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Intimate Partner/Domestic Violence Intervention for Mental Health Professionals Certification Program (online)


This two-day program, presented in partnership with New Hope Midcoast of Rockland, is designed for social workers, substance abuse counselors and other mental health professionals, as well as clergy, police officers and first responders to become certified in intimate partner violence training.

The following topics will be covered during the 12-contact hours of the program: foundations of domestic abuse, addressing the lasting impact of domestic abuse, intervention strategies of domestic abuse and trauma-informed and culturally competent responses to domestic abuse.

Event Series Kids Can Can

Kids Can Can

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104, Falmouth, ME, United States

Best for ages 9–14 or those in 4th–8th grades but open to those up to age 18. Strawberry jam, pickles, and salsa—all of these foods can be made from scratch with fruits and vegetables grown in your own garden. Join UMaine Extension staff and volunteers in this hands-on, interactive program that will teach participants how […]

Integrated Science and Career Exploration Course for High Schoolers

Hutchinson Center

Are you interested in STEM and hands-on research? Want to explore STEM career options and educational opportunities this summer in midcoast Maine? Build science skills, gain research experience or strengthen academic skills in preparation for college? INT 188 is the class for you. Rising 11th–12th grade high school students can take this college course at […]

Using Active Learning Classrooms to Foster Student Collaboration and Engagement

In-person workshop This workshop focuses on fostering student collaboration and engagement in active learning classrooms (ALCs). ALCs are designed for students to work collaboratively, move around the room and engage together in the learning process. The classrooms feature flexible furniture or group tables,  shared whiteboards, monitors, and more. Participants will learn how to take advantage […]

Celebration of the Life of Leonard E. Minsky

Minsky Recital Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

On Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. the University of Maine Foundation and the Minsky family will host a celebration of life for Leonard E. Minsky in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, the campus venue which bears his name. UMaine alumnus, supporter, community member, and donor, Minsky served on the board of the UMaine […]

Hirundo Full Moon Paddle

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge 1107 West Old Town Road, Old Town, ME, United States

Hirundo's Full Moon Paddles sell out most of the time. Reserve your spot early. Experience the sound and shadows of the evening, and watch the moon beams of the full moon dance on Pushaw Stream. Hirundo provides the canoes, paddles, and life jackets. Hirundo's fleet consists of nine canoes, 12 single kayaks and three tandem […]


Orientation to Brightspace (online)


Virtual Training Designed for faculty new to using UMaine's LMS Brightspace, this orientation will provide you with an overview of the layout, commonly used tools, and recommendations to help get you started.   If you are familiar with Brightspace, but have specific questions about your course, we recommend setting up a one-on-one consultation with our faculty […]