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Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling and Training (RHAB)

The minimum prerequisite for 50000-69999 level courses is graduate standing. The minimum prerequisite for courses 70000 and higher is doctoral standing. Additional prerequisites may apply and are listed in this catalog.

An asterisk (*) adjacent to a course number indicates that students are required to complete Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification (BCII) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and submit the results to authorized personnel at their assigned “school/agency” before the first day of the semester in which the student teaching/internship will take place.

57712/77712 Introduction to Rehabilitation (3)
Introductory course surveys philosophy, history and legislation in rehabilitation, which is defined as a process, social movement and public mandate. Particular emphasis is given to the role and function of the rehabilitation counselor in the private and public sectors.

60093/70093 Variable Title Workshop in Rehabilitation Counseling (1-4)
S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.

60199 Thesis I (2-6)
Thesis students must register each semester until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading; IP permissible.

60299 Thesis II (2)
Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: RHAB 60199.

67723/77723 Medical Information for Rehabilitation Counselors (3)

Study of the physical impact of disease or injury on individuals; available medical and restorative resources; skills in interpreting medical reports and rehabilitation planning. Special fee: $5 per semester.

67725/77725 Psychosocial Impact of Disability (3)
Introduction to major concepts in rehabilitation regarding the impact of disability on the individual, the family and the community. Normalization, stigma and adjustment to loss emphasized.

67728/77728 Adjustment and Training Groups (3)

Review of group counseling techniques for rehab counselors and school psychologists. Skills developed in group process and group leadership. A variety of group interventions will be examined including techniques for persons with disabilities. Prerequisite: special approval.

67729/77729 Measurement and Appraisal in Rehabilitation (3)
Review of measurement theory and principles as applied in rehabilitation. Demonstration of instruments used in vocational assessment. Simulation of psychological consultation. Special fee: $15 per semester.

67731/77731 Individual Counseling Procedures in Rehabilitation Counseling (3)

Review of individual counseling techniques. Skills developed in communication, interviewing, problem identification, goalsetting and program development are fostered by lecture, video feedback and simulation.

67732/77732 Occupational Aspects of Disability (3)

An introduction to a wide range of occupational and vocational analysis through job analysis, job seeking, job placement, job restructuring, work adjustment and independent living approaches. Prerequisite: CHDS 6/78182.

67736/77736 Individual Counseling Practicum in Rehabilitation (2-4)

Supervised, controlled exposure to rehabilitation clients; examine alternative modes of intervention; group and individual feedback sessions using audio and videotape recordings. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: RHAB 6/77731. Special fee: $7.50 per credit hour.

67743/77743 Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3)

Review of psychiatric, alcohol and other drug-related disabilities and their treatment. Topics include psychosocial rehabilitation, case management and psychotropic medication.

67744/77744 Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation (3)
Review of substance abuse treatments, trends, modalities and community agencies; vocational implications of substance abuse; vocational assessment issues and job placement options.

67776/77776 Seminar on Research in Disabilities (3)

Survey of the research literature in disabilities. Guidelines for evaluating and implementing research fi ndings. Acquaints students with current research. Evaluation of design, statistical analysis and conclusions. IP permissible. Pre- or corequisite: EVAL 65510.

67795/77795 Special Topics in Rehabilitation (1-3)

Presentation of special interest to students. Offered irregularly. Topic will be announced in Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: special approval.

67796/77796 Individual Investigation in Rehabilitation Counseling (1-3)

Independent reading and/or research directed by a graduate faculty member. IP permissible.

67798/77798 Individual Research in Rehabilitation (1-9)
Research project on an aspect of rehabilitation under supervision of instructor. Arrangements with instructor must be made prior to registration. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.

77792 Internship: Rehabilitation (6)

Assignment to rehabilitation agency for extensive and intensive applications for rehabilitation counseling, consulting and coordinating. Supervision of internships shared jointly by rehabilitation agency and the university instructor. Credit hours to be fixed at registration time. Repeat registration permitted. Credit hour reduction for prior experience may be granted. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: RHAB 6/77736.

88129 Advanced Assessment in Rehabilitation (3)
Psychological, neurological and vocational assessment; assessment of independent living skills; sensory and cognitive impairments; ethical standards in assessment; theory and issues in research.

88182 Psychological Adjustment to Disability (3)
Psychosocial aspects of disability; models of adjustment; attitudinal barriers. Prerequisite: RHAB 67725.

88188 History and Systems of Rehabilitation Psychology (3)
Historical development of rehabilitation programming and psychology; basic philosophy, theoretical systems and process; professional and scientifi c ethics; professionalization; professional issues and research. Prerequisite: RHAB 67712.