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CERTIFICATE Medical Transcription
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CERTIFICATE Medical Transcription

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

This course is an online course.

Turn dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment (micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones).  Receive verbal information and type that it into a word processing program accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms).  Basic computer skill is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs.  Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM.  Many employers now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work from home without having to drop off and pick up tapes.

This class can be taken anytime.

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class.  SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

Paralegal Certificate

$1,895

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Nov 22, 2022
2 additional sessions through Mar 6, 2023

This class is distinctly online.

Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country with an annual average salary of $44,480 (more if you freelance). Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented, specific to those areas of law in which paralegals are in demand.  Books: $521

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Career Navigator
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Career Navigator

Free
Calendar Current session started Dec 14, 2022 at 8 am

We now offer Career Navigation, in conjunction with the Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan! Our Career Navigator, Kate Points, is connected with resources around the county and the state to help people get into sustainable careers and reduce barriers to employment.

When you work with Kate, you can expect personal career guidance support. Are you looking for a different work situation and aren't sure what your next steps should be? Are you looking for training opportunities or an apprenticeship? Do you want to get a certification? Whatever your career goals, Kate can help!

Contact Kate today!

207-977-6548

Advanced Paralegal Certificate

$3,000

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Jan 9, 2023
1 additional session on Mar 6, 2023

These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

*Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. The two parts in combination have been designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professional Code §6450, legislation that took effect in California on 1/1/01.

Victim Advocacy Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Jan 9, 2023
1 additional session on Mar 6, 2023

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

SCAElegal

Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2023

This class is distinctly online.

Explore the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and get practical techniques to increase effectiveness.  Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAEcertificate

Business Writing

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2023

This class is distinctly online.

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. And acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come.  

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

SCAECertificate

CERTIFICATE Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

$495

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 6, 2023

This class is distinctly online.

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.   Then find out what you need to know about cash.  Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed.  An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influence.  Learn to use financial information in decision-making.

This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:

          Account & Finance for Non-Financial Managers -  $195

          Cash is King - $195

          Financial Analysis & Planning - $195

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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