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Mental Health Technician Mental Health Healthcare
Mental health technicians work with mentally, developmentally, or emotionally ill or impaired individuals. They work with other team members who may include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and therapists. They help people reach goals established in a therapeutic plan for their care. This involves working on goals in personal care, independent living, health care, and social, recreational and employment activities. Mental health technicians have close contact with patients, helping keep track of progress toward goals, barriers to reaching goals, and emergence of new goals.
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$18,000-$28,000 May require post-secondary vocational training Piedmont CC (AAS, Cert)
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Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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