Medical Mental Health Technician

Therapy Session with Female Patient

Medical Mental Health Technician Certification Prep Program

The mental health technician’s primary job responsibilities is to provide care and assistance to patients with mental health issues. Tasks mainly revolve around administering scheduled and prescribed medication, monitoring vital signs, assisting during therapy sessions, and assessing patients’ progress and behavior. They may also have administrative support tasks such as processing necessary
documentation, preparing reports, managing schedules. . A mental health technician may also build a healthy rapport with patients, giving them guidance and positive influence.

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Course Style

6 Months




Total Flexibility

Online, on-demand training so you can study at your time and pace on any device – total flexibility.

6-Month Access

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.


Student Coaching

Online support with student success coaches.

Mentor Support

Take advantage of weekday and weekend online live Zoom mentoring sessions.

Externship or Observation​

Students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.




Week 1

  • Chapter 1 Introducing Health Psychology
  • Chapter 2 Conducting Health Research

Week 2

  • Chapter 3 Seeking and Receiving Health Care
  • Chapter 4 Adhering to Healthy Behavior

Week 3

  • Chapter 5 – Defining, Measuring, and Managing Stress
  • Chapter 6 – Understanding Stress, Immunity, and Disease

Week 4

  • Chapter 7 Understanding and Managing Pain
  • Chapter 8 – Considering Alternative Approaches

Week 5

  • Chapter 9 – Behavioral Factors in Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Chapter 10 – Behavioral Factors in Cancer

Week 6

  • Chapter 11 Living with Chronic Illness
  • Chapter 12 Smoking Tobacco

Week 7

  • Chapter 13 Using Alcohol and other Drugs
  • Chapter 14 Eating and Weight

Week 8

  • Chapter 15 Exercising
  • Chapter 16 Future Challenges
  • Health Psychology Final Exam

Week 9

  • Chapter 3 Medical Law and Ethics
  • Chapter 4 Applying Communication Skills

Week 10

  • Chapter 20 Written Communications
  • Chapter 22 Scheduling Appointments and Receiving Patients

Week 11

  • Chapter 23 The Medical Record, Documentation and Filing
  • Chapter 32 The Medical History and Patient Screening Tasks

Week 12

  • Chapter 33 Body Measurements and Vital Signs
  • Chapter 40 Mental Health

Week 13

  • Chapter 49 Pharmacology Fundamental
  • Chapter 50 Measurement Systems, Basic Mathematics, and Dosage Calculations

Week 14

  • Chapter 51 Administering Oral and Non-Injectable Medications
  • Chapter 52 Administering Injections and Immunizations

Week 15

  • Chapter 53 Emergencies in the Medical Office
  • CPR Training and Certification

Week 16

  • Chapter 54 First Aid for Accidents and Injuries
  • First Aid Training

Week 17

  • Lesson 1 – Professional in the Office
  • Lesson 2 – Business Etiquette and Professionalism
  • Lesson 3 – Thinking Critically
  • Lesson 4 – Time Management Skills
  • Lesson 5 – Customer Service Basics

Week 18

  • Lesson 1 – Microsoft Office Word Level 1
  • Lesson 2 – Microsoft Office Word Level
  • Career Development Assignment (Reference Page)

Week 19

  • Lesson 1 – Microsoft Office Excel Level 1
  • Lesson 2 – Microsoft Office Excel Level 2
  • Career Development Assignment (Cover Letter)

Week 20

  • Lesson 1 – Microsoft Office Outlook Level 1
  • Lesson 2 – Microsoft Office Outlook Level 2
  • Career Development Assignment (Resume)

Week 21

  • Lesson 1 – Microsoft Office PowerPoint Level 1
  • Lesson 2 – Microsoft Office PowerPoint Level 2

Week 22

  • OSHA video and quiz
  • HIPAA video and quiz
Course Overview

Health Psychology Fundamentals
This instructor-led/online course will provide knowledge and skills for treatment plans for patients in a
medical or psychiatric facility. Students will learn and understand the process and procedures for mental
health patients in all phases of psychological development, mental illnesses and treatments.

Medical Mental Health Skills
This course teaches the student pharmacology, safety and infection control, and law and ethics. Students
will learn to recognize medical emergencies and have skills to assist and execute CPR and first aid.
Students will learn how to care for mentally impaired and emotionally disturbed individuals by; taking vital
signs, issuing medications, documenting and maintaining patient records.

Career & Certification


The American Medical Certification Association is a provider of national certification exams in the allied healthcare industry.

Career Paths
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Clinician
  • Case Manager
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Social Services
Job Outlook

According to, there are over 138,900 jobs you are eligible to apply for as a
Personal Trainer each year.

Overall employment of psychiatric technicians and aides is projected to grow 9 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations.

Earning Potential

Mental Health Technicians in America make an average salary of $32,118 per year or $15 per hour.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Mentor Support

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.


Financing Options Are Available

Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different financing and scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your financing options and opportunities.

Military Spouses

The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.

This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!

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Separated Veterans

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees. 

Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship. 

Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.

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Low Income

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.

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Self Financing

At MedCertify, we understand the importance of flexible payment options for our students. Our goal is to make education accessible and affordable, allowing you to focus on your studies and career development. Click below to view our self-financing options that are designed to suit your financial needs.

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