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Unformatted text preview: Relay a job descriptions that you find interesting and that provides career opportunities for students with a degree in Applied Psychology. Psychiatric Technician-Competencies required: To have the desire to help people, tact, patience, tolerance, and understanding, good communication skills, emotional stability and dependability, to have the ability to work as part of a team, and to perform repetitive, routine tasks. -Certifications necessary: After one year of service, PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIANS can advance to senior psychiatric technician. With experience, ability, additional education, and on-the-job training, technicians may become supervisors, developmental spets, nursing coordinators, and managers.-Courses that would be appropriate: Nursing Practical/Vocational, Psychiatric/Mental Health Svcs Tech, and Psychology- Type of work performed: They provide nursing care to mentally ill, emotionally disturbed, or mentally retarded patients. Psychiatric technicians work in psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, retarded patients....
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course PSYCH 296 taught by Professor Cooper,jeannaeil during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Spring '08