Rehabilitation Counseling

General

Program Title

Rehabilitation Counseling

Degree Designation

MS

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling prepares students to become highly effective and competent counselors in working with people with disabilities and diverse client populations. The program equips students with professional understanding, knowledge, and skills needed to assist adolescents and adults with disabilities in achieving their maximum level of independence and functioning. Students will gain competency in navigating a global society with cultural fluency.

College/School

School of Health and Human Services

Status

Active

Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Objective

Gain knowledge and skills to counsel diverse populations effectively with cultural fluency.

Objective

Understanding of one’s own beliefs, values, attitudes, and acculturative experiences and the interactions that these have within the development of multicultural competence through experiential activities.

Objective

Develop competence in working with various cultures and subcultures in numerous types of treatment settings and various modalities (individual, family, group, and community treatment interventions) through an applied understanding of the various aspects of cultural identity and the interaction of such identity within the context of counseling.

Objective

Attain knowledge to work with adolescents and adults, both in the private and public sectors, to assist them in achieving their maximum level of independence and functioning.

Objective

Participate in local, state, national and global professional activities to develop intercultural skills through disability advocacy.

Objective

Reinforce knowledge, understanding, and a professional attitude.

Objective

Synthesize current evidence-based practices and participate in the research process.

Objective

Develop self-understanding and preparation for doctoral-level training, licensure or certification.

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