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CFA 1101

This course is a comprehensive review for students wanting to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. Students will prepare to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC™). This test replaced the GED ® test for New York State in 2014. The focus of the classes will be on reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. TASC™ testing is determined by pre-test scores and instructor recommendation. Students may require more than one session of preparation prior to testing. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The recommended book for this course is Kaplan’s New TASC ™ with two Practice Tests.

PLC Training

DCB 1024

This course will present an overview of Allen Bradley controller architecture, hardware, programming, ladder logic and troubleshooting. Course includes a hands-on lab component. Course is appropriate for engineering students who are looking to gain knowledge in this area as well as for engineers looking for professional development hours. Suggested prerequisite: Electrical Theory (see above)

Medical Transcrpt Editor (Onl)

DCB 1030

Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program focuses on teaching the skills needed to work as a medical transcriptionist and medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, healthcare documentation, and editing theory and technique, among other topics, as well as, developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized support, students receive 10 textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, a 15-month membership to AHDI, and a 15-month subscription to an online reference library.

Heating Professional Training

DCB 1036

This training focuses on how to optimize the performance of heating equipment to help save energy and ensure occupant comfort, health and safety. Prerequisite: BPI Building Analyst training

CASAC - Section I

DCB 1037

Section I: Knowledge of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse—85 Course Hours • Basic Knowledge: Physical and Pharmacological Effects • Overview of the Addiction Field • Diversity of Intervention and Treatment Approaches • Introduction to Diagnostic Criteria • Twelve Step and Mutual Aid Groups • Toxicology Testing and Screening

CASAC - Section II

DCB 1038

Section II: Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counseling—150 Course Hours • Individual Counseling • Group Counseling • Counseling Special Populations/Cultural Competence • Effects on the Family/Counseling Families and Significant Others • Theories on Human Development and the Relationship to Substance Abuse • Health, Wellness and Communicable Diseases

CASAC - Section III

DCB 1039

Section III: Assessment; Clinical Evaluation; Treatment Planning; Case Management; Patient, Family & Community Education—70 Course Hours • Assessment and Evaluation • Treatment Planning, Record Keeping and Discharge Planning • Case Management, Referral and Service Coordination • Patient, Family, and Community Education and Prevention

CASAC - Section IV

DCB 1040

Section IV: Professional & Ethical Responsibilities—45 Course Hours • Counselor-Client Relationships • Ethical Decision Making and Conduct • Confidentiality and Legal Issues • Counselor Wellness • Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Mandated Reporter Training

Business Office Assistant

DCB 1061

This six-week, 90-hour course is designed to prepare students for entry level office work. It provides basic computer skills and office skills necessary for the contemporary business environment. Topics include keyboarding, MS Office, basic math, grammar and writing skills and critical thinking and communication skills. This course is approved for veteran’s education funds. The instructor, Henry Johnson, a NYS certified teacher, has been teaching science for 35 years and was co-owner and business manager of Jeffry Allan Jewelers studio for 23 years. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Instructional Technology with the Wappingers Central School District.

Building Analyst Field Test

DCB 1143

The BPI Field Test will be given by appointment. Testing will be done in our Kelder Test House located in Stone Ridge, NY. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.

Envelope Prof Field Exam

DCB 1149

The BPI Envelope Professional Field Test will be given by appointment. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.

Medical Admin Assistant (Onl)

DCB 1168

Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, the Medical Administrative Assistant program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential after completion. The interactive online curriculum teaches students Microsoft Word and Excel basics, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, medical terminology, and basic anatomy as well as specific medical office management topics such as practice finances and standard office procedures. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized support after completion, students receive e-books and a voucher to take the CCBMA exam after graduation. This course is 200 hours long and students will have six months to complete the program.

Medical Terminology Online

DCB 1193

This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. This course serves as a foundation for all other medical courses in this series.

Bookkeeping - The Basics

DCB 1216

This is an introductory course for those without previous study in bookkeeping or accounting. The course will discuss the proper recording of business transactions, the principles of doubleentry bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, journals and ledgers, the preparation of trial balances, financial reports and other basic accounting principles. Julie Boice, instructor, has an MBA in Accounting. She is currently a full-time instructor in the Business Department at SUNY Ulster, teaching accounting, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and other related business courses. She also has over 20 year’s experience as a bookkeeper.

AC and Heat Pump Professional

DCB 1256

This training focuses on understanding the role of these systems within the whole-house and how to diagnose and correct problems properly to achieve peak performance. This course does not focus on installation of equipment, but rather on efficiency. Prerequisites: Building Analyst, EPA Section 608 Certification

Notary Public Workshop

DCB 1260

This class, endorsed by the American Society of Notaries, prepares students to pass the New York State notary exam and provides a comprehensive view of the notary public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures are explained in plain English. Learn about the day-to-day issues one would face in serving as a notary, avoid conflicts of interest, maintain professional ethics, charge proper fees, and know when to defer to an attorney. Find out how to handle special situations, minimize legal liability, and much more. Instructor, Erin Johnson Haddeland, Esq., is a licensed attorney and notary public in New York State. She is also a NYS certified teacher.

Medical Billing (Onl)

DCB 1316

This online instructor-led course prepares students for entry-level jobs with the accounting skills necessary in a doctor’s office or other medical facility. This 39-hour, eleven-week course includes Front Office Management, Filing Part B CMS 1500, Filing Part A CMS 1450, All About Medicare, Medicare Billing Problems, Medicare as Secondary Payer, Medicare and Home Health, Medicare and Women’s Health. An Electronic Medical Records module prepares students for data-entry skills needed in today’s medical office.

Voiceovers, An Intro

DCB 1341

Over the last decade, Voices For All has helped thousands of people take their voices to the next level. Come ready to learn and be inspired. In this fun and empowering workshop, students will learn about the different types of voiceovers and what tools are needed in order to find success in the voiceover industry. Enrollees will have the opportunity to get a taste of what it’s like to be a voice actor as they perform a real voiceover script. They will be recorded and receive a professional evaluation. This class is taught by a professional voice actor from the Voice Acting Training Company, Voices For All.

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