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Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

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Behavioral Health Professional Certification

Calendar Jan 1, 2024

Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. 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. This 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. Prerequisites: A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of high school completion required, along with CPR/first aid certification. Funds available to reimburse for the cost of CPR/first aid training.


*Once registered you will be contacted by Woodfords Family Services

Must be 18 years or older upon completion of the course.

Instructor: Woodfords Family Services

Self-paced and asynchronous Online Free

ELL -Multilingual Language Learning
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ELL -Multilingual Language Learning

Calendar Jan 1, 2024 at 4 pm

Multilingual Language Learning This all-levels class is for students who are learning English as a second language. Instruction is individualized based on a student’s native language and designed to help students improve speech, grammar, vocabulary, and writing. Students should enroll in this class in advance. To set up an intake and advising appointment and CASAS assessment, please contact Administrative Assistant Kate Winslow at 207-633-3224



HiSET Appointment/Assessment & Learning Lab
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HiSET Appointment/Assessment & Learning Lab

Calendar Feb 6, 2024 at 4 pm

Set up an appointment with adult education staff for intake, assessment and advising. After we get to know you and your goals, you will take the CASAS reading and math tests, which helps us determine your learning level. These are not graded and the score is informational. It helps us get to know you as a unique learner so we can support your educational goals. Once intake and assessment is complete, you can begin preparing for the HiSET by attending learning labs. A qualified instructor will help you strategize your learning tasks so you get the support you need in the areas you need it.  For more information please visit us at: or email:


Jump Start Planning for Your Child’s Higher Education


with Fame Finance Authority of Maine

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm

Is higher education in your family’s future?  Join a college savings specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine to talk about planning and saving for higher education. Come learn about the aspirational and financial impacts of savings for students of all ages, as well as the program highlights of Maine’s Section 529 plan, a tool many families use to prepare for higher education expenses. Also, take home some tips and tricks for getting a jump-start on the scholarship search while your child is in middle school/ early high school.  Join Marie Pelletier, College Savings Counselor from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1 hour virtual session and get started with saving for your child or grandchild’s higher education.

Session 4: Ukulele for Beginners


with Duncan Perry

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn to play the ukulele! It has never been more popular and you don’t even have to know how to read music! On the uke you can knock out folk music, rock, blues, jazz, pop, country, tunes old and new - even Classical music. Duncan Perry, who has taught more than 700 students of all ages, will introduce you to essential chords and playing techniques using commonly known songs. Oh, and there are lots of laughs along the way. And, learning to play an instrument is good for your brain! You will need a playable ukulele and an electronic tuner or a tuner app. And when folks hear you play this happy instrument, well, they just have to smile! If you don’t own a ukulele, please contact us for information. Students must have an audio- and video-enabled laptop, desktop, or tablet with reliable internet to participate in class. We do not recommend using a smartphone.

Session III: Narcan Administration and Overdose Response


with Will Matteson / Healthy Lincoln County

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Keeping Naloxone (Narcan nasal spray) on hand can help save a life. Having a kit nearby could help a friend, family member, or someone in the community in the event of an emergency. This Narcan administration training will guide you through how to use Narcan, as well as helpful information on opioids and how Narcan interacts with these substances. This training is free, on behalf of Healthy Lincoln County, a tier two distributor of Narcan in the State of Maine. Upon completion of this training, you will receive one kit, with two doses of Narcan, to add to your first aid kit or AED box. Additionally, you will receive supplemental resources to have on hand should you want to review what was discussed in the live training event.

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Part 3: When Your Office is Someone's Home


with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This three-hour course is for anyone that goes into someone else’s home to do work, repairs, estimates, sales, nursing, or outside-the-home contractors. How can you be safe? Learn the basics to access the surroundings, stay safe, and protect yourself without using a firearm. Part 3 of a 3-part series but can be taken separately. Students must have an audio- and video-enabled laptop, desktop, or tablet with reliable internet to participate in class. We do not recommend using a smartphone.

Theater Improv for Everyone
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Theater Improv for Everyone


with Al D'Andrea

This is a fun and exciting workshop in which students will participate in theater games, acting exercises, and structured improvisations to develop their creativity, spontaneity and people skills. The class is designed to help participants explore and access their imagination; help overcome shyness; and build self-confidence. They will learn to express themselves fully and freely, engage their adventurous spirit, create something from virtually nothing, develop an ensemble, and laugh and play the hours away while adding a colorful dimension to an already colorful Fall season. All are welcome to join this unique and invigorating theater workshop.

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