Behavioral Health Aide Certification Tools


Work Experience

  • Calculate work experience by counting the weeks from the THO date-of-hire multiplied by number of hours per week worked.
  • Sample: 40 hrs/wk X 13 weeks = 520 hours

BHA I Practicum Requirements

  • Client Orientation to Services including Screening and Initial Intake
  • Case Management and Referral
  • Village-based Community Education, Prevention, and Early Intervention

BHA II Practicum Requirements

  • Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment Planning
  • Psychosocial Skills and Resource Development
  • Community Readiness Evaluation and Prevention Plan Development

Knowledge and Skills Competency Checklist