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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 Kaplans New TASC with two Practice Tests.
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This course is for students who have progressed though TASC I but need additional review in order to sit for the TASC exam. This course will include review of reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The required book for this course is Kaplans New TASC with two Practice Tests. (2016). Instructor: J. Dayton-Wolf
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
Section IV: Professional and Ethical Responsibilities 45 Course Hours
Ethical Decision Making and Conduct
Confidentiality and Legal Issues
Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Mandated Reporter Training
Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, this 6 month, 200 hour program is designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential. Students learn Microsoft Word and Excel, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, medical terminology, basic anatomy, and medical office management skills. Students receive e-books and a voucher to take the CCBMA exam after course completion.
This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. This course serves as a foundation for all other medical courses in this series.
The course covers the proper recording of business transactions, the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, journals and ledgers, the preparation of trial balances, financial reports, and other basic accounting principles.
Participants will learn to identify the essential details and interpret the dimensions and tolerances found on engineering drawings. Actual blueprints for hands-on study will be available. This hands-on program will enable participants to accurately and effectively use blueprints to obtain the information they need to
do their jobs. Course is geared for machine operators, quality control inspectors, shop supervisors, metalworking manufacturing personnel, engineering managers, and other manufacturing persons interested in learning to read manufacturing prints or updating their knowledge in this area.
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.
This course prepares students for entry-level jobs with the accounting skills necessary to work in a doctors office or other medical facility. This 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, and Medicare and Womens Health. An Electronic Medical Records module is included.
Course prepares students to take the Certified Professional Coder Examination (Hospital) administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders, the Certified Coding Associate exam administered by the American Health Information Management Association, and the Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist exam administered by the American Medical Billing Association.
STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR DCB 2000-04, SpeedECoder unless they already have a subscription. Class should be taken on a PC.
The decision has been made to open a new business! Where does a business student begin? Students enrolled in the class will explore forms of legal entities, taxes, permits, licenses, bookkeeping systems, a business plan and financing. Students will feel confident that their business will be headed in the right direction from the beginning. Join a Certified Business Advisor from the Mid-Hudson Region Small Business Development Center for a most informative session.
The five-hour On-Premise TIPS program is designed for servers at restaurants, bars, hotels or any establishment where alcohol is consumed on the premises. Employees learn strategies for serving alcohol responsibly while providing the best possible customer service.
Protecting our children from child abuse is everyones responsibility. This is a self-paced, open-entry, online course on mandated reporting of child abuse. As required by law, this course is designed to meet the requirement for a two-hour certification course to be conducted for all educational staff in New York State as part of Section 413 of the New York Social Services Law. Certificates will be mailed upon completion.
This hands-on course presents a thorough introduction to the in-demand field of bartending. Students learn how to prepare drinks from the exotic to the ever popular standards, the art of presentation, customer interactions, and the responsibilities that accompany this job. Students must be at least 18 years old to attend. Proof of age is required.
About 40% of retirees apply for Social Security as soon as they become eligible at age 62. But by doing so, they may significantly and permanently reduce the benefits that they-and possibly their spouses-could receive over a lifetime. Source: SSA, 2015. Social Security provides not only a guaranteed income
stream but also longevity protection, spousal protection, and some inflation protection. It may be the closest thing you receive to a traditional pension. There may be ways to maximize the lifetime Social Security benefits you receive.
Local manufacturers, educational institutions and Ulster County Office of Employment and Training have partnered together to create a pipeline of skilled workers to meet the hiring needs of manufacturing employers and to prepare local job seekers with the skills needed to get self-sufficient jobs in manufacturing.
This program consists of four individual certificate modules: Safety, Manufacturing Processes and Production, Quality Practices and Measurement, and Maintenance Awarenss. Suggested prerequisites: 9th grade math and 10th grade English.