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Medical Interpreter CERT 017.51, CRN 16465
Feb 13, 2024 at 6 pm
Medical interpreters are in great demand both in person and remotely by video or phone. Interpreters can elect to work for a hospital, school, or state agency, or as contractors with many agencies throughout the country. They can also elect to work remotely from home where they can work independently and make their own hours. Open to all languages, this 60-hour program provides working knowledge of medical interpreting, including standards of practice, ethics, HIPAA regulations, cultural competency, and medical terminology/vocabulary. The course provides intense practice via oral role plays on a variety of medical topics. The student will also be introduced to VRI (Video Remote Interpreting) and OPI (Over the Phone Interpreting). Offered in collaboration with TransFluenci EDU, this course is designed for those preparing for entry-level careers as medical interpreters as well as for working interpreters preparing for the National Board Certificate exam. Students must be fully bilingual and must be fluent in English and one other language. This program meets the National Board for Medical Interpreter Certification training requirement and prepares you to pass the national certification exam. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of completion from the college and may elect to apply for national certification. Certification fees are not included. Students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Because a language assessment is required, students must register at least two weeks in advance. No class March 12 and 14
Preparation for the Real Estate Salesperson's Licensing Exam CWD 829.64, CRN 15078
Mar 4, 2024 at 6 pm
This 40 hour instructional & prep course will help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully pass the licensing exam and start your career in real estate sales. We will review topics including: Property rights & ownership, ownership types: condominiums, cooperatives, time shares, land use - subdivision, contracts & deeds, financing & mortgages, brokerage, appraisal, Fair Housing Laws and consumer protection issues, Massachusetts License Law. Paticipants must attend all classes in order to meet 40 hours of training required by the state of MA. Books and other materials are purchased separately either in the HCC bookstore or online. We are using the MA Real Estate Principles & Practices book, edition 7.0.
Notary Public CWD 830.65, CRN 15080
Mar 12, 2024 at 6 pm
Whether you are preparing to add "Notary Public" to your resume, you are a notary and need to renew your commission, or you just want a refresher on the process and requirements, this course is designed to help you earn your commission quickly and effectively. You will review the responsiblilities, duties, and powers that come with your commission as well as Massachusetts General Laws and regulations covering you as a notary. Learn what is entailed at the swearing in. Gain an understanding of the code of conduct for notaries; review ethical issues and how to avoid them. Learn how to properly offer your services, to prospect for clients, to charge appropriate fees for your service, and to track and report those fees. (Course price includes instructional time only. Additional fees for the notary application, notary supplies, textbook, and/or notary exam are not included in price of this course.)
ServSafe Prep. & Exam CWD 026.64, CRN 15074
Mar 18, 2024 at 5:30 pm
Obtaining and maintaining your ServSafe Food Handling and Sanitation certification means you have the tools and knowledge you need to ensure your workplace meets industry standards for cleanliness along with proper safety requirements for food handling & preparation. Participants will receive a ServSafe Certificate and license directly from the National Restaurant Association (NRA). Price includes class hours and exam. Textbook (ServSafe Manager Book 7th Ed, English) not included but may be purchased from popular booksellers.
Addressing Child Abuse:Working with Abused & Neglected Children (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 005.52, CRN 35207
Encompasses the identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students; the responsibilities of a teacher to report or provide assistance to victims of abuse; and methods for teaching students about abuse and its prevention. Discusses family dynamics and working with parents and community agencies. Emphasis is on understanding the special learning needs of the abused or neglected child, and how to meet those needs in the classroom. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.
Addressing Child Abuse:Working with Abused & Neglected Children (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 005.51, CRN 35206
Encompasses the identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students; the responsibilities of a teacher to report or provide assistance to victims of abuse; and methods for teaching students about abuse and its prevention. Discusses family dynamics and working with parents and community agencies. Emphasis is on understanding the special learning needs of the abused or neglected child, and how to meet those needs in the classroom. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.
Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents (GPDL 40 PDP's online) EDUC 001.52, CRN 35199
Focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions with emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral concepts and strategies is required. Strongly recommended that participants have completed an introductory behavior management course prior to taking this course. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.
Advanced Classroom Management: Children as Change Agents (UPDL 30 PDP's online) EDUC 001.51, CRN 35198
Geared primarily for professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, counselors) serving children and youths presenting behavior problems in the school or community, this course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric “social skills”) with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral (operant) concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this advanced course. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have an overall exam score of 70% with no individual exam score below 60% to pass; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level).