Education-Rehabilitiation Counseling (EREH)

Courses

EREH 6615. Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling. Units: 5

Fundamental processes and practices of rehabilitation counseling including examination and analysis of the historical, philosophical, organizational, economic and legal basis of rehabilitation. Morality and ethics; ethical issues; models and techniques for effective ethical decision-making in personal and professional interactions. Orientation and field visits to community rehabilitation counseling agencies. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity based education in subject area per week required. Formerly EREH 615.

EREH 6616. Medical Aspects of Disability Across the Life Span. Units: 5

Medical aspects of disabilities including implications of disabilities for vocational adjustments and rehabilitation processes across the life span. Theories of learning and human growth/development using life span approach from a rehabilitation counseling perspective. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity based education in subject area per week required. . Formerly EREH 616A.

EREH 6617. Counseling Theories and Psychosocial Aspects in Rehabilitation. Units: 5

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6615, 6616, or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: EREH 615 or permission of the program coordinator
Counseling theories application to rehabilitation settings; lab experience working with individuals with disabilities. Psychosocial aspects will examine the physical, mental, gender and cultural characteristics of individuals with disabilities to participate fully in society. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity per week required. Formerly EREH 656.

EREH 6618. Addictions & Co-Existing Disabilities. Units: 5

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6615 and 6616
This course provides a broad understanding of issues and trends in substance use disorder and behavioral addiction treatment in a multicultural and diverse society with a specific focus on treatment methods that reflect the culture-specific values and treatment needs of clients. Including a focus on medical and psychological consequences, drug classification systems, legislation, and other clinical and public policy issues that may be relevant to the field. Motivational Interviewing counseling techniques will be explored in the lab experience. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity per week required.

EREH 6619. Counseling Skills - Practicum I. Units: 5

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6617 or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: EREH 657 or consent of instructor
Supervised counseling practice; intensive analysis of counselor ethics, styles, methods. Application of counseling skills, theories and techniques working with individuals with disabilities. Requires 50 hours of related observational practice with individuals with disabilities. Formerly EREH 667.

EREH 6620. Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling. Units: 4

Theory and techniques of counseling skills serving diverse populations relating to individuals with disabilities. Analysis of differing socioeconomic, racial, and social backgrounds of individuals with disabilities. The major focus is on building multicultural competencies with cultural, economic and psychosocial processes relative to people from diverse and underrepresented populations and societies. Formerly EREH 655.

EREH 6621. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Diagnosis & Psychopharmacology. Units: 5

This course will explore the history, philosophy, practice, current trends and issues relevant to psychiatric rehabilitation. Rehabilitation services that develop skills and provide environmental support for individuals with chronic mental illness will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on treatment planning to reach vocational goals and optimal independent functioning for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. This course is intended to cover psychiatric diagnosis, psychopharmacology, and the application of medication to all the major diagnostic categories contained in DSM. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity based education in subject area per week required.

EREH 6622. Theoretical & Practical Applications of Case Management / Job Placement - Practicum II. Units: 5

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6619 or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: EREH 615, EREH 616A, EREH 616B and EREH 617 or consent of instructor
Application of methods and techniques of case management / job placement with different client populations in rehabilitation settings. Intensive analysis of counselor ethics, styles, methods. Job analysis, job seeking training skills, placement and follow-up for rehabilitation clients. Requires 50 hours of related observational practice with individuals with disabilities. Formerly EREH 618.

EREH 6623. Theory and Practice of Group Counseling in Rehabilitation. Units: 4

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6617, 6619, 6620, 6622 or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: EREH 615, 616A, 656 and 657 or permission of program coordinator
Theories and techniques of group counseling in rehabilitation settings with individuals with disabilities. Integration of theory, experience and research in group counseling; ethical and multicultural considerations. Formerly EREH 678.

EREH 6624. Assessment, Research & Program Evaluation. Units: 5

Semester Prerequisite: EREH 6615, 6616, or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: EREH 615, 616A, 616B or consent of instructor
Review of fundamental bases of measurement, criteria for evaluating tests, review of instruments in major categories to assess the functioning abilities and work potential of individuals with disabilities. Introduction to personality, aptitude, achievement measurements. Principles of research design and methods of data collection to facilitate knowledge of rehabilitation research. Program evaluation includes analysis of development and utilization of an agency system in rehabilitation settings with focus on system design, monitoring techniques and service program development. Three hours of lecture and two hours of activity per week required.

EREH 6625. Fieldwork in Rehabilitation Counseling. Units: 6

Semester Prerequisite: Completion of minimum 39 units in the program and/or consent of program coordinator. Quarter Prerequisite: Consent of program coordinator
Field experience in Rehabilitation Counseling. Includes preparation for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination. Students will take fieldwork in segments of 6 units for a total of 12 units. Students must complete 300 clock hours per semester. Department consent required. Formerly EREH 679.

EREH 6980. Comprehensive Examination in Rehabilitation. Units: 0

Semester Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy, approval of department, completion of required course work in the masters program and in good academic standing. Quarter Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy, approval of department, completion of course work in the masters program and in good academic standing
An assessment of the students ability to integrate the knowledge of the area, show critical and independent thinking and demonstrate mastery of the subject matter. Students must take the CRC Exam as part of EREH 6980 in order to complete the Rehabilitation Counseling Master's degree program.Formerly EREH 999.