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Healthcare Career Exploration Track


with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started 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 diferent types of healthcare services in a variety of settings.

General College/Career Exploration Track


with Shawn Cola

Calendar Current session started Feb 10, 2020

Have you been thinking about going to college or starting a career? Wondering how to start? We can help with exploration while increasing skills to make sure you succeed in your endeavors.

Thinking About a Trip to Walt Disney World


with Kelly Monroe

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make the most of your trip when you meet Kelly Monroe from ‘In the Magic Travel’ and learn about resorts, park tickets, theme parks, and dining. Kelly is an experienced travel agent specializing in all things Disney!

Exploring Careers in Eldercare


with Kathryn Desrosiers

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you wondering if the medical field is right for you? Could a career in the world of eldercare be just the right ft? 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.

Supporting Adults with Memory and Cognitive Changes


with Molly Harrigan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Maine’s 65 plus population is expected to grow by 55% by the year 2026 - Is there someone in your life who has memory or cognitive changes, (or may have a diagnosis of a type of dementia or mild cognitive impairment)? Learn how the brain changes, how to give the appropriate level of help, communication tips, and other resourses and tools. Molly, a Certifed Aging in Place Specialist and Dementia Capable Care Therapist, has the expertise and passion to help care partners navigate these changes and thrive! 

First Aid CPR AED for Adult/Child/Infant


with Elle Zuckerman

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on May 12, 2020

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed in order 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.

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification


with Daniel Sheehan

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 17, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Are you a parent, grandparent, or caregiver of a child with special needs? Want to understand and use the tools that teachers and support staff use successfully? This blended online and in-person course teaches individuals how to provide support to children (4 - 21 years of age) with intellectual/developmental delays, autism, or major mental health diagnosis in their home and community. (Note: This class meets the state requirements for certification as a Behavioral Health Profession for job placement, if certification is desired. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. CPR cost is NOT included in the cost of this course.) Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-To-Face portion of the class. Online class session starts: Mar 17 Face-to-face class Fri., 8am-4pm, Cost: $159 Apr 17.

CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant


with Delcia Allain

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2020
1 additional session on Oct 1, 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 with Durgin Pines and the class is FREE or pay for your course options ($1200). Call (207)363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview.

Spring Session: Assessment and orientation Mar 25 and 26 Interviews Apr 3 and 10 Class May 4 - July

Fall Session: Assessment and orientation Sept 9 and 10 Interviews Sept 18 and 25 Class Oct - Dec 


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