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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Personal Support Specialist (PSS)

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Go to this link for details: Class is offered through RSU24 Adult Ed

The cost is $300.

"This class is online, except for the clinical hours which are scheduled for Saturday, 11/7, 8:30-5:30 at the Sullivan Learning Center, Sullivan, ME.

This is a 50-hour training program necessary for certification as a Personal Support Specialist (PSS).  Upon completion of the program, you will be able to work in health care or human services to provide hands-on assistance with daily living for older adults and people with disabilities.  PSS's assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), including health maintenance activities, according to an authorized plan of care.

You will need a computer with a camera, microphone and high-speed internet and a willingness to participate in an online video conference class on Zoom.

*Please call the RSU 24 Adult Ed office to register: 422-4794.  Prerequisites for this course include: a completed application, an intake meeting with the student advisor, documentation of medical immunization history, and completion of required assessments at our office. Scholarships and other funding opportunities are available."

There may be an asychronous options for the classes, but not the clinical.

  • Oct 5 - Nov 12th, 2020
    Mon, Wed, Thu, and Sat for 6 weeks from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at 288-4703

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