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Sanford Community Adult Education

Assisted Living Caregiver Ready Certification

with Barbara Roberts


This combined certification has a prerequisite of high school diploma or equivalent and CASAS Reading and Math score of 236 and includes:

Personal Support Specialist (PSS), a 56-hour training approved by the Office of Licensing and Regulatory Services that is required for individuals who would like to work as a PSS: providing personal care (bathing, dressing, toileting, transfer), home management and providing assistance in the aging process and diseases.

Certified Residential Medical Aid (CRMA), a 40-hour training focusing on safe and acceptable procedures in the administration of meds and treatments as assigned by a residence administrator.

Math & Reading for Healthcare, a 32-hour course to improve math and reading skills specific to the healthcare industry.  Tuesday, March 6 to April 24, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Resume & Interview for the Job, a 16-hour session giving you tips and practice for putting your experience and education into the proper resume format as well as interview preparation and presentation including mock interviews.  Tuesday, May 1 to May 22, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Materials provided include blood pressure cuff and uniform (specifics given at first class.)

NOTE: PSS ($225) and CRMA ($350) may be taken independently as well


  • Mar 1 - May 31st, 2018
    Thu for 13 weeks from 12:00 - 8:00 pm


Anderson Learning Center; 21 Bradeen St
Springvale, ME 04083 Get directions

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