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Image of human brainDo you thrive on people interaction? Do others tell you you're a good listener? Do you enjoy psychology? Are you interested in counseling others? Would you like to test the waters?

Consider a career in the mental heath/human services field...and the many benefits of Montgomery College's Mental Health Associate Program. It is designed to provide you with the education and credentials you need to transfer to a four-year institution or advance in your career.

Mental health workers are active in such fields as psychology, social work, child welfare, health, family services, gerontology, criminal justice, substance abuse, therapeutic recreation, education, and homelessness, among others.

The rewards of such careers are as great as the challenges. Meetings these challenges requires personal commitment, competence, and the knowledge and skills obtained through professional education.

The Mental Health Associate Program at Montgomery College is dedicated to providing students with the professional knowledge, values and skills they need to begin a career in mental health/human services.

This program emphasizes a generalist approach to practice, enabling graduates to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of human services settings.

Fall 2018 Syllabi

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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