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Rehabilitation Services Minor

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

  • Job Coach
  • Placement Specialist
  • Human Services Aide
  • Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Case Manager

These careers can be 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.


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