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Psychiatric Technician Program Office
(805) 468-3175 phone
(805) 468-2285 fax




Psychiatric Technician Admission Application

 Deadline:  Friday, May 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

Map of Atascadero State Hospital (Printable PDF)

Download Application Form PDF  


for class starting September 7, 2020

May 8, 2020 @ 3PM: Deadline to submit completed application with supporting documentation
May 13, 2020  Projected date for random draw
May 20, 2020 Letters to candidates advising status of random draw

What are Psychiatric Technicians?  An Overview

Applications to the Psychiatric Technician Program at the Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero are currently being accepted for May 2020 admission. You must be 18 years of age and have completed high school or GED equivalent to be considered. Completed applications must be received in the Psychiatric Technician Program Office at the Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero, 10333 El Camino Real by 3:00 p.m., Friday - May 8, 2020.

CANCELLED: Informational Meetings 

Please rview links below for program information.

Day Date Time
Tuesday April 7, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday April 9, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Click on the links below for more information:

Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero
Psychiatric Technician Program Office
Lindsay Byers, Program Director
Jessica Gastelo, Program Secretary
Mailing address: PO Box 7007, Atascadero CA 93423-7007
Physical address: 10333 El Camino Real, Atascadero CA