, is required to complete enrollment. No exceptions. Appointments available at our Saco Learning Center on Tuesday, 10/2, 11 AM or Thursday, 10/10, 2 PM. Please let us know at registration which date/time will work best for you.

For questions about the program, please email the instructor at jennifercourtois@myfairpoint.net

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes & community education, and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas. In addition, she works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and as a full-time nurse educator.

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Computer Tutoring Section 10

with Jeanne Cassidy

Nov
18

November 18th, 2024

$59 More Info

Register for your private one-hour appointment! Topics include social media, email and attachments, music apps, Microsoft Office, the internet, or saving, sending, and editing photographs. Get tips on backing up your work and virus prevention programs. Bring your laptop or use one of ours.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

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Computer Tutoring Section 11

with Jeanne Cassidy

Nov
18

November 18th, 2024

$59 More Info

Register for your private one-hour appointment! Topics include social media, email and attachments, music apps, Microsoft Office, the internet, or saving, sending, and editing photographs. Get tips on backing up your work and virus prevention programs. Bring your laptop or use one of ours.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industries. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.