Practice Settings

Psychiatric Technicians work in a wide variety of environments, including the following:
 

  • Residential treatment programs
  • Psychiatric treatment facilities
  • General hospital acute psych units
  • Institutes for mental disease
  • Psychiatric emergency teams
  • State developmental centers
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Substance abuse programs
  • Home health care
  • State hospitals
  • State prisons
  • Intermediate care facilities
  • Armed forces psychiatric facilities
  • Psychiatric health facilities
  • County jails
  • Social rehabilitation facilities
  • Adult residential facilities
  • Secured geriatric facilities
  • Day treatment programs
  • Outpatient mental health clinics
  • Psychiatric assessment centers
  • Psychiatric crisis units
  • Child/Youth psychiatric programs
  • Mobile psychiatric emergency teams
  • Special school programs
  • Residential care homes
  • Partial hospitalization programs