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Continuing Education and Professional Development SPRING 2015


Continuing Education and Professional Development SPRING 2015


WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT I am delighted to welcome you to the College of Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York. Here on our beautiful 204-acre campus, you will join other students who are pursuing associate's degrees in selective areas, a comprehensive range of bachelor's and master's degrees, and doctoral degrees offered at the College or in cooperation with The Graduate Center, CUNY. CSI is an exciting place, and our faculty, staff, and students are committed to contributing to the Staten Island community, New York City, and to our national and global society. Our Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development is one of several vital links between the College and our community, administering for-credit, non-credit, and certificate programs that focus on lifelong learning and the development of career-related skills through a variety of high-quality courses, all of which reflect CSI's mission of excellence in teaching and learning. I invite you to explore the many personal and professional development opportunities available to you here at CSI, and I encourage you to visit the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development at our new Merrill Avenue campus. I look forward to your great success at the College. Sincerely,

Dr. William J. Fritz, PhD President

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I am very pleased to share our Spring 2015 Catalog with the Staten Island community and our students. This spring, we have a diverse and expansive offering of courses and programs that can enrich and transform the lives of students, their families, and the many communities of Staten Island and New York City. For those seeking to enter the workforce or change careers, we have programs that will prepare students for new occupations in growing fields, particularly in the expanding healthcare sector. For professionals, we offer courses that will assist you in achieving or maintaining various licensure requirements. Additionally, we are able to provide Staten Island employers with a credentialed workforce through our certificate programs, as well as professional development opportunities for their staff. We can customize offerings to meet the needs of the many organizations and businesses that contribute to the vitality of Staten Island and New York City. We are also very pleased to facilitate college preparation and developmental education programs such as the CUNY Start Program, which provides incoming first-year students with the academic and college readiness skills they need to be successful in their undergraduate studies. The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) assists non-native English speakers preparing for college and employment. We are also proud of our Adult Learning Center, which provides programs for high school equivalency completion as well as college and employment preparedness. We are dedicated to Staten Island residents throughout their lives. We are delighted to offer our OPTIONS program for Staten Islanders over the age of 55, as well as educational programs for young people over the summer and throughout the calendar year. In addition, we are committed to our programs that support Staten Islanders and New York City residents with disabilities. I invite you to learn with us this spring, and to reach out to us with any questions or suggestions that you may have. We are committed to help you reach your goals as an individual or on behalf of your organization. I look forward to seeing you on our campus and in the community this spring.

Sincerely, Christopher Cruz Cullari Executive Director Continuing Education and Professional Development

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BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING Administrative Assistant Professional/MS Office Specialist 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 New York Notary Public . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Introduction to Quick Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 TECHNOLOGY Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Introduction to Adobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Introduction to Computers,The Internet, and Social Media. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Introduction to Microsoft Access 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 HEALTHCARE AND FITNESS NY State-certified Nursing Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Medical Billing, Coding, Auditing, and Compliance Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–9 Phlebotomy Technician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Phlebotomy Refresher Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Pharmacy Technician Certification Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Pharmacy Technician Externship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Clinical Medical Assistant Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Dental Assistant Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 CPR/AED. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 EKG Technician Certification Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Physical Therapy Aide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Electronic Health Record Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Personal Trainer National Certification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 The Body Electric:Your Guide to Functional Dissection of the Nervous Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Certified Nerve Conduction Technician (NCT-C) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 EMG/NCF Certification Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Interpretation of EMG/NCV Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12–13 INSURANCE New York State-Approved Monitor for CEUs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 SOCIAL SERVICE Advocacy Unlimited:The Path to Empowerment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 NYS credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS DASA-Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Food Protection Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Individual Résumé Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Infection Control Prevention and Intervention. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–15 Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 School Violence Prevention and Intervention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Defensive Driving Auto Insurance and Point Reduction Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Unarmed Security Guard 8-hour and 16-hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

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LANGUAGE Introduction to Conversational Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Intermediate Conversational Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 ONLINE CLASSES Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 To Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Start Dates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Partial Online Course Listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Online Career Training Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Online Real Estate Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 TEST PREPARATION GMAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16–17 GRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 LSAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 SAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17–18 REMEDIAL PROGRAMS Pre-College Math. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 CUNY Start. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 COMMUNITY SERVICE High School Equivalency Preparation and ESL Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Mature Learners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Programs for People with Disabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 GENERAL INFORMATION Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Registration Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Refund Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Reduced Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Textbooks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Class Cancellation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 ID Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Statement of Nondiscrimination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Financial Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Department of Veterans Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Adult Center and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Individual Training Grants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Independent Training Accounts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Private Loans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Employer and Union Vouchers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 DC 37 Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 1199SEIU Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 AARP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Staff Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 SUMMER AT CSI Summer at CSI class schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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ACCOUNTING AND TAXATION PROGRAMS

BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL W/MS OFFICE SPECIALIST 2010 Learn the skills needed to become a successful administrative professional using the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of programs.You’ll receive training on the most popular Microsoft Office 2010programs, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Upon successful completion of the Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 program, you should be able to: • Set clear business goals and make informed decisions • Demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, and written communication • Create and deliver business presentations using visuals • Understand the importance of records management • Demonstrate efficient meeting management Microsoft Excel • Create a spreadsheet • Create formulas with the Function Wizard or manually • Analyze data by using Sort, Filter, Subtotal, and PivotTables • Format spreadsheets, graphs, and lists for printing Microsoft Word • Create a document • Format fonts, paragraphs, bullets, and tables • Use tables for online forms and Webpage designs • Automate mail merges • Share documents with a workgroup

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Microsoft PowerPoint • Create a slideshow • Format fonts, paragraphs, bullets, and text boxes • Use custom animation, slide transitions, and effects • Use graphics, sound, and on-screen navigation

Saturday April 25, 9:30am–12:30pm Additional dates may be added as required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session NP501: $125 Textbook not needed (State exam given in Manhattan, exam price not included in tuition).

Microsoft Outlook • Use email and Contacts, and work with attachments safely • Organize the Inbox and filter junk mail • Schedule meetings, recurring appointments, and tasks • Analyze Outlook data in Microsoft Excel or Access

INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS 2014 Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small to midsized business owner who enjoys Quicken's ease of use but prefers a more traditional approach to accounting. You’ll gain hands-on experience as you learn how this well-designed accounting program can make it a snap to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Whether you’re new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business. Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks IC252: $105

Microsoft Access • Create tables, forms, and reports • Use queries to find, filter, update, and calculate • Create forms that handle data automatically • Optimize the database for easy navigation and data input A four-gigabyte flash drive is recommended. A computer at home or some other location that has Microsoft Office 2010 installed is necessary for practicing and reinforcing the lessons covered in class. Days and dates:Tuesday and Friday, 6:30pm–9:30pm February 24– June 16 NO CLASS: April 3, April 7, April 10 30 Sessions ADMIN01: $1,500 Textbook not included NEW YORK NOTARY PUBLIC TEST PREPARATION Prepare for the NYS Notary Public Examination. This three hour seminar provides a comprehensive review of the notary public office and the responsibilities of being a Notary Public. Case studies are used to illustrate situations that the officer is likely to encounter.

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TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE ACROBAT X If all you think Acrobat does is create PDF files, you're in for a big surprise! In this course, you'll discover how to bring together a wide range of content from dozens of programs that you can reuse and customize in Acrobat X Pro. Need to change some text? No problem. Create a new file? That's easy. Add a page from this file and an image from that file? Or add a new page? Not a big deal.You can do all that and more! In each lesson, you'll work with an important Acrobat X Pro feature or process using source files (available for both Mac and Windows) provided with the course.You'll soon see why Adobe Acrobat X has become the best-selling Adobe software of all time! www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15

Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105 INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE Learn about Adobe during three one-hour workshops. Wednesday,Thursday and Friday, noon–1pm February 25– February 27 Three Sessions Adob01: $50 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS, THE INTERNET, AND SOCIAL MEDIA Develop essential skills with this class designed specifically for those who are new to the computer. Learn the essentials in computer operations: use of the mouse and keyboard, terminology, and basic word processing. Learn how to find the information you need quickly and effectively. Set up email accounts and attach documents to your email. A sense of humor is all you need! Saturday, 9:00am–noon April 11–May 16 Five Sessions INCP01 $275

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010 Take control over your data! Whether you're a novice or an experienced database user, this course will show you how to harness the full power of Microsoft Access 2010. In these practical and project-oriented lessons, you’ll learn how to use this award-winning MS Office software to create and customize tables.You’ll build relationships between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash data entry time.You’ll also discover how to achieve huge reductions in data entry errors by setting default values, creating validation rules, and building input masks. In addition, you’ll find out how to make your database more user-friendly with custom data entry forms, smart lists, and other sophisticated controls.You'll learn how to retrieve exactly what you need from your database with powerful queries and reports, and you'll even start automating routine tasks with labor-saving macros. By the time you’ve finished this course, you'll know how to create an effective database for any information you need to store, document, and manage—at home or on the job. www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 SIX WEEKS $105

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HEALTHCARE AND FITNESS NY STATE-CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT Prepare for a rewarding and fulfilling career as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), a healthcare position that is in high demand today, due to our aging population. Students enrolled in this course will complete six weeks of theoretical and lab instruction, followed by four weeks of clinical internship at a local long-term care facility. Upon successful completion of this course, students are scheduled for an NYS certification exam, which is necessary for employment. As an added bonus, information about healthy lifestyle promotion, career building, and job readiness skills are threaded throughout the entire course. A physical is needed for clinical internship. Classroom training: Six weeks Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30am–3:30pm February 23–March 30 Followed by clinical training: four weeks Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30am–3:30pm April 2015 Total Clinic and Testing, 86 hours 21 Sessions AH100: $2,825 (Includes exam, materials, and CSI registration fee) Eligible for an ITG voucher. MEDICAL BILLING, CODING, AUDITING, AND COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE* Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet are required for completion of this program. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,“Employment of medical records and health information technicians is expected to increase 22% through 2022, which is faster than the average for all occupations.” Students enrolled in this program will gain practical knowledge to enhance their

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understanding of medical insurance billing practices as well as learn skills required to operate efficiently in today’s medical offices. Core curriculum courses must be taken in sequence beginning with AH001 and AH002 taken together, followed by AH003, AH005, and AH004.The final sequence comprises AH007, AH006, and AH008.There is an exemption examination for waiving AH001 and AH002.The passing grade is 80%.To register for an exam, call 718.982.2182. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Develop a basic vocabulary of medical terminology, understanding the parts and roots of medical words. Medical terminology is a critical part of language used by medical physicians. With this knowledge, you will be able to interpret any medical report. After you complete this course, you will have a complete knowledge of what consists in a medical word.You will know how to correctly identify the different parts of a medical word. (Word root, combining form, suffixes, and prefixes). Wednesday, 6:30pm–9:00pm February 25–May 13 No Class: April 8 11 Sessions AH001: $400

ICD-9/10-CM CODING Learn how to code for medical diagnoses and in-hospital procedures using the ICD-9/10 coding language. Dates and times:To be announced Summer 2015 15 Sessions AH005: $400 CPT-4 CODING This course is designed for those who want to work as a medical coder, medical biller, medical collector, or medical office administrator.The class format is designed to help the beginning coder learn and understand the concept of coding using the CPT coding manual. Coding scenarios are provided to help the student learn his/her knowledge in the medical coding field. Dates and times:To be announced Fall 2015 15 Sessions AH004: $400

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY An introduction to the location, design, and function of organ systems.This course must be taken with AH001. Tuesday, 6:30pm–9:00pm February 24–May 5 NO CLASS: April 7 Ten SessionS AH002: $375

INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL AUDITING Accurate medical billing and coding is necessary to secure the maximum reimbursement for the healthcare provider in the current climate of compliance in which we find ourselves. This class is a basic introduction to the field of medical auditing. The student will learn how to audit physician progress notes to support varied levels of billing as well as gain the required elements of the medical record. Dates and times:To be announced Winter 2015/2016 Five Sessions AH007:$260

PATHOLOGY Investigate the essentials of human diseases and conditions including symptoms, laboratory pathological tests, and outcomes. Dates and times:To be announced Summer 2015 Eight Sessions AH003: $300

MEDICAL BILLING, CODING, AND COMPLIANCE To be a success in the field of medical billing, you will need to know billing, coding, and compliance, and this class covers it all! Here, the student will be able to apply all the tools they have learned in the previous classes. Code actual cases—check for all the rules and

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regulations for compliance—then bill your claim. Learn to “work” denials from the insurance companies to be sure your provider is properly reimbursed. Each student will be trained on Lytec MD, Practice Management software by Mckesson, an industry leader. Dates and times:To be announced Winter 2015/2016 15 Sessions AH006: $400

This program includes 48 hours of classroom instruction and 120 hours of clinical experience at a SIUH facility. All classroom instruction will take place in the facilities of SIUH and affiliated locations. Section A Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm–9:00pm February 10–April 2 Followed by 120 clinical hours* Clinical begins April 6

CHART REVIEW Section B Learn a practical hands-on approach to Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm–9:00pm outpatient billing. Students will enter April 14–June 4 charges and post payments in the Lytec Followed by 120 clinical hours* Medical Software system.They will learn Clinical begins June 8 the methods of accountability to ensure Section C—Summer proper medical billing.This class Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm–9:00pm includes an introduction to the hospital June 16–August 6 billing side through the Ambulatory Followed by 120 clinical hours* Payment System, DRGs and the UB-92 Clinical begins August 10 claim form. Dates and times:To be announced *Clinical hours are scheduled by the coWinter 2015/2016 ordinator and take place between the Six Sessions hours of 6:00am–4:00pm, one to three AH008: $240 days a week. Total tuition for Medical Billing/Coding Note: Upon successful completion of Certificate: $2,775 this course, students would be eligible Textbooks not included to sit for a national certification exam. Note: Students who complete the Exam fees are not included. program successfully are eligible to sit 14 sessions for the national Certified Medical Billing AH200: $1,650 Specialist under the Medical Association Classes held at Island Diagnostics of Billers. Exam fees are not included. Textbook not included PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PHLEBOTOMY REFRESHER COURSE The Phlebotomy/Laboratory Technician A refresher course for phlebotomists reCertificate program is a partnership entering the medical field. between the Office of Continuing Education and Staten Island University SECTION A Hospital (SIUH).The College of Staten Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm–9:00pm Island Phlebotomy /Laboratory March 3–March 19 Technician program trains and prepares SECTION B: students for their clinical at SIUH.The Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm–9:00pm program is designed for those who are May 5–May 21 already in the healthcare field, but wish Seating is limited. Please call to gain additional training specifically in 718.982.2182 to confirm availability. the field of phlebotomy. Students who Six Sessions successfully complete this program will AH250: $400 be prepared to work in healthcare as a Classes held at Island Diagnostics phlebotomist.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION COURSE Prepare for a rewarding career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Certified Pharmacy Technicians play in integral role in drugstores, supermarkets, hospitals, and mail-order facilities by helping licensed pharmacists prepare and dispense prescription medications and other health-related products.They also often perform administrative duties and are often the first point of contact between patients and the pharmacy staff.This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the topics and subjects necessary for employment as a pharmacy technician in either a hospital or retail setting. Emphasis is placed on service aspects, roles, prescription filling, order filling, product preparation, equipment use, inventory management, and reimbursement. The curriculum will prepare you to work on a national level, while clearly defining your role as prescribed by New York State law. Course topics will include pharmacy laws as they relate to federal and state drug regulations, pharmaceutical and medical terminologies, calculating doses for oral and intravenous preparations, dosage formulations, administration routes, parenteral medications, compounding, sterilization, basic anatomy, and the effect of drugs on organ systems. Note: Upon successful completion of this course, students would be prepared to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). Exam fees are not included. Wednesday, 6:30pm–9:30pm February 25–June 10 NO CLASS: April 8 15 Sessions PHARM01: $1,249 Textbook not included

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The graduate from CSI’s Medical Billing, “Coding and Compliance course was wonderful. She was very capable, wellprepared, and she had great patient skills. I believe her strong billing and coding training and her personality together made her an excellent addition to our practice.

—Aly Cohen, MD, FACR Founder/Medical Director Integrative Rheumatology Associates, PC, Monroe, New Jersey

I was a stay-at-home mom with only a high school diploma “under my belt and an interest in the medical field. From the moment I took my first class, I just knew I'd made the right decision. Upon completion of the course, I was able to secure a job. Can't say enough about how making that decision to take that ‘course’ at CSI changed my ‘course’ in life.

—Cheryl D., Student Medical Billing and Coding 2007

Being the senior member of the class initially concerned me “because I’d not been in a classroom setting since the 80s. The thought of reinvention at a later stage of life presented its own challenges. I was presented with new challenges with medical terminology, research tools for patient demographics and learning about diagnostic and procedure codes. I was given all the tools I needed to find a very rewarding position in a cardiology practice near my home.

—MaryAnn S. Student, Medical Billing and Coding PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EXTERNSHIP An optional 120-hour externship is available to program graduates at select retail pharmacies.The externship will provide students with hands-on, on-thejob training experience, additional preparation for the national certifiction exam, and networking opportunities. A passing grade in the Pharmacy

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Technician Certification course is required. 120 Hours PHARM02: $445* *Includes background check and drug screening test CLINICAL MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM Prepare for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career in healthcare.This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions

related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy, and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy; pharmacology; the proper use and administration of medications; taking and documenting vital signs. Students will also learn cardiology, including proper lead placements; a professional workplace behavior; ethics, and the legal aspects of healthcare.This program includes 140-hours of classroom lecture, hands-on labs, and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider.To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140-hour program, submit to a thorough background check and drug screening, and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination. Exam fee not included in tuition. Course Contact Hours: 140 hours+ Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30pm -9:30pm February 24- June 23 Saturdays March 7, 21; April 18, 25, May 9 and May 30, 9:00am–4:30pm NO CLASS: April 7 and April 9 34 Sessions Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours MA100: $2,424 (Includes textbooks and CSI registration fee) Eligible for ITG voucher. DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM Prepare for an entry-level position in one of the fastest growing healthcare positions—Dental Assistant.You will learn all aspects of dental terminology, oral anatomy, dental charting, and dental office management, as well as clinical aspects of chair side assisting required

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to function as an assistant in a dental practice. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures. • Record treatment information in patient records. • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays. • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies. • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist. • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs. • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory. • Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions. • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. • Dental billing Dates and times:To be announced April 2015 Sessions DA100: $2,800 (Textbooks included) CPR/AED Learn how to save a life. Upon passing this course, students will receive a certificate from the American Heart Association as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider, valid for two years. Section A Saturday, 9:00am–5:00pm March 7 One Session BLS001: $75 Section B May 23 One Session BLS001: $75

EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM This comprehensive 50-hour EKG Technician Certification program prepares students to function as EKG technicians and to take the ASPT– Electrocardiograph (EKG) Technician exam and other national certification exams.This course will include important practice and background information on anatomy and physiology of the heart, medical disease processes, medical terminology, medical ethics, and legal aspects of patient contact, electrocardiography, and stress testing. Additionally, students will practice with EKG equipment and perform hands-on labs including introduction to the function and proper use of the EKG machine, the normal anatomy of the chest wall for proper lead placement, 12-lead placement, and other clinical practices. Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30pm–9:30pm March 18–May 20 NO CLASS: April 8 and April 9 17 Sessions EKG100: $999 (Textbooks included) PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE PROGRAM This comprehensive 50-hour Physical Therapy Aide program prepares students for the growing field of physical therapy. The physical therapy aide is generally responsible for carrying out the nontechnical duties of physical therapy, such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients working under the direction of the physical therapist. Furthermore, these workers assist physical therapists in providing services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Physical therapy aides may be employed in nursing homes, hospitals, sports rehabilitation center and some orthopedic clinics. Note:This program does not include a national or state certification as part of its overall objectives.

Saturday, 9:30am–1:30pm February 28–June 13 NO CLASS: April 4, 11, and May 23 12.5 Sessions PTA100: $999 (Textbooks included) ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD MANAGEMENT PROGRAM This 95-hour Electronic Health Record (EHR) Management program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Access to health information is changing the ways doctors care for their patients. Doctors now have access to a patient’s medical history, surgeries, allergies to medicines, and recent doctor’s visits all at the press of a button.This recent technology that intertwines health information from a variety of sources is known as an electronic health record. An electronic health record (EHR) includes computerized lifelong healthcare data from a variety sources where every encounter an individual has with the healthcare system is documented and compiled for quick access. Electronic Health Record professionals are educated in the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems such as HL7, CDISC, and DICOM. Students will learn through classroom and computer lab training the necessary components consistent with maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record and database. Note: After the successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam. Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am–1:30pm March 7- June 13 NO CLASS: April 4, April 5, and April 11 26 Sessions EHR100: $1,999 (Textbooks included)

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PERSONAL TRAINER NATIONAL CERTIFICATION PRE OR CO-REQUISITE CPR* (BLS 001) Come join this fun profession and be a part of what Fortune magazine and ABC News.com state is the fourth hottest job in the U.S., at a national average of $34 an hour.Whether for a career move or for your own personal knowledge, get all the information you need to become a Certified Personal Trainer.This challenging course is taught over a five-week period for better retention and skill competency. The National Exam is held on the sixth week. This course is formatted as a 60-hour program and is comprised of 15 hours of lecture, 15 hours of hands-on practical training, and a 30-hour internship that networks many graduates right into a job.The course prepares you for success with key topics that include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, and equipment usage and health assessment. CPR/AED is needed to receive the certificate.The Office of Continuing Education is partnering with World Instructor Training School (WITS), the only major certifying body in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components. *Textbook is required and not included in course fees. Call 888.330.9487 to order and start reading immediately. Sunday, 9:00am–4:00pm March 15- April 26 NO CLASS: April 5 Five Sessions and Exam PTC100: $750 THE BODY ELECTRIC: YOUR GUIDE TO FUNCTIONAL DISSECTION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island Who May Enroll: Enrollment is offered to any healthcare practitioner who has a state license where interpretation of EMG/NCV is within his/her scope of practice. 12

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FREE WEBINAR Personal Training as a SUPER Career • Learn about the exciting field of Personal Training and what the course has to offer from a W.I.T.S. instructor • Ask questions and participate in a live chat from any location To register: Click on QR code or follow the links below: Jan 21, 2015 Noon EST at: http://bit.ly/1kI3zEK

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Additionally, internationally trained medical doctors (upon documentation of training) may enroll in this course. Description: CERTIFIED NERVE CONDUCTION TECHNICIAN (NCT-C): Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island Who May Enroll: High School degree or GED graduates. Description: Embark on a new career in healthcare as a Certified Nerve Conduction Technician.As a Nerve Conduction Technician, you work closely with physicians and other healthcare professionals to help find the source of the patient’s pain, weakness, and discomfort.The certification will stand as proof of your proficiency to potential employers. Certificate available from the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island. For information: www.emgncv.net or call 717.585.8473 (leave message) $2,100

EMG/NCV CERTIFICATION COURSE Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island Who May Enroll: Enrollment is offered to any healthcare practitioner who has a state license where interpretation of EMG/NCV is within his/her scope of practice. Additionally, internationally trained medical doctors (upon documentation of training) may enroll in this course. Description: Learn the basics of EMG/NCV testing in two weekends. Listen to online lectures before investing two weekends in concentrated lecture and laboratory sessions onsite. Have access to our online textbook for several months after the course. Further your education through a stepwise hybrid education of online lectures and onsite lecture/laboratories to achieve full certification as a specialist in EMG/NCV by becoming certified as a fellow in EMG/NCV and earn the credential as F-EMG®. All material is centered on evidencebased principles. CEUs: Up to 162 CEUs available for physical therapists in New York State. Chiropractors CEU available in all states through the Western States University Certificate available from the College of Staten Island. For information: www.emgncv.net or call 717.585.8473 (leave message) Tuition $7,100 INTERPRETATION OF EMG/NCV STUDIES Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island Who May Enroll: Enrollment is offered to any healthcare practitioner who has a state license where interpretation of EMG/NCV is within his/her scope of practice.

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Additionally, internationally trained medical doctors (upon documentation of training) may enroll in this course. Description: This highly interactive course provides the licensed healthcare practitioner with the basic skills to read, understand, and interpret the results of an EMG/NCV report. The interpretation allows the licensed healthcare practitioner the opportunity to identify important markers for case management. This course is not skill-oriented in that techniques and laboratory are not included as content. Topics included in the course include anatomy, physiology, biomedical instrumentation, neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, ethics, and other related basic science items at a technical level. CEUs: 16 CEUs available for physical therapists in New York State. 16 CEUs available for Chiropractors in all states through the Western States University Certificate available from the American Academy of Clinical Electrodiagnosis and the College of Staten Island. For information: www.emgncv.net or call 717.585.8473 (leave message) Tuition $425

INSURANCE NEW YORK STATE-APPROVED MONITOR FOR INSURANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS The College of Staten Island Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development is a New York State Insurance Department approved monitor. We proctor licensees taking self-study courses to complete their continuing education requirements. Call 718.982.2182 for an appointment One Session INS003: $50

SOCIAL SERVICE ADVOCACY UNLIMITED: THE PATH TO EMPOWERMENT An exploratory course to examine the world of self-advocacy. Participants will enhance skills and learn about resources for individuals with developmental disabilities, including how to start a selfadvocacy group, speak up for their rights, advocate for others, and how to teach the community about the rights of people with disabilities. Friday, 10:00am–noon March 6–May 15 NO CLASS: April 3, April 10 Nine Sessions ADVOC: $50 NYS-CREDENTIALED ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR (CASAC) TRAINING These classes meet the educational requirements established by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for individuals who wish to prepare for a career in substance abuse counseling and those who are looking to obtain a CASAC-T. Upon completion of the 350 hours of training, you will be eligible to take the state examination. This education requirement is comprised of four sections that are divided into eight modules. All CASAC courses may be taken individually, and in any sequence. Please note: It would be beneficial to the perspective student to meet or speak with the coordinator of the program prior to enrolling in classes to best explain the work scope of the classes, OASAS’s credentialing process, and other information for someone who is considering a career in addiction counseling.

• Assessment, Clinical Evaluation, Treatment Planning, Case Management, Patient/Family, Community Education—70 Hours • Professional and Ethical Responsibilities—45 Hours Total: 350 Hours Section IV, Module 1 Ethics Tuesday, 6:30pm–9:30pm February 24–June 9 NO CLASS: April 2 45 Hours 15 Sessions CAC4-01: $400 Section I, Module 1 Knowledge of Substance Abuse 1 Monday, 6:30pm–9:30pm February 23–June 8 NO CLASS: April 6 and May 23 40 hours 14 Sessions CAC 1-01: $400 Section II, Module 1 Substance Abuse Counseling Theory/ Individual Counseling Thursday, 6:30pm–9:30pm February 26- June 25 NO CLASS: April 9 50 Hours 17 Sessions CAC 2-01: $400 Summer and fall to be announced All courses are suitable for the aspiring substance abuse professional and some are suitable for a layperson.The eight modules must all be completed for graduation from the program. For further information concerning the credentialing process, please call 800.482.9564.

These proficiency requirements are listed as four sections: • Knowledge of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse - 85 Hours • Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling - 150 Hours

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After completing the courses, I was able to secure a wonderful “internship at a highly regarded residential rehab program. That, in turn, led to a position as a per diem Associate Counselor once I received my CASAC-T certificate from OASAS. I have worked with interns and counselors trained in other programs and I believe that I had been given a stronger knowledge base in the science of addiction as well as having been better introduced to many of the evidence-based practices required of counselors today. I have recommended the CSI program to a number of folks interested in becoming a counselor and told them that if they are willing to invest the time and effort to participate in the program actively, then there is no better place to gain a solid training in the basic skills needed to be an effective counselor.

—Jack Essex, CASAC Counselor

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS DASA-HARASSMENT, BULLYING, CYBERBULLYING, AND DISCRIMINATION IN SCHOOLS: PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION The six-hour course will include the social patterns of bullying and discrimination, and harassment, including those acts based on but not limited to race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex through hands-on, thought-provoking group and individual activities, that will offer insight and application into the Dignity Act. Section A Sunday, 9:00am–3:00pm January 25 Section B Sunday, 9:00am–3:00pm February 22 Section C Sunday, 9:00am–3:00pm March 29

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Section D Sunday, 9:00am–3:00pm April 19 Section E Sunday, 9:00am–3:00pm May 3 Additional dates may be added as required. One Session DASA01: $110 FOOD PROTECTION COURE A 15-hour course prepares students for NYC certification. Learn purchasing/receiving/storing food, physical/chemical/biological hazards, food-borne disease agents, preparing and serving foods, and food safety considerations. A certifying examination will be given immediately upon completion of the local regulations training (examination cost is included in course price). Exam is held in Manhattan. Please note: a $15 transfer fee will be applied for section reassignments. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. Three Sessions FHC01: $180

INDIVIDUAL RÉSUMÉ PREPARATION Customized workshop designed to meet your specific job search needs. Working one-on–one with a leading industry expert, you will receive personal attention on how to create an effective résumé or improve an existing one. Our expert will tailor your sessions based on your career goals which may include résumé review, strategies on creating cover letters and writing follow-up thank you notes, or mock interviewing. Call 718.982.2182 for appointment. Two Sessions CE010: $125 INFECTION CONTROL This 2.5-hour workshop provides healthcare professionals with training for licensure renewal that meets the requirements of the New York State Mandatory Infections Control Program for re-registration and licensing in New York.Topics include infection control regulations, enforcement of infectioncontrol standards, quality assurance, and professional reliability. Upon completion of the workshop, a certificate of completion will be issued. Section A Saturday, 10:00-12:30pm March 21 Section B Saturday, 10:00-12:30pm May 2 Additional dates may be added as required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session IC501: $50

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RECOGNIZING AND REPORTING CHILD ABUSE Learn the physical and behavioral signs of child abuse and maltreatment.This two hour workshop will teach you about mandated reporting and how to carry out your professional responsibilities. Upon completion of the workshop, a certificate of completion will be issued. Section A Saturday, 10:00-noon March 21 Section B Saturday, 10:00-noon May 2 Additional dates may be added as required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session CC860: $50 SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION In this two hour workshop, you will learn the dynamics of aggressive behavior in children and the tools used to prevent them from becoming victims of such behavior. Upon completion of the workshop, a certificate of completion will be issued. Section A Saturday, 10:00am–noon March 28 Section B Saturday, 10:00am –noon May 9 Additional dates may be added as required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session VP100: $50

applicants must complete a New York State DMV-certified defensive driving course within six months of filing a TLC application to drive any taxi. Section A Saturday, 9:30am–4:00pm March 21 Section B Saturday, 9:30am–4:00pm May 23 Additional dates may be added as required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session DS01: $40 UNARMED SECURITY GUARD EIGHT-HOUR AND 16-HOUR CERTIFICATION COURSE A certification course that will lead to one of the fastest growing fields in security.This is the industry standard eight-hour and 16-hour security guard’s certification approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice. State fingerprinting and State application fees are additional. Section A Sunday, 9:00am–5:00pm March 1 Section B Sunday, 9:30am–6:00pm April 12 Additional dates may be added as

required. Call 718.982.2182 for schedule. One Session GRD01: $70 16-Hour Certification GRD02:$200

LANGUAGE INTRODUCTION TO CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH Learn the fundamental conversation skills necessary for workplace settings such as banking, education, health and human services, and retail. Wednesday, 6:30pm–8:30pm February 25- June 3 NO CLASS: April 8 Fourteen Sessions SP100: $250 INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH Take your Spanish to the next level. Designed for both personal enrichment and workplace enhancement, learn the conversation skills necessary for workplace settings such as banking, education, health and human services, and retail. Wednesday, 6:30pm–8:30pm June 10- September 9 Fourteen Sessions SP200: $250

DEFENSIVE DRIVING AUTO INSURANCE AND POINT REDUCTION WORKSHOP Reduce your car insurance by 10% by completing this six hour class! In addition, you can receive up to four violation points deducted off your New York State driver’s license. All TLC pre

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ONLINE CLASSES Think you don’t have time to take a course? Think again! We can help you learn online…anytime and anywhere! Instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, and convenient. How does it work? • Courses begin monthly • All courses run for six weeks, are project oriented, and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, supplementary links, and more. • Lessons are released twice a week for you to complete at your own pace. • Each lesson includes a discussion area through which you can communicate with the instructor. • Take these complete courses at home or on the go at any time of the day or night. Fees: Most online courses are $105 plus a $25 registration fee per course. Some are priced higher. No discounts apply to online courses. Requirements:All online courses require Internet access and email. Some courses may have additional requirements. To Register: For more information, visit the online Instruction Center at www.ed2go.com/csi and click on my classroom or call 718.982.2182. Start Dates A new section of online courses will take place on the following dates for spring/summer: Course Section Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep 16

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Start Date 1/21/2015 2/18/2015 3/18/2015 4/15/2015 5/13/2015 6/17/2015 7/15/2015 8/12/2015 9/16/2015

End Date 3/13/2015 4/10/2015 5/08/2015 6/05/2015 7/03/2015 8/07/2015 9/04/2015 10/02/2015 11/06/2015

The following represent just a few of the online courses that are available: • Accounting Fundamentals • Intermediate Microsoft Access 2013 • Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach • Introduction to SQL • Project Management Fundamentals • Microsoft Office 2013 • Advanced Microsoft Excel 2013 • Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer • Introduction to Google Analytics • Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera • Introduction to JavaScript • Intermediate QuickBooks 2014 • Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013 • Grammar Refresher • Spanish for Medical Professionals II • Effective Business Writing • Real Estate Investing • Medical Terminology • Keys to Successful Money Management To browse the more than 300 online course offerings, visit us online at www.ed2go.com/csi. ONLINE CAREER TRAINING PROGRAMS Prepare for employment in some of today’s hottest careers with a comprehensive, affordable, and selfpaced online Career Training Program. You can begin these programs at any time and learn at your own pace. Upon successful completion of all required coursework, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the College of Staten Island and ed2go. If there is a national certification exam in the field, the course will help to prepare you to sit for the exam. Please note: Once the course is accessed by the student, either by requesting materials or viewing lessons, there are no refunds.To make sure that the program is the right choice for you, talk to an ed2go Career Training Admissions Counselor at 877.221.5151. Financial assistance is also available.

Below is a listing of fields in which we offer courses: • Healthcare and Fitness • Business and Professional Studies • Media and Design •IT and Software • Management • Hospitality and Gaming • Sustainable Energy Please visit us at www.gatlineducation.com/csicuny or call 718.982.2182 for additional information. ONLINE REAL ESTATE COURSES Online real estate licensing courses are offered to the general public to satisfy state educational requirements for licensure.The courses, taught through Career Web School online real estate schools, are guided by state licensing requirements and are designed to provide a comprehensive education that thoroughly prepares candidates for licensed activities in the real estate business. Real Estate • Sales Pre-License • Sales Post-License • Broker Pre-License • Broker Post-License • Continuing Education Appraisal • Qualifying • Exam Prep • Continuing Education For more information, visit us at www.licenseschool.com and enter code 1656.

TEST PREPARATION GMAT PREPARATION Learn test-taking techniques for improving your score on the Graduate Admission Test.Taking this course will provide you with test taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on all GMAT question types.You'll review the more familiar questions and learn how to approach question types that may be new to you,

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like critical reasoning and data sufficiency. In the verbal lessons, we will discuss how to do your best on reading comprehension questions, sentence correction questions, critical reasoning questions, and the analytical writing assessment. In the quantitative lessons, we provide a comprehensive math review and techniques for tackling both problemsolving and data-sufficiency questions.You will practice on actual GMAT tests from previous years, which is the best way to prepare for any standardized test. www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105

GRE PREPARATION PART 2 Part 2 features a math review and techniques for tackling the quantitative comparison, data interpretation, and standard math questions that make up the quantitative reasoning sections, as well as how to tackle the GRE's unique new question formats.You'll find pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test taking, too. Be prepared to excel on exam day and to achieve your best potential score! www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105

GRE PREPARATION PART 1 Discover powerful strategies for success in the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections of the GRE® revised General Test (course 1 of 2). Part 1 takes you through all the question types on the verbal reasoning and analytical writing sections, including reading comprehension, text completion, sentence equivalence questions, and both essay tasks.You'll also gain pointers on time management, anxiety relief, scoring, and general standardized test taking. Be prepared to excel on exam day to achieve your best potential score! www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105

LSAT PREPARATION PART 1 Refine your knowledge and skills for the Law School Admission Test. Part 1 provides

My instructor for the “course was VERY good at helping me to solve difficult problems and to CLEARLY walk through them step-by-step with me. This is a great course. I feel 100% better prepared for taking my GRE and am grateful for the opportunity to take this class online (as I live far from town). Thanks for a great learning experience!

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an overview of law school entrance procedures, a career in law, and law school survival techniques.You will also participate in an intensive review of analytical reasoning questions; including techniques for drafting the three most helpful types of diagrams, and explanations for and interpretations of correct answer choices. You will also learn the outline format that law school admissions counselors favor for preparing the writing sample. www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105 LSAT PREPARATION PART 2 Learn test-taking techniques developed by The Center for Legal Studies and taught to thousands of pre-law students around the world. LSAT Preparation - Part 2 provides an intensive review of reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions, including techniques for quick elimination of incorrect answers, explanations and interpretations of correct answers, and proven approaches for selecting the correct answers. www.ed2go.com/csi Instructor Led courses start monthly Section A January 21 Section B February 18 Section C March 18 Section D April 15 Section E May 13 Section F June 17 Section G July 15 Section H August 12 Six Weeks $105 SAT PREPARATION Taught by a skilled instructor with years of experience in successfully helping students boost and achieve their best scores, this intensive course will

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prepare students for the SAT test. Students will receive instruction for the critical reading, essay, and math components of the SAT. In addition, students will learn test-taking tips, strategies, and problem-solving techniques.Two practice tests will be offered.Textbook not included Tuesday and Thursday 4:00pm–6:30pm January 6–January 22 Additional dates may be added as required. Six Sessions SAT01:$240

REMEDIAL PROGRAMS PRE-COLLEGE MATH The Pre-College Math course is a preparatory course designed for those students who need to pass either one or both parts of the Mathematics CUNY Assessment Test, also known as the COMPASS Test. All students must have previously taken and failed the COMPASS Test.This course will focus on the instruction of various pre-algebra and algebra-level material found on the COMPASS Test such as substitution, linear equations, operations of polynomials, radicals, and factoring. Section A Tuesday and Thursday, 9:05am-12:05pm February 24–May 7 NO CLASS: April 7, April 9 Section B Tuesday and Thursday, 1:25pm-4:25pm February 24–May 7 No Class: April 7, April 9 Section C Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30pm-9:30pm February 24–May 7 No Class: April 7, April 9 EXAM DATE—To be announced 20 Sessions PCM01: $240

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CUNY START What is CUNY Start? CUNY Start is an intensive semesterlong program that will help you pass the CUNY placement exams and succeed in your college studies. Parttime and full-time classes are offered in reading, writing, and math. Who is eligible for CUNY Start? CUNY Start is for high school and GED graduates who have applied and been accepted to the College of Staten Island but have not passed the CUNY reading and/or writing assessment test and at least one part of the COMPASS math test. Why enroll in CUNY Start? • Improve your reading, writing, and math skills and prepare for college • Low cost: $75 per semester, includes books and supplies • Two opportunities to retake the CUNY placement exams • Save your financial aid for credit courses When are classes? Classes run February 2015 - July 2015 Full-time Classes (25 hours per week, 5 hours per day, 5 days per week) Monday–Friday, 9:00am–3:00pm Part-time Classes (12 hours per week, 3 hours per day, 4 days per week) Monday–Thursday,Times to be announced Need more information? Visit the CUNY Start Office in Building 4N, Room 207, Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm or call 718.982.3069. You can also visit the Website at www.csi.cuny.edu/cunystart.

CUNY LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM (CLIP) The CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) offers CUNY students the opportunity to spend more time learning English in an academic environment before formally enrolling in college courses.

IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM, you must • Be accepted into any CUNY College • Have taken (or be scheduled to take) the CAT Exams WHAT IS CLIP? The CUNY Language Immersion Program offers students who have been admitted to a City University of New York (CUNY) college the opportunity to spend more time learning English in an academic environment before formally enrolling in college courses. CLIP operates 25 hours a week, with day and evening sessions available. Students in CLIP acquire the reading, writing, and oral communication skills necessary to be successful at CUNY.This includes classwork, portfolios, research projects, computer-assisted learning, orientation to college tutoring, and more. How much does the program cost, and can I use my financial aid? During the time you spend in CLIP, you will not be using your financial aid.The cost of CLIP tuition is as follows: $180 (Those who meet NYS Residency requirements as applied by CUNY) $450 (Those who do not meet NYS Residency requirements as applied by CUNY) $45 (Those who receive public assistance, or are in SEEK, or College Discovery programs) (prices are lower for the six-week summer term) What is the CLIP class schedule? CLIP offers both morning and evening classes that meet for 25 hours a week. The morning classes meet Monday– Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm, except for Wednesdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The evening classes meet Monday– Friday from 5:30pm to 10:30pm. Need more information? Call our office at 718.982.3996, email us: clip@csi.cuny.edu, or visit our office in the Library- room 204.

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PREPARATION AND ESL PROGRAMS THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER The Adult Learning Center at the College of Staten Island offers a number of different options to people who want to get a high school degree, learn English as a second language, improve their career readiness, explore their educational opportunities, or even apply to college. Our classes are free to members of the entire Staten Island community. Below is a list of the programs

diploma in New York State.These classes are offered in both English and Spanish. College Transition These classes provide instruction to students who have already passed or are close to passing the GED or TASC™ tests and want to prepare to take the CUNY Assessment Tests to enroll in a CUNY college. English for Speakers of Other Languages These classes provide English language instruction to students seeking to improve their abilities to speak, understand, read, and write the English language. Classes are offered to students

learning, creativity, socialization, and fun...keeping students active, involved, and thriving! Courses range from Shakespeare to technology, politics to painting, and history to religion.There’s something for everyone. All courses are non-credit with no tests or grades and are open to anyone 55 and older. A onetime semester fee of $75 allows students to take a variety of courses designed with their interests and needs in mind. An end-of-semester luncheon and a club that meets every Thursday afternoon help to create an engaging experience of learning and socialization.

Custom Training The College of Staten Island Office of Continuing Education has the solution to your training needs with a faculty of subject-matter specialists and professionals versed in solutions-oriented programs. We can design customized educational programs for businesses, non-profits, and other community organizations, based on your specific needs, to help your employees grow and business thrive. We will deliver: • Training specific to your business environment • Skill training targeted to specific fields and tasks • Courses to keep you in compliance within your changing industry Training can be held at your site or on our beautiful campus.

we offer. Not sure which program is for you? Call 718.313.0851 to make an appointment with our Assessment Coordinator.Together, you can find out which program is the best fit for you and your goals.The Adult Learning Center offers the following classes: Adult Basic Education These classes provide instruction that enables students to improve their reading, writing, and math skills. Adult Secondary Education These classes, also called High School Equivalency “HSE,” provide instruction in reading, writing, science, social studies, and math, in order for students to pass the TASC™ Test and earn a HSE

at all levels; however the upper-level classes focus on preparing for collegelevel work. Join our Facebook page at ESL Program at the College of Staten Island.

MATURE LEARNERS OPTIONS PROGRAM FOR MATURE LEARNERS A program specifically designed for individuals over age 55 “Learning is a lifetime journey… growing older merely adds experience to knowledge of man, and wisdom to curiosity,” -C. E. Lawrence (author) The College of Staten Island OPTIONS program offers opportunities for

For more information, please call 718.982.2182.

PROGRAMS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AHRC MELISSA RIGGIO HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM AHRC New York City’s Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program at the College of Staten Island (CSI) is a fully inclusive college-based program designed to prepare people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for adult life through higher

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Hiring Assistance at No Cost to You The Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development can help you hire qualified employees by recruiting and screening our program graduates to ensure their skillsets meet your job requirements. • Reduce Your Advertising Cost • Save Time Looking for Qualified Candidates Before you place a help-wanted advertisement, contact us at 718.982.2182 to discuss your hiring needs

education coursework, career exploration and preparation, selfawareness and personal improvement, community engagement, and the development of self-advocacy skills.This is a non-credit, non-degree program that provides individualized academic, vocational, community, and social experiences for young adults in a highly supportive, yet challenging environment.These students have the same opportunities for social and personal growth as other young adults at the college level. Each student has an individualized weekly schedule. Students are encouraged to think critically, as well as to develop an academic and life plan. Students take classes that are reflective of areas of interest and strength, as well as the core courses required of all students. Melissa Riggio Higher Education Programs students are pursuing internships, both on and off campus, in a variety of areas.The social conscience and personal dedication of the College’s administration and faculty and AHRC New York City administrators and program staff enable us to collectively struggle, grow, persist, and share with others, creating new enduring models for education for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information, call the Melissa Riggio Program at 718.982.2083.

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CREATIVE EXCHANGE PROGRAM The Creative Exchange Program has been serving developmentally disabled adults in a non-degree program for more than 30 years. Creative Exchange consistently offers a wide range of classes that include, but are not limited to, English Language Arts, Poetry, World History, and Geography. Students enrolled must be at least 21 years of age. Classes are run in the evenings, from Tuesday through Friday, in the community and on campus, from midSeptember until mid-May, from 6:30pm–to 8:30pm. The Creative Exchange Program also offers a more demanding program called Life Skills.This program also serves developmentally disabled adults, aged 21 and older, in a non-degree program. Classes offered include math, reading, social studies, social skills, and group interaction. Students are also encouraged to work independently on a number of assignments. Classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and follow the College calendar. Applying to both programs is achieved by completing the registration form and sending it with the required attachments. Registration forms can be obtained by emailing michael.green@csi.cuny.edu. Return the required forms to: Michael Green Creative Exchange Program College of Staten Island Office of Continuing Education and

Professional Development 2800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10314

GENERAL INFORMATION REGISTRATION Patricia Lape Registrar 718.982.2182 Online www.csi.cuny.edu/continue In Person 130 Merrill Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314 Check, money order, credit card. Cash payments are not accepted. By Phone 718.982.2182/MasterCard or Visa By Fax 718.606.7173/MasterCard or Visa By Mail College of Staten Island Office of Continuing Education 2800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10314 Registration Fees $5 for one-day workshop/seminar $10 for two-day workshop/seminar $25 for all other courses $35 late registration fee (registrations received two weeks prior to the start of the course) $25 check return fee

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HC4 Program Marianne Smart, Director HC4 Program 718.982.2180

Thinking of going back to college? The HC4 Program can help you. Health Careers College Core Curriculum (HC4) The 1199SEIU Training and Employment Fund’s Health Careers College Core Curriculum (HC4) is a credited college program offered through The City University of New York (CUNY).The program gives 1199SEIU members the opportunity to earn college credits in prerequisite classes designed specifically for working health professionals as a step toward matriculation into a degree program. Courses offered through the College of Staten Island are off campus at 1199 sites in Staten Island, Manhattan, and Brooklyn (except for biology). Members are enrolled in cohort (group) classes that are supported by skilled case managers and counselors who provide: • Counseling on campus and at the Fund • Assistance with course selection, matriculation into appropriate majors, and referral to support services • Support services including tutoring and workshops to assist with college-level work. • Members benefit from no out-of-pocket expenses for tuition. Returning to college has never made more sense. For more information, call 718.982.2180.

I was not a teenager. I was 31 years old when I came to this country. Six years ago, I could not “communicate on the telephone. I couldn't have done it without this program. They really support the students. Most students have a full-time job and they (HC4) make things convenient and easy. I am unable to continue working in the healthcare field, but can continue my dream of helping people by teaching to incoming students.

—Ying Yu, former 1199 student and currently an adjunct instructor at CSI

Language Courses, WITS Fitness Training Refund Policy courses, Physical Therapy Aide, 100% refund if written notice is received five days prior to the first class. Electronic Record Health Management, State Mandated Workshops, and Email your request for a refund to American Academy of Clinical continuing_ed@csi.cuny.edu. Electrodiagnosis Registration fees and late fees are non*discount applies to spouse/partner and refundable. No refunds are given after children residing in the same the course has begun. Please allow four household. to six weeks for processing. Reduced Fees Seniors (65 and over), CSI alumni, full and part-time CSI employees and immediate family members*: 10%. No discounts apply to: online certificates, online courses, DASA training, remedial courses, CPR, Pharmacy Tech, Clinical Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, Dental Assistant, Food Handler’s Certification, Remedial ESL and

Textbooks Unless otherwise specified, textbooks are not included in course tuition. Call 718.982.2182 to learn if a textbook is necessary for your class.

reserves the right to cancel classes due to inclement weather or at the discretion of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development. Call 718.982.2182 for class make-up information. For snow day information, call 718.982.3333 or 718.982.4444. ID cards All students attending classes for more than one night must obtain a student ID. Please request a letter from our office to take to Parking Services, Building 3A, Room 106. Call 718.982.2294.

Class Cancellations The College reserves the right to cancel or withdraw courses from the catalog and to change the course.The College

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You May Be Eligible for Training at No Cost Certified Nursing Assistant and Clinical Medical Assistant are two growing careers in the rewarding healthcare industry.These two programs, offered by the Office of Continuing Education at the College of Staten Island, are approved for Individual Training Grants (ITGs). ITGs assist qualified jobseekers to get free specialized training with job placement and career advancement opportunities. You may be eligible to apply for an Individual Training Grant if you meet the following criteria*: • Have a minimum of a high school or high school equivalency diploma • Are actively looking for employment or currently employed and earning less than $63,928/year • Have 12-months of work or life experience in healthcare or a related industry How can I apply for an Individual Training Grant? • Register at a Workforce 1 Career Center near you Staten Island Workforce 1 Career Center—Phone: 718.285.8388 Staten Island South Shore Workforce Career Center—Phone: 347.308.5018 • Reduce your wait time and paperwork at WorkForce1 by registering online first. Go to www.nyc.gov/Workforce1. Indicate that the College of Staten Island is the organization that referred you. The application* process takes four to eight weeks and includes passing a Workforce skills test. *Meeting these prerequisites and completing an application does not guarantee receipt of an ITG voucher.

Parking Continuing Education classes that are more than five sessions in succession require a parking decal, available for a fee in Building 3A, Room 106. Call 718.982.2294. STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION The College of Staten Island is committed to a campus environment that reflects and respects our pluralistic and culturally diverse society.The College admits students without regard to age, alienage or citizenship, color, gender, handicap, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. In welcoming new students to our campus, we are committed to providing equal educational opportunity and a learning environment in which students are free to realize their full potential as productive members of the community.

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION Many of our courses are eligible for vouchers, reimbursement from employers, and loans.You must apply early—it often takes several weeks for processing prior to registration. Scholarships The Helena Rubinstein Continuing Education Scholarship Fund for Career Advancement Limited scholarships are available to cover up to 90% of tuition for individuals who seek to advance their careers through education and training, and who do not have access to other sources of funding that can pay for tuition and fees. Scholarship applicants may also be disadvantaged individuals who are unemployed or seeking a career change. For more information, visit

www.cuny.edu/academics/conted/ rubinsteinscholarship.html or call 718.982.2182 for an application. Department of Veterans Affairs You may be eligible for VA Education Benefits under the GI Bill. All veterans interested in obtaining information from the VA regarding their eligibility for funding need to have a copy of their DD-214 form. Visit www.vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/ default.asp to request official notification of education benefits. ACCES-VR (Adult Career and Continuing Education ServicesVocational Rehabilitation) Phone: 718.816.4800, www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/ Once you have been assigned an ACCESVR counselor, please call Lenore Vazquez at 718.982.2182 for additional information.

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Individual Training Grants Individual Training Grants (ITGs) allow you to receive specialized training to find a new job or advance in your career.You must register with Workforce1 and a passing score is required on the Workforce Skills Test. Please apply early at a Workforce OneStop Center near you. Staten Island Workforce 1 Career Center Phone: 718.285.8388 Staten Island South Shore Workforce Career Center Phone: 347.308.5018 Independent Training Accounts Independent Training Accounts (ITAs) provide funding for specialized training to find a new job or advance in your career. ITAs are available only to job seekers receiving cash assistance from the Human Resources Administration (HRA).To find out more about training vouchers available, please speak to your program representative. Private Loans Students may arrange a private loan to help cover educational expenses for certificate programs.The College does not recommend any specific lender or preferred lender arrangement. We recommend thoroughly investigating your loan options before making educational financing decisions.

Employer and Union Vouchers Many employers and most unions have funds available to support worker education and skill upgrades.Talk with your employer or union representative. We can provide course registration documentation for you. DC 37 Members—Many courses are reimbursable for NYC employees who are members of District Council 37. For general information, to check eligibility, or to request a tuition reimbursement application, call 212.815.1663 or visit District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO. 1199SEIU Members—As an 1199SEIU member, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement for continuing education programs.To obtain reimbursement for a continuing education course, you must submit a completed application with all supporting documents to the Training and Upgrading Fund within 90 days of completing the course. For questions or an application, call the Tuition Assistance Hotline at646.473.9200.You can also email training@1199funds.org.

Staff Directory Christopher Cruz Cullari Executive Director Jasmine Cardona Administrative Director Marianne Smart Director, HC4 Program Donna Grant Director, Adult Learning Center/CUNY Start/CLIP Programs Lisa Spagnola Director, CUNY Career PATH Program Matthew Weiler Director, AHRCNYC Melissa Riggio Program Michael Green Coordinator, Creative Exchange Program

AARP—The AARP Foundation Women’s Scholarship Program is helping win back opportunity for low-income, 50+ women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families. www.aarp.org/aarpfoundation/our-work/income/wom enscholarship-program/how-toapply.html

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Advance Your Career, Change Your Profession, Transform Your Life Did you serve in the Armed Forces? You may be eligible for benefits* to take a class that will teach you the skills you need to get the job you want!  Administrative Professional Microsoft Office Specialist 2010  Medical Billing, Coding, Auditing, and Compliance Certificate  NY State-Certified Nursing Assistant  Phlebotomy Technician Call 718.982.2182 to get class information To discuss benefits, call Veteran Support Services at 718.982.3108 *Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) are awards for full-time study and part-time study for eligible veterans matriculated at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State. Eligible students are those who are New York State residents discharged under honorable conditions from the U.S. Armed forces and who are: • US citizens or eligible noncitizens. • High school graduates, earned GED, or passed a federally approved “Ability to Benefit” test. • Vietnam veterans who served in Indochina between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975,Persian Gulf veterans who served in the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990, Afghanistan veterans who served in Afghanistan during hostilities on or after September 11, 2001, Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States who served in hostilities that occurred after February 28, 1961 as evidenced by receipt of an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, or a Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal. To establish eligibility, complete the New York State Veterans Tuition Award Supplement online. Print the Web Supplement Confirmation, sign and return it along with the required documentation according to the instructions. Questions regarding eligible service or how to document service should be directed to the HESC at 888.697.4372. All veterans interested in obtaining information from the VA regarding their eligibility for funding need to have a copy of their DD-214 form. Visit www.vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/default.asp to request official notification of education benefits.

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Launch Your Creativity Summer at CSI June 29–August 6 The magic in every camper comes to life as never before when they are empowered to be as creative as they were all born to be! Our instructors have over a decade of experience designing camps in the S.T.E.M. and Digital Arts fields. Every program is powered by the camper’s innate imagination and designed to bring their ideas to life in a fun, hands-on, learning environment. From concept to creation, students will demonstrate their masterpiece to the world at the end of each week! All programs mirror real life experiences and the collaborative nature of the design process. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

MINECRAFT DESIGNERS If you love the game Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3-D models using new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games.To access their project at home, students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft.Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions: 6/29–7/2 Ages 8–10: 9:00am–noon Ages 11–14: 1:00pm–4:00pm CAMPMD: $225

VIDEO GAME ODYSSEY Unlock the keys to game design by choosing your own adventure! Unlike any other game design course, students in this program will make special top-down adventure games like Pokemon or Zelda to compete with their friends. Design unlimited rooms and levels as you continue your quest in becoming a game design master. Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Website to share with friends and family. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions: 7/6–7/9 Ages 8–13: 9:00am–noon CAMPVGO: $225

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LEGO FILMS AND STOP ACTION! Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in LEGOs or action figures from home, but all other equipment is provided. Student-created films will be available on a password-protected Website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 7/6–7/9 Ages 8–13: 1:00pm–4:00pm CAMPLF: $225

MINECRAFT MODDERS Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a Website to share with friends and family.To access their project at home, students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft.Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 SESSIONS 7/13–7/16 Ages 8–10: 9:00am–noon Ages 11–14: 1:00pm–4pm CAMPMM: $225

MAKE YOUR FIRST VIDEO GAME If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2-D game. Conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we’ll explore. No prior experience is necessary, just a desire to have fun. Studentcreated games will be available on a password-protected Website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15 conversion fee. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 7/20–7/23 Ages 8–13: 9:00am–noon CAMPMVG: $225

LEGO YOUNIVERSE: MAKE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE! In this LEGO adventure YOU are the star! Pick your favorite LEGO genre or create an alternate universe to create a digital illustrated story. Whether you want to fight alongside Batman, be part of a Ninjago clan, hang with Ninja Turtles, or go into space with Bionicle, the only requirement is that you put yourself in the story! All students will end the class with a digital comic book that can be shared with friends and family on a password-protected website! Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 7/20–7/23 Ages 8–13: 1:00pm–4:00pm CAMPLY: $225

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SUMMER AT CSI

APP ATTACK! Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 7/27–7/30 Ages 8–13: 9:00am–noon CAMPAA: $225

CODE BREAKERS Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of Web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey. Projects will be available on a Website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 7/27–7/30 Ages 8–13: 1:00pm–4:00pm CAMPCB: $225

MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME By popular demand, we redesigned our 3D game design class from beginning to end.This new class allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games and explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Studentcreated games will be available on a password-protected Website to share with friends and family. Students will work in teams for most of the program. 4 Sessions 8/3–8/6 Ages 8–10: 9:00am–noon Ages 11–14: 1:00pm–4:00pm CAMP3DV:$225 Register before April 15 as classes quickly fill up! Call 718.982.2182 today or visit us online as www.csi.cuny.edu/continue/ Programs are offered in partnership with Black Rocket Productions.

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