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: RCI 7410 with a minimum grade of C, RCI 7420 with a minimum grade of C, RCI 7450 with a minimum grade of C, RCI 7480 with a minimum grade of C, CED 6080 with a minimum grade of C, CED 7000 with a minimum grade of C, CED 7001 with a minimum grade of C, and CED 7080 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)

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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 ; RCI 7420, with a minimum grade of C ; CED 6080, with a minimum grade of C

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.

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-