The 18-credit, online undergraduate minor in Rehabilitation Services compliments a number of majors such as Human Development, Psychology, and Sociology. The curriculum provides students with a:
- Knowledge of the historical development, theoretical foundations, and current professional issues and conceptual directions of the rehabilitation field
- Understanding of the major models of rehabilitation counseling, especially those relating to client populations with special needs such as American Indians, the elderly, agricultural workers, and the rural mentally ill
- Understanding of critical issues relating to rehabilitation such as gender and sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, and socioeconomic status
- Knowledge of rehabilitation assessment, service delivery, and case management methods
- Knowledge of service needs and related issues in rehabilitation Understanding of contemporary professional issues and best practices of community-based rehabilitation
Career opportunities include work as a Job Coach, Placement Specialist, Human Services Aide, Rehabilitation Consultant, or Case Manager in work settings such as: Addictions Rehabilitation Centers, Independent Living Centers, Correctional Facilities, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers, and/or Academic Settings.
For questions about this minor, please or contact Dr. Alan Davis.