Basic Behavioral Health Sciences Track A
CERT - Occupational Certificate
Provide students with a foundation in the study of human behavior and prepare them to assist in caring for individuals with mental illness, challenging behaviors, and comorbid medical conditions. The focus of this program is on didactic knowledge, hands-on learning experiences, and practical training for students with no previous behavioral health, nursing assistant, caregiver, or medical assistant training or work experience.
This program is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills vital to many behavioral health work environments
Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements
The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program. For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog.
One Semester (Fall or Spring)
|BHS 101||Introduction to Behavioral Health & Communication Skills||2||Certificate Requirement|
|BHS 102||Behavioral Health Skills & Safety Lab||2||Certificate Requirement|
|BHS 103||Case Documentation||1||Certificate Requirement|
|BHS 104||Behavioral Health Clinical Experience||2||Certificate Requirement|
|BHS 105||Clinical Behaviors||2||Certificate Requirement|
|BHS 106||Personal Wellbeing & Basic Care Coordination||3||Certificate Requirement|