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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.
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, 2022.
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.
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Using Email Effectively
with NDEC Staff
Email is a means of communicating with others, throughout the world, in a fast and efficient manner. This class will cover the terms and techniques necessary to use email in an efficient, safe and organized manner.
Heating Your Home with Randy Sprague
with Randy Sprague
Randy’s back!!! Last year’s hugely successful plumbing class continues now with how to best heat your home. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of home heating. We will explore the 3 Major components of a central heating system and Space Heater Options as well as look at Fuel Sources, Distribution System, types of Heat Emitters. We will also look at Heating Domestic Hot Water.
Please bring a calculator. No Class Feb 23.
Randy attended 2 Year Technical College and has worked in the industry 40 Years. He has made connections with some of the top Manufacturers and Individuals Nationally and Internationally. He has travelled to Europe on several occasions as a guest of Heating Equipment Manufacturers.
Using Facebook Securely
with NDEC Staff
This class is designed to teach current Facebook account holders how to use Facebook more securely, how to understand all privacy options, and how to change privacy options so the information you share on Facebook is only available to those you wish to see it.
Bring a fully charged computer or tablet connected to the internet and a Facebook account if you want.
with NDEC Staff
This course covers the basics of how to use Apple’s popular iPad. This class starts with the basics of how to log on using multiple methods from passcode to touch id to face recognition technology. Apple’s iCloud service will be discussed as the benefits of this service help secure your data as well as allow your data to be used across multiple Apple devices. The App Store will be covered as a way to find additional applications that may meet your varied interest and needs.
Bring your full charged iPad or iPhone.
Introduction to Google Drive & Google Docs
with NDEC Staff
Learn how to use Googles free cloud-based apps to create and store files online.
Bring a computer or tablet connected to the internet and an active Gmail account.