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Mental Health – Associate of Applied Science

Mental Health - Associate of Applied Science

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MENTAL HEALTH

This two year program can lead to entry-level positions in the human services field or serve as a foundation for transferring to earn a bachelor's degree.

The Mental Health - Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed to be completed in two years.
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A QUALITY EDUCATION

The Associate of Applied Science (Human Services Specialization) Degree is designed to prepare students as paraprofessionals in the field of human services. Successful completion of the program will qualify students for entry-level jobs in social services, mental health, mental retardation, child care, nursing homes, substance abuse and correctional facilities. The program will expose students to the characteristics, basic skills and knowledge necessary for human services providers.

Occupational Objective: Preparation for positions as human services workers in the following settings: Alcohol Treatment Program, Nursing Homes, Sheltered Workshop Programs, Social Services Departments, Senior Citizens Centers, Correctional Institutions, Group Homes and Clubhouses, Juvenile Treatment Centers

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PAYING FOR COLLEGE

Southwest Virginia Community College has options to help you pay for a degree or certificate. A high percentage of students receive assistance through financial aid.

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COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM ONLINE

Distance Learning from Southwest is a great way to get a college education on your schedule. Classes are delivered online, offering a flexible way to get a degree, certificate, or to take classes to transfer to a four-year college or university. Some programs require internships, in-person labs , and/or classes. Contact us for details.