RCI - Rehabilitation Counseling and Community Inclusion

RCI 7110 Techniques of Rehabilitation Counseling Cr. 3

Techniques and process of counseling of counseling including: facilitative relationships, case conceptualization, goal setting, intervention, and outcome evaluation. Development of skills with respect to psychological, social, and vocational implications of disabilities on adjustment. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([CED 6080 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([CED 7000 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([CED 7001 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([CED 7080 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([RCI 7420 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([RCI 7450 with a minimum grade of C]) AND ([RCI 7480 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Rehab Couns & Comm Inclusion; enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: CED 7040

RCI 7120 Assessment for Counselors and Rehabilitation Cr. 3

Overview of psychological, educational and vocational assessment techniques, including specific assessment applications such as clinical assessment, communicating assessment results, assessment with diverse populations, and ethical issues. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: ([RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of C, RCI 7420 with a minimum grade of C, and RCI 7480 with a minimum grade of C] OR [CED 6070 with a minimum grade of C and CED 6080 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $52

Equivalent: CED 7120

RCI 7150 Rehabilitation Counseling Professional Roles Cr. 3

Roles of rehabilitation professional as counselor, consultant, case manager and advocate. Case analysis, service applications and recording and reporting from perspectives of various professional rehabilitation counseling roles. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7410 Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling Cr. 3

Comprehensive introduction to rehabilitation counseling as a human service field. Values philosophy, history and legislation of rehabilitation; community inclusion and support; and professional issues. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7420 Medical Aspects of Disability Cr. 3

Types of disabilities, treatment strategies, impact of disability on physical and vocational functioning of persons with disabilities. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7430 Counseling Practicum Cr. 4

Supervised experience in individual and group interactions, assessment and appraisal, diagnosis and treatment planning, other professional counseling activities; use of variety of counseling and rehabilitation resources. Students attend seminars for supervision and discussion of professional issues in interdisciplinary context (minimum of 100 clock hours). Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Material Fees: $25

Equivalent: AED 7380, CED 7150

RCI 7450 Employment for Persons with Disabilities Cr. 3

Design and implementation of effective methods to help persons with disabilities obtain and maintain employment. Marketing and job placement skills, job-seeking skills training, job clubs, job adaptation, supported and transitional employment, employer assistance and training, and follow-along services. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RCI 7100 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7460 Counseling Internship Cr. 1-6

Supervised field experience providing counseling or rehabilitation services at a cooperating agency or institution under supervision of approved professional. Students complete a minimum of 600 clock hours. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: RCI 7430 with a minimum grade of B

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: AED 7890, CED 7020

Repeatable for 6 Credits

RCI 7470 Family and Community Support for Inclusion Cr. 3

Services that facilitate full participation of persons with disabilities in the life of their families and communities. Persons with disabilities in context of: families, family dynamics, cultural diversity, family structure, family support. Community support, supported independence, independent living centers, therapeutic recreation and related programs. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7480 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability Cr. 3

Psychological, social and cultural aspects of adjustment and adaptation to a variety of disabling conditions. Theoretical and practical issues relating to various types of physical, neurological, sensory, psychiatric disabilities. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of C and RCI 7420 with a minimum grade of C and CED 6080 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

RCI 7510 Special Topics in Rehabilitation Counseling Cr. 1-3

Emerging and contemporary issues of selected disabilities and intervention techniques aimed at improving the lives of people with disabilities. Offered Yearly.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 9 Credits

RCI 7515 Rehabilitation Treatment Planning and Intervention for People with Psychiatric Disabilities Cr. 2

Knowledge and skills in treatment planning and intervention with people who have psychiatric disabilities. Rehabilitation assessment, rehabilitation plan development, employment strategies, and life care planning. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ([RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of B-]) AND ([RCI 7510 with a minimum grade of B-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.