Certified Mental Health Technician

Certified Mental Health Technician

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$3,895.00
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 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 DESCRIPTION: 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. CERTIFICATION: 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.
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Earn Your Certification As A Mental Health Technician
HOURS
645
DURATION (time given)
12 months
AVERAGE COMPLETION TIME
6 Months
SYLLABUS
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
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  • Language
    English
  • Level
    Beginner
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