What Traits Makes a Successful Behavioral Health Technician?
A behavioral health technician, also known as a psychiatric technician, helps care for patients with behavioral disorders or problems, such as substance abuse, PTSD, mental instability, or physical and emotional abuse. The duties of a behavioral technician are to help carry out treatment plans, so you should be able to check vital signs, administer medication, as well as assess and cope with mood changes in children or adults. The ability to communicate with patients’ families and a general knowledge of common behavioral and mental health disorders are important in this job.
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