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Financial Literacy

Free

with Jake Holmes

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021 , runs for 1 week

A good budget and savings commitment are the foundation of your financial success. In this program, learn how to budget and reduce expenses, set savings goals, prevent fiscal fraud, and get a grasp on credit. Presented by Maine Credit Unions.

After you register our office will send you a link to the prerecorded class. 

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

This course is a step-by-step guide understanding your iPhone. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your iPhone. This course is made for you if you want to learn to fully take advantage of your iPhone’s features and capabilities. You will learn how to use your iPhone not only to text and receive and make phone calls, but also to use a variety of apps and navigate the iPhone’s Settings. Discovering how to access different apps and features quickly with the Control Center will save you time. Many more “how-to’s” included. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, we offer articles, “cheat sheets,” and supplementary videos to bolster your knowledge.

Introduction to Mac Basics

$39

with BoomerTECH Adventures

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

This course is a step-by-step guide to learning to use your Mac computer. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your Mac laptop or desktop computer. This course is made for you if you are just learning to use your Mac or if you already have a Mac but want to upgrade your skills and abilities. You will learn everything you need to know to get the most out of your Mac: Basic Mac features, browsers, communicating (text, email, FaceTime),organizing files and documents, best apps and the App Store, and much more. In addition to the step-by-step instructions for the five primary videos we provide additional videos and articles that will help you solve any questions about your Mac.

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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