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with Martial Arts Institute
Handling Aggression will address the 3 stages of conflict and conflict management. The situations presented are geared for real life engagements. Focus will be placed on strategies that deal with verbal disagreements as well as those situations that can escalate and get physical. This 3.5 hour course will begin by focusing on verbal intimidation and how you can respond to someone who is trying to intimidate you or make you feel uncomfortable. We then cover scenarios that go beyond words, where "reasonable force" is needed in order ot regain control of the situation. De-excalation strategies, avoidance techniques, and physical restraining exercises and controlling tactics. Adults 18 and over. No experience necessary
HiSET Prep/ Winthrop (formally GED)
with Sue Brennan
Prepare for and take the HiSET assessments. The HiSET program will measure your knowledge in five core areas: reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. There is no cost and enrollment is open throughout the semester.
with Michael Foster
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Hunter Education Course is more than a “gun safety” class. The Home Study Course consists of about 9 hours of classroom instruction broken up into a 3 hour introduction followed by 2 nights of classroom instruction and activities. Students are required to complete a workbook or an online course to obtain a voucher, both of which complement the student manual. Students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%. Home study is required. You must be on time and attend all three classes. You must be at least 10 years of age before you can take this class.
Three classes: Monday, April 1, Tuesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 11. All classes are 6-9pm and are at the Winthrop Middle School Cafeteria.
Michael Foster is the Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Safety Coordinator for Kennebec County-Hunter Safety, Ourdoor Safety Programs.
Introduction to Cryptocurrency
with Patrick Saucier
This basic overview of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and the underlining technology will enable individuals interested in this opportunity to make educated and well-informed decisions. Review of eWallets, different coins and methods of obtaining cryptocurrencies will be covered. Terminology of the cryptoworld, day to day usage and market cycles will also be covered. We will also review warning signs for Ponzi Schemes, and how to protect yourself. This one-night course is a basic overview, reference materal including websites and a suggested reading list will be available to assist you on your journey.
Karate Kids - Tao Tigers
with Robert Dupuis
Beginner entry class to martial arts for 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Here you will learn confidence, respect and courage.
with Betsy Ladd
Are you returning to school, changing careers, or just want to help your children with their schoolwork? This class introduces you to new math concepts and reviews those you may have forgotten. The material for this class is individualized to meet your personal math needs. This class counts as credit toward the AE High School Diploma as well as being useful for HiSET® and Accuplacer® prep. Diploma students are free.
Call 377-2265 if you are a diploma student to register.
Medical Coding with CPC certification
with Academy of Medical Professions
20 week, in-depth, State Certified Certificate program in medical coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills you need to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books. Basic Computer Skills are required. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays. Payment plans available. For more information call Winthrop Adult Ed at 207-377-2265.
Medical Office Specialist with Billing Certification
with Academy of Medical Professions
16-week certification course: This course prvides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office, Medical Billing Specialist and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn how to use electronic records which are used in many medical offices. In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assisant) Electronic Health Record and Billing Specialist national certification exams through the National Healthcare Association. $3000 includes national certifications, books, and fees. To register, call Winthrop Adult Ed at 207-377-2265 today!