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CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info


with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next session starts Feb 3, 2020

Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session beginsFebruary 2020. Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register here for more information.

Exploring Careers in Eldercare


with Kathryn Desrosiers

Calendar Next session starts Nov 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Are you wondering if the medical field is right for you? Could a career in the world of eldercare be just the right fit? Do you know the difference between PSS, CNA, or CRMA? Come join Kathryn as she describes the different duties and certifications, rewards and difficulties, and the career ladder in eldercare. Kathryn is passionate about serving the aging with grace and dignity and wants to share that with the community.

First Aid CPR AED for Adult/Child/Infant


with Elle Zuckerman

Calendar Next session starts Nov 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Jan 14, 2020

American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive.

Healthcare Career Exploration Track


with Soni Reese

Calendar Next session starts Sep 3, 2019

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to different types of healthcare services in a variety of settings; improve your math, reading, writing, verbal communication, and computer skills tailored for health-care professionals; learn about the social aspects of health and illness; develop the interpersonal, organizational, and soft skills that will help you enter and succeed in a healthcare-related job/career.


Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification


with Sweetser .

Calendar Next session starts Nov 8, 2019 at 9 am

Mental Health First Aid is a national best-practice, evidence-based certification 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.  Bring $5 to pay for lunch.

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