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Personal Support Specialist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Home Health Aide/Home Attendant. 512602

Description

This is a fifty-hour course that meets the minimum requirements of the State of Maine DHHS to become a PSS, and is taught by an instructor who is certified by the State of Maine. The course will provide training in the foundational skills, knowledge, and values needed by staff in the healthcare field. The course will introduce the students to many subjects that apply to a range of healthcare settings who require a wide range of services, skills, and supports in multiple settings. Successful completion of this course qualifies an individual to provide direct care to participants in a variety of settings as authorized by State of Maine statues and rules. 

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

8

Hours

50

Entrance Requirements

None

School

MSAD #61 & 72 Adult Ed: Lake Region/Fryeburg Area

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

1881 Roosevelt Trail, Naples, Maine

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

Personal Support Specialist

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIOA partners may contribute to student expenses. Payment plan available through adult education program. 

Refund Policy

No refunds after the 1st day of class.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - DHHS

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$300.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$300.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$300.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$300.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-1121.00Home Health Aides
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: License
31-1122.00Personal Care Aides
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: DHHS license

Provider Status

Approved

Address

1881 Roosevelt Trail, Naples, Maine 04055

Phone Number

(207) 627-4291

Fax Number

(207) 627-3003

Web Address

http://lakeregion-fryeburg.maineadulted.org

Last Updated

Nov 03, 2021

Created

Nov 02, 2021

Renewal

Nov 03, 2023