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REHB: Rehabilitation Studies

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.
6050. Ethical and Legal Aspects in Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Counseling (3)
P: Admission to graduate REHB program or consent of instructor. Ethical and legal issues in the fields of counseling, substance abuse and rehabilitation will be explored, compared and contrasted with a focus on counselor education, supervision, administration and research.
6100. Occupational Analysis and Career Counseling (3) Formerly REHB 5100
P: Consent of instructor. Current occupational, vocational, career counseling, and career development theories and practices related to persons with and without disabilities across the life-span.
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. Counseling Theories in Addictions and Rehabilitation (3)
Theories and perspectives of addictions, rehabilitation and clinical counseling and psychotherapy.
6310. Prepracticum in Rehabilitation Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling (3)
P: Admission to REHB program and consent of instructor. 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 6703 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 6703 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.
6340. Human Growth and Development in Addictions and Rehabilitation Counseling (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Concepts of social, psychological, spiritual, and learning needs at all developmental levels.
6350. Group Counseling for Addictive Behavior (3)
P: REHB 6300, 6310, 6703; 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 REHB graduate program. Direct student experience in small group activity.
6360, 6361. Rehabilitation, Substance Abuse and Clinical 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.
6375. Military and Trauma Counseling (3)
P: Admission to graduate REHB program or consent of instructor. Focuses on providing assessment, counseling, rehabilitation, and transitional services to individuals and families in the military, veterans, and trauma survivors.
6380. Career Counseling in Addictions, Rehabilitation, and Clinical Counseling (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Concepts of social, psychological, theoretical, and learning needs of career counseling and development.
6400. Introduction to Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment (3) Formerly REHB 5400
History, theories and philosophies of vocational evaluation to include credentialing, program accreditation, ethics, and the role and function of the vocational evaluator in various social service settings.
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 6400 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. P: Consent of instructor. 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. P: Consent of instructor. Intensive reading on particular rehabilitation problem based on student’s special interests and needs.
6550. Rehabilitation Research (3)
P: Consent of instructor. 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.
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.
6793. Treatment of Drug and Behavioral Addictions (3) Formerly REHB 5793
P: REHB 6703; admission to graduate REHB program or substance abuse counseling certificate or consent of instructor. In-depth study of evidence-based strategies and models for treating individuals addicted to substances and behaviors, such as pathological gambling, compulsive sex, and binge eating.
6795. Prevention of Drug and Behavioral Addictions (3) Formerly REHB 5795
P: REHB 6703; admission to graduate REHB program or substance abuse counseling certificate or consent of instructor. Current evidence-based models will be applied to the prevention of substance and behavioral addictions.
6796. Contemporary Issues for Addictions (3) Formerly REHB 5796
P: REHB 6703; REHB majors or substance abuse counseling certificate or consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of current topics in the field of substance and behavioral addictions.
6799. Independent Study in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Addiction (3)
P: REHB 5793, 5795; or consent of instructor. Etiology, epidemiology, treatment, rehabilitation, intervention, or prevention.
6895. Internship in Vocational Evaluation (3-12)
May be taken for a maximum of 12 s. h. P: Consent of graduate director. Field placement specific to vocational evaluation which can be substituted for 6991, 6992, 6993, and/or 6994.
6991, 6992, 6993, 6994. Internship in Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Counseling (3 each)
P: 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 (1-6)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of instructor.
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. P: Consent of instructor.
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)
P: REHB 6400 or consent of instructor or 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. Resource Development in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Development of research or service grants, contract proposals, and project implementation and closure.
7601. Rehabilitation Administration and Leadership (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Provides overview of management and leadership theory for rehabilitation service delivery organizations.
7610. Employee Assistance Programs (3)
P: Consent of instructor. Theory and practice of employee assistance programs. Organization, structure, and professional helping role.
8050. Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselor Education and Supervision (3)
P: REHB 6050 or consent of instructor. Issues of professionalism and ethical practice related to counselor education, supervision, administration, consultation, and practice.
8210. Advanced Pedagogy in Rehabilitation Counseling (3)
P: Consent of instructor. 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)
P: Consent of instructor. 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 6400 or equivalent; consent of instructor. 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)
P: Consent of instructor. Intensive reading on a particular area of rehabilitation or administration. Hours for instructor conferences arranged individually with student.
8550. Advanced Research in Rehabilitation (3)
P: Consent of instructor. 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 6330, 6793, 6796; 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)
P: Consent of instructor. 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. P: Consent of instructor.
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. P: Consent of instructor.
REHB Banked Courses
6502, 6503, 6504, 6505, 6506. Problems and Research in Rehabilitation (1 each)