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Bridge to Manufacturing Careers
The Bridge to Manufacturing Careers course is designed to prepare you to take the GED® exam while preparing for entry-level employment or additional training in the manufacturing field! Median hourly rates of entry-level employees in the manufacturing field range from $12 to $20 per hour!
- Non high school graduate
- Appropriate TABE Reading and Math scores
- Completion of the Student Interest Form
- Proof of in-district residency (see flier)
- Approval of the Adult Education Program Coordinator
For more information, please contact Angioletta Maltbia, student services specialist, adult education at
(708) 709-7931 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successfully Communicating to the Patient with a Hearing Impairment - 3.0 CEUs
When communicating with a patient who has a hearing impairment, important information may be lost. Program attendees will be given a brief background of the anatomy of the hearing mechanism. There will be a hands-on activity where everyone will experience what it is like to function with a hearing impairment. In addition, they will be provided with strategies and tips on how best to create a listening situation for hearing impaired patients. CEUs will be provided for nurses, nursing home administrators, and social workers. Register in section MI to receive CEUs.
May 29, 2013 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Matteson Area Center Room 116 | Registration fee $59 | Call (708) 709- 3750 to register | Course code: PIMED-018-M1
May 29, 2013 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Matteson Area Center Room 116 | Registration fee $49 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register | Course code: PIMED-018-MC
Taking Care of Me by Reducing Stress ... Therefore Providing Quality Care to Patients - 2.0 CEUs
Stress can be just as debilitating in our professional life as it can be in our personal life. The "flight or fight response" puts our body on alert when dealing with problems. Too much stress can have a negative impact on how a professional cares for his / her patient. During this interactive session, positive stress-coping techniques for healthcare professionals will be discussed. 2.0 CEUs for nurses, nursing home administrators, and social workers. Register for section "M1" to receive CEUs.
June 19, 2013 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Matteson Area Center 108 | Registration fee: $49 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register - Course code: PIHTH-003-M1
June 19, 2013 | 6 - 8 p.m. | Matteson Area Center 108 | Registration fee: $39 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register - Course code: PIHTH-003-MC
A Fresh Look at Addictions - 3.0 CEUs
This workshop explores the varieties of addictions and who is affected. It also examines the possible causes for the growing number of addictions, and alternative considerations for recovery. 3.0 CEUs for nurses, nursing home administrators and social workers. Register for section "M1" to receive CEUs.
June 11, 2013 | 1 - 4 p.m. | Matteson Area Center 108 | Registration fee: $69 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register - Course code: PIHTH-004-M1
June 11, 2013 | 1 - 4 p.m. | Matteson Area Center 108 | Registration fee: $59 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register - Course code: PIHTH-004-MC
Effectively Using Mastermind Strategies with At-Risk Youth - 3.0 CPDUs
Teachers will explore how to create a non-judgmental environment to effectively deal with students in a mixed ability classroom. This presentation covers universal prinicples and ways to use respect as a strategy, resulting in teachers teaching with greater effectiveness.
June 4, 2013 | 6 - 9 p.m. | Matteson Area Center 127 | Registration fee: $69 | Call (708) 709-3750 to register - Course code PISOC-009-MC
Local manufactures need skilled workers. High-skilled manufacturing jobs are coming back to the U.S. this program will help participants attain the skills and industry-recognized credentials that they need to get hired. Training is conveniently located in 3 locations: Daley College, Prairie State College and South Suburban College. Part-time and full-time courses are offered in manufacturing basics and advanced CNC machining. Applicants qualify based on reading and math assessment testing.
Classes start soon!
Contact OAI at (708) 339-8173 for more information.