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Academy of Medical Professionals W24
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Academy of Medical Professionals W24

Free
Calendar Jan 8, 2024

The goals of our certification programs are to provide job-specific training to enable students to be job-ready with our 16-week or 20-week online programs.

Courses available:

Coding Clinical Medical Assistant (with CCMA National Certification)

Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

Medical Transcription Certificate Program

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Plus Hybrid offering Medical Office Specialist (CmAA, Medical Billing Certificate)

Dental Assisting (RHS)

Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)

For more information contact 207-721-0714 or info@academyofmedicalprofessions.com

Behavioral Health Profession Certification Online Training W24
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Behavioral Health Profession Certification Online Training W24

Free

with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Jan 8, 2024

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.

Training Components will be for Home and Community Based, section 65. If you are looking to be in a school setting, an Ed Tech Certification 3 is required. 

Prerequisites:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency1
  • 8+ Years Old, at time of completion
  • CASAS Reading & Comprehension Assessment* provided by Augusta Adult and Community Education

Fun fact: This is the only training provider designated through DHHS to offer the certification in Maine. You will need to pass a background check, but that is completed after the completion of the training, as part of your application during the hiring process. 

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 or email us at adulted@augustaschools.org for more information.

CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Education Program March W24
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CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Education Program March W24

Free

with Maine Veterans Home

Calendar Mar 18, 2024 at 7 am, runs for 9 weeks

Maine Veterans' Home, in collaboration with Augusta Adult and Community Education and the Maine Community College System, is offering a FREE nine-week, state-approved CNA training program.

CNAs are caregivers who work directly with patients and residents to assist them with their activities of daily living, including their safety and comfort.

This course will be hosted by Maine Veterans’ Homes in Augusta at their new state-of-the-art facility located at 35 Heroes Way Augusta Maine. Join us for this exciting opportunity to learn the art of caregiving in a holistic healthcare model and give back to our Honored Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star family members.

Program Highlights:

  • FREE Tuition through the Maine Community College System
  • Stipend for work-related attire.
  • Taught by a first-rate Registered Nurse with years of experience,
  • successfully delivering an in-depth program with proven results.
  • Earn to Learn opportunities for qualifying applicants

Training Components:

  • Includes the state-required curriculum of 70 hours in the classroom
  • 20 hours of essential skill labs
  • 40 hours of clinical training

Prerequisites:

  • Adult Education Intake Paperwork
  • CASAS Reading & Comprehension Assessment*
  • Application and Interview
  • Updated Immunization Records

All CASAS assessments must be completed by March 4, 2024, to be eligible for the March 18, 2024 training.  

Please call our office at 207-626-2470 or email us at adulted@augustaschools.org for information.

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training with Child/Infant CPR and First Aid W24

$130

with Sophia Turgeon

Calendar Apr 16, 2024 at 9 am

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants.

The class uses videos, discussions, demonstrations, activities, and skill training to teach students ages 11-15 how to care for children when their parents are not at home, how to keep themselves and the children safe, and how to be prepared for an emergency using this American Red Cross program.

Students will learn to provide basic care to children and infants and will complete Child/Infant CPR and First Aid. We need all of the time allotted to teach all that is required. Please help your child by ensuring they arrive on time with lunch, a snack, and something to drink and are prepared to stay for the whole class.

This class is being held in two sessions; 9:00 am-3:30 pm.  Participants are asked to bring a lunch/snacks/drinks. No one will be leaving the premises or receiving DoorDash deliveries so as not to interrupt the flow of learning. Thank you for understanding.

IT IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND BOTH DATES TO EARN THE CERTIFICATION!

Taught by Sophia Turgeon, elementary school teacher and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED and Babysitter’s Training Instructor.





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