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Click this link to a video that explains how to join a Zoom Meeting. This assumes you've downloaded the Zoom app or client to your device AND that you've received an invitation to a Zoom meeting. You can always visit this website for further information. There is no registration through adult ed to access this information. Just click on the colored links above.
Behavior Health Professional Certification Training
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 to this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health 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 3 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 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. Registration is ongoing till June 30, 2021.
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.
American Red Cross Adult First Aid & CPR/AED Online Certification
While MDI Adult Ed is unable to offer in person First Aid & CPR courses during the pandemic, we are committed to sharing courses offered by our partners and other organizations. If you need any help connecting or preparing for this workshop, we are happy to support you!
This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of emergencies. If you're taking this course to meet OSHA requirements, please check with your workplace to determine if this online-only course is acceptable. The course features award-winning simulation learning, an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults.
This course requires a PC or tablet with a high speed internet connection, does not work with Internet Explorer, and is not supported on smartphones. Allow approximately 2 hours 10 minutes to complete the course.
Certification: Red Cross courses offer Digital Certification - an online version of a Red Cross certificate, which provides anytime, anywhere access to student training history and course certificates. Digital certificates can be viewed, printed or shared online and can be accessed anytime through your Red Cross Account. Each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code which meets employment requirements and allows employers to easily confirm your certificate is valid. There is no need to carry your printed certificate around anymore!
Continuing Education: Nurses, social workers, teachers and daycare providers and other professionals who need continuing education units to maintain licensure or certification can obtain CEUs through American Red Cross Training Services.
To learn more or to register for this workshop, go to the Red Cross Website.
Certified Nursing Assistant: Interest List
Adult Ed programs in Hancock County offer Certified Nursing Assistant courses that meet the State requirement of 180 hours (110 hours of classroom/lab and 70 hours of clinical experience) and, if needed, six hours of CPR instruction. Clinicals are held at area healthcare facilities. Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be a state-certified CNA. The class cost tends to be about $1500. If you are interested in learning when and where the next class is, please register on this "INTEREST ONLY" list
Computer Support Specialist Micro-Credential Info Session: Interest List
Find out what it takes to train to be an IT help desk professional. If you've ever thought of exploring an career in Information Technology, join us for this session. Thanks to a collaboration, Ellsworth Adult Education has the opportunity to offer a Computer Support Specialist Micro-credential.
This Winter, you can earn a WorkReady Credential and IC3 Digital Literacy Credential and, starting in February, you can enroll in our CompTIA A+ Certification course. This pilot is making these opportunities available at no cost. These are industry recognized and respected credentials. This is a live online information session.
Register and we will send you more information about these ongoing, free informational sessions.
Excel: Into to Advanced
with ed2go Online
Become proficient using Microsoft Excel and discover countless shortcuts, tricks, and features for creating and formatting worksheets quickly and efficiently. CLICK HERE to select the class that is right for you. Be sure to review the tech requirements, etc. These classes begin monthly and run 6 weeks. The link above takes you to our partner's website who offers these classes. You will register, pay, and take this class through the company "ed2go".
Internet Safety: Interest List
with Chris Suggs
Staying safe on-line is important on so many levels, whether it’s keeping your information and financials private, or making sure your children are safe on-line. Join us for some tips for safety on the web. Basic computer skills including hardware and software basics, are required for this workshop. This is a live online class.
If you are interested in this class, please register and we will contact everyone on the interest list with the schedule and pricing details as soon as they are available. This class is being offered in collaboration with Ellsworth Adult Ed.
with ed2go Online
Ed2go offers a wide variety of 6-week, online classes. Most classes are $149 and are self-paced. This link takes you to their Quickbooks class options where you will register and pay. (This is not an MDI Adult Ed class.)
Improve your job prospects with a certificate that employers will recognize.
QuickBooks is the top accounting software for small- and mid-sized businesses, and it's easy to see why. It's economical, yet powerful; it's easy to use, yet customizable, with lots of useful functions for those who know where to look. When you enroll in a QuickBooks program, you gain bookkeeping and accounting skills that will increase your marketability and help you stay a step ahead in this fast-paced field. Plus, with ed2go's convenient online format, you can learn QuickBooks at home on your personal computer. Our comprehensive course will teach you bookkeeping and accounting concepts so you can master every aspect of the QuickBooks accounting software. Learn how to solve common QuickBooks problems and use more advanced features that will help you streamline your work and get results. From depreciation and payroll, to accounts payable and receivable, inventory, and reporting, you can be confident you'll have all the skills you need to work as a bookkeeper, clerk, or accountant. Add QuickBooks Pro to your resume and start down the path to small business success.