View courses, degrees, and/or certificates for this program in the catalog.

This department is in the division of Science.

Class 2017/2018

UPDATE: Applications will open beginning October 12th - October 19, 2020. Applications will be accepted by MAIL ONLY. No drop off submissions allowed.

The Psychiatric Technology program is a one-year vocational program that prepares students to work with emotionally, mentally and developmentally disabled clients in a variety of community agencies. The Psychiatric Technology program prepares students to take the California Psychiatric Technician licensing examination. Students may also choose to earn an Associate Degree. The Psychiatric Technology program is accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

Do you want to know what a psychiatric technician is and does? Join our information meetings. All meetings will be virtual. See below for dates, times, and a link:

Information meeting

November 9th 8 - 10 am (rescheduled)

November 17th 12:30 - 2:30

December 7th

3 - 5 pm

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    Password: 657672

Office hours

Monday- Tuesday

1 - 2 Pm

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Office hour cancelled for 10/27/20


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