Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

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The mental health services program is specifically designed to train mental health technicians (psychiatric aides/psychiatric technicians). The mental health technician (psychiatric aide/technician) training prepares students to care for mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed individuals following physician instructions and hospital procedures. Psychiatric aides and technicians observe and record patient behavior and present their findings to counselors, nurses, and other professional staff. They intervene in crisis situations, actively moderate client behavior and assist with feeding, moving, dressing patients, personal hygiene, and activities of daily living.


Substance Abuse

Chemical dependency is an problem that takes an enormous emotional and financial toll on society. This is an unfortunate issue, but the silver lining is that there are exceptional individuals, like you, who are determined to reverse it. San Jacinto College can give you the training you need to become a vital part of the solution. We will prepare you to provide counseling and other specialized services to individuals and families suffering the devastating effects of substance abuse. Hospitals, rehab centers, outpatient clinics, veterans affairs clinics, alternative schools, research facilities, pain management clinics, counseling centers are just some of the many organizations in need of strong, well-educated, professionals. You can make a difference in your life by making a difference in others' lives and you can start at sanjac.


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