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Addiction and Recovery: What you can do and what you need to know Session 2

$45

with Maryann Ogonowski

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This seminar will assist community members, family members, health care professionals, and educators to better understand various aspects of addiction and recovery. We will explore the complex issues of addiction, such as: contributing factors (i.e., trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences- ACE's, poverty, genetics); resiliency and hope; suffering, fears, shame, pain and loss of family and friends; intervention and treatment; and recovery and relapse. The journey! Resources and approaches for assistance and support will be shared during discussions. Your instructor is an RN, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Life Coach and has worked in the addiction recovery field for over 20 years. She is eager to share knowledge, experience, and hope and decrease stigma, pain, shame and loss.

If you cannot afford the course fee, please contact Jean at 422-4794 to inquire about assistance.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

$2,599

with To Be Announced

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Are you thinking about a career in healthcare? Start or build your training with our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program teaching you skills to work with patients in multiple healthcare settings. Our program provides instruction, lab practice and hands-on training in preparing patients for examinations and treatment, taking and documenting vital signs, routine lab procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Other topics include: pharmacology, administration of medicine, cardiology and proper placement of leads, professional workplace behavior, and ethics and legal aspects of healthcare. The program is 140 hours of combined classroom and hands on lab and the opportunity to complete a clinical externship at a local healthcare facility. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can take the national Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam at our learning center. Job opportunities with this certification are available at physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals, chiropractor’s offices, and outpatient facilities. As well as training for entry-level clinical positions, this program is ideal for those pursuing formal Certified Medical Assistant and Nursing programs. Participants in this program have the opportunity to complete a work readiness course, digital literacy and office technology certificates, and an online medical math class. These value added courses are offered with class time and online components. They are self-paced and adapted to meet your needs. For more detailed information and an application, please call our office at 422-4794.

All candidates must complete an intake interview, CASAS assessment in both math and reading, letters of support, and complete the written application.

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Session 2

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 at 7 am, runs for 2 weeks

This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. Class meets 12/2, 12/3, and 12/9 from 9a-4p and on 12/10 from 7a-7p for clinical. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS.  We expect this class to fill up quickly, so please let us know as soon as possible of your interest by calling the office at 422-4794 or e-mailing Jean Girmscheid at jgirmscheid@rsu24.org. Requirements: completed application and reading assessment.

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Computer Basics for the Beginner Session 2

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Oct 23, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you wanting to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting to allow for individualized needs and goals. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours.

 

Full Course
Driver Education Session 1 (winter)
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Driver Education Session 1 (winter)

$475

with Drivers Edge

Calendar Jan 30, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Driver education classes are open to high school students as well as adults. Maine driving permits issued upon course completion. Class consists of 30 classroom hours plus 10 driving hours. Small class size, individual instruction, road test reviews and private lessons. The course fee does not include the check for the Secretary of State in the amount of $10.00. This course is licensed by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and is taught by Drivers Edge Driving School. For more information or to register for classes, please call either 207-941-9494 or 207-989-4752 or visit www.mainedriversedge.com. Class meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (No class 2/20 and 2/21)

 

Driver Education Session 2
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Driver Education Session 2

$475

with Drivers Edge

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Driver education classes are open to high school students as well as adults. Maine driving permits issued upon course completion. Class consists of 30 classroom hours plus 10 driving hours. Small class size, individual instruction, road test reviews and private lessons. The course fee does not include the check for the Secretary of State in the amount of $10.00. This course is licensed by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and is taught by Drivers Edge Driving School. For more information or to register for classes, please call either 207-941-9494 or 207-989-4752 or visit www.mainedriversedge.com. Class meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (No class 4/17 and 4/18)

 

Driver Education Session 2 (fall)
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Driver Education Session 2 (fall)

$475

with Drivers Edge

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Driver education classes are open to high school students as well as adults. Maine driving permits issued upon course completion. Class consists of 30 classroom hours plus 10 driving hours. Small class size, individual instruction, road test reviews and private lessons. The course fee does not include the check for the Secretary of State in the amount of $10.00. This course is licensed by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and is taught by Drivers Edge Driving School. For more information or to register for classes, please call either 207-941-9494 or 207-989-4752 or visit www.mainedriversedge.com. Class meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays. (No class 11/22)

 

Ear Acupressure Point: An Introduction 11/1

$5

with Jean Guyette

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm

Locating this area of the ear, the Shen Men acupressure point, can result in a feeling of relief and a lessening of tension and anxiety. It may also help relieve physical symptoms, such as headaches and sleep problems. Ear acupressure is one tool you can keep in your self care tool bag. Ear acupressure (also called "auricular therapy" or simply "ear treatments") is virtually free and can help you stay healthy. Class members will have the opportunity to view a demonstration of the 5-point NADA Protocol by Ashleigh Hart, a Licensed Maine Acupuncturist. Jean volunteers her time for the non-profit organization, The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, www.acudetox.com.

 





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