See list of Department Chairs on the Personnel page.
This program teaches you to use basic patient care and psychiatric principles to interact with and care for clients in a therapeutic manner and monitor treatment modalities. You will learn to perform basic nursing skills, administer medications, conduct one-to-one relationship development, and participate in group therapy.
The Psychiatric Technician program has a selective admissions process. The program application and requirements are available in the Nursing office or at Pueblo Community College Psych Tech from March 1—July 30. All Medical & Behavior Health Division programs have essential functions to help you be successful in the program and career.
Note: You must undergo a background check and drug screen before we can officially admit you into the program. A felony, loss of license, administrative disciplinary proceeding for negligence, malpractice, recklessness, or willful or intentional misconduct may prohibit entrance into the program and/or eligibility to sit for licensure exams.
The Psychiatric Technician Certificate Program provides you with knowledge and skills for employment as a psychiatric caregiver in health care settings.