Courses and Syllabi

 

RC 515   MEDICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITIES I   (3 hours)
 
This course is designed to prepare rehabilitation and mental health counselors, social works and students in related fields with a working knowledge of the medical and psychosocial aspects of disability and chronic illness, and to provide students with the knowledge and understanding necessary to function and serve effectively in rehabilitation counseling andrelated interdisciplinary, allied health, and mental health settings. Topic areas include: human body systems, medical terminology, medical, functional, environmental and psychosocial aspects of dis abilitiesand chronic illness, professionalethics, assistive technology, diagnostic classification systems, psychopharmacology, functional capacity, and wellness and illness prevention concepts and strategies. Specific disabilities covered in this course include neurologic, hearing, vision, intellectual disabilities,developmental disabilities, autism and Asperger's, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, and substance abuse.
 
Prerequisite(s):   College level courses in biology and psychology or consent of instructor
 
(Same as SW 515.)
 
Syllabi (Requires Link Blue/MyUK credentials)
 
Spring 2016
 
  Section 201 - Kristin Maxwell (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
Fall 2014
 
  Section 001 - Allison Fleming (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
 
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