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HiSET Preparation & Testing
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HiSET Preparation & Testing

Free

with Betsy Ladd

Calendar Current session started Jan 4, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Students will complete preparation activities in the five areas of the HiSET® exam; writing, literature, science, math and social studies. The curriculum in this class is catered towards the individuals needs. Students are given the opportunity to work at their own pace. Must be 17 years old.

 

Open enrollment, call our office to schedule an enrollment appointment. 

10 Steps to a Healthier You

Free

with Deborah Barnett, EFNEP CEA

This course is a 10 Lesson series - each lesson is 15-20minutes in length. You can take this class on your own time as it is self-led online learning through interactive videos, print lessons and worksheets. Participants learn about healthy eating (MyPlate), family meal planning, budgeting at the store, and food safety. Individual access to EFENP educators who provide discussion-based learning using Zoom or the telephone.

Graduation certificates and a recipe book are emailed upon completion of the 10 sessions.

*Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course.

Beginner's Guide to Getting Published
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Beginner's Guide to Getting Published

$115

with Ed2Go Online Learning

Do you know the five most common reasons why manuscripts are instantly rejected? If your goal is to become a published freelance writer of fiction or nonfiction for books or magazines, this comprehensive course will help you guide your work directly into the hands of an editor and onto the shelves of your favorite stores. Your success in the writing game will be determined by the amount of credibility publishers attach to you and your work.

This course will teach you how to give yourself the kind of credibility you need to succeed. This course will provide you with instant access to critical information most other writers don't discover for years and will walk you through every step of the publishing process. If you really want to be a writer, this course will give you all the tools you need to get published.

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Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. 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. We are excited to connect our community with Woodfords Family Service for this wonderful ONLINE training program.

The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a wait list 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. You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions. 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. The administration fee of $25. See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information.

Once you have registered our office will contact you. 

Certificate in Mindfulness
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Certificate in Mindfulness

$80

with Ed2Go Online Learning

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present moment and is a key component in a wide variety of current, widely-recognized healing interventions. Neuroscientists are mapping how mindfulness training can change and improve brain health, and scholars are taking a fresh look at the nature of "self," emotion regulation, compassion, wisdom, and the far reaches of human potential.

Mindfulness reduces stress and anxiety and improves health, improves personal and professional relationships, contributes to improved productivity in the workplace, leads to long-term health changes that result in fewer chronic illnesses, reduces demand on the health care system, and improves the quality of life. This certificate addresses how to support mindfulness in all areas of life. It provides a solid foundation of knowledge and information to support individuals who wish to enhance their own well-being as well as health care professionals who wish to evolve in their profession, create new job opportunities for themselves in the exploding field of mindfulness, health promotion, lifestyle coaching, etc. (8 contact hours)

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Certificate in Stress Management
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Certificate in Stress Management

$84

with Ed2Go Online Learning

Events, people, and circumstances fill our normal daily lives—along with a certain amount of stress. Stress is at epidemic levels in the world today. Currently, as many as 90 percent of all visits to health-care providers in the United States are considered to be stress-related.

Stress affects every aspect of the body, mind, and spirit, resulting in a wide range of symptoms from headaches or stomach ailments to heart disease or death. The outcome of this certificate is to describe the physiological, social, and psychological aspects of stress; examine the relationship between stress and health, nutrition, and physical activity; identify causes and health effects of workplace stress; and explore modalities to reduce and manage stress. (14 contact hours)

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Create Better Health!

Free

with Deborah Barnett, EFNEP CEA

-4 lesson series lead by an EFNEP educator for no more than 30-45 minutes each lesson -Taught one-to-one or to a group at varying times -

Participants learn about healthy eating, meal planning, food budgeting, food safety and have a chance to make new recipes at home -Educators lead the class through Zoom and participants will receive follow up materials and access to free videos -Optional: Virtual Cooking Matters Store Tour – at the completion of this class you will receive a $10 Hannaford gift card -After completion of the class, participants will receive a graduation certificate, reusable shopping bag, grocery list, vegetable peeler, produce scrub brush, water bottle, cookbook, measuring cups and spoons, a freezer thermometer and a food thermometer.

Designing Effective Websites
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Designing Effective Websites

$115

with Ed2Go Online Learning

These days, creating a website is so easy almost anyone can do it. But with all the competition on the web, creating a site that's effective is more challenging than ever. Regardless of your current skills or level of knowledge, in this course you'll master the basics of web design and learn how to build sites that are better and more effective.

You'll examine the tension between form and function, explore the six major states of the website development process, and learn the basics of user-centered design. You'll also cover the five basic steps to organizing information, find out how site design themes can be used for information delivery, and review website design considerations. Along the way, you'll learn about effective type and graphics and explore the idea of Web 2.0. This course is a must for web designers, giving the tips and tools that will help them establish a solid career.

 

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