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Exploring Behavioral Health Careers and Exploring Social Work Careers

Looking for a meaningful career that’s also in high-demand in the state of Massachusetts? Two FREE courses are being offered in the Fall of 2023 at BHCC to launch you into the fields of Social Work and Behavioral Health.

Exploring Social Work Careers

This course provides an overview of various careers in social work including clinician, school based, medical and community based social work.

Exploring Behavioral Health Careers

This course provides an overview of various careers in the behavioral health field, including counseling, social work, psychiatric nursing, and psychology.

Each course will give students insights into the roles, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the professions listed above. Courses will have a particular emphasis on the practical skills needed for these career paths, effective communication and empathy, and embracing diversity and social justice.  

The courses will be offered as open enrollment (dates TBD), and can also be offered to employers as a custom training to upskill incumbent workers at your organization.  

For more information on how to apply, contact Molly Phelps at molly.phelps@bhcc.edu  

Additional Course details

  • Course Modality: Hybrid
  • Intended Audience:  Current college students, precollege students, incumbent workers, career changers, and high school students  
  • Total Hours: 15 course hours
  • Courses are free.
  • Courses are intended to feed into the Human Services degree program at BHCC