CFCC to offer new associate degree in mental health
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Cape Fear Community College announced on Wednesday, June 7, that it will offer a new concentration in mental health for its Human Services Technology program.
According to the college, graduates of the program will qualify for employment in mental health treatment centers. Additionally, a pathway will be offered for interested students enrolled in the degree program for them to obtain credentials as a Registered Behavior Technician.
“The Human Service Technology/Mental Health program coursework includes the history of the mental health movement, current developments and future trends, and theoretical models affecting individual development and behavior in a diverse client population. An overarching emphasis on behavior modification will be interwoven throughout the program. Hands-on fieldwork will allow students to apply their skills and knowledge in clinical settings,” states the release from CFCC.
Three upcoming sessions have been scheduled to allow interested participants to learn more about the program and to provide an opportunity for them to ask questions about admissions:
- Wednesday, June 28, at 3 p.m. in Room 406 of Union Station, located at 502 N Front Street in Wilmington
- Wednesday, July 12, at 3 p.m. in Room 406 of Union Station
- Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. in Room 406 of Union Station
For more information about Cape Fear Community College and the new program, please visit the CFCC website.
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