Practical Skills for Everyday Life

NEW! Public Speaking and Debate Institute for Kids
Designed to teach middle school students the fundamentals of public speaking and argumentation skills that will enable them to develop confidence, self-esteem, critical thinking skills, creativity, and leadership. Participants will have a chance to improve their communication skills. The goals are to equip children to structure arguments, prepare debate cases, research evidence, write rebuttal briefs, deliver speeches, and refute opponents; prepare to join high school debate teams, model United Nations teams, or speech teams. For grades 5-8.
At Center for the Arts, County Center: CE-COMM 2018WA, 10 Mon., Feb. 23-May 7, 4:30-6:30 pm, $600. #13379

Heartsaver Adult/Child CPR/AED
This is an American Heart Association CPR/AED course that covers children ages 1 up to adults. Certificate is good for two years. This course is for the lay responder.
1 Sat., 9:00 am-1:00 pm, $60 (+ $5 for AHA certification card, payable to instructor). J Lederman.
At Valhalla Campus: CE-HCARE 2006, Jan. 31, PEB-4. #12868
At Ossining Center: CE-HCARE 2006OS, May 2. #13054

Responding to Emergencies
An extensive first aid class which covers cardiac emergencies, breathing emergencies, bleeding, shock, soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, injuries to the extremities, head, neck and spine, chest, abdomen and pelvic injuries and medical emergencies involving poisoning, bites, stings, substance abuse, and heat and cold related emergencies. This course is meant for camp counselors and others requiring more than basic first aid.
CE-HCARE 2048, 2 T/Th, May 12 & 14, 6:00-10:00 pm, KNC-5, $90 (+ textbook). J Lederman. #12869

Heartsaver First Aid
Covers first aid basics: how to handle sudden illness, control bleeding, burns, injuries to bones and joints, and emergencies involving excessive heat and cold.
CE-HCARE 2004, 1 Sat., Mar. 21, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, PEB-4, $60 (+ $5 for AHA certification card, payable to instructor). J Lederman. #12866

Drivers Pre-Licensing Class
Required five-hour pre-licensing class needed to earn your MV-278 and schedule your road test. Bring learner’s permit to class. This course is open to those 16 years of age and older. Call 914-606-7406 to register.
At Ossining Center: CE-DRIVE 2001OS, 1 Sun., 9:00 am-2:00 pm, $50. T Gomes.
Sec. A: Feb. 8 #13055
Sec. B: Mar. 1 #13056
Sec. C: Apr. 12 #13057
Sec. D: May 17 #13058