Upon completion of this program, students will be proficient in:
• The current understanding of psychopathology
• Functional behavior of the brain
• Neuroscience and genetics
• The classification of psychological disorders
• Normal and abnormal childhood development
• Hyperactivity and autism
• Mood disorders
• Stress and trauma
• Obsession, compulsion, and anxiety
• Addictive disorders
• Schizophrenia and personality disorders
• Mental health treatment and support
• Legal and ethical issues in mental health
Price: $3,895.00

    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.
    Module 1: Healthcare Fundamentals
    • The History of Healthcare
    • Healthcare Etiquette
    • Professional Situations and Applications

    Module 2: Communication in Healthcare
    • Healthcare Teams
    • Team Success
    • Champions

    Module 3: Medical Documentation and Record Keeping: HIPAA
    • Use and Disclosure
    • Real Life Scenarios
    • HIPAA Laws, Policies, and Requirements

    Module 4: OSHA Infection Control Compliance
    • Introduction to Infection Control
    • Personal Protection
    • Protection of the Office Environment
    • Instruments, Specialized Equipment & Laboratory Specimens
    • Infectious Patients & Healthcare Workers
    • Waste Management Plan
    • Chemical Disinfection
    • Heat Sterilization
    • Exposure Control
    • General Safety Standards
    • Employee Training
    • OSHA'S Required Records

    Module 5: Medical Terminology
    • Word Structure
    • Prefix, Root Word, and Suffix
    • Organization of the Body
    • Diagnostic Testing and Radiology

    Module 6: Anatomy & Physiology
    • Anatomy and Physiology Basics
    • Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, and Respiratory Systems
    • Digestive, Reproductive, and Urinary Systems
    • Blood and the Cardiovascular System
    • Lymphatic, Immune, and Endocrine Systems
    • Nervous and Sensory Systems

    Module 7: Office Practice and Procedure
    • The Health Record
    • Reception and Daily Operations
    • Billing and Reimbursement
    • Health Insurance Basics
    • Claims
    • Accounts, Collections, and Banking

    Module 8: Mental Health Care
    • An Overview of Mental Health
    • Common Mental Health Disorders
    • Mental Health Treatments
    • Supporting Persons Living with Mental Illness

    Module 9: Psychological Development
    • Theories and Therapies
    • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    • Problems of Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, and Late Adulthood
    • Cognitive Impairment

    Module 10: Disorders and Pharmacology
    • Psychotherapeutic Drug Therapy
    • Managing Anxiety
    • Illness and Hospitalization
    • Loss and Grief
    • Depression and Other Mood Disorders
    • Physical Problems and Psychological Sources
    • Eating and Sleeping Disorders
    • Dissociative Disorders
    • Anger and Aggression
    • Violence
    • Suicide
    • Substance-Related Disorders
    • Sexual Disorders
    • Personality Disorders
    • Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
    • Chronic Mental Health Disorders
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    Upon successful completion of our Certified Mental Health Technician course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in a mental health setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Mental Health Technician (CMHT).
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Career Training Program
    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

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        • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8-5pm CT

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        • Take advantage of real-world experience outside of the classroom with an employer-based externship program
        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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