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Behavioral Health Services


Learn to work in a clinical behavioral health care setting and deliver behavioral health services. This program includes training within laboratory and clinical settings. Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on evening/weekends, or in a combination of weekdays and evening/weekends.

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options:  Seek an entry-level position or career advancement as a behavioral health specialist, human services technician, family advocate, or paraprofessional analyst in hospitals, behavioral health clinics, nursing care facilities, or nonprofit agencies.

Academic Options:  Complete the additional courses needed to pursue a Social Services certificates or a Social Services degree.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
BHS 132 Communication Skills in Behavioral Health
BHS 154 Behavioral Health Lab and Safety Protocol 3
BHS 172 Clinical Behaviors 3
BHS 189LC Behavioral Health Clinical - Basic 1
BHS 250 Case Documentation 2
SSE 128 Introduction to Behavioral Health 3
SSE 204 Counseling in a Multicultural Setting 3
Total 18