We accept a class of about 60 women three times a year for a 15-week employment training program. To enroll, women must be drug free, and have a high school diploma, a GED, or
be ready to start GED classes. The program runs Monday through Friday, from 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and has several components that run simultaneously:
Certified Nursing Assistant / Geriatric Nursing Assistant
Caroline Center is certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing to conduct classes and issue certification for nursing assistants. Women enrolled in this program also take courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and dementia care and receive CPR certification. Nursing homes such as Stella Maris, St. Elizabeth's and Maria Health Care Center provide clinical internships and often do a direct hire
upon successful completion of the course.
Caroline Center is certified by the Maryland Board of Pharmacy to conduct classes and issue certification for pharmacy technicians. This training prepares women for employment in community pharmacies, hospital pharmacies or long-term care facilities. Upon completion of the course, which includes 15 weeks of classroom instruction, training in Pharmaserv software which is the standard used by pharmacies nationwide, as well as an on-site internship, women receive certification in the State of Maryland. Two to four week internships in pharmacies such as Walgreens, Giant, Safeway, Remedi SeniorCare and CorrectRx give the trainees valuable practical experience.