The Behavioral and Psychiatric Health Technician Program

Behavioral health and psychiatric technician training teaches the skills you need to provide direct services and support to patients who display patterns of disruptive behavior that requires management and intervention.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

The Behavioral and Psychiatric Health Technician Program

Behavioral health and psychiatric technician training teaches the skills you need to provide direct services and support to patients who display patterns of disruptive behavior that requires management and intervention.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

Online Career Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success

You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment in substance abuse counselor training, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you could take the first big step right now.

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    394 Hours of Study

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    12 Months Full Program Access

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    $29,753 Average Annual Salary*

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    24.58% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*

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Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.

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3 Reasons to Complete Your Behavioral and Psychiatric Health Technician Training With CareerStep

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Learn valuable job skills.

Our Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Technician program is thorough, comprehensive, and hyper-focused on the specific skills employers require of potential hires.

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Get certification-ready.

Proper certification opens a lot of doors. That’s why our program prepares Learners to sit for the CEHRS and the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians Level 1 exams.

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Enjoy 12 months of full access.

With 12 months of full access, you can learn and train without the pressure of rigid schedules and unnecessary deadlines.

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1. Start today.

Begin your training (and transformation) right now.

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2. Learn your way.

Complete your training on your own terms.

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3. Get hire-ready.

Prepare to take valuable certification exams.

Ready to Dive In?

Sign up online now to start the Substance Abuse Counselor program.

What You’ll Learn

Our in-depth program was built to teach the necessary, defining, and distinguished skills you need to jumpstart your career as a successful behavioral health technician.

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Basics of Pharmacology

Learn the various classifications of drugs and how to administer the most common types of medications.

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EHR Standards

Get an introduction to Electronic Health Records through real-world experience using digital healthcare technology.

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HIPAA Standards

Review, interpret, and understand the HIPAA Privacy and Security rules to protect your patients’ sensitive information.

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Behavioral Psychology

Use science-based methods to interpret motivations and distinguish normal behavior from abnormal behavior.

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