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Sanford Community Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Victim Advocacy Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Oct 19, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60

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CASAS Assessments

Free

with Lisa Merlin

Calendar Current session started Nov 30, 2020 at 5 pm
3 additional sessions through Dec 4, 2020

Register today for the CASAS Assessment session.  It’s FREE!

Are you interested in any of the following?

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency (HiSET)
  • Maine College and Career Access  
  • ELL (English Language Learner)

Whatever your need, Sanford Community Adult Education is here to help you accomplish your educational goals!  

We start with a FREE Math and Reading Assessment (and short Essay) 

This must be taken BEFORE you register for classes.

The scores from the CASAS are used to guide your placement into courses at the level that is perfect for you.  

All tests are held at Sanford Community Adult Education (Anderson Learning Center) Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.

Contact Tracing Training

$299

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 4, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
5 additional sessions through Jun 7, 2021

     According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.  This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market.  While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

Course Objectives

-To introduce students to the field of Contact Tracing

-To provide background information on virus transmission

-To teach the ethical issues surrounding Contact Tracing

-To teach communication skills necessary for effective contact tracing

-To provide avenues for seeking employment as contact tracers.

Course Outcomes - At the end of this course, you will:

-Be knowledgeable regarding the transmission of viruses

-Be familiar with the Covid-19 virus

-Learn effective communicaiton skills for contact tracing

-Be ready to seek employment as a Contact Tracer

Agenda

     Unit 1: Introduction to Contact Tracing

o   Contact Tracing

o   Cases, Contacts, Isolation and Quarantine

o   High Risk Situations

     Unit 2:   Basics of Covid-19

o   SARS-CoV-2 Virus

o   Risk Factors for Severe Disease

o   Diagnosis and Transmission Prevention

     Unit 3:   Ethics and Effective Communication Skills for Contact Tracers

o   Privacy, Confidentiality and Other Ethical Issues

o   Establishing Rapport through Effective Communication

o   Addressing Complexities

      Unit 4: :   Investigating and Tracing Contacts

o   Basic Steps of Contact Tracing

o   Case and Contact Calls

o   Job Opportunities for Contact Tracers

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

Become a mediator.  Review the growth and applications of settlement options in the United States.  Learn both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options.  Mediation is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining."  Take the mystery out of settlement processes, focus on reaching reasonable solutions for government, business and personal disputes, and divorce settlement mediation.

Books: $105

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eDiscovery for Paralegals

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

This introductory 7-week course is for those entering the eDiscovery field, as well as professionals wanting to broaden their knowledge of the eDiscovery process. Course covers the entire eDiscovery process, from preparation, to collection, to review of Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Learners will progress through the basics of eDiscovery prep, best practices for ESI collection, and the review process. 

Books: $149

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Employment Law Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
2 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees.  This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees.  Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment, and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.  Books: $245

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Law School Preparation

$300

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

Prepare for the first year of law school and beyond.  Explore case briefings, effective note taking, and mastery of your final exams.  

The best way to avoid the pitfall of the first set of courses in law school is to prepare yourself for the unique way you'll need to study.  This course is designed to give you the tools you need to be ready for the first year and beyond.

This unique educational program helps students to excel in, and not merely survive, their first year of law school.  It will lead you through what to expect from the Socratic teaching method and show you how to master the casebook method of instruction used at nearly all law schools.

Make the most of your legal career, a career that begins now!

Books: $80

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Legal Investigation Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 11, 2021 , runs for 7 weeks
3 additional sessions through May 3, 2021

Train to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies and private businesses in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Learn about: arson and product liability investigation, personal injury and traffic accident forensics, employment accidents, investigation of financial and equity matters, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and preparing for civil and criminal litigation. Book fees payable to Center for Legal Studies.

Books: $85

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