PSYCH TECHNICIAN Skillsheet

AGE-APPROPRIATE CARE
Newborn (Birth-30 Days)
                             
Infant (30 Days-1 Year)
                             
Toddler (1-3 Years)
                             
Preschooler (3-5 Years)
                             
Adolescents (12-18 Years)
                             
School Age (5-12 Years)
                             
Young Adults (18-39 Years)
                             
Middle Adults (39-64 Years)
                             
Older Adults (64+ Years)
                             
CARE OF PSYCH DISORDERS
Schizophrenia
                             
Paranoid Psychotic Disorder
                             
Catatonic Psychotic Disorder
                             
Hallucinations
                             
BiPolar Disorder
                             
Depression
                             
Suicidal Ideation/Attempts
                             
Delusional Disorders
                             
Anxiety Disorders
                             
GENERAL
Admit/Orient Voluntary Clients
                             
Admit/Orient Involuntary Clients
                             
Initial Interview
                             
Initial Screening Assessment
                             
Participate in Interdisciplinary Team
                             
Multi-Disciplinary Planning
                             
Reassess/Update Plan of Care
                             
Supervise Unlicensed Personnel
                             
Vital Signs
                             
Documentation: Computer
                             
Documentation: Written
                             
Assist with Personal Hygene
                             
Assist with Activities of Daily Living
                             
Full Restraints
                             
Wrist Restraints
                             
Ambulatory Cuffs
                             
Oxygen Administration
                             
Isolation Techniques
                             
Advance Directives
                             
Patient Teaching
                             
Discharge Planning
                             
Referral to Community Resources
                             
Discharge Clients
                             
Cultural Diversity
                             
HIPAA Regulations
                             
INTERVENTIONS/THERAPIES
Crisis Intervention
                             
Therapeutic Communication
                             
Therapeutic Milieu
                             
Education or Vocational Training
                             
Tech Independent Living Skills
                             
Guided Imagery
                             
Expressive Therapy
                             
Massage Therapy
                             
Meditation
                             
Recreational Therapy
                             
Therapeutic Touch
                             
ElectroConvulsive Therapy
                             
Assist with Psychotherapy: Individual
                             
Assist with Psychotherapy: Group
                             
Assist with Psychotherapy: Couple/Family
                             
Assist with Psychotherapy: Behavioral
                             
Drug and Alcohol Education
                             
Assaultive Behavior
                             
Biofeedback
                             
MEDICATIONS/IV THERAPY
Administer PO Medications
                             
Administer Topical Medications
                             
Administer IM and SQ Medications
                             
Discontinue Peripheral IVs
                             
Pain Assessment/Management
                             
PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
Substance Abuse: Alcohol
                             
Delirium
                             
Dementia
                             
Alzheimer's (Dementia)
                             
Amnestic Disorders
                             
Bulimia Nervosa
                             
Obesity
                             
Sexual Abuse/Assault
                             
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
                             
Somatoform Disorders
                             
Mental Retardation
                             
ADHD
                             
Developmental/Autistic Disorders
                             
Substance Abuse: Drugs
                             
Panic Attacks
                             
Phobias
                             
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
                             
Dissociative Identity Disorder
                             
Cluster A - Paranoid/Schizoid
                             
Cluster B - Antisocial/Borderline
                             
Cluster C - Anxious/Fearful
                             
Sexual Disorders
                             
Anorexia Nervosa
                             
PSYCHOTROPIC AGENTS
Antianxiety Agents
                             
Anticholinergics/AntiParkinsons
                             
Management of Medicinal Side Effects
                             
Antipsychotic Agents
                             
Hypnotics
                             
Antidepressants/Mood Elevators
                             
Antimanic Agents
                             
Anticonvulsants
                             
Recognition of Medicinal Side Effects