9-Week Mental Health Technician Program Still Has Openings

January 9, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) at Chattanooga State still has seats available for individuals interested in its new Mental Health Technician program. This nine-week certificate program is held Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning January 15 and running through March 25, 2020. 

Currently, the program is not listed on Chattanooga State’s online admission application. Prospective students will need to come to TCAT Bldg. 1, Room 20, to apply via a paper admissions application using code:  VCHT.

“We have a dedicated committee of mental health advocates who requested this program, and we are very proud to be offering this new program in spring 2020,” states Laqueta Soule, assistant dean, TCAT.

Students who complete the nine-week program can expect to earn a salary between $21K-$27K and work in the field as an entry-level technician with job opportunities in public and private inpatient mental health facilities.

For more information call (423) 697-4433 or visit chattanoogastate.edu/mental-health-technician.