Behavioral Health (BEH)

BEH 1001 | Mental Health Crisis and Intervention: Preparedness and Emp

Lecture Credit: 3

Focuses on the skills necessary to recognize and assess warning signs of mental health distress and crisis intervention through evidence-based practices. This course also emphasizes trauma-informed care, non-violent crisis intervention, and interventions for diverse populations. This course will prioritize preparation for becoming a compassionate and skilled crisis intervention professional.

BEH 1020 | Cultural Comp in Beh Health

Lecture Credit: 1.5

Provides an introduction to culturally responsive and inclusive care for diverse populations. This course explores the intersection of culture, mental health, and social disparities, emphasizing the importance of cultural competence in promoting positive outcomes and reducing disparities in behavioral healthcare.

BEH 1030 | Behavioral Health Case Management and Clinical Documentation

Lecture Credit: 1

Focuses on behavioral health case management through documentation of services provided, including interventions, goals, progress, needs assessments, care coordination, client-centered empowerment, and reflective practice. This course does not focus on specific addiction related criteria or regulations, nor does it meet Certified Addiction Technician certification requirements.

BEH 1040 | Child, Adult, and Family Advocacy

Lecture Credit: 1.5

Focuses on the critical role of advocating for the mental health and well-being of children, families, and adults within the behavioral health field. This course explores the intersection of advocacy, behavioral health, and social justice, emphasizing the importance of effective advocacy strategies in promoting access to mental health services, reducing stigma, and addressing systemic barriers.

BEH 1050 | Peer Support Specialist Training

Lecture Credit: 4

Provides the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) training, which includes advocacy, mentoring and education, recovery and wellness support, ethics, trauma informed care, cultural competency, whole health, substance use, mental health, and family support to those with lived experience of addiction and/or mental health diagnosis and recovery. This training is required to become a Certified Peer and Family Support Specialist (CPFS) in Colorado through successful completion of the IC&RC Peer Recovery (PR) examination.

BEH 1060 | Registered Behavioral Technician Training

Lecture Credit: 4

Provides the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent and effective Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). This course is structured to meet the rigorous standards set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and prepare technicians for the RBT certification exam and for a career in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

BEH 2001 | Mental Health Crisis & Intervention: Advoc, Interv, & Resil

Lecture Credit: 3

Covers a wide range of skills in advocacy, intervention, and resilience within the context of mental health crises. The course emphasizes ethical decision-making, trauma-informed approaches, cultural competence, and innovative intervention strategies through a blend of theory, practical examples, and interactive learning.

BEH 2030 | Applied Therapeutic Communication Skills

Lecture Credit: 3

Provides effective communication techniques in behavioral health settings to forge meaningful connections with clients and provide support and guidance on their journey towards improved mental health and well-being. The course focuses on establishing rapport, demonstrating empathy, and facilitation of meaningful dialogues with clients across diverse populations, settings, and presenting concerns through experiential learning and self-reflection.