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Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills you need to be successful in school, work, and home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either in a class, or in personalized lessons.

Breath-Taking for Healthcare Workers

$29

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022

Learn to recognize breathing pattern disorders and gently encourage patients to improve their breathing dynamics. Patient benefits from improved oxygenations, less shortness of breath, and better endurance.

Breath-Taking Series

Breath-Taking for High Altitude Vacationers

$37

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022

If you can't get to Denver to train, this 4 week course in High Altitude Training (while at home) will help increase oxygenation and endurance prior to vacationing at higher altitudes. Begin acclimating to the higher altitude now, at home, weeks before your mountain vacation.

Breath-Taking Series

Breath-Taking for Parents and Childcare Workers

$29

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022

Since you breathe every moment of your life, how you breathe has surprising affects on your health every moment, too. Everything from the shape of your child’s skull and facial features, to the function of their lungs is dramatically impacted by their habitual breathing patterns. This is where you can make a significant difference in your child’s health. If you are a parent or childcare worker, you need to take this class.

Breath-Taking Series

Breath-Taking for Regaining Strength and Endurance

$29

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022

If your get-up-and-go has got-up-and-left, you should take this class! Building greater strength and endurance starts and ends with the strength of your respiratory system. This class will train you, and your entire respiratory system, to be more efficient at delivering blood, oxygen, glucose and nutrients to all those cells. Whether you’re an athlete or not, the secret to greater strength and endurance starts, and ends, with the strength of your respiratory system.

Breath-Taking Series

Breath-Taking for Students: Building Better Brainpower

$29

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2022

Your brain talks to your respiratory system but your respiratory system also talks back. Learn to harness the power of your breath to increase blood flow, oxygenation, and nutrient delivery to the brain by up to 20%. Practice breathing techniques to build skills of concentration, focus and memory. Improve study efficiency and calm pre-testing jitters.

Breath-Taking Series

BHP - Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Free

with Wood Family Services

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2022
1 additional session on Apr 25, 2023

Looking for in meaningful work? Our community needs 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 with this wonderful blended training and certificate program. This training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. The deadline for enrollment for this session is 4/15/22. Learners must complete all 12 online modules by midnight on Sunday, May 8th to be eligible to attend the Live Day. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training. Child and Adult First Aid & CPR certification is required and offered for free on May 11 sign up here. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life-changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent) to become certified.

Surviving Stress, Moving from Depletion Renewal

$37

with Carole Freeman

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2023

Life can be very stressful, depleting you of energy and motivation. Learn exercises in awareness, breathing, and compassion so you can increase your physical energy, think more clearly, and feel more uplifted. This information-packed class includes lots of student participation, with exercises and fun activities to reduce emotional anxiety, calm the brain, and dispel myths. You will come away knowing how to breathe optimally, increase oxygen delivery to the body and brain, which will increase overall health and mental outlook.

Breath-Taking Series





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