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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.

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in BHS courses once you have completed the requirements listed in Program Admissions and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTBHS/9BHS

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 2019-2020

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