Mental Health Assisting Careers (8332)

Mental Health Assisting Careers (8332)

Students experience classroom instruction and hands-on learning in preparation for a career as a mental health technician or in the mental health field. Students gain understanding of routine care and therapeutic procedures, responding to emergency situations, patient rehabilitation, and patient recreational activities. Students prepare to assist physicians, therapists, and other mental health professionals in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and community mental health facilities. For students taking the nurse aide credential at the end of the course, follow the Virginia Board of Nursing regulations: Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations Governing Certified Nurse Aides Virginia Board of Nursing

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Recommended prerequisite(s): Health Assisting Careers (8331)

Duration: 36 / 280 Hrs

Suggested Grade Level: 12

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