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CompTIA IT Fundamentals - INF307
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CompTIA IT Fundamentals - INF307

Free

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next session starts Jan 18, 2023 at 6 pm

This course is for grant funded eligible students only. Please call (978) 236-1200 to find out if you are eligible.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is your launch pad for an IT career. Course provides a strong IT foundation for non-technical professionals and advanced end-users at home, work, college, or high school. Focus on essential IT skills including features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity, identifying common software applications and their purpose, and using security and web browsing best practices. Prepares you for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals examination (Exam FC0-U61) and is a suggested prerequisite to CompTIA A+. Cost of the exam and textbook are included.

Recovery Coach Training: Part I-Remote Learning Course - HEA300
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Recovery Coach Training: Part I-Remote Learning Course - HEA300

Free

with MICHELLE SIMONS

Calendar Next session starts Feb 3, 2023 at 9 am

This course is for grant funded eligible students only. Please call (978) 236-1200 to find out if you are eligible.

The gold standard for Recovery Coach Training fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Recovery Coaches play a vital role in the community; they serve as guides and mentors to individuals with drug and alcohol problems, and empower people on their personal journey by providing many options and 'paths' to recovery. Training participants will receive tools and resources designed to help people heal from the devastating effects of addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. For individuals considering a career as a recovery coach or peer mentor, or individuals who simply want to learn more effective methods for supporting people through their recovery process. Taught by Michelle Simons who brings a professional and life experience to her work with individuals, families and organizations.Textbookrequired: Available on Amazon CCAR's Recovery Coach Academy: Rev. November 2021979-8756114867-

 

Recovery Coach Training: Part II-Remote Learning Course - HEA301
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Recovery Coach Training: Part II-Remote Learning Course - HEA301

Free

with MICHELLE SIMONS

Calendar Next session starts Mar 24, 2023 at 9 am

This section is for grant funded eligible students only. Please call (978) 236-1200 to find out if you are eligible.

Recovery Coach Academy fulfills 30 of the 60 educational hours required to become a Massachusetts Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Designed to provide those seeking to work as Recovery Coaches with a thorough overview of addiction science, the various substances of misuse and their effects, and how addiction impacts mental health, physical health, and overall wellness. Stages of change related to recovery are examined, along with Motivational Interviewing, an evidence-based intervention used to promote recovery goal attainment. The course utilizes case studies and experiential exercises that will strengthen the students' cultural awareness and responsiveness to differences. A great deal of time is spent examining the accepted ethical standards for coaches-how best to navigate boundaries and 'stay in the lane' of a Recovery Coach. There are no prerequisites for attending this class; all are welcome. Training participants will receive knowledge and resources designed to help people heal from addiction, whether they are just entering recovery or looking to deepen and sustain their recovery. Topics covered required by the state of Massachusetts for the CARC certification are: Addiction 101, Mental Health, Motivational Interviewing, Cultural Competencies and Ethical Responsibilities. Course materials are included in the cost of the class.

CompTIA A+ Certification Prep - INF300
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CompTIA A+ Certification Prep - INF300

Free

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next session starts Mar 27, 2023 at 6 pm

This course is for grant funded eligible students only. Please call (978) 236-1200 to find out if you are eligible.

CompTIA A+ Certification is the foundation of your Information Technology Profession and provides you with an industry recognized, valued credential. Learn the essential skills and information needed to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic PCs, and the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used. This course prepares you to take the CompTIA A+ Certification Exams. Cost of the textbook and the exam are included.

Community Healthworker - HEA120
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Community Healthworker - HEA120

Free

with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS

Calendar Next session starts Mar 28, 2023 at 5:30 pm

This section is for grant funded eligible students only. Please call (978) 236-1200 to find out if you are eligible.

Community Health Workers (CHW's) play a key role in ensuring the health and well-being of multi-cultural residents in a variety of community-based settings such as homes, schools, clinics, shelters, local businesses, and community centers. Learn the various components and functions of community health work including outreach methods and strategies, individual and community assessment, effective communication, cultural responsiveness and mediation, education to promote healthy behavior change, care coordination and system navigation, use of public health concepts and approaches, advocacy and community capacity building, documentation along with professional skills and conduct. The Community Health Worker (CHW) training program has been developed to align with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health's recommended ten core competencies to prepare you for an entry-level positions in community health. Textbook required: Foundations for Community Health Workers:ISBN#9781119060819.





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