Program at a Glance

Program Type
Less than 1-year Credential
Area of Study
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Make a Positive Impact As a Behavioral Health Technician

Prepare to help those with behavioral challenges, developmental disabilities, and mental conditions in this rewarding career field.

Why Choose Germanna

With comprehensive curriculum, hands-on training, and preparation for your certification exam, our program ensures you’re well prepared to excel in your role as a behavioral health technician.

Career Options

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Behavioral Health Technician
  • Special Education Assistant
  • ABA Clinic Technician
  • Early Intervention Specialist

Salary Expectations

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What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Behavior management techniques
  • Crisis intervention and de-escalation
  • Cultural competence and diversity awareness
  • Client observation and monitoring
Course Highlights
Behavioral Health Technician
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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
Work Experience
Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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