BHT 1003 : Behavioral Crisis Management

Course Description:

Behavioral Crisis Management gives students information regarding crisis prevention, intervention, suicide prevention, and methods for managing challenging behavior in outpatient treatment settings.

Certificate Overview: This course is part of a four course Behavior Health Technician Certificate program. Upon successful completion, with a 70% or higher, in each of the four courses, students need to complete the Certificate Request Form. A certificate of completion will be issued to the participating individual.

Courses can be taken separately from earning the BHT certificate for CEU credit.

Course Cost: $325


Note: CE courses are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, Military Tuition Assistance or Learning Partner Discounts.

CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 4.0

Course Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course.

Course Textbook: Kneisl, C. R., & Trigoboff, E. (2013). Contemporary psychiatric—mental health nursing (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
All course materials are included in the course at no additional fee.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
  • Identify health, safety, and environmental risks in various therapeutic environments.
  • Explore issues related to substance addiction.
  • Explore methods of communicating about crises.
  • Analyze suicide prevention techniques.
  • Describe the importance of trauma-informed care.
  • Identify self-care strategies for behavioral health professionals.
  • Identify psychological disorders that may affect patients in an inpatient residential facility.
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