Behavioral Health Technology
AAS = Associate of Applied Science | 60 hours

The Behavioral Health Program was designed for paraprofessionals to work at human, health, and social service agencies. It requires a general education base and offers a Technical Certificate (TC) which leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS). The program encompasses broad areas; therefore, Behavioral Health courses are sometimes used in other majors as electives. Health Care and Delivery is an elective used in Med Pro Ed andseveral other areas of study.

Embedded in the Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Tecnology is the Technical Certificate in Behavioral Health Technology.
Campuses Offered At
D = DeWitt Campus
H = Helena-West Helena Campus
S = Stuttgart Campus
In Person

Student will possess the following skills upon completion of the program.

  • Demonstrate personal awareness and reflection about human behaviors related to health.
  • Trace the history and development of health care and delivery in the United States and other nations, cultures, and civilizations.
  • Identify and explain the role and function of human growth and development.
  • Identify and discuss abnormal behaviors.
  • Identify and share information about treatment and therapies related to behavioral health.
  • Demonstrate skills in interpersonal communication with others in both the classroom and clinical setting.
  • Identify and relate substance abuse indicators and treatments.
  • Address practical applications of theory through working in a clincal setting of social sercie and human service operations.
  • Identify and discuss chronic and infectious diseases and treatments. 
  • Apply appropriate protocols used for casework.
  • Identify and discuss domestic violence issues and interventions.
  • Apply safety, security, and emergency procedures in the work place using written and oral occupational skills.
  • Understand legal and ethical responsibilities in the behavioral health and human services occupations. 
  • Recognize the multiple variations of family as a primary institution of behavioral health development.
  • Explain and discuss the varied communities and community dynamics in relation to behavioral health needs and interventions.
Understand, discuss, and practice interactions which demonstrate an appreciation for cultural diversity, the impact of inclusiveness, and the importance of equity in treatments, interventions, and protocols.

Possible Careers

Campus Contacts

Shawanna Wansley | Counselor
Cathy Fullilove | Behavioral Health & Psychology Instructor
Helena-West Helena
Carriell Brown | Behavioral Health & Psychology Instructor
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