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Psychiatric Aides


Help mentally or emotionally impaired patients.

Psychiatric Aides work with patients who have mental or emotional problems. They work directly with patients, helping them to do daily activities. They may go with patients to activities. They sometimes need to restrain violent patients.

Wages Data not available
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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