Certification Training & Professional Development Workshops

Our goal is to provide training that satisfies state certification requirements, while expanding best practices throughout Maine. As guidelines and information are revised and updated, curricula is promptly modified by our training professionals. We are committed to ensuring high quality, relevant learning opportunities for those who support adults with intellectual disabilities.

Click here to see our Certification Training course listings.

In addition to a certification or re-certification training requirements for direct support professionals in our field, we also offer Professional Development Workshops and Conferences that are designed to enhance skills and knowledge. These workshops are open to the public and to professionals from agencies other than John F. Murphy Homes, Inc.

Click here to learn more about our Professional Development Workshops and Conferences.

For registration and all course-related inquiries, please contact the Training Department at:


smallphone tel: 207-782-2726 Ext 220   email email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations  At any time, you may check the status of a scheduled training or workshop by phoning JFM Central Office at 207-782-2726 and choosing the training cancellation notification extension.

Refunds  If a registrant is unable to attend class and a refund is requested at least five business days prior to the class date, the full amount of the course fee will be reimbursed. There will be no refunds for under 5-day notice. Alternatively, if a registrant is unable to attend class, the agency may 1) substitute another person in the absentee’s place, or 2) substitute a future workshop of equal or lesser value, if available.


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