Mental Health Technology
The Mental Health Technology degree is a challenging and specialized associate degree program that will train students to become a human service worker under the supervision of other professionals in a wide variety of community settings to include:
As students work through the Mental Health Technology program, they will gain valuable skills in:
Along with gaining knowledge and skills in group dynamics, activity therapy, interpersonal communication, and social casework there is a strong emphasis on the characteristics of an effective helper—self-harmony, genuineness, empathy, acceptance, and responsiveness.
Due to the general background of the program, the graduate may expect to find employment in various community settings. Among these may be community mental health centers, substance abuse centers, treatment centers (inpatient and outpatient) for emotionally disturbed children and teens, senior citizen programs, and as advocates for these types of services.
Transfer and articulation agreements establish pathways for Belmont College graduates to complete an associate degree and then transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree seamlessly. Graduates may elect to go on and major in Social Work through our 2 + 2 articulation agreements with other local colleges.