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Program Details: Mental & Social Health Technician


The Mental & Social Health Technician program is an introduction to social work, mental health casework, clinical interviews, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient testing and evaluation procedures, patient and family counseling, social rehabilitation, patient care planning, record-keeping, and support services liaison activities. The program includes instruction in mental health theory, applied psychopathology, patient communication and management, crisis intervention, psychotropic medication, mental health treatment procedures, substance abuse, record-keeping, clinical administrative skills, and applicable standards and regulations.

*Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, please visit the Dual Enrollment page.

License or Certification Information: Article 9 Certification, Psychological First Aid, Mental Health Technician Certification
Career Pathway: Behavioral Health Technicians, Case Manager, Parent Aides, Family Advocates, Respite Care Worker and Paraprofessional Counselors
Occupational Profile:


Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Mental and Social Health Technician I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Mental and Social Health Technician II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
Length of Program: 2 semesters
  • In the 4th quarter, students may complete Mental and Social Clinicals.
  • Note: Students will be required to obtain a fingerprint clearance for their internship.
College Credit: College credit may be available
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
ADE Program Standards:
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $230
Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Year 1 - $4,885.00
Year 2 - $4,885.00

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.
Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus


Program Details

Mental & Social Health Technician

Location: Main Campus  

Monday through Friday

8:00 - 10:35 am
12:00 - 2:35 pm
See Calendar for EVIT school dates


license/certifications & credits
Mental Health Technician
Article 9 Certification
Psychological First Aid