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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

Perhaps you’re just starting in your career or already an Assistant.

Are you considering switching careers and training in Behavioral health? Come to study at InterCoast College. Behavioral Health Assistant training is an excellent area of study. This course is beneficial whether you change your job or apply our training to your existing career.

Some assistant in Human Resources and Change Management might find this course valuable. This program is also perfect for people who want to work as Behavioral Health Assistants. Graduates can work within the wider therapeutic or behavioral health support sector.

Behavioral Health Assistant training at InterCoast College, California, only takes 56 weeks. So, it’s a time-efficient way to study.

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness statistics, 19.1% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2018. That amounts to 47.6 million people. It represents 1 in 5 adults.

Shockingly, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.

Qualified practitioners skilled in Behavioral Health can help improve and save lives.

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’s goal is 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 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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