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Outreach Programs
OUTREACH PROGRAMS
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
Contact
Information
TRACEY CLARKE
ENGLISH
401 456 8902
[email protected]
ADRIANA OROZCO
SPANISH
401 456 4754
[email protected]
Outreach Programs:
Rhode Island College
Adult Education - Training Programs for Professional Jobs and
Careers in Rhode Island
•Bookkeeping and Accounting Clerk
•Medical Assisting
•Social and Human Services Assistants
•Community Health Worker
•ESL - English as a Second Language
Who is Eligible?
• 18 Years of age or Older with HS Diploma or Equivalent
• Unemployed, Dislocated, Underemployed Workers
• Students Motivated To Learn New Skills and Accept a Job
Classes begin and run continuously.
TRAMA
Training Responsible Adults to be Medical Assistants
Comprehensive Training includes :
• Medical Terminology
• Basic Anatomy
• Pharmaceuticals
• Clinical Techniques
• CPR and First Aid
• Medical Office Skills
•Alzheimer’s/Dementia Specific Training
• Basic Billing and Coding Procedures
•E-charting Training
• Business Writing
• Financial Literacy
• Computer Skills — Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint) Internet, Keyboarding
• Employability Skills: Applications, Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Search and Interviewing
• Individual Employment Counseling with a Case Manager
• Positive Attitude and a Healthy Approach to Each Student’s Career Path
Minimum Number of Hours:
• Training: 720 (30 hours per week for 24 weeks)
Includes:
• Internship: minimum 120 hrs
TRABAC
Training Responsible Adults to be Bookkeeping and Accounting Clerks
Comprehensive Training includes :
• Introduction to Bookkeeping/Accounting (including introduction to Payroll Procedures, and
Electronic Spreadsheet Application)
• Financial Literacy
• Business Math / Calculators
• Computerized Accounting: QuickBooks
• Business Writing/Communication
• Computer Skills — Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), Internet
• Office Skills and Keyboarding
• Internet, Communication, and Life-coping Skills
• Green Business Practices
• Employability Skills: Applications, Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Search and Interviewing
• Individual Employment Counseling and Life Coping Skills with a Case Manager
• Positive Attitude and a Healthy Approach to Each Student’s Career Path
Minimum Number of Hours:
• Training: 720 (30 hours per week for 24 weeks)
Includes:
• Internship: minimum 80 hrs
CERTIFICATE IN SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES
ASSISTANCE
• The Social and Human Services Assistant Certification Program is
designed specifically for students who are interested in preparing for
entry level positions in the health and human services fields.
• Students enrolled in the program can earn up to 17 college credits,
along with the Social and Human Services Assistance Certificate,
following their successful completion of the program. Both the
certificate and the college credits will be issued by Rhode Island
College and Rhode Island College Outreach Programs.
CERTIFICATE IN SOCIAL AND HUMAN SERVICES
ASSISTANCE
Comprehensive Training Includes:
• Business Writing
• Financial Literacy
• Computer Skills — Microsoft Office
(Word, Powerpoint) Internet,
Keyboarding
• Employability Skills: Applications,
Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Search
and Interviewing
• Individual Employment Counseling with
a Case Manager
• Field Experience through Working
Internship
• Training: 418 hours
Social and Human Services Assistance
Certification Program
is designed to:
• Provide a high quality educational
training and development program
for entry level work in the human
services field
• Instill ethical responsibility for self,
clients, and community
• Prepare trainees for continued
educational growth and
development
• Offer a 17-credit Certificate
Program for those interested in an
immediate occupation in direct
service and possibly future study
and career in social work
•
with a trained, ready-to-work frontline workforce
CHW
Community Health Worker Certification
Comprehensive Training Includes :
•
•
6 weeks of classroom learning
6 weeks of experiential learning through an internship.
Topics covered include:
• Overview of the Role and Responsibilities of a Community Health Worker
• Skills for Working with Clients and Families
• Skills Surrounding Cultural Competency
• Language Access and Healthcare
• Health Literacy and Effective Communication
• Tools For Introducing Health Education for Behavior Change
• Supporting Access to Services
• Leadership Skills for Advocacy and Action
• Employability Skills: Applications, Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Search and Interviewing
• Individual Employment Counseling with a Case Manager
• Positive Attitude and a Healthy Approach to Each Student’s Career Path
• English as a Second Language (ESL) if necessary
•
Potential careers include intake, caseworker assistant, interpreter, patient advocate, patient navigator, health educators,
home visitor, health promotion specialist
•
careers can be in hospitals, community health centers, free clinics, health plans, state health departments, educational
institutions, and social service agencies.
Number of Hours:
• Training:150 Classroom Hours • Internship: minimum96 hrs.
(Meets Monday-Thursday, 20 hrs per week)
English as a Second Language(ESL) and
Computer Assisted English Language Learning
(CAELL)
The Computer Assisted English Language Learning program is designed
to give adults whose first language is not English, the tools and
foundation to communicate effectively in English. Various forms of
technology are incorporated into the curriculum to enhance the
classroom experience as well as giving students the opportunity to use
different forms of media that they will use at work or in daily life. We
provide our students with the necessary literacy and computer skills to
function in their roles as learners,parents, workers, and consumers. The
duration of the course is 12 weeks and is offered year round.
•Day & Evening Classes Available
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS
MODIFIED AND NIGHT PROGRAMS
TRABAC EVENING
Training includes :
• Introduction to Bookkeeping/Accounting
• Introduction to Payroll Procedures
• Adding Machine Proficiency
• Computerized Accounting: QuickBooks
• Computer Skills — Microsoft Office
Minimum Number of Hours:
• Training: 144 (9 hours per week for 16
weeks)
• Internship Available
• Workshop: Resume Writing and Interview
Skills
PLUS(Contextualized)Training
• TRABAC PLUS
•
•
•
30 weeks
30 hours per week
includes internship, job search, and
placement
Remediation/Academic Support as
Needed
• TRAMA PLUS
• 30 weeks
• 30 hours per week
includes Internship and Job Search &
Placement
• CPR Certification
• First Aid
• Remediation/Academic Support as
Needed
Contact Information
Tracey Clarke
English
401 456 8902
[email protected]
Adriana Orozco
Spanish
401 456 4754
[email protected]
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