Learn to care for the mental health consumer by educating case managers, cottage staff, psychiatric technicians, day treatment staff, and other mental health direct care providers. Mental Health Technicians are known as direct care service worker, direct care support worker, direct care support professional, or paraprofessional.
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Mental Healthcare Career Prep - Online
Mental Health Technicians are in high demand right now! This certification program will prepare individuals to enter this growing field with the skills and experience necessary to be a successful Mental Health Technician. This course provides a comprehensive overview of mental health care and the special needs of mental health patients. The full spectrum of mental health disorders will be discussed, along with information about the therapeutic interventions for each disorder. In addition, students will learn how external factors such as substance abuse, poverty, and culture impact a patient's willingness to seek and participate in treatment. Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of mental health care and will be fully prepared to begin working in the field.
- Total Hours: 310.00
- CEUs: 31.00