Mental Health Specialist - 68X
The mental health specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health activities.
Job training for a mental health specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in-patient care. Training length varies depending on specialty.Some of the skills you'll learn are:
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.
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