This Mental Health Technician with Stress Management Coaching course provides a solid background in mental health so you can work comfortably with clients who exhibit both effective and maladaptive behaviors. Nurses, case managers, psychiatric technicians, direct care providers, and other health care professionals will increase their awareness and understanding of a holistic view of mental health care with this comprehensive online training program. A variety of therapies and treatments are explored to assist in dealing with psychological or psychosocial problems, such as substance use conditions, medical illnesses, developmental delays and disabilities, and social stressors such as poverty, domestic violence, and homelessness. Partnered with the fact that the field of psychology is fascinating! Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior. Psychology's goal is to understand individuals and groups. Psychologists want to know why people do what they do. The purpose of our course is to explore psychology's view of one of the most captivating and puzzling of all topics: ourselves. This course will introduce you to the many faces of abnormal psychology and will challenge you to define what is normal and abnormal. Lastly, You will learn about stress; you will learn and practice specific techniques; and you will be inspired to continue a life-long program of stress management. Stress Management Coaching is a growing field that provides powerful approaches to a healthy and balanced life.
This training program combines a four course training track:
Mental Health Technician
Stress Management Coaching Level 1
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Comprehend the history and current trends of mental healthcare
Identify the characteristics of common psychiatric disorders
Comprehend legalities related to the mental health office
Define human behavior and different elements affecting it
Identify methods for assisting those suffering from loss of life
Define abnormal behavior
Define stress and where it comes from
Differentiate among dissociative, somatoform, and factitious disorders
Name the difference between major sleep and eating disorders
Identify the causes and differences between psychotic disorders and schizophrenia
Define psychology and developmental psychology
Comprehend the relation between neurotransmitters and behavior
Identify behaviorism and the theories of intelligence
Define motivation and personality
Identify psychological disorders and the main therapy approaches for each
Comprehend the factors causing stress in today's world
Comprehend the role of stress in chronic disease
Identify methods for preventing and reducing stress
Identify methods for facilitating mindfulness and meditation
Identify methods for relaxation
What are my payment options?
Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.
What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.
Upon successful completion of our Mental Health Technician course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in a mental health setting and will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Mental Health Technician (CMHT).
Windows 7, XP or Vista; 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users
Mac OS X or higher (in classic mode); 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Apple Safari
iPad – iOS 5.1 (or latest)
We recommend setting your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 pixels.
System will support the two latest releases of each browser. When using older versions of a browser, users risk running into problems with the course software.
Windows Users: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users: Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
Suggested Plug-ins: Flash Player, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Java