The Behavioral Health Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health activities.
Job Duties :
Job training for a Behavioral Health Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in-patient care.
Training length varies depending on specialty.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are :
Helpful Skills :
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.
Education Benefits :
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.
Future Civilian Careers :
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers.
With a behavioral health specialist background, you may consider a career as a psychiatrist’s assistant, a medical assistant or a physician’s aide.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program :
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program.
The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization.
Job Requirements :
Job Types :
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