Looking for meaningful work? Our community needs individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.
Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families, and the need Downeast is great!
As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.
We are excited to connect the Ellsworth area with this wonderful ONLINE training and certificate program. This training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.
You will complete 12 online modules, then three 4-hour live (in-person or virtual) sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid & CPR certification. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life-changing profession.
You must be a Maine resident and at least 18 years old, with a high school diploma (or equivalent) to become certified.
If you're interested, register here AND call Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110 to schedule a enrollment interview and assessment. We will support you as you make your way to a new career!
This is an online class; ongoing enrollment.