Rehabilitation Counseling Courses

Courses

REHC 5199.  Independent Study for 1 Credit.  

Students will engage in independent work for one credit through one of three pathways: state of the art study, participate in research, or do additional practicum hours. Restricted to Major of Master of Rehabilitation Counseling.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

1 Credit Hour
80 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
80 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5299.  Independent Study for 2 Crdts..  

Students will engage in independent work for two credits through one of three pathways: state of the art study, participate in research, or do additional practicum hours. Prerequisite: Departmental approval required. Restricted to Major of Master of Rehabilitation Counseling.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

2 Credit Hours
160 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
160 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5300.  Professional Issues in RC.  

Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Rehabilitation: This course provides a survey of ethical, legal, and professional issues in rehabilitation counseling, including relevant aspects of code of ethics, ethical standards, philosophy, values, legislation, policy, and practice, with an emphasis on the operational aspects of the rehabilitation service delivery system. Further objectives include the examination of ethics, ethical case studies, professional practices, current issues, services, and processes.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

REHC 5310.  Rehab Counseling Theory.  

Rehabilitation Counseling Theory: This course reviews select counseling theories and approaches that can be applied when working with individuals with disabilities and diverse populations. Students will learn how to apply theories effectively with clients with physical, mental, and other disabilities. Foundations of ethical decision-making, professional standards, guidelines, and issues concerning training & work of the rehabilitation counselor are discussed, with a focus on the impact of disability on the individual, multicultural awareness and the counseling process.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5320.  Medical Aspects of Disability.  

Medical Aspects of Disability: This course provides an overview of the impact of biological and neurological mechanisms on disability as well as functional and psychosocial implications of physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5324.  Ethics and Legal Issues Rehab.  

Ethics and Legal Issues in Rehabilitation Counseling: This course introduces ethical and legal issues for rehabilitation counselors in community agencies. Potential ethical and legal dilemmas are studied to assist students in developing ethical decision-making skills as part of professional practice.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5330.  Psychosocial Aspects of Disab.  

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability: This course reviews the social and political factors that handicap individuals with disabilities. Students are also exposed to strategies to enhance coping and adjustment to disability, methods to promote societal attitudinal change and client empowerment, and the role of family, social networks, and community in the provision of services.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5338.  Grp Couns & Rehab Couns.  

Group Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling: This course provides basic instruction related to conducting group counseling and related types of group work in rehabilitation settings with people with disabilities. Students will learn effective leadership skills that contribute to group effectiveness.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (REHC 5300 w/B or better AND REHC 5310 w/B or better)

REHC 5339.  Techniques in Rehab Counseling.  

Techniques in Rehabilitation Counseling: This course focuses on the development of skills foundational to rehabilitation counseling practice. There is an emphasis on facilitative communication in interpersonal interactions, essential interviewing skills, and systematic problem solving in the application to rehabilitation counseling practice in different settings. Students will learn evidence-based counseling strategies and techniques for prevention and intervention.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

REHC 5350.  Psychiatric Rehabilitation.  

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: This course reviews psychiatric rehabilitation concepts and principles, techniques, history, treatment settings and modalities. The course introduces students to issues related to community participation, acceptance, and inclusion of persons with psychiatric disabilities in society. Emphasis is placed on counseling and treatment planning in reaching vocational goals with those who have psychiatric and developmental disorders.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5360.  Career Counseling & Develop.  

Career Counseling and Development: This course reviews the application of career development theories and labor market and occupational information in the assessment and planning aspects of career counseling of persons with disabilities. Intervention strategies for assisting persons with disabilities to achieve vocational outcomes and for assisting employers in accomodating and retaining employees with disabilities are also provided.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

REHC 5370.  Diversity-Disab. across Lifesp.  

This course examines the impact of human development, culture, race, ethnicity and the intersection of identity in counseling. Knowledge, skills, and competencies needed by counselor to facilitate culturally relevant treatment will be explored; also examined will be characteristics of different cultural, racial and ethnic groups that reside in the United States. The seminar course style emphasizes reviewing and discussing literature and research about multicultural issues as a means to develop knowledgeable, skillful, and thoughtful rehabilitation counselors. Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Restricted to Major of Master of Rehabilitation Counseling.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5375.  Assessm & Res. in REHC.  

Assessment and Research in Rehabilitation Counseling: This course is designed to help students become more familiar with the basic principles related to the assessment process in rehabilitation counseling and how various major disabilities and chronic health conditions impact the assessment process. Basic assessment terminology, concepts, procedures, and assessment types will be discussed in the rehabilitation counseling context. Overall, this course is an overview of the selection, administration, accommodations/bias, limitations, and interpretation of major assessment tools.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5389.  Rehab Research & Pro Eval.  

Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation: This course i designed to provide an understanding of research methods used in rehabilitation programs. Rehabilitation program evaluation and basic statistics research methods, outcome based research and ethical/ legal/cultural issues related to research will be explored.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

REHC 5390.  Practicum in Rehabilitation.  

Practicum in Rehabilitation: This course is designed to provide students with opportunities to apply the necessary skills, knowledge, and behaviors necessary for effective rehabilitation counseling practice. The application of counseling skills and theories and techniques are used while working with individuals with disabilities. This includes a 100- hour experience where students obtain a supervised counseling experience in a rehabilitation related service setting to develop effective strategies for client services.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

REHC 5391.  Internship in Rehab (I).  

Internship in Rehabilitation Cunseling: This course requires the student to complete a field experience under clinical supervision of a CRC in an approved rehabilitation setting. The internship is designed to provide a field experience which offers the opportunity for the application of theory to the practice of rehabilitation counseling.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

Prerequisite(s): (REHC 5390 w/B or better)

REHC 5392.  Internship in Rehab (II).  

Internship in Rehabilitation Counseling (II): This course requires the student to complete a field experience under clinical supervision of a CRC in an approved rehabilitation setting. The internship is designed to provide a field experience which offers the opportunity for the application of theory to the practice of rehabilitation counseling.

Department: Rehabilitation Counseling

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of REHC

Prerequisite(s): (REHC 5390 w/B or better)