Behavioral Health Assistant O.E.
Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka
This endorsement provides entry-level training and education for students preparing for careers as behavioral health workers and community pathfinders in rural communities, private health care sectors, and human service organizations. Students completing this endorsement will be able to screen for and develop an appropriate entry-level plan for mental illness and substance abuse disorders that utilizes client input, community stakeholders, and national resources.
|Minimum Credit Hours||9|
|HUMS S101||Introduction to Behavioral Health Practices||3|
|HUMS S135||Beginning Therapeutic Interventions||3|
|HUMS S180||Introduction to Addiction, Trauma, and Crises||3|
1. Critically reflect on the biopsychosocial spiritual influences affecting behavioral health disorders.
2. Describe methods to identify behavioral health disorders and discuss behavior change.
3. Critically examine approaches to address behavioral health disorders using a trauma-informed and culturally sensitive perspective.