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with Crystal Mills
Have you ever thought of being a hospice volunteer? Hospice volunteers visit with patients who have a life expectancy of 6 months or less. Hospice volunteers offer companionship, support and friendship; and help patients make the most of every day.
This one night course will teach participants what to expect as a hospice volunteer. Potential volunteers will be able to start the application process via their smartphone, laptop or tablet at the training. After that, all of the training and onboarding is online.
Standard First Aid, CPR, AED Adult / Child / Infant (ECSI)
with Andrew Eckman
Note: This is a three-night course. Students must attend all three nights for certification.
Emphasis on life-threatening conditions and focus on critical life-saving skills Updated information on CPR, AED, injuries, and illnesses that is consistent with the CPR and ECC Guidelines as established by the American Heart Association. New and updated content on hemorrhage control, opioid overdose response, compression-only CPR, and COVID-19. Accepted by most regulatory and licensing agencies including ME DHHS and USCG.
Andrew Eckman recently retired after 44 years in emergency services (police, fire, EMS, and emergency management). He has been a medical instructor for more than 30 years and has trained several thousand participants in various life-saving skills.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) -- October
with Jennifer McIntire
CLC Adult Education and LincolnHealth co-sponsor a FREE 130-hour minimum Certified Nursing Assistant training course. This CNA program is open to all adults by application only. Successful graduates are eligible to work in many areas of the healthcare field. The course is open to all adults by application and interview process. Applications are now available. You may call LincolnHealth Education (563-4540) to have an application packet sent to you. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET in order to be considered for the course.
*** CNA Paid Apprenticeship Program *** (Subject to availability)“Earn while you Learn” LincolnHealth/CLC Adult Education and Midcoast School of Technology are offering an “Earn while you Learn” opportunity.
Through a paid apprentice program, you can earn money for your CNA training with an expected commitment to work in a care setting for 12 months. Apprenticeship candidates are eligible for benefits including health insurance. An application and interview are required to be considered for this program. A limited number of applicants are accepted. To receive an application or more information please call LincolnHealth Education at 563-4540, or Pen Bay Medical Center Education at 921-8440.
Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training
with Woodfords Family Services
Our communities are looking for 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 communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful online training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.
- You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions.
- Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications.
- The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.
- Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program.
- Assistance with technology may be available.
- A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required.
- Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.