Behavioral Health Technician
A behavioral health technician assists in providing services for clients struggling with substance abuse issues and/or mental health issues. Technicians assist in ensuring that services are provided and helping clients with daily living skills, interpersonal skills, or family support needs.
- Demonstrate effective mental health and crisis interviewing skills, such as reflective listening skills, attending behaviors, questioning skills, focusing skills, and influencing or confrontational skills.
- Identify, comprehend, and synthesize social science academic research from original sources and demonstrate this capacity through written and oral works.
- Deliver oral presentations and compose written compositions about issues of concern in their community in terms of identification, cause, prevention, remediation, and stabilization.
- Apply knowledge of key theories and techniques in practicum and coursework.
- Articulate a basic understanding of mental illnesses and substance use disorders through written works and oral presentations.
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The courses in this program may be used toward an Associate of Arts degree in chemical dependency counseling or human services for those students who wish to continue beyond a certificate.
Behavioral Health Technician: Fall Semester
|AIS 100||Intro to American Indian Studies||3|
|HMS 250||Crisis Counseling and Interviewing||3|
|HMS 205||Principles of Counseling & Group Theory||3|
|CAS 242||Fundamentals of Substance Abuse & Addiction||3|
|GS 110||Finding Place||1|
Behavioral Health Technician: Spring Semester
|HMS 298||Cooperative Education/Internship||3|
|PSYX 240||Abnormal Psychology||3|