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2012 Community Education Classes Offered at Trinity

On-line registration is now available. 
Please click the date that you would like to attend to register.
You will recieve further communication regarding the classes via email. 
Please note, class dates, times and locations are subject to change.
If you have any questions please call 706-481-7604.

Joint Efforts

Answers about your knee and hip pain are as close as our free seminar. Learn about the causes of your problem and the latest treatments, plus tips on medicine, food and exercise.

  • Every Thursday of the month
  • 11:00 - 11:45am
  • Location: Augusta Bone and Joint

Natural Family Planning

This class provides information to couples that desire a more natural approach to family planning.

  • Wednesdays, January 4, March 7 or September 5
  • 7:00 – 9:00pm

Growing Boys

Boy’s ages 9 to 12 accompanied by their father, male relative or friend will find helpful information on what to expect in the pre-adolescent years. Knowing what to expect can help boys weather this transition without undue anxiety, confusion and frustration.

  • Saturday, January 21, April 28, July 14, or October 13
  • 9:30am - 12:00noon
  • $10 per person

Childcare and Babysitting Safety

Our babysitting class has been updated with a new curriculum plan designed by the American Safety and Health Institute. The Child and Babysitting Safety Program emphasizes that the number one priority of a childcare provider is to be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the children in one’s care. Course content includes: playtime, hand-washing, telephone calls, infant and child feeding, diapering, sleep time, and providing emergency care. This one-day clinic is designed for students’ ages 11 – 14 years old.

  • Saturday, January 28, March 10, June 23, July 21, September 15, October 27 and November 10 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • $30.00, lunch included

On Being a Girl

This class is designed for girls ages 9 to 12 accompanied by their mother, a female friend or relative. Discussion is focused on physical and emotional changes of puberty.

  • Tuesday, January 31, March 27, May 1, July 31, September 18, or November 6
  • 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • $10 per person

Stepping Into Manhood

Boys ages 12 to 15 accompanied by their father, male relative or friend, join the instructor in frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making. This course teaches teenage boys the importance of making their own decisions and how to assertively say “NO.”

  • Saturday, February 11 or August 11
  • 9:30am - 12:00noon
  • $10 per person

The Birds, The Bees and Me

This course brings together 12 to 15 year-old girls and their mother, female relative or friend for frank discussions on sexuality, peer pressure and responsible decision-making. Course content deals with the changes, challenges and decisions that confront today's teenage girls.

  • Tuesday, February 28 or October 23
  • 6:30 - 9:00pm
  • $10 per person

Sign Language for Kids

Come join us for three weeks of summer fun! Students ages 6-12 years of age will enjoy learning the basics of American Sign Language, including the alphabet, numbers and various phrases. Weekly hand outs will be provided.

  • Saturdays, August 11, 18 and 25
  • 10:00am – 12:00noon
  • $20 per person

Beginning Sign Language

This eight-week course covers systems of sign language, facets of deaf culture, expressive and receptive fingerspelling using signs in short sentences.

The text “A Basic Course in American Sign Language” is required.

  • Wednesdays, January 11 – February 29, or August 8 - September 26
  • 7:00 – 8:30pm
  • $40 per person/ $40 book

Intermediate Sign Language

This eight- week course continues material from the beginning course, and adds skills, practice and use of signs to communicate on an intermediate level. Text chapters 8 – 14 will be covered.

AARP Driver Safety Program

This program, conducted in the classroom, is geared towards motorists’ age 50 and older and covers basic driving rules, traffic hazards and more.

Graduates can apply for a discount on insurance.

  • April 19 & 20 or October 18 & 19
  • $14 per person; $2 discount for AARP Members/ paid to instructor
  • 9:00am – 1:00pm

Living with Diabetes

Trinity Hospital has a program designed to teach you the skills needed to manage your diabetes. Physician referral is required. After an individualized one-hour assessment with an educator at the hospital, you will be scheduled to attend a 5.5-hour self-management program. Classes are offered monthly. Please call 706-481-7535 for dates and information.

 
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2260 Wrightsboro Road
Augusta, GA 30904
706-481-7000
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