The Mental Health certificate will prepare students for entry level positions as mental health aids, work in rehabilitation agencies, or at other mental health agencies. Mental health aids may be assigned to work under the supervision of a case social worker or trained psychologist to handle a wide range of case management responsibilities.
Knowledge of the history and foundation of the human service profession
Entry-level skills in the area of strategies and intervention
Ability to work collaboratively in groups
Application of skills and methods with different populations in need
Entry-level competency in the performance of case management needs assessment, group work, interviewing process and client engagement