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Top Behavioral Health Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Behavioral Health Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Behavioral Health Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.8% of Behavioral Health Technician resumes contained Mental Health as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Behavioral Health Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Behavioral Health Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Mental Health

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Here's how Mental Health is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided basic care to mental health patients-Performed basic patient assessment and recorded on chart-Ensure safety and security of mental health patients
  • Provided direct care to mental health consumers such as observing/monitoring consumer behavior; assisting consumers with activities of daily living.
  • Provided administrative support and collaborated with behavioral health counselors in assisting with behavioral and mental health issues of adolescents.
  • Conducted individualized weekly/monthly counseling sessions and various therapeutic group sessions; to promote better behavior and mental health.
  • Provided inpatient residential care to adolescent clients with drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Provided comprehensive mental health care for over 1,600 military personnel through clinical interventions and outreach program.
  • Counseled adolescent males with mental health disorders, drug dependency and sexually offensive behavior.
  • Organized and expedited formal investigations for mental health providers reporting to State Senators.
  • Managed and monitored mental health patients in an institutional setting.
  • Reported to mental health professionals about any unusual behavior.
  • Conducted behavioral health assessments on potential mental health patients.
  • Educated consumers on budgeting, organizing tasks, mental health diagnosis, taking medications, cleanliness, maintaining ADLS and socialization.
  • Monitored caseloads to manage client interactions, case reviews, input from mental health and medical providers and in-house therapeutic interventions.
  • Assisted nurses in providing care to mental health patients, including constant observation, frequent behavioral checks, and occupational therapy.
  • Provided support, linkage, triage, planning and advocacy for mental health services for adults and children in crisis.
  • Maintained open communications between community ER at hospitals, other resources and mental health center for integrated care of clients.
  • Provided residency, mental health and educational services to adolescents, ages 10-21 with moderate to severe emotional disabilities.
  • Served as a liaison between mental health clients and mental health providers, enforcing agency's rules and regulations.
  • Assisted in maintaining a therapeutic milieu which allowed for patient healing and recovery of mental health and addiction diagnoses.
  • Coordinated with personnel of various behavioral health agencies at all levels for medical, dental and mental health needs.

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2. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Maintained a safe and efficient milieu while providing deescalation and crisis intervention in both psychological and medical emergency situations.
  • Developed interventions for adolescents experiencing acute psychiatric difficulties and conducted crisis intervention and behavior modification techniques in acute situations.
  • Provided outreach and follow-up services including crisis intervention, missed appointments and court ordered treatment adherence.
  • Preformed counseling services, behavioral coaching, crisis intervention and made referrals to community resources.
  • Observed and documented relevant information regarding patient's activities and participation in crisis intervention situations.
  • Implemented nonviolent crisis intervention to defuse anxious, hostile or violent behavior situations.
  • Maintained daily disciplinary record and assisted school administration with crisis intervention for students.
  • Facilitated crisis intervention and conflict resolution with adults with severe mental illness.
  • Provided consumers with quality crisis intervention when exhibiting symptoms of acute psychosis.
  • Provided crisis intervention, administered psychotropic medication, and gauged treatment progress.
  • Provided crisis intervention when necessary while documenting youth incidents and medical needs.
  • Provided crisis intervention and initiates emergency response plan, when necessary.
  • Assisted with crisis intervention for clients with behavioral and emotional disorders.
  • Assisted staff with non-violent and/or aggressive clients using non-violent crisis intervention.
  • Supplied structured environment using non-confrontational crisis intervention techniques for client care.
  • Exercised crisis intervention, and approved policy restraints when appropriate.
  • Participated in crisis interventions with direction from clinical staff.
  • Trained in and utilized Therapeutic Crisis Intervention as needed.
  • Participated in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training and techniques.
  • Executed individual crisis intervention for clients as needed.

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3. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided therapeutic patient care to mentally, emotionally and/or developmentally disabled individuals.
  • Provided direct patient care involving patient safety and milieu stability, conducted various life skills groups, and excelled in charting.
  • Maintained daily logs and records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor.
  • Provided patient care for patients, bathed and did patients hygiene daily, feed patients at meals times.
  • Worked closely with clinical director and facility director on day to day patient activities and patient care.
  • Assisted the nurses with implementing patient care for up to 23 patients on a daily basis.
  • Performed patient care assessments in a manner that would reduce patient anxiety and promote cooperation.
  • Provided direct patient care along with assisting in development of patient s plan of care.
  • Computerized documentation of behaviors and patient care, as well as resources for discharge.
  • Provided direct patient care for closed psychiatric unit for adults, elderly and children.
  • Interacted with patient family members to better improve the therapeutic rapport of patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care to adult and geriatric patients on a behavioral health unit.
  • Monitored patient behavior changes and recorded results to improve patient care and relations.
  • Worked with doctor and registered nurse staff to fulfill any patient care.
  • Ensured safety, regulations, ethics, and best possible patient care.
  • Helped implement patient care plans as directed by clinical staff.
  • Performed patient care duties during evening hours at living quarters.
  • Provided direct patient care and conducted therapeutic group sessions.
  • Assisted with all clinical paperwork regarding patient care.
  • Charted and monitored patient care progress.

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4. Communication

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Here's how Communication is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Facilitated provider communication regarding courses of treatment and progress as well as kept clinical notes on testing progress and behavioral observations.
  • Supervised six behavioral clients, help clients with behavior modification, implemented dietary plans, create management and staff communication form
  • Discussed and negotiated work environment solutions between clients and supervisors both in person and by way of telecommunications.
  • Coordinated with both clinical and support teams promoting better communication and therapeutic outcomes for persons served.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple crises in the facility by using effective communication skills.
  • Promoted open door communications between community agencies, families, and facility directors.
  • Facilitated communication between the senior behavioral health unit and referral sources.
  • Communicated with staff either verbally or in written communication logs.
  • Maintained positive relationships through effective communication and positive redirection.
  • Facilitated routine group therapy and utilized strong therapeutic communication.
  • Utilized effective therapeutic communication skills with clients and families.
  • Coached families in communication to foster positive family relations.
  • Supported patients in developing their communication skills.
  • Prepared and maintained shift communication logs.
  • Helped the clients in interventions, using communication skills, to destruct bad behaviors and support good behavior.
  • Educated patients to develop and use coping skills for anger and emotions, communication and social skills.
  • Supervised and performed communications-computer systems (C-CS) software analysis, development, design, and programming.
  • Required extensive communication with family members, CPS personnel, law officers and other support personnel.
  • Documented pertinent information in client medical chart for communication of clients' mental baseline and progress.
  • Worked closely with Director of Operations as well as Clinical team to ensure open communication.

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5. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Trained in Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behavior, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Certified by American Heart Association BLS in CPR and AED training.
  • Completed physical restraint training, First Aid, CPR.
  • Certified in CPR and Basic First Aid
  • Completed CPR, CIT1, CIT2, Article 9, First Aid, OSHA Law and MED training.
  • Trained: HIV/AIDS/TB, First Aid/ CPR
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPR compliance records.Charted and recorded information in client files.
  • Used CPR training to revive unconscious patient, who had overexerted herself after completing detox.
  • Attained certification in CPR, First Aide, & CIT)With other nurses while providing a ongoing assessment.
  • Supervised Juveniles Documented progress daily Utilized The teaching of coping skills CPR, MANT certified

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6. Therapeutic Environment

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Here's how Therapeutic Environment is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients on sub-acute inpatient psychiatric facility.
  • Implemented daily activities and daily living skills for teenage mental health population in a therapeutic environment.
  • Provided a safe and therapeutic environment for clients recovering from substance abuse related symptoms.
  • Maintained a safe, orderly, and therapeutic environment for young adults in a rehab facility undergoing crisis intervention.
  • Provided care to patients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  • Supervised and supported clients to insure their Health and Safety while maintaining a therapeutic environment.
  • Assisted in creating a safe and therapeutic environment to provide the best possible patient care.
  • Helped clients in their daily living skills and provide a therapeutic environment.
  • Assisted in maintaining a safe, orderly & therapeutic environment.
  • Provided safe and therapeutic environment for the youth.
  • Maintained safe, orderly, therapeutic environment.

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7. BHT

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Here's how BHT is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Collected and entered data, maintained case progress notes and other clinical documentation utilizing electronic records Community Bridges, Inc. BHT
  • Participated in daily Treatment Team meetings with program manager, other BHT's, shift supervisors and psychiatrists to coordinate services.
  • Created and organized a training binder for BHT's to assist in training and also to be used as reference.
  • Measured BHT's self-improvement efforts to enhance skills and knowledge to stay current with changes impacting the job.
  • Supervised Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT's) and measured relevant knowledge and essential skills.
  • Reported directly to BHT and clinical staff to ensure each clients needs were met.
  • Started off as a BHPP, after many hours accrued I became a BHT.
  • Provided coaching to techs on areas of improvement under the direction of BHT Manager.
  • Worked as BHT in behavioral health facilities in the phoenix metro area.
  • United Summit Center - Behavioral Health Tech (BHT).
  • Promoted to Lead BHT within 3 months of employment.
  • Trained new employees & completed BHT evaluations for management.
  • Helped train new BHT's on their responsibilities.
  • Preformed all BHT tasks assigned.
  • Trained new hire BHT's.
  • Managed Male houses / overlooked BHT staff -Transported clients to daily scheduling.
  • Watershed Treatment Facility - Boynton Beach, Fl Lead Tech for 5 years delegating task and responsibilities between fellow BHT's.
  • Worked as BHT at D'Amore Healthcare Services, performing numerous BHT duties, working with ZenCharts
  • affected relationships between nursing, therapists, case managers, and bhts in a positive way.

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8. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided clinical support services to clients who are suffering from substance abuse or mental irregularities and are housed in residential facilities
  • Helped provide a safe, recovery oriented, environment of care for inpatient veterans diagnosed with psychiatric/substance abuse disorders.
  • Provided direct patient care to adults hospitalized for addictive disease disorders or related substance abuse or chemical dependency problems.
  • Performed full admission of clients arriving at the detoxification facility for substance abuse treatment, and coordinated facility tours.
  • Performed both Certified Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator tasks; monitored substance abuse patients detoxification.
  • Participated in patients care conferences and substance abuse intervention through comprehensive observation and monitoring.
  • Facilitated groups, including culture/diversity, health and safety and substance abuse.
  • Assisted clinical staff monitoring adolescents in a rehabilitation setting for substance abuse.
  • Provided psychological and emotional support to clients receiving substance abuse services.
  • Provided assistance with medications and education on substance abuse recovery.
  • Aided residents using knowledge regarding substance abuse treatment.
  • Facilitated substance abuse rehabilitation for adolescents ages 12-17.
  • Participated on comprehensive substance abuse treatment team.
  • Worked with adults with chronic mental illness, substance abuse and housing issues, as well as international patients with PTSD.
  • Provided observation, planning, intervention and support of patients experiencing eating disorders, mental illness, and/or substance abuse disorders.
  • Provided age appropriate and culturally sensitive care to adolescent, adults, and geriatric patients with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
  • Provided behavioral health support to individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues living in a therapeutic, sober residential environment.
  • Provided respite services while parents/ guardians attended substance abuse classes or parenting classes as they were instructed by court orders.
  • Assisted with the care of individuals needing treatment and support for their personal mental health or substance abuse issues.
  • Conducted substance abuse groups focusing on adolescent drug/alcohol abuse and relapse prevention, obtained releases, conducted urine tests.

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9. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Maintained a customer service friendly demeanor and protected patient privacy in accordance hospital policy as well as HIPAA regulations.
  • Complied with HIPAA, Diversity Principles, Corporate Integrity, Compliance Program policies & other applicable corporate & departmental policies.
  • Prepared for HIPAA reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.
  • Respected the clients' rights; adhered to confidentiality according to HIPAA, state and federal guidelines/regulations.
  • Used, protected and disclosed individual's protected health information in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Managed HIPAA sensitive information, including ROI's, POI's and medical records.
  • Streamlined processes or aided in streamlining HIPAA compliance.
  • Adhered to HIPAA privacy standards.

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10. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Learned and implemented correct procedures for managing medical records and conducted quality control audits on medical records managed.
  • Maintained professionalism in difficult and stressful events concerning out of control patients who become combative.
  • Tried to positively advocate and effect the learning environment of an intellectually disabled student.
  • Observed and identified behavioral patterns that triggered mental health problems that prevented learning opportunities.
  • Developed highly empathetic client relationships and earned reputation for exceeding client base goals.
  • Performed thorough searches periodically for paraphernalia and illegal items at all dorms.
  • Maintained daily communication with client families concerning medical treatment and program developments.
  • Assisted adolescent students with acclimating in a post secondary learning environment.
  • Learned and applied medical terminology to patient medical administration records.
  • Audited clients intake, discharge, and government regulatory documentation.
  • Responded to customer or referred to appropriate internal party.
  • Facilitated community groups and advocated for residents' concerns.
  • Provided customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Spearheaded the configuration of internal CCTV monitoring systems.
  • Assisted with maintaining transportation through government programs.
  • Implemented learning programs and academic programs.
  • Facilitated morning and evening focus groups.
  • Participated as a member of the Unit Council which addresses employee concerns and strives to bring positive change to the unit.
  • Observed patients, listened to their concerns, recorded my observations and reported to mental health professionals about any unusual behavior.
  • Lectured on daily living skills, so once clients became sober and returned to their normal lives they could cope better.

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11. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Conducted periodic assessments of patient's vital signs and physical signs and symptoms of drug/alcohol withdrawal according to monitoring protocol.
  • Coordinated unit activities, facilitating therapeutic groups, monitored patient vital signs.
  • Monitored vital signs and facilitated self- administered medication.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Behavioral Health technician assisting nurses and staff with patient care Vital Signs assessment patient rounding for safety patient transport
  • Assisted with admissions, obtained drug/alcohol screens, charting, various lab work, obtained vital signs, etc.
  • Performed vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and pain for staff receiving treatment from psychiatrist.
  • Recorded all behaviors, vital signs, percentages of food eaten, and treatment related goals for each individual.
  • Assisted in the care of patients, monitoring their behaviors, vital signs, and recovery progress.
  • Answered call lights; charting; informing nurse of any changes in patient status; taking vital signs
  • Followed daily medical procedures, such as vital signs, weights, heights, BMI and EKG.
  • Assisted nursing with patient body checks, vital signs, and activities of daily living.
  • Updated electronic charts including daily activities, vital signs, and individual's nutrition.
  • Provided direct patient care, including gathering and documenting vital signs.
  • Monitored residents' vital signs, such as their blood pressure.
  • Monitored vital signs on all clients on a monthly basis.
  • Checked vital signs such as temperature and heart rate.
  • Recorded patients' vital signs and other pertinent information.
  • Measured and monitored vital signs on a regular basis.
  • Recorded clients vital signs, assisted in physical therapy.
  • Monitored vital signs of children in the facility.

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12. CPI

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Here's how CPI is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Performed CPI/Seclusion and Restraint if needed for the safety of the patient/patients.
  • Certified CPI instructor for all behavioral health staff at Denver Health
  • Trained in CPR, CPI, and SPA.
  • Trained in CPI and de-escalation skills.
  • Facilitated therapeutic recreational and social life skills and Became CPI, CPR and First Aide certified Obtained my food handlers Card
  • Certified in CPR Certified in CPI Medical Insurance Entry Knowledge

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13. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored, evaluated and documented client progress with treatment plans including individual goals incorporating changes as necessary.
  • Implemented treatment plans by providing structure and supervision for adolescents in a Level III residential facility.
  • Observed reported and recorded patient behaviors, implemented behavioral interventions according to individual patient treatment plans.
  • Provided case management and clinical documentation including the development of individual treatment plans and discharge summaries.
  • Collaborated with health service professionals for development of treatment plans for severely mentally ill adults.
  • Performed initial psychological assessments for new patient intakes and developed the assessments into treatment plans.
  • Developed and implemented treatment plans for seriously mentally ill adults in a residential facility.
  • Consulted with an on-site supervisor weekly and effectively updated client treatment plans.
  • Implemented individual treatment plans based specifically on the individual him or herself.
  • Developed treatment plans, distributed prescribed medications, and attended medical reviews.
  • Completed individualized treatment plans including daily documentation of behavior.
  • Reviewed and update required documentation related to treatment plans.
  • Supervised in a classroom setting implementing Individualized Treatment Plans.
  • Assisted medical professionals in developing special treatment plans.
  • Assisted in developing and implementing individualized treatment plans.
  • Collaborated in multidisciplinary team following patient treatment plans.
  • Implemented individual treatment plans and documented treatment.
  • Monitored Patient adherence to physician treatment plans.
  • Implemented behavioral interventions in Patients treatment plans.
  • Facilitated the implementation of treatment plans.

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14. AA

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Here's how AA is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Transported the patients to their doctor's appointment, AA meetings, church, school, and to run personal errands.
  • Transported clients to medical appointments, court appointments, outside Appointments outside visitations and NA/AA meetings.
  • Transported clients to and from Clinical Property, AA/NA meetings, and wherever necessary.
  • Transported clients to and from doctors appointments, AA meetings and other activities.
  • Supervised and assisted patients in attending AA meetings to address their drug/alcohol dependencies.
  • Transported patients to and from AA meetings and other functions.
  • Ensured confidentiality of clients abiding by HIPPAA rules and regulations.
  • Coordinated activities including lectures, recreation, and NA/AA meetings.
  • Transported patients to medical appointments and AA/NA meetings.
  • Commuted patients to AA and or NA meetings.
  • Escorted clients to local NA/AA meetings.
  • Familiarized with The 12 steps, The 12 traditions of NA, AA and CODA.
  • Facilitated AA/ NA meetings Conducted medication intake and made sure that all clients were receiving the proper medications and doses.

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15. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored patients' physical and emotional well-being and reported any unusual behavior or physical ailments medical staff.
  • Forwarded documentation of completed new intake to Medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff with medication distribution.
  • Assisted medical staff with processing admissions, obtaining and recording vital signs and patient weight, and performing skin assessments.
  • Observed and documented patient's behavior, reporting any changes in physical and mental states to medical staff.
  • Provided in-patient hospital care for inmates within Miami correctional facilities under the instructions of Nursing and Medical staff.
  • Checked vital signs such as temperature and heart rate; gave medication under the direction of medical staff.
  • Ensured consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff by consistent monitoring.
  • Assisted the clients in need of services as well as visitors and the medical staff.
  • Provided information on patients to nurses, social workers, psychiatrists and other medical staff.
  • Assisted medical staff during situations when a patient needed to be physically restrained.
  • Observed patient's to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to medical staff.
  • Consulted with and trained with highly skilled mental health and medical staff.
  • Monitored patient's physical and emotional well-being and reports to medical staff.
  • Relayed any abnormalities to doctors and other medical staff.
  • Consulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff Offered and documented treatment consent forms in patient health records.
  • Worked with medical staff to monitor the behavior of certain patients.Assisted patients on daily living activities as needed.

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16. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Facilitated psycho educational, therapeutic group and recreational activities to adults and children on inpatient detox and crisis units.
  • Monitored and assisted indoor and outdoor recreational activities ensuring full participation of every student.
  • Managed petty cash for household items and recreational activities.
  • Monitored treatment, education and recreational activities.
  • Supervised weekend family services and recreational activities.
  • Planned and participated in recreational activities.
  • Implemented groups and other recreational activities.
  • Planned and implemented social and recreational activities, taught money management, and provided clients with transportation to appointments as needed.
  • Observed patient behaviors, recorded their conditions and led them in therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Coordinated recreational activities and created schedules for staff to follow with residents.
  • Led therapeutic and recreational activities in accordance with treatment plan goals.
  • Transported clients to meetings and recreational activities.
  • Planned recreational activities for the clients.
  • Implemented recreational activities for 6-10 clients.
  • Supervised cohorts of clients Ensured client participation in treatment related services and facilitating psycho-educational and recreational activities.
  • Ensured client participation in treatment related services and facilitated psycho-education and recreational activities Managed residential facility.
  • Observed and recorded patients behavior, vital signs, intake/output, and assist patients to therapeutic and recreational activities.

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17. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided all personal care needs to patients and participated in all levels of de-escalation intervention.
  • Provided daily companionship as well as personal care.
  • Obtained, charted, & assessed vital signs & behaviors Participated in standard personal care work Independently conducted & assisted O.T.
  • Provided personal care and assistance with activities of daily living for developmentally disabled and mentally challenged adults in group home setting.
  • Supported individuals with personal care and daily routines* Integrated individuals into the community* Write/report and assess client's needs and behaviors
  • Provided prescribed medical treatment and personal care service to injured, convalescent and handicapped patients.

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18. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Worked with other Behavioral Health Technicians to provide a physically and emotionally safe environment conducive to treatment.
  • Maintained a safe environment by monitoring residents' behaviors and intervening when necessary.
  • Provided appropriate emergency care and maintained a safe environment.
  • Provided a safe environment for all individuals involved.
  • Defused situations and maintained a safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment for incarcerated youth.
  • Helped ensure a safe environment for clients, either by directly caring for their needs or collaborating with the clinical team.
  • Provided direct care and supervision to youth, provision of a safe environment, and monitoring of basic physical needs.
  • Provided a safe environment for patients and staff; identifying any safety issues or hazard in our work space.
  • Assisted in the daily functions of the hospital and monitored a safe environment.
  • Provided a safe environment, transportation, and accurate, confidential record keeping.
  • Recorded patient's behaviors and provide a safe environment for the patients.
  • Fostered a safe environment for clients through room checks and urinalysis.
  • Ensured safe environment for all patients was sustained for all patients.
  • Maintained a safe environment by building a strong rapport with individuals.
  • Ensured a secure and safe environment for all staff and patients.
  • Provided a safe environment with consistent routine of daily activities.
  • Ensured safe environment for clients and staff on detox unit.
  • Provided a safe environment for Children and Adults in crisis.
  • Monitored clients for safe environment in a 48 client facility.

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19. Therapeutic Activities

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Here's how Therapeutic Activities is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Organized, developed and conducted group therapeutic activities; coordinate special clinics as assigned.
  • Orchestrated therapeutic activities for youth and adolescents in a caring environment.
  • Aided in the development and implementation of therapeutic activities.
  • Helped conduct educational, recreational and therapeutic activities.
  • Provided therapeutic activities to person served.
  • Implemented various therapeutic activities for clients such as various exercise routines (yoga,stretching) creating and keeping a journal.
  • Worked in a diverse group of healthcare workers -Lead patients both adults and youth in therapeutic activities.

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20. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Created, developed and implemented recovery based programs to promote independent living skills, behavior management and community integration.
  • Developed working therapeutic relationships with Individuals experiencing various mental illnesses, to transition from secure hospitalization to independent living.
  • Provided general assistance to clients within a community placement setting, including support to increase independent living skills.
  • Provided supervision and support to individuals with mental disabilities and drug dependencies in a semi-independent living environment.
  • Assisted living environment helping seriously mentally ill clients in the development of independent living skills
  • Instructed residents about developing independent living skills and personal coping skills.
  • Stressed independent living through development and implementation of individualized service plans.
  • Provided education to residents regarding safety and independent living skills.
  • Assisted residents with independent living activities within the community.
  • Assisted dual-diagnosed clientele in returning to independent living.
  • Provided education in independent living skills, sexual education, and substance abuse as determined by individual client needs.
  • Assisted residents in creating plans to heal the mind, body and spirit that lead to independent living.
  • Supported classroom instructor in special education class, worked in an independent living facilities and group homes.
  • Assisted clients in developing independent living skills to aid in transition from residential to independent living.
  • Provided training in basic independent living skills to better enable the resident do things by him.
  • Provided personal assistance and independent living skills training for clients (outpatient and residents).
  • Worked with clients on goal setting, parenting skills and independent living skills.
  • Worked one-on-one with clients and assisted them with learning independent living skills.
  • Conducted daily social / life skills groups and independent living sessions.
  • Assisted with daily living needs and taught independent living skills.

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21. Group Activities

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Here's how Group Activities is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Documented observations, interventions, and group activities in the patient medical record while maintaining confidentiality of all health information.
  • Participated in the implementation of recreational and group activities.
  • Provided Therapeutic group activities to help modify behavior.
  • Documented observations, interventions and group activities.
  • Facilitated group activities and structured downtime.
  • Participated in therapy and group activities.
  • Monitored and facilitated group activities.
  • Assisted with group activities which included co-facilitation of group activities under direction of the therapist and nursing staff.
  • Supervised Medications* Documentation of Observations, Interventions and group activities for all patient records to the therapist.
  • Planned and facilitated psycho-social, creative arts, and expressive therapeutic group activities.
  • Attended group therapy with the girls, led therapeutic group activities weekly.
  • Served as a group leader responsible for planning and monitoring group activities.
  • Observed clients taking medications observed group therapy and group activities.
  • Initiated various fun, therapeutic, and educational group activities.
  • Assisted therapy and nursing staff in group activities.
  • Planned and led group activities with clients.
  • Planned and facilities social group activities.
  • Provided appropriate group activities and outings.
  • Assisted with structured group activities.
  • Coordinated therapeutic group activities for patients Completed clinical documentation for patients medical charts

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22. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Adhered to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication administration and safety.
  • Provided training for all staff members in the certification of medication administration.
  • Handled medication administration, including maintaining all required documentation.
  • Assisted nursing with medication administration and whatever they needed.
  • Observed medication administration and conducted psychiatric assessment.
  • Provided assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care.
  • Conducted weekly medicationcounts, filled weekly medication minders for clients, implemented proper medical documentation and assisted with medication administration.
  • Provided rehabilitation and therapeutic activities according to clients treatment plans, monitored medication administration, and completed required documentation.
  • Provided safety and security to 16+ youthIntervened with conflict management Monitored medication administration
  • Assisted and guided clients to adhere to individual goals, house rules, medication administration, and dailyliving skills.
  • Organized and developed a new system of chart organization and auditing.Skills Usedcomputer skills, people skills, Customer service, medication administration
  • Monitored and counsel children Recreational activities Medication administration Attend family meetings Behavior management Community integration

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23. Staff Meetings

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Here's how Staff Meetings is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Led and participate in routine interdisciplinary staff meetings.
  • Attended daily staff meetings to discuss patient's progress and anything that was occurring in the center.
  • Managed the administration of services being provided by staff, facilitated weekly staff meetings to review performance.
  • Participated in weekly staff meetings to discuss ongoing care and treatment for each individual client.
  • Attended and participated in all required staff meetings.
  • Presented new intakes at clinical staff meetings.
  • Attended staff meetings and clinical rounds.
  • Attended staff meetings as directed.
  • Participated in clinical staff meetings, trainings and other activities as required
  • Participated in staff meetings and trainings, completing assigned paperwork/documentation.
  • Attended and participated in all required staff meetings, as well as team meetings and trainings.

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24. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided and recorded patient medications and assisted in daily living activities.
  • Assisted behaviorally challenged individuals in their daily living activities.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities including personal grooming
  • Documented daily living activities and vital information.
  • Assisted patients with daily living activities as needed including basic health care needs according to the patients' needs.
  • Worked one on one with clients; emphasis on daily living activities, money management, and behavior.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities including cooking, cleaning, and organizing.
  • Helped with daily living activities such as eating, bathing and grooming
  • Assisted with basic care tasks and daily living activities.
  • Assisted and monitor patients daily living activities.
  • Assisted in daily living activities, also assisted with doctors and nurses with meds, restraints, adl's and groups.
  • Volunteered and supervised by Manager Kendra Cemoin Help with admissions Oversee clients whereabouts Daily living activities Transport to meetings

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25. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Helped with training of new staff members on the front line, kept different department form, and phone numbers update.
  • Documented progress, dispense medications, and worked closely with other staff members on the progress of the juveniles.
  • Provided feedback during group personal development meetings with staff members and Substitute taught in the Alternative Education classroom.
  • Prepared the materials for daily group activities and instruction for the Clinical Director and other staff members.
  • Maintained efficiency of 4 staff members as Shift Lead on a weekly basis via frequent communication.
  • Presented intake history material to review and discussion with other staff members to evaluate possible treatments.
  • Reported and documented patient behaviors, occurrences and conditions to appropriate staff members.
  • Assisted other staff members with cooking food, laundry, and cleaning.
  • Escorted six residences to shopping with two additional staff members.
  • Consulted with staff members regarding changes in clients' needs.
  • Supervised the activities of the evening staff members.
  • Assisted primary staff members with clients with screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, and pre-vocational training.
  • Followed and implementes facility protocols to ensure the safety and security of clients and fellow staff members.

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26. Supportive Environment

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Here's how Supportive Environment is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in patient daily activities, while providing a safe and supportive environment for the patients.
  • Ensured the overall well-being of clients, while helping to provide a positive and supportive environment.
  • Recorded resident's behaviors and provided a safe and supportive environment.
  • Provided a safe, and supportive environment for the residents.
  • Monitored patients to insure a safe, supportive environment.
  • Provided a safe, supportive environment for the patients.
  • Recorded medication dosage as well as report patients daily activities Provided a safe and supportive environment for patients.

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27. Residential Setting

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Here's how Residential Setting is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Counseled and supported consumers with serious mental illness in a residential setting using a recovery model philosophy and a strengths-based focus.
  • Worked with individuals with mental disorders in inpatient and residential settings.
  • Implemented therapeutic interventions in the residential setting.
  • Worked in residential setting with children
  • Assisted individuals with developmental or mental health needs in a residential setting.
  • Provided care for adult dual diagnosis clients in a residential setting.
  • Worked at a residential setting supporting persons with serious mental illness.
  • Provided services in a community living and 24-hour residential setting.
  • Provided direct care with Children in a residential setting.
  • Worked with at-risk youth in a residential setting.
  • Provided services to adolescent and pre-adolescent males and females in a residential setting.
  • Placed at mental/behavioral health agencies as support staff Lead staff at a residential setting for the mentally ill.
  • Offered learning and communicative group sessions while teaching living skills and overall personal growth in aresidential setting.

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28. New Patients

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Here's how New Patients is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with the admission of new patients and oriented new patients and families to the unit.
  • Completed initial admittance forms for new patients in behavioral health unit.
  • Scheduled new patients while splitting time between the two offices.
  • Maintained all Verification of Benefits of new patients.
  • Assisted with intakes of new patients.
  • Introduced and implemented an initial evaluation/intake process for new patients seeking Behavioral Health services.

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29. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Interacted with community resources and insurance providers for discharge planning and aftercare referrals.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and community resources.
  • Assisted recipients in obtaining support services from various community resources.
  • Maintained information on community resources for client assistance and support.
  • Shared information to clients about various community resources.
  • Experienced with helping clients access community resources.

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30. Anger Management

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Here's how Anger Management is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Facilitated one on one communication with individuals dealing with anger management, depression, and suicidal/homicidal tendencies.
  • Participated in crisis intervention situations, offering alternative solutions and anger management techniques.
  • Developed class material to train Service Members in matters of Stress and Anger Management, Sleep Hygiene and Grief and Loss.
  • Presented groups as needed on pertinent topics such as, Anger Management, Substance Abuse and Self Esteem.
  • Facilitated substance abuse, anger management and other life skills groups for youth enrolled in behavioral health services.
  • Facilitated coping skill groups; anger management; relaxation techniques; goals; chemical dependency education.
  • Conducted group sessions on substance abuse prevention and treatment for youth and anger management for adults.
  • Coordinated group activities with residents that included self-esteem, anger management, and drug abuse.
  • Facilitated Substance Abuse, Diversion, DUI, and Anger Management group counseling programs.
  • Assisted in group counseling, for anger management, drug dependent adolescents.
  • Facilitated anger management and life skills groups.

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31. Nutritious Meals

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Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and assist in feeding patients.

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32. Transport Clients

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Here's how Transport Clients is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Completed administrative tasks, facility maintenance and transport clients to/from appointments and outings.
  • Used skills and knowledge in client-intervention and drug addiction to supervise and transport clients.
  • Required to transport clients to and from groups/meetings and medical appointments.
  • Administered and monitored client medication to insure medication compliance Used personal vehicle to transport clients safely.

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33. SMI

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Here's how SMI is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Helped coordinate program activities geared toward assisting SMI adults in reaching optimal levels of independent functioning.
  • Coordinated care for SMI clients with Case Managers at Direct Care Clinic, on-site Psychiatric Nurse, and DBT consultation team.
  • Worked with the SMI, DDD population also with teenagers in group homes and rehabilitation facilities.
  • Worked with the SMI and DDD population in CLP, group homes and transitional living facilities.
  • Provided a stable and secure atmosphere for SMI adults in a Level II group home.
  • Provided care of services with a 1:1 ratio of SMI clients in residential placements.
  • Worked with the SMI population to supervise and maintain their quality of life.
  • Worked with adults with SMI diagnoses and Developmental Disabilities in a residential setting.
  • Developed curriculum designed to enhance all aspects of life for the SMI population.
  • Worked with SMI adult and teens in a variety of temp assignments.
  • Supervised six staff and four SMI consumers in a community living environment.
  • Provided assistance to SMI and DD clients in a community-based setting.
  • Provided individual and group counseling services to SMI clients when possible.
  • Taught/Assisted SMI and DD clients with daily living activities.
  • Worked with SMI clients teaching them Daily Living Skills.
  • Subcontracted to Desert Springs Psychiatric Hospital for SMI patients.
  • Transported from Smith Community Mental Health to their homes.
  • Supported changes in the lives of adults with SMI.
  • Provided direct care for adult patients with SMI.
  • Provided daily living assistance to adults designated SMI.

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34. Doctor Appointments

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Here's how Doctor Appointments is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Transported clients to doctor appointments, grocery shopping, taught them daily about hygiene, cooking, and cleaning.
  • Assisted the nurse with making doctor appointments and following up on any medical needs the client may have.
  • Transported clients to group meetings, therapy sessions, and doctor appointments.
  • Transported consumers to doctor appointments, groups and other pertinent appointments.
  • Assisted in the intake of clients Implemented program goals Observed and monitored medication intake Assisted in medication reviews and doctor appointments
  • Transported residents and facilitated doctor appointments, including paperwork, new prescriptions, and communicating with doctors.

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35. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Documented youth behaviors daily, including treatment progress notes, incident reports, suicide evaluations, and seclusion status reports.
  • Prepared written reports (vital signs, census reports, incident reports) as necessary.
  • Prepared incident reports, administered medication and maintained a clean group home; food preparation.
  • Performed reviews of incident reports and recommended and developed staff training as needed.
  • Charted and documented incident reports to Medical Administration Records (MAR).
  • Documented daily progress, wrote incident reports when necessary.
  • Completed progress notes and incident reports when necessary.
  • Maintained shift reports and incident reports.
  • Coordinated clients daily schedule Documented progress notes and incident reports and Attended all trainings Operated phone, fax/copier, Microsoft programming

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36. Client Care

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Here's how Client Care is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Coordinated client care to establish individualized treatment plan goals and implementation of relevant behavioral modification intervention.
  • Documented and observed resident behaviors while helping to determine effective client care methods.
  • Maintained client care documentation and administered medications.
  • Provided direct client care supervision to adolescent girls in a residential group home setting as part of a treatment plan.
  • Charted client care using a computer interface while adhering to specific charting guidelines for reimbursement purposes.
  • Developed professional relationship with others involved in client care such as families and case managers.
  • Skilled in client care and focused on client success.
  • Handled intensive pace while still maintaining quality client care.
  • Performed limited medical and psychiatric client care.
  • Provided 1:1 client care during times of suicide ideation.

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37. Behavioral Issues

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Here's how Behavioral Issues is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Worked with teenagers coordinating daily activities and maintaining stable environment while in treatment for behavioral issues.
  • Worked as Campus Lead BHT assisting other BHT's on campus with elevated behavioral issues and maintaining company policies and procedures.
  • Helped with everyday life skills and behavioral issues.
  • Worked with troubled youth on educational and behavioral issues in a structured home environment.
  • Monitored adolescence with mental disturbances and behavioral issues; applied non-violent intervention techniques to prevent physical outbreaks among group home members.
  • Assisted mentally ill patients at psychiatric hospital, including co-facilitating group activities, redirecting behavioral issues, and providing emotional support

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38. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Assisted patients with their ADL's (Activities of Daily Living) meals, laundry, hygiene and monitoring group participation.
  • Supervised and assisted clients in the performance of ADL's to maximize their own independence as trained by a registered nurse.
  • Supervised clients' ADL's and helped facilitate clients' therapeutic, recreational and social life skills.
  • Included in my daily obligations were assisting patients with ADL's, admissions, and discharges.
  • Assisted patients with ADLS, lead groups and ensured safety of the unit.
  • Utilized BestNotes for computer input of client information and daily ADL's.
  • Maintained a caseload of 60 clients, working under strict deadlines.
  • Assisted with ADL's and reported deficiencies to nursing staff.
  • Trained mentally ill adults in ADL skills.
  • Helped with rehab patients doing ADL'S.
  • Provided cues and assistance for ADL's.
  • Provided assistance with patient ADL's.
  • Assisted psych patients with ADL's.
  • Created daily routines, facilitated life-skills groups, monitored social interactions, and assisted in ADLs (English/Spanish).
  • Maintained accurate documentation in regards to client's participation, mood/affect, ADL's and progress/regress in treatment.
  • Provided assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to the Geriatric and ID Units.
  • Related ADL skills, self-control programs and skills training while maintaining their personal dignity and rights.
  • Worked with dual-diagnosis clients within the group home; mainly with ADLs.
  • Assisted adults with the development of ADLs and social skills in everyday life
  • Helped to maintain the person's served ADLs

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39. Client Behavior

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Here's how Client Behavior is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided appropriate input regarding client behavior, physical and emotional status, and family dynamics.
  • Recorded in appropriate report observations regarding client behavior and unusual activities.
  • Observed and reported client behavior/activities in electronic shift reports.
  • Tracked, monitored and documented client behaviors and interactions.
  • Monitored and documented hourly on client behaviors.
  • Conducted daily client behavioral evaluations receiving care at the facility; documented results by completing forms and reports.
  • Monitored client behavior to prevent violent acts, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Ensured an appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all times and monitored client behaviors.
  • Monitored client behavior and reported to clinical staff.
  • Observed and reported client behaviors in daily log.
  • Monitored client behaviors and treatment goals.
  • Observed and reported client behaviors.
  • Observed and recorded client behaviors.
  • Assessed escalating client behaviors by responding appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Monitored client behavior while in the facility for any drastic changes in affect and behavior.
  • Mentored and redirected client behaviors in the home in the moment.
  • Redirected client behavior in a house with four female clients.
  • Instructed daily living skills Dispensed client medication Thoroughly documented client behaviors

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40. Appropriate Interventions

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Here's how Appropriate Interventions is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Monitored and supported guests and reported observations to the therapeutic staff for appropriate interventions.
  • Recognized crisis situations and provided appropriate interventions based on training and experience.
  • Recognized crisis situations and provided appropriate interventions.

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41. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Assessed and documented all vital statistics for all assigned patients including blood pressure, temperature, and heart rate.
  • Assisted with admissions process, blood pressure monitoring, and quality checks.
  • Passed all competencies for breathalyzer, med administration and blood pressure.
  • Conducted EKG's, blood pressure monitoring and ear lavage.
  • Monitored them while swimming Dispensed medication and took blood pressure
  • Monitored mental clients; passed out medication; conducted head count, blood pressure, and blood draws, etc.

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42. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Provided emotional support to clients with mental & physical disabilities.
  • Provided residents and their families with emotional support.
  • Provided support and structure to high school students in an emotional support self -contained classroom who required emotional and behavioral interventions.
  • Encouraged clients by utilizing positive reinforcement techniques and behavioral modification charts and by providing emotional support.
  • Intervened in crisis situations and provided emotional support to patients experiencing varying degrees of crisis.
  • Monitored vital signs and provided emotional support and assessed environment for safety hazards.

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43. Unusual Behavior

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Here's how Unusual Behavior is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Observed patients to detect and report unusual behavior on adult and child/adolescent intensive and residential units.
  • Monitored patients in order to detect unusual behavior, and reported observations to professional staff.
  • Monitored patience physical and emotional well-being and report to unusual behavior.
  • Conducted 15 minute rounds documenting accordingly any change or unusual behavior.
  • Observed and recorded any unusual behaviorism.
  • Observed patients to detect unusual behavior, and aided or restrained them to prevent injury to themselves or others.

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44. ABA

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Here's how ABA is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Conducted security/safety checks; monitored visitors/patients for contraband; conducted searches; removed dangerous items; performed and/or assisted with restraints.
  • Assisted students with behavioral challenges by utilizing ABA techniques to reinforce positive classroom behaviors
  • Maintained current contact and demographic information database.
  • Improved office efficiency by updating database.
  • Provided 40 hours of ABA therapy to clients with autism, close head trauma, and other mental disabilities.
  • Maintained accurate client documentation/ reports in agency specific databases, copied, printed, scanned and faxed as required.
  • Designed IEP or ABA programs are implemented and with appropriate documentation etc., we successfully reach our collective goals.
  • Confiscated and secured any contraband found, and notified the appropriate Program Director or supervisor on duty.
  • Received property from incoming patients and visitors, provided receipts and checked for contraband.
  • Preformed daily sweeps of the building to check for contraband.
  • Provided ABA therapy to children on the Austin spectrum.
  • Conducted patient clothing and room searches for contraband.
  • Documented all forms and calls in database.
  • Searched clients property for contraband.
  • Checked patient belongings for contraband.
  • Conducted searches of patient property and remove all contraband Immediately reported and documented any incidents.
  • Counseled abused, neglected, and abandoned adolescent children living in group home Created home like atmosphere to foster healing and growth
  • Provided in-home 1:1 therapy to children with Autism Utilized DTT/ABA programs specifically designed for each particular child.
  • Helped de-escalate tense and aggressive behaviors by using positive reinforcement and through ABA as well.
  • Conducted 1:1 Dtt/ABA sessions with children with Autism and developmental delays.

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45. Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Therapy Sessions is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Served as a facilitating medium by translating therapy sessions for non-Spanish speaking therapist.
  • Led prescribed individualized or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Observed/participated in individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Conducted therapeutic individual and group therapy sessions.
  • Led one group therapy sessions each week focusing on anger and stress management in the work place.
  • Assisted treatment team by ensuring that clients attended mandatory groups, therapy sessions, and activities.
  • Observed and led group therapy sessions including CBT, goals group, medication, and mindfulness.
  • Transported children to appointments, as needed, which included therapy sessions, doctor and dentist.
  • Supported individual and group therapy sessions with assigned groups of patients designated by the clinical team.
  • Offered educational group therapy sessions with the supervision of a head counselor or registered nurse.
  • Provided one on one and group therapy sessions for patients with behavioral needs.
  • Facilitated individual therapy and family therapy sessions for children ages 5 to 17.
  • Transported clients to meetings, volunteer work, and to therapy sessions.
  • Assisted in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions as the Equine Professional.
  • Transported patients to and from doctors visit and therapy sessions.
  • Led nightly group therapy sessions and activities for patients.
  • Escorted clients to and from classes and therapy sessions.
  • Monitored clients during recreation and art therapy sessions.
  • Led 8 group therapy sessions each week.
  • Conducted group therapy sessions with clients.

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46. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Consulted with doctors and other mental health professionals, often as part of a team that includes social workers and therapists.
  • Collaborated with treatment teams that included clients and family members, house supervisors, counselors, and social workers.
  • Worked daily with a team of behavior health technicians and social workers to meet individual child's needs.
  • Spearheaded the administrative and hands on job training of 48 sailors, two doctors and three social workers.
  • Required to work in close cooperation with nurses, doctors, social workers, and clerical personnel.
  • Presented data in conferences with psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, social workers and other staff.

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47. UA

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Here's how UA is used in Behavioral Health Technician jobs:
  • Worked in collaboration with Clinical Director on implantation and review of quality improvement and assisted with tracking program outcomes and statistics.
  • Supervised individuals receiving services in the activities of daily living, encouraging individuals receiving services independence and responsibility for self.
  • Performed liaison responsibilities that collaborated closely with interdisciplinary team members on development of appropriate case plans meeting individual client needs.
  • Collected and documented patient data and worked directly with a treatment team to implement and develop individualized behavioral plans.
  • Provided individual/group counseling services to emotionally challenged boys and girls ages 5-18 in a Level 1-unlocked Residential Treatment Center.
  • Completed physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and reported observations to professional staff.
  • Assisted in group educational sessions and/or activities as assigned for individuals receiving services at the facility under supervision.
  • Provided therapeutic intervention services to children and adolescents with severe mental behavioral disorders using individual and group treatment.
  • Recorded and analyzed statistics (quantitatively and qualitatively) in order to achieve a smoothly running program.
  • Collaborated closely with Program Director and Counselors to appropriately meet specific treatment needs for each individual client.
  • Maintained client records including evaluation, follow-up, and closure activity according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Conducted initial social service evaluations and suicide risk assessments, documented services in patient record.
  • Assessed clients entering into the Detoxification Center by evaluating their current medical and behavioral condition.
  • Supported behavioral professionals with providing information to individuals, agencies, facilities, and professionals.
  • Provided individual and group therapeutic services to a diverse adult population with major psychiatric disorders.
  • Enforced limits on individuals receiving services behavior using established policies, procedures and rules.
  • Performed safety and/or security related functions including working with people in varying stressful situations.
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups and individual counseling, helping individuals better understand needs and outcomes.
  • Provided individual counseling to children within a community setting that strengthened social skills.
  • Participated in Department of Juvenile Justice Bureau Quality Assurance training programs as assigned.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Behavioral Health Technician

Mental Health18.8%
Crisis Intervention10.1%
Patient Care7.4%
Communication5.6%
CPR4.8%
Therapeutic Environment3.9%
BHT3.6%
Substance Abuse3.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Behavioral Health Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Mental Health
Mental Health
18.8%
18.8%
2
2
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
10.1%
10.1%
3
3
Patient Care
Patient Care
7.4%
7.4%
4
4
Communication
Communication
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
CPR
CPR
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Therapeutic Environment
Therapeutic Environment
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
BHT
BHT
3.6%
3.6%
8
8
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Hipaa
Hipaa
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
RN
RN
3.5%
3.5%
11
11
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
3.4%
3.4%
12
12
CPI
CPI
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
AA
AA
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Activities
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Group Activities
Group Activities
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Staff Meetings
Staff Meetings
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Supportive Environment
Supportive Environment
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Residential Setting
Residential Setting
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
New Patients
New Patients
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Anger Management
Anger Management
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Transport Clients
Transport Clients
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
SMI
SMI
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Doctor Appointments
Doctor Appointments
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Client Care
Client Care
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Behavioral Issues
Behavioral Issues
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
ADL
ADL
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Client Behavior
Client Behavior
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Appropriate Interventions
Appropriate Interventions
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Unusual Behavior
Unusual Behavior
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
ABA
ABA
0.2%
0.2%
45
45
Therapy Sessions
Therapy Sessions
0.2%
0.2%
46
46
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.2%
0.2%
47
47
UA
UA
0.2%
0.2%

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