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TASC

CFA 883

This course is designed as 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. Students will join instructor, Allen Slater for class. Mr. Slater earned his M.A. and B.A. at Marist College. 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 2 Practice Tests. ISBN: 978-1-61865-765-7

NASA Academy Camp

CFK 890

Kids start in the Earth’s atmosphere and end up in the stars in this super sampler of space science. This voyage of discovery will explore planets, moons, comets, and other phenomena in our solar system. Come investigate our sun, and other stars and the galaxies they form. Build a Mad Science rocket and then design, build and launch your own version. Learn about the challenges of living in space and undergo astronaut training. Work with lenses and build a telescope. Discover technologies developed for use in outer space while navigating a laser maze. Campers will have lots of projects to make and take home including two rockets, space copter, meteorological station, star chart, and a telescope. Material developed by Mad Science in partnership with NASA. Appropriate for students entering grades 2-6

Bldg Tightness,Ventilation&IEQ

DCB 023

This half-day workshop will provide attendees with an understanding of the critical relationship between energy efficiency and the need for ventilation within homes for both new construction and existing homes. The workshop will address the NYS Code requirements for energy efficiency as well as the national standards for ventilation. Real-world examples of condensation issues and other impacts will be addressed. The course will also provide attendees with the necessary information to make proper design and HVAC product selections to enhance indoor environmental quality. The course has been designed specifically for building professionals, contractors and tradesmen, code officials and home inspectors.

PLC Training

DCB 024

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 engineer looking for professional development hours. Suggested prerequisite: Electrical Theory

Building Analyst Written Exam

DCB 025

Written exam for the BPI Building Analyst Professional

Medical Transcrpt Editor (Onl)

DCB 030

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.

CASAC - Section II

DCB 038

Section II includes the study of the theory and practice of both group and individual counseling. Through experiential learning and group activities, students will consider the cultural competence needed for culturally sensitive treatment. Students will reflect on the specific prevention and treatment needs of particular populations. Class participants will look at theories of human development and how they relate to substance abuse and be introduced to the practice of working with affected family members and significant others.

CASAC - Section III

DCB 039

Section III: Assessment, clinical evaluation, treatment planning, case management, and patient/community education (70 hours) This course introduces students to various screening and assessment instruments. Students will learn components of treatment planning, record keeping and discharge planning as well as gain an understanding of case management and the basic skills needed for successful continuation of care. This course will give students an understanding of community education/prevention, helping them to develop presentation and training techniques in support of community wellness and awareness.

CASAC - Section IV

DCB 040

Section IV: Professional and ethical responsibilities (45 hours) This course looks at the professional and ethical responsibilities of the addictions counselor. Students will leave being able to identify the unique nature of the counselor – client relationship and explore the boundaries, authority and power issues therein. Students will learn about medical co-morbidities of substance using and addicted individuals, and explore these clients’ special needs. This course will review the current federal laws regarding confidentiality, as well as program specific policies/procedures involving confidentiality. Additionally, students will learn about the importance of counselor wellness, recognizing burnout and compassion fatigue.

BPI Multi-Family Field Exam

DCB 056

Two weeks prior to the exam, you will be charged a non-refundable non-transferable $200 administrative fee.

Building Analyst Field Exam

DCB 143

Two weeks prior to the exam, you will be charged a non-refundable non-transferable $200 administrative fee.

Envelope Prof Field Exam

DCB 149

Two weeks prior to the exam, you will be charged a non-refundable non-transferable $200 administrative fee.

Heating Prof Field Exam

DCB 150

The registration amount includes the non-refundable non-transferable $200 administrative fee.

Medical Admin Assistant (Onl)

DCB 168

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 graduation. 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 graduate support after graduation, students receive e-books and a voucher to take that CMAA exam after graduation. This course is 200 hours long and students will have six months to complete the program.

Basics of Bldg Science (Onl)

DCB 170

This course is for students who are new to building science and want to develop a foundation of skills and knowledge to prepare for the Building Analyst course. This online course teaches the basics of building science and how interacting relationships affect the performance of a home. This course consists of five structured modules over five weeks; 15 hours of online participation are required.

Medical Terminology (Onl)

DCB 193

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