Learn something new this spring!

Come learn and grow with us in our professional development programs!

It is your time to bloom! Spring is a time of growth and starting anew. We encourage you to come learn and grow with us this spring by signing up for one of our professional development programs. Your future self will thank you!

You can view all our upcoming programs here. In addition, limited need-based scholarships are available for people who live or work in Waldo and Knox counties.

Want to get in touch? Chat with us via our website, email um.fhc.pd@maine.edu, call 207.338.8002 or stop by.  We’re located at 80 Belmont Ave./Rte. 3 in Belfast and love visitors.

All of our programs are open to the general public and are interactive and instructor-led. Online programs are not pre-recorded.

Continuing Education Units are available for all programs.

💻 = online program

👥 = in person program

Upcoming Programs

Public Speaking
with Tom Dowd

May 4 👥
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ET

Oct. 13 👥
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ET


Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills
with Kristen Grant

May 5, 19, June 2 👥
9 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ET


Engaging Your Critical Thinking Skills
with Terry Porter, Ph.D.

May 12 👥
9 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ET

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Grant Writing Essentials
with Elizabeth Haffey

May–June session 💻
May 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 2023
9 a.m.–noon ET


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Intimate Partner/Domestic Violence Intervention
with New Hope Midcoast

June Session (FULL) 💻
June 7–8
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ET

September Session 💻
Sept. 6–7
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET



Mediation & the Process of Conflict Transformation
with Will Galloway

June 26–30 👥
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET


Helping to Calm Strong Emotions 
with Peggy Smith

September 13, 20, 27 & October 4 💻
4–5:30 p.m. ET


Self-Care is a Verb
with Wendy Rapaport

September 19 & 20 💻
1p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET