To become a Behavioral Health Technician, apply with an agency or organization that provides services to people with mental health or addiction problems. You will go through the usual job application, interviews, reference and background checks that are required to be hired in most jobs. For information on current job openings, visit the Job Service ND job search website and search by keywords such as Direct Care and Mental Health Technician.


Depending on the agency or organization that a person works with, there are some training requirements that are usually arranged by the organization. This may include CPR, First Aid, and Med Aide Certification.