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BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Certification Information


with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

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. CPR/First Aid is needed in conjunction with this course for certification. CPR certification IS provided free, if you do not already have it.) Online portion and CPR must be completed before the Face-To-Face portion of the class.

This class will be provided free to individuals looking for a career in Behavioral Health Profession at Woodfords. Register here to see if you qualify. 

Pie Squared = Pure Deliciousness


with Sarah Hignett

Calendar Current session started Nov 23, 2020 at 6 pm


Pie for dinner and dessert?! This delicious duo of chicken pot pie and sweet peach pie will pique your palate! Whether you are gluten-free, know someone who is, or need to learn how to use all those alternative flours that were left on the cleared out shelves, join Sarah as she shares many delicious ways to make gluten-free easy and fun! Cost of class does not include food, materials list provided upon registration. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Sarah Hignetts kitchen is gluten-free, but very much flavor-FULL!


Barre with Amanda


with Amanda Gunter

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 30, 2020 at 6 pm

Join us for Barre! This class specializes in toning and building muscles throughout our bodies. With this class, low impact but high intensity will having you feeling your best. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

HIIT - Livingroom Style
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HIIT - Livingroom Style


with Amanda Gunter

Join Amanda for this fun high intensity, short break workout. You will get in shape and feel energized all from the comfort of your own livingroom. Register to get the link for the livestream session.

The Entrepreneurial Equation
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The Entrepreneurial Equation


with Fred Diehl

Business owners learn about tools and strategies to help make building, running and preserving a business easier and more profitable.

Wonderful Watercolor
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Wonderful Watercolor


with Kathy Carter

Discover the exciting characteristics of this fluid medium! Watercolor moves freely, lending itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled. Kathryn will guide you, step-by-step, clear instruction and demonstrations as you practice techniques to successfully create your own beautiful paintings. All levels are welcome! Students recommended materials list is available through YACE or purchase kit. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artists with over 30 years of experience working with watercolors, oils, acrylics and pen-and-ink. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in magazines, books and newspapers. As the founder of Seacoast School of Art, the discipline of teaching fine art compels Ms. Carter to continually pursue higher levels of skill and knowledge, and to find new ways to convey, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. Whether facilitating corporate art events, leading workshops or plein air painting holidays, Kathryns passion continues to be teaching.

A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare


with Alan Minthorn

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 8, 2020 at 5 pm
2 additional sessions through Feb 9, 2021

This course provides an overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the parts of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Alan Minthorn, owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. Licensed since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He consults with carriers on product designs as well as advocates for seniors in Augusta.

Will the State Take My Home? MaineCare Long Term Care Questions Answered


with Britton Ryan Garon, Esq., LL.M.

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 8, 2020 at 6 pm

The basics of MaineCare eligibility and application process for assisted living and long term care benefits. Learn what to do now that can help protect your assets if you need facility assistance down the road. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Britton received her B.A. in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University, her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and an LL.M. in Elder Law from Stetson University College of Law. She is a member of the York County Bar Association, the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

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