“Starting Your Own Business: Everything You Need to Know,” 6 to 9 p.m., at Score Offices, 100 Middle St., second floor, East Tower, Portland. The cost is $35 with online registration at www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147.


GATEways to Employment, 9 a.m. to noon, first in a series designed to assess abilities and skills, the unadvertised job market, interviewing and more. Free. York County County CareerCenter, 9 Bodwell Court, Springvale. Call 324-5460 or (800) 343-0151 for details and to register. 

Traumatic Incident Reduction workshop, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27-30, in Dover Foxcroft. The registration deadline is Friday. The program is geared toward social workers, therapists, counselors, clergy and others and is a prerequisite to the Life Stress Reduction workshop being held in October in Winterport. The presenter is Ragnhild Malnati, a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in Silver Spring, Md. The brochure and outline are available at www.TIR.org or call Malnati at (301) 445-6444 or Cynthia Scott at 564-2604.