Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mental Health Assistant Certificate


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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.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge of the history and foundation of the human service profession
  2. Entry-level skills in the area of strategies and intervention
  3. Ability to work collaboratively in groups
  4. Application of skills and methods with different populations in need
  5. Entry-level competency in the performance of case management needs assessment, group work, interviewing process and client engagement

Contact Information

Josiah Ricardo
Program Coordinator
Human Services
Room 1016
jricardo@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5233

Certificate Requirements


Total Credits: 27


† Throughout this catalog, this symbol means that a pre-requisite is required. Please refer to the Course Descriptions  section.

SL: This course requires students to conduct 25 hours of service learning. Please consult with an academic counselor or contact the program coordinator for more details.

All courses taken in this certificate program can lead to our associate degree in Social Services: Mental Health Option.

Becoming Connecticut State Community College


STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. See Becoming Connecticut State Community College  for more detail about this exciting transition!

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