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Behavioral Health Assistant

Are you considering a career as a Behavioral Health Assistant?

Interested in attending InterCoast but still need your high school diploma? we want to help!

InterCoast offers students an opportunity to obtain a high school diploma while attending the Behavioral Health Assistant Programs! Call for more information 1-877-227-3377 ! *some restrictions may apply

Program Description

This program provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitude development to provide effective behavioral health services. The Behavioral Health Assistant works with other social and human service providers to provide client services in various fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers and/or substance use disorder counselors with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, education, or dependent care. Upon completion of all requirements, the student will be awarded a Certificate.

This program provides the necessary knowledge, skill, and attitude development. It prepares graduates to be effective in giving specific Behavioral Health Assistant services. 

Those services include:

  • Community integration,
  • Intensive case management,
  • Assertive community treatment,
  • Skills development,
  • Family psycho-education.

Get valuable, career-defining skills that can lead to a long-term career. Work in the Behavioral Health Assistant Services, and Emotional Wellness sectors. Join InterCoast College’s Behavioral Health Assistant Training course.

The program is designed to provide students that do not have prior experience in the field of Behavioral Health with a competency-based educational program in the most time-effective manner available today.

Behavioral Health Assistant – Training Program Fact Sheet

Occupational Objectives

The program aims to provide the Behavioral health field with knowledgeable and skilled assistants. The objective is to meet the requirement and demand for Behavioral Health Assistants, secure employment, and provide the student with advancement opportunities.


Graduate from InterCoast College’s Behavioral Health Assistant Training Program in less than a year.

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Get Started With Your Behavioral Health Assistant Career

This program will provide the needed education and training for those seeking a new and fulfilling career as a Behavioral Health Assistant.

Behavioral Health Assistants are employed in different places, you might work in places like:

  • Hospitals
  • Mental health facilities
  • Psychiatric offices
  • Public health
  • Doctor’s offices
  • State’s Department of Health
  • Inpatient or Outpatient facilities or services
  • Non-profit facilities

Depending on the positions available and your qualifications, any place specializing in clinical work, specifically behavioral health, could be a place for you.

Get Started Today!

Behavioral Health Assistant provides vital services to those struggling with mental illness. It is a rewarding career in a field that is only growing. You could expect job security and personal fulfillment in this career path.

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