Programs for Professionals

We offer continuing education courses for professionals in a wide variety of fields.

How to Register

Register for a course by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course and select the "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to process your registration.
NOTE: The “Seats Left” information is updated every hour and when you checkout.

Courses

8 Hr Pre-Assignment Sec Guard

Begin your career as a security guard by completing this eight-hour course. This course is required to qualify for your security guard registration card from the NYS Department of State.

All courses require:

• Minimum 18 years of age

• Must not have been convicted of a serious criminal offense

• Must be a citizen or resident alien of the United States

• A minimum of a 10th grade reading skill level in English 

• Passing of an examination and 100% attendance is required for successful completion of this course. 

Students must bring one of the following forms of identification to the training:

• A driver’s license, US passport, government ID or military ID 

OR

• A social security card AND employer ID, student photo ID, or other similar photo ID. 

Gerald Place, Instructor

Course will meet in Administration Building, Room 107

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

8 Hr Pre-Assignment Sec Guard
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 10/24
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZSEC-010 504 1 seats left $85
Sunday, 10/25
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZSEC-010 505 0 seats left $85Section Full

Alternative Dental Assisting Program

The Alternative Dental Assisting Program (ADAP) provides the required education and clinical experience in order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in New York State as a Certified Licensed Dental Assistant.

The ADAP student MUST have a high school diploma or its equivalent and be presently employed as a dental assistant by a dentist who will act as a preceptor for the duration of the ADAP program. 3,500 hours experience is required.

Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start of the course.  This course is taught online via Blackboard. Students will need their Hudson Valley username and password to access the course.   

Please call (518) 629-7339 to register for this course.  Online registration is not available.

Course instructors:

 

Alternative Dental Assisting Program
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Online, 8/31 - 12/18 ZPED-070 500 3 seats left $1050Call for more information

Annual In-Service Sec. Guard

This training must be completed within 12 months of becoming licensed and then annually thereafter.

All courses require:

• Minimum 18 years of age

• Must not have been convicted of a serious criminal offense

• Must be a citizen or resident alien of the United States

• A minimum of a 10th grade reading skill level in English 

• Passing of an examination and 100% attendance is required for successful completion of this course. 

Students must bring one of the following forms of identification to the training:

• A driver’s license, US passport, government ID or military ID 

OR

• A social security card AND employer ID, student photo ID, or other similar photo ID. 

William Sickinger, Instructor

Course will meet in Administration Building, Room 107

Annual In-Service Sec. Guard
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 11/7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZSEC-014 500 12 seats left $85

Id & Reporting Child Abuse

In just two hours, you can fulfill your New York State license requirements. Hudson Valley Community College is certified by the New York State Education Department to provide child abuse recognition and reporting training for professionals such as physicians, chiropractors, dentists, registered nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, psychologists, dental hygienists, classroom teachers, school service personnel, administrators and supervisors. You’ll gain critical information about child abuse/maltreatment identification and reporting, behavioral indicators, social service law and other mandates. All necessary forms, which are evidence of completion, are provided at the end of the class. 0.2 CEUs

This course is available through Blackboard. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course.

Computer Account Information 

Diane Teutschman, Instructor

Id & Reporting Child Abuse
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Online, 11/16 - 11/30 ZPFP-010 500 13 seats left $29

Infection Control

This course will meet the specific educational needs of the professional audience. Participants will learn the seven core elements approved by the New York State Education Department and the Department of Health. This course is designed to educate participants on how bloodborne pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment. It applies current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control principles as appropriate. Participants will learn how to minimize the transmission of pathogens to patients and health care workers. This course satisfies the New York State requirement for infection control coursework every four years.  

Karen DuJack, Instructor

Course will meet in Fitzgibbons Hall, Room 153 

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

Infection Control
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, 11/9
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZPFP-011 500 7 seats left $35

School Violence Prevention

This training responds to the requirement for a two-hour certification course for teaching assistants, teachers, pupil personnel service professionals and administrators in New York State as part of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act (SAVE). All participants will receive an approved NYS Education Department certificate upon completion of this training. It also can be used to fulfill the professional development plan requirement to provide a two-hour course for all currently certified educators and staff. The seminar will highlight statutes, regulations and policies relative to a safe and non-violent school climate; the warning signs for violent behavior exhibited by a student within a developmental and social context that relate to violence and troubling behaviors in children; how to participate in an effective school community referral process for students exhibiting violent behavior; and classroom management techniques when responding to potentially violent situations or behavior. 0.2 CEUs

Diane Teutschman, Instructor

Course will meet in Higbee Hall, Room 100 

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

School Violence Prevention
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Monday, 11/9
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZPFP-016 500 9 seats left $29

Get in Touch

Community and Professional Education

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)