Mental Health Technology (MHT.S.AAS)

70.0 Credit Hours

The Mental Health Technology program prepares entry-level mental health workers as members of a professional team under clinical supervision. Duties may include client interviewing, crisis intervention and advocacy, activity therapy, group leadership and case management. The Mental Health Technology program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis with day and evening options available. If enrolled full-time, it is designed to be completed in five (5) semesters. It consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required, as well as an informational interview during or after MHT 1200. A grade of C or higher is required in all program courses. The practicum portion of the curriculum provides more than 420 hours of supervised clinical experience.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical practice with a sensitivity to and respect for cultural, ethnic and life-style diversity.
  • Facilitate group interactions reflecting a knowledge and understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written reporting skills.
  • Assess and prioritize client needs.
  • Accurately gather information through clinical interviews and observation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics and patterns contributing to the development of an individual’s current functioning.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and effective self-management.
  • Plan effective intervention strategies.
  • Establish/maintain effective therapeutic relationships.
  • Demonstrate interventions to meet client needs.

Curriculum

Mental Health Technology Elective 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
ALH 1101: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
BIO 1107: Human Biology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1201: English Composition II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MAT 1120: Business Mathematics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 1101: Introduction to Human Services & Behavioral Health View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MHT 1130: Introduction to Addictive Illness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 1200: Social Casework View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MHT 1201: Interviewing Skills View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 1203: Professional Documentation View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
MHT 2105: Psychosocial Methods View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2111: Group Dynamics I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2121: Practicum I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
MHT 2211: Group Dynamics II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2222: Practicum II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
MHT 2245: Mental Health & the Family View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PSY 2217: Abnormal Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SOC 1101: Introduction to Sociology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
Course Option: {COM 2211 OR COM 2206} 3 credit hours
Course Option: {MHT 2232 OR MHT 2239} 2 credit hours
Course Option: {SOC 2215 OR SWK 2207 OR PSY 1160} 3 credit hours
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