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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

Behavioral Health Program

Program Highlights

  • Work with doctors and nurses by carrying out treatment plans for patients  experiencing behavioral problems
  • Work on the front lines of hospitals, shelters, and mental health facilities to make a difference for struggling individuals
  • Provide and record patient medications and assist in daily therapeutic and recreational activities

Career Focus

  • Prepared for state certification, immediate employment, and further education

Entrance Requirements

  • Desire to work in the healthcare field
  • Students should have an interest in providing client services
  • We require steady physical activity that may consist of walking, standing, and assisting moving clients and/or equipment

Related Career Specialties

  • Behavioral Health Aide
  • Psychiatrist
  • Social Worker
  • Clinical Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Physician

Program Length

  • You will need to complete this program in two years. CAVIT will award a certificate of completion to students successfully completing the two-year program.