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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Behavioral Health Professional Training & Certificate Program - Live Online

with Jeffrey Carpenter


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Looking for meaningful work? Our community needs individuals who want to make a difference in a childs life.Childrens Behavioral Health Services is vital to Maines children with intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health disorders, and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the childs 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 our community 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. Start any time and finish at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules and three 4-hour live (in-person or virtual) sessions, followed by 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.

Required: Must be a Maine resident and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent to become certified.

Jeffrey Carpenter is the Workforce Recruitment Specialist for the State of Maines OCFS through Woodfords Family Services, responsible for recruiting behavior health professionals by networking with high schools, vocational schools, state colleges, universities, and adult education programs. He is here to help you through this opportunity by providing answers to questions and technical issues, should any arise. He is also a resource to connect you with service agencies once you have completed the training.

  • Jan 3 - Mar 31st, 2023
    Sun - Sat for 16 weeks from 12:00 - 12:00 pm

Online Class

For more info, call us at (207) 934-7922

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