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  Feb 23, 2018
 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Behavioral Health Support (A.A.S.)



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A.A.S. Degree: 62 Hours

The Associate of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support provides the training for employment as a Community Support Specialist/Care Coordinator.   The Community Support Specialist/ Care Coordinator serves an essential role in achieving better client outcomes, better client experiences and reduced costs; the triple aim of today’s health care system.  They assist clients with their behavioral health and physical health symptoms and interface with a variety of community agencies; i.e. schools, health providers, corrections, housing, employment and social services.  Employment options upon completion of this degree include but are no limited to:  Entry level positions in state, county, and local human service agencies,  substance counseling, positions in private or public treatment and rehabilitation centers, half-way houses, correction facilities, parole and probation,  drug court, retirement facilities, schools and other human service agencies.

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