205-3 Disability and Chronic Disorders. (University Core Curriculum) This course focuses upon the common characteristics of physical, sensory, developmental, medical, and psychiatric disabilities. The course will discuss the definition and classification of each type of disability. Emphasized will be the diagnostic criteria and the biological, cognitive, behavioral, and social aspects of each particular disorder as they occur over the lifespan.
REHB205H - Disability & Chronic Disorders
205H-3 Disability and Chronic Disorders. (University Honors Program) (University Core Curriculum) This course focuses upon the common characteristics of physical, sensory, developmental, medical, and psychiatric disabilities. The course will discuss the definition and classification of each type of disability. Emphasized will be the diagnostic criteria and the biological, cognitive, behavioral, and social aspects of each particular disorder as they occur over the lifespan. Open to undergraduates. Available for Honors credit by special arrangement.
REHB400 - Intro to Rehabilitation
400-3 Introduction to Rehabilitation. An introduction to the broad field of rehabilitation, to include the processes (services), facilities and personnel involved.
REHB401 - Disability Diversity Society
401-3 Disability, Diversity and Society. This course will address the relationship between prevailing societal attitudes and environmental designs and the opportunity of persons with disabilities to participate fully in society. It will examine the physical, mental, gender and cultural characteristics of persons with disabilities as determinants of their needs, values, aspiration and opportunities. How public policies can promote or limit inclusion and equal opportunities for persons with disabilities will also be addressed.
REHB401H - Disability Diversity & Society
401H-3 Disability, Diversity and Society. (University Honors Program) Open to undergraduates. Available for Honors credit by special arrangement.
REHB405 - Intro: Aging & Rehab
405-3 Introduction to Aging and Rehabilitation. (Same as GRON 405) Introduction to the field of aging, including social, political, economic and legal issues pertinent to an aging society and rehabilitation.
REHB407 - Basic Practices in Rehab
407-3 Basic Practices in Rehabilitation. Provides students with the basic pragmatic knowledge and skill base necessary for effective day-to-day practice in entry-level rehabilitation positions. The material will include but is not limited to: the team process and being an effective team-member; clinical interviewing and relationship building skills; active communication; rights and advocacy, ethics and ethical decision-making; intervention and psychotherapy models; psychopharmacology; and record-keeping and information management. Not for graduate credit.
REHB419 - Multicultural Counseling
419-3 Multicultural Counseling in Rehabilitation. (Same as REHB 519) The major focus is on building multicultural competencies in working with the basic cultural, economic and psychosocial processes relative to the rehabilitation of people from diverse and underrepresented populations and societies.
REHB421 - Career Counseling
421-3 Introduction to Career Counseling and Employment Services. Relates the psychosocial meaning of work, process of vocational development, theories of occupational choice and labor market trends to current and innovative methods of job development, selective placement and follow-up with individuals with disability. Special approval needed from the instructor.
REHB445B - Psychiatric Rehab
445B-3 Psychiatric Rehabilitation. This course will explore the history, philosophy, practice, current trends, and issues of psychiatric rehabilitation. Rehabilitation services that (A) develop an individual's skills and (B) provide environmental support for people with chronic mental illness will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on reaching vocational goals and optimal independent functioning for people with psychiatric disabilities. Special approval needed from the instructor.
REHB450 - Assistive Technology
450-3 Assistive Technology. This course reviews applications of assistive technology (AT) used by people with disabilities. The course covers various types of AT ranging from low to high technology. Additionally, the course explores devices that are commercially available and those that are customized. Strategies for modifying tasks rather than using technology are reviewed.
REHB453 - Personal/Family Life Styling
453-1 to 4 Personal and Family Life Styling. The academic and personal competencies that are characteristic of fully functioning, integrated persons within the context of our twentieth century environment will be systematically reviewed for adoption in everyday living as well as in professional functions. Participants will focus on and experience life styling theories, models, and skills for their own growth and development and learn to assess basic risk-factors in their rehabilitation clients and families prior to helping them program a more balanced, synergistic, and holistic approach to living. Special approval needed from the instructor.
REHB458 - Interventions Sub Use Addctns
458-3 Interventions for Substance Use Disorders and Behavioral Addictions in Special Populations. (Same as REHB 558) This course provides a broad understanding of issues and trends in substance use disorder and behavioral addiction treatment, in a multicultural and diverse society, with a specific focus on treatment methods that reflect the culture-specific values and treatment needs of clients. The course will include an analysis of current literature related to the cultural nuances of diverse client populations with substance use or addictive behavior disorders. Formal case presentations including diagnoses and issues of multiculturalism related to clinical work will be used to facilitate student learning. This course is crosslisted with REHB 558. Prerequisite: REHB 461 with a grade of B or better.
REHB461 - Intro to SUD
461-3 Introduction to Substance Use Disorders and Behavioral Addictions. Introduction to the field of substance use and behavioral addictions counseling with an overview of foundation topics underlying professional practice. This course will focus primarily on substance use and behavioral addiction models, medical and psychological consequences, drug classification systems, legislation, and other clinical and public policy issues that may be relevant to the field.
REHB466 - Addictions in Families
466-3 Substance Use, Behavioral Addictions, and the Family. (Same as REHB 566) Explores the foundations of interdisciplinary treatment and prevention services for families experiencing challenges related to substance use disorders and behavioral addictions. Students will acquire skills in the use of strength based, systemic approaches in working with families in group and individual counseling. The course will include an exploration of the changing concepts associated with the definition of family and challenges associated with non-traditional families. Ethical issues will be examined in addition to interagency collaborative practices. Prerequisite: REHB 461 with a grade of B or better.
REHB471 - SUD Treatment
471-3 Treatment, Recovery and Relapse Prevention. A comprehensive examination of assessment, diagnosis, referral, and treatment processes for substance use disorders and behavioral addictions. The course will cover treatment provided in a variety of settings. Students will acquire skills to provide person-centered treatment, recovery and relapse prevention services, using evidence based practices. The ASAM and the DSM V will be featured as treatment tools. Students will utilize case formulations to gain experience in the treatment plan development and implementation process. Ethical practices will be emphasized. Prerequisite: REHB 461 with a minimum grade of B.
REHB474 - Intro to Staff Supervision
474-3 Introduction to Staff Supervision. This course provides an introduction to the skills necessary to supervise staff in rehabilitation settings. Students will receive training and practice in using management styles, time management, delegation, disciplining, coaching, behavioral supervision, goal-setting, performance evaluation, giving feedback, keeping documentation, listening, conflict resolution and facilitating meetings. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: REHB 400.
REHB493 - Applied Research
493-3 Applied Research in Professional Rehabilitation Practice. This course will provide students with the skills necessary to act as critical consumers of rehabilitation-related research. It will also provide students with the analytical skills necessary to apply the logic of research methodology to their work in implementing evidence based practices with consumers. Emphasis will be on developing student capacity to complete focused, topical reviews of the rehabilitation literature, effectively evaluate research methodology and practices and determine appropriateness of new approaches for application in the field. Prerequisites: REHB 205, REHB 407 with grades of C or better.
REHB495 - Internship in Rehabilitation
495-3 to 12 Internship in Rehabilitation. Supervised field experience in an agency or organization providing rehabilitation services. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: satisfactory completion of all other required undergraduate Rehabilitation courses, and minimum GPA of 2.5 in required Rehabilitation courses. P/F grading.
REHB498 - Special Topics
498-3 Special Topics in Rehabilitation Research and Practice. The topics in this course will be variable and will focus on current challenges in the rehabilitation field. Students will explore current research, evidence based practice and public policy as they pertain to the topic. Specific attention will be directed to how these topics may pose potential ethics/professional challenges and/or challenges for consumer advocacy or how the topic may represent new, innovative opportunities for the field.