Areas of study include trauma, vocational rehabilitation, substance abuse issues, human development, cultural awareness, counseling theories, and the role of mental health providers.
What do they do? Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
Common entry level job titles:
Behavioral Health Professional; Community Support Worker; Residential Service Worker; Rehabilitation Technician; Education Technician II; Direct Support Professional; Life Skills Coach; In-Home Support Worker
NOTE: While not part of your program at YCCC, most behavioral health positions require a background check.