Unformatted text preview: Depending on the area of specialization social workers can be employed at many local government agencies, hospitals, and clinics. Psychiatric Aide, also known as a mental health assistant or nursing aide, care for those mentally impaired and emotionally disturbed. The education required for this profession is to have a high school diploma or equivalent, and the qualifications can vary by work settings and state laws. Another qualification requires a person to be in good physical condition, and have a clean criminal history. Training as a psychiatric aide can be received in high school, some nursing homes, vocational-technical center, and many employers give on-the-job training. However; hospitals and residential mental health care facilities are places that employ psychiatric aides for this industry that is constantly growing with people with mental illness....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course HCA 210 taught by Professor Timbouseman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10