Training Program Summary

Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician. A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and other mental health care professionals, to provide direct patient care services, assist in developing and implementing treatment plans, administer medications, and perform related administrative functions. Includes instruction in mental health theory, applied psychopathology, patient communication and management, crisis intervention, psychotropic medication, mental health treatment procedures, substance abuse, record-keeping, clinical administrative skills, and applicable standards and regulations.
 
Training Providers for Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician in Los Angeles County
Provider Name
Program Name
Hacienda La Puente Adult Education Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 
Mt. San Antonio College Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 

Occupations for Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician in Los Angeles County
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Psychiatric Technicians2018 - 20281,3901,55016011.5 Post secondary vocational training  
Psychiatric Aides2018 - 2028560610508.9 Short-term on-the-job training  
Psychiatric Technicians2018 - 20281,3901,55016011.5 Post secondary vocational training  
Psychiatric Aides2018 - 2028560610508.9 Short-term on-the-job training