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REHB: Rehabilitation Studies

5000. Introduction to Rehabilitation (3)
Entire field of rehabilitation. Emphasis on rehabilitation counseling.
5100, 5101. Occupational Analysis and Career Counseling (3,0)
3 classroom hours per week with additional vocational field experiences. P for nonmajors: Consent of instructor. Current occupational, vocational, career counseling, and career development theories and practices related to persons with mental and physical disabilities. Emphasis on occupational analysis, career exploration, and person centered job seeking and job placement activities.
5400. Introduction to Vocational Evaluation (3)
P: Graduate or senior standing; consent of instructor or dept chair. History, theory, philosophy, and definitions of vocational evaluation and assessment of individuals who are disabled or disadvantaged. Review of service delivery and self-determination models in public and private sectors. Vocational evaluation and its relationship to career development, work, and labor market. Assessment processes, instruments, and techniques in rehabilitation, education, and social service settings.
5793. Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Addiction (3)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Sociocultural, psychological, and physiological contributions to alcohol and major drug addictions. Etiological theories of addiction. Philosophies and modalities of treatment including family, individual, and group counseling. Vocational rehabilitation. Detoxification processes, etc. Self-help treatment philosophies. Intervention concepts and strategies; dynamics of motivation; assessment techniques; models for contemporary treatment of addiction within health care system. Roles of various professionals in treating addiction. Barriers to effective application of treatment processes.
5795. Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Various issues related to prevention of alcohol and drug abuse as a community health problem. Critical evaluation of various models and philosophies of prevention. Early intervention and secondary prevention models, including employee assistance programs. Exposure to ongoing prevention efforts and strategies. Barriers to prevention programs.
5796. Contemporary Alcohol/Drug Abuse Issues (3)
P/C: REHB 5793 or consent of instructor. Current significant and/or controversial issues.
6000, 6001. Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (3,0)
Functional capacities of individuals with disabilities, impact of disability on individual, and personal and social adjustment to life.
6010. Introduction to Counseling and Rehabilitation (3)
History and philosophy of the counseling profession, including credentialing, ethical standards and counselor role and function in clinical, substance abuse, and rehabilitation settings.
6200. Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (3)
Social and psychological issues related to physical and mental disability. Identification of adjustment problems and design of appropriate rehabilitation responses.
6250. Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3)
Basic diagnostic and treatment practices for counseling and rehabilitation of individuals with mental disorders.
6300. Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Development Theories (3)
Theories and perspectives of counseling, human growth and development.
6310. Prepracticum in Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling (3)
Counseling skills and techniques, assessment practices, treatment/rehabilitation plans, discharge summaries/termination reports, case management, professional issues, standards, and ethics.
6320. Family Treatment in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation (3) Same as CDFR 6320
P: REHB 5793 or consent of instructor. Rehabilitation and treatment strategies. Family intervention strategies, family counseling, and treatment of adult children of addicted parents. Emphasis on relationships of family, substance abuse, and major physical and mental disabilities.
6330. Substance Abuse Counseling (3)
P: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Theory and practice for counseling substance abusers. Specialized counseling issues related to family issues, multiple diagnosis, special populations, stress management, criminal justice system, and relapse prevention.
6350. Group Counseling for Addictive Behavior (3)
P: REHB 6300, 6310; or consent of instructor. Group counseling processes with chemically-addicted persons. Didactic information on group counseling theory for addicts coupled with experiential group counseling process.
6351. Small Group (1)
P: Admission to graduate program. Direct student experience in small group activity.
6360, 6361. Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling Practicum (3,1)
P: REHB 6300, 6310; or consent of instructor. Minimum of 8 hours per week in applied setting. Counseling of clients with problems of personal/social adjustment, substance abuse, adjustment to disability, educational and/or career planning in an applied setting.
6370. Multicultural Counseling in Rehabilitation (3)
Culturally-based studies, experiences and activities for students to acquire the awareness, knowledge, and skills to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
6401. Rehabilitation Evaluation (3)
Tests and measurement theory. Principles and hands-on exposure to standardized psychological, vocational, and educational tests and inventories. Ethical, legal, and practical considerations in testing adolescents and adults that are disabled or disadvantaged. Interpreting tests and using test results in report writing, rehabilitation counseling, planning, and self-determination.
6405, 6406. Vocational Evaluation Practicum and Lab (3,0)
Classroom instruction and field experience. P: REHB 5400 or consent of instructor or dept chair. Administering, modifying, scoring, and interpreting various vocational evaluation instruments. Behavioral observation and recording techniques. Community-based assessment strategies. Group discussion of case studies and problems.
6501. Problems and Research in Rehabilitation (1)
May be repeated for 1-6 s.h. Advanced independent study and research for MS research project. Close supervision of faculty member.
6521, 6522, 6523. Directed Readings in Rehabilitation (1,1,1)
No class meetings; hours for instructor conferences arranged. Intensive reading on particular rehabilitation problem based on student’s special interests and needs.
6550. Rehabilitation Research (3)
Research design and techniques. Develop proposal for MS research project or thesis.
6561. Master of Science Research Project (3)
P: REHB 6550 or consent of instructor. Formulation of lab project, case study, experimental study, or library research project that demonstrates principles and procedures of recognizing and formulating problems of scientific, professional, and clinical importance in rehabilitation.
6620. Private Sector Rehabilitation (3)
Private rehabilitation counseling. Insurance rehabilitation, worker’s compensation consulting, vocational expert testimony, and ethical issues.
6703. Introduction to Substance Abuse (3)
Addresses psychoactive drugs of abuse; the impact of drug abuse on society; psychopharmacology; substance abuse prevention; substance abuse treatment; and drug regulation.
6799. Independent Study in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Addiction (3)
P: REHB 5793, 5795; or consent of instructor. Etiology, epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation, intervention, or prevention.
6800. Seminar in Rehabilitation (1)
May be repeated for maximum of 3 s.h. May count toward electives for graduate students in the Department of Rehabilitation Studies. Contemporary issues affecting field of rehabilitation counseling.
6991, 6992, 6993, 6994. Internship in Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Counseling (3 each)
Consent of graduate director. Normally taken in last semester of student’s program. Placement in program involved in substance abuse and/or rehabilitation counseling.
7000. Thesis (3)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.
7340. Advanced Clinical Counseling Theories and Techniques (3)
P: REHB 6300, 6310 or equivalent; or consent of instructor. Counseling theories utilized with people with disabilities, such as cognitive behavioral counseling, transactional analysis, and gestalt therapy. Counseling techniques and strategies such as stress management skill training, anger management, self-esteem building, conflict management, dream work, and alternative and complementary therapies.
7403. Advanced Vocational Evaluation Methods (3) Formerly REHB 6403
P: REHB 5400 or consent of instructor or dept chair. Current vocational evaluation research. Various assessment samples and systems. Work sample development, standardization, and modification. Synthesis and interpretation of vocational evaluation results and report writing.
7404. Seminar in Vocational Evaluation Administration (3) Formerly REHB 6404
P: REHB 5400 or consent of instructor or dept chair. Developing and administering public and private vocational evaluation units. Development of service grants and contracts. Professional, ethical, and legal issues and concerns in vocational evaluation. Consultation, certification, accreditation, and program evaluation methods.
7601. Rehabilitation Administration and Leadership (3) Formerly REHB 6601
Provides overview of management and leadership theory for rehabilitation service delivery organizations.
7610. Employee Assistance Programs (3) Formerly REHB 6610
P: Consent of instructor. Theory and practice of employee assistance programs. Organization, structure, and professional helping role.
7650. International Policy: Global Challenges of Disability (3)
P: Admission to PhD program or consent of the instructor. Explores a broad range national and international perspectives on disability and its role in U.S. and international politics and policy.
8210. Advanced Pedagogy in Rehabilitation Counseling (3)
Prepares professionals to teach in higher education settings.
8350. Advanced Group Counseling in Rehabilitation (3)
P: REHB 6350 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Advanced group counseling techniques and skills with people in rehabilitation settings. Includes experiential component.
8360. Advanced Practicum (3)
P: REHB 6360; or consent of instructor. Experience in clinical counseling, counselor education, or administration with individual and/or triadic supervision.
8370. Advanced Multicultural Ethics and Leadership in Counseling (3)
P: REHB 6370; or consent of instructor. Multicultural theories, experiences, and activities to develop advanced cultural awareness, ethics, knowledge, and skills to work as professionals and leaders with individuals, groups, and organizations from diverse backgrounds.
8380. Rehabilitation Counseling Supervision (3)
Current knowledge in theoretical foundations and applied models of counselor/clinical supervision within a rehabilitation counseling context. Doctoral students develop skills in roles of supervisor-teacher, supervisor-counselor, and supervisor-consultant. Simulated counselor-supervision experiences and engagement in experiential training by supervising several master’s-level practicum and/or internship supervisees.
8410. Seminar in Vocational Evaluation Systems Design (3)
P: REHB 5400 or equivalent. Examines vocational assessment and vocational systems, including construction, standardization, and administration. Reviews service delivery systems that utilize vocational evaluation/assessment instruments. Analysis of effective service and system matches.
8420. Advanced Assessment and Evaluation (3)
P: REHB 6401, 6550 or consent of instructor. Advanced study of evaluation procedures and methods necessary to analyze and assess individuals and/or programs.
8531, 8532, 8533. Independent Study (1,1,1)
Intensive reading on a particular area of rehabilitation or administration. Hours for instructor conferences arranged individually with student.
8550. Advanced Research in Rehabilitation (3)
Prepares professionals to study and evaluate professional practice.
8630. Theory and Design of Rehabilitation Programs (3)
P: REHB 7601 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Theory, philosophy, and administrative processes behind design and operation of different rehabilitation service delivery programs. Approaches to evaluating and improving program effectiveness.
8710. Substance Abuse Seminar (3)
P: REHB 5796, 5793, 6330; or consent of instructor. Covers contemporary and controversial issues in substance abuse field. Explores opposing viewpoints from leading health care professionals, social scientists, and social commentators. Develops critical thinking skills, including debates, literature review, and class discussion. Examines several major issues facing the substance abuse field.
8810. Doctoral Seminar in Rehabilitation Counseling (1-4)
Forum to review, discuss, write, and develop research on a variety of current topics in rehabilitation counseling and/or administration.
8991, 8992, 8993, 8994. Advanced Internship (3 each)
P: Consent of graduate director. Includes a minimum of 600 hours of supervised experiences in clinical practice, supervision, research, and or teaching.
9000. Dissertation (3-12)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 18 s.h. toward degree.
9001. Dissertation Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting dissertation research may only register for the course during summer.
REHB Banked Courses
6502, 6503, 6504, 6505, 6506. Problems and Research in Rehabilitation (1 each)
6602. Technical and Legal Aspects in Rehabilitation Administration (3)