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Adult Mental Health First Aid Certification
Mental Health First Aid is a national best-practice, evidence based certi cation course that teaches you how to help someone who is in a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness. This 8-hour course leads to a 3 year certification issued by the National Council on Behavioral Health. For school staff, you can earn 8 continuing ed credits while meeting the state mandate for suicide awareness training. This training is sponsored by a partnership between YACE and Choose to be Healthy Coalition of York Hospital. The training is FREE, there is a $5 charge for lunch when you register.
Aging with Grace
with Carole Freeman
Do you look in the mirror and see a few more brown spots and wrinkles and wonder what’s going on? This class let’s a professional give you the inside scoop and explains anti-aging skin care treatments and products that may help you. Come and find out what you can do to have more youthful healthy skin.
Art Adventure -The Traveling Sketchbook
with Mary Byrom
This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone! With just a pen, pencil and sketchbook you can start this creative adventure. This class begins with an overview of different types of sketchbooks, how you can use them and the various supplies you will need. We will look at various techniques you can apply to your sketchbook. Beginner-to-experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression and creativity is encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. For all levels. This class is perfect for beginners who would like to try a new experience with a minimum expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome!
Assisting Aging Parents
with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace
Are you helping your aging parents? Growing older is a part of life. Some aspects are joyful, some bittersweet, some frustrating, some frightening. This compassionate and comprehensive class will give you the tools, techniques, and insights for this time in life. You will learn what to expect, what to watch for, how to deal with physical and emotional challenges, and where to find resources to help. You’ll be introduced to special communication skills, observation methods, and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for everyone involved. You’ll learn to handle most of the challenges you will face while coming to appreciate and cherish the privilege of the journey. Register for this 6 week online course at Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 13 2) Mar 13 3) Apr 17 4) May 15 5)June 12 6) July 17
A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare
with Alan Minthorn
Course will provide a thorough overview of “how” to retire without surprises from Social Security, Medicare, MaineCare, and senior health insurance system. You will learn: important SSA forms and timelines; the “parts” of Medicare; how and when to apply; plans and general benefits. Alan Minthorn, Owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. He has held licensure since 1991.
with Robin Shaw
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some fun! You will learn Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, and Swing. Next time you attend a Wedding, anniversary or other social event, you will be ready to dance the night away with confidence. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate this class is for you! Robin Shaw is certified Fred Astaire Dance Instructor. She has been teaching dance since 2002 at the Portsmouth Ballroom and other adult education programs.
Barre with Amanda
with Amanda Gunter
Barre is used as a prop to balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training (holding your body still while you contract a specific set of muscles) combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.
(Exercise, workout, gym, yoga)
Basic Computer Skills Suite
with Online with Ed2Go.com/yace
Learn essential computer skills for the 21st century, including how to troubleshoot PC issues! Three courses bundled into one: Keyboarding, Computer Skills for the Workplace, and Introduction to PC Troubleshooting. Cost: $261 for 18 week online course - www.Online with Ed2Go.com/yace. Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 13 2) Mar 13 3) Apr 17 4) May 15 5)June 12 6) July 17