Community Mental Health Worker



Graduates from the Community Mental Health Certificate Program at City College of San Francisco will possess the skills, knowledge, and competencies to effectively perform as behavioral health workers, care managers, community advocates, peer counselors, group facilitators, systems navigators, team coordinators, and other behavioral health related positions. The certificate may also enhance promotional opportunities at work.

Our Vision 

  • Empower a diverse group of individuals to use their experiences to advocate for others.
  • Cultivate a shift in the perception and delivery of mental health.
  • Transform communities through a collaborative approach to mental health.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program students will be able to demonstrate the following:

  1. Evaluate information on wellness and recovery promotion.
  2. Formulate wellness and recovery strategies to work with members of diverse communities.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in entry-level skills including care brokerage, advocacy, outreach, systems navigation, documentation, and behavioral health coaching and mental health counseling.
  4. Perform behavioral, ethical, and professional skills necessary for employment in the mental health field.