The Mental Health Technician Program
Prep to earn your mental health technician certification and become a vital part of the mental healthcare system.
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Mental Health Technician 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 our Mental Health Technician program, 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.
366 Hours of Study
12 Months of Full Access
$30,000 Median Salary*
12% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*
Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.
This Could be the Perfect Job for You
Here’s a fact: Mental illness can affect anyone. And the consequences of ignoring the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other disorders can be devastating. Mental health technicians help people struggling with a wide variety of illnesses, and considering the sensitive nature of their work, they have to be well-versed in developmental psychology.See full job description >>
3 Reasons to Complete Your Mental Health Technician Training With CareerStep
Enjoy financial security.
The median mental health technician salary is $30,000 a year with the potential for more.*
Receive coaching and guidance.
Training is online, but you’re never alone. Real people support you every step of the way via phone, live chat, and email.
Take advantage of flexible payment plans.
Our programs are priced to help you build a stronger future and set you up for career advancement—not to saddle you with debt.
1. Start today.
Begin your training (and transformation) right now.
2. Learn your way.
Complete your training on your own terms.
3. Get hire-ready.
Prepare to take valuable certification exams.
Ready to Dive In?
Sign up online now to start the Mental Health Technician program.
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Our Mental Health Technician program was designed to arm you with the knowledge you need to recognize behavioral patterns in others and help them manage their impairments.
- > 12 Months of Full Access
- > Self-Paced Study
- > Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- > 1:1 (Human) Support
- >2 free certification vouchers
What You’ll Learn
This program provides a comprehensive overview of how mental health technicians assist with crisis intervention and provide support to professionals who treat patients with mental health disorders.
We’ll provide an overview of the basics so you can communicate effectively in your role.
Suicide & Personality Disorders
You’ll learn how to recognize behavioral patterns so you can help others manage their impairments.
Processes & Treatments
Topics here include assessing a patient, properly diagnosing their issues, and generally following a five (5) step sequential process to assist them towards better mental health.
You’ll learn professional communication techniques for a healthcare office, including the use of medical terminology and patient-accessible language.
Mental Health Technician Program FAQs
How much do mental health technicians make?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median mental health technician salary is $30,000 per year.*
Is financial assistance available?
CareerStep offers a variety of flexible payment options, installment plans, and even discounts for U.S. veterans, Active Duty service members, and their spouses. As CareerStep is not an educational institution, we cannot offer—or accept—traditional financial aid, such as student scholarships, loans, and grants through FAFSA. However, our low-cost training programs are affordably priced and our goal is to find a payment solution that meets your needs.
How long is the program?
With Learner flexibility as a top priority, we built the Mental Health Technician program so you can move at your own pace. But if you’re feeling ambitious, you could complete your training and be certification-ready in as little as seven months.†
What else do I need to sign up?
First, you must be at least 18 years old. Beyond that, you just a secondary degree (high school diploma, associate degree, or the global equivalent) and a passion for helping others.
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Need a Hand With the Fee? We Got Your Back.
Paying up front is the best way to demonstrate your financial prowess, but sometimes you need some wiggle room. That’s why we offer payment plans.
The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program offers funding for eligible military spouses. You could take the CareerStep Mental Health Technician program without glancing at your bank account.