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Certified Mental Health Technician  

This program is created for people who want to learn about psychology and mental health in order to become a professional mental health technician. The program includes various interactive elements to enhance the learning experience by making it more engaging on the whole. This mental health program will teach you about various treatments and therapies that are used to assist patients that are dealing withpsychosocial or psychological problems that include: • Substance use conditions • Developmental delays and disabilities • Medical illnesses • Sources of social stress like domestic violence, homelessness, poverty A critical part of understanding psychology is to understand what the sub-field abnormal psychology entails. The Abnormal Psychology module in this program introduces psychopathology and the constantly shifting views of mental illness. Therefore, you’ll learn about impairments in social processes and brain functions, and you’ll learn the implications of these impairments on peoples’ everyday lives. Therefore, through this program, you’ll learn details about: • Mood disorders • Disorders of childhood • Psychoses • Schizophrenia • Anxiety, sexuality,and eating disorders This is a complete training program that aims to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a professional mental health technician.The program also incorporates extensive multimedia material to help you learn through audio and visual means.

 

 
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Dr. Amanda Walker
Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Continuing Education
731-286-3346
alwalker@dscc.edu

Kacie Haeberle
Continuing Education Specialist
731-286-3267
haeberle@dscc.edu

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