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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS)

RHS 096 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 100 (GS;US;IL) Introduction to Disability Culture (3) Social and cultural contexts of disability on both a micro and macro levels will be examined.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

RHS 196 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 300 Introduction to Rehabilitation and Human Services (3) Disability, public and private rehabilitation agencies, case management; resources for training; observations in rehabilitation settings.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 6 credits in psychology sociology human development and family studies and/or crime law and justice  

RHS 301 Introduction to Counseling as a Profession (3) Overview of the counseling theories that are often used in human service and rehabilitation practices.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 302 Client Assessment in Rehabilitation and Human Services (3) Provides a practical understanding and skills to utilize assessment in the helping process.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 3 credits in statistics   Concurrent: 3 credits in statistics

RHS 303 Group Work in Rehabilitation Practice and Human Services (3) An overview of essential elements and dynamics for conducting groups and various team-related activities will be the major focus.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 6 credits in psychology sociology or human development  

RHS 396 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 400W Case Management and Communication Skills (3) Principles and practices of obtaining, recording, evaluating, and utilizing case data in rehabilitation planning; implementation of rehabilitation plans.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RHS 300  

RHS 401 Community Mental Health Practice and Services (3) Community mental health roles, historical points, current trends, and ethical standards; funding and impact on service provision.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 6 credits in psychology and/or sociology  

RHS 402 Children and Families in Rehabilitation Settings and Human Services (3) Contemporary family issues, child development, legal considerations, cultural and familial factors within rehabilitation and human services practice will be addressed.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RHS 301  

RHS 403 Medical Aspects of Disability (3) Common disabling illnesses, injuries, and congenital defects; their symptomatology, prognosis, and treatment; implications for personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: 6 credits in psychology and/or sociology  

RHS 410 (LER 410) Employment Strategies for People with Disabilities (3) Develop knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to understand and practice effective employment strategies in working with people with disabilities.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing. Students enrolled in the RHS minor will be coming from several programs and relevant foundation in their major areas will be established by their 4th semester standing.  

RHS 420 (SPLED 420) Culture & Disability: Study Abroad in Ireland (6) Students will travel independently to Dublin and overnight accommodations will be organized by the instructors (university dormitories). Travel throughout Ireland will be organized by instructors including visits to disability service agencies, volunteering and other required group travel for this course. Travel may include public busing and private tour companies (when needed), and train(s). Students will be responsible for organizing their flights to and from Ireland.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

RHS 428 Rehabilitation Corrections (3) An overview of rehabilitation in different correctional settings focusing on history, classification, risk assessment, intervention strategies, and community reentry.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RHS 300  

RHS 495A Rehabilitation and Human Services Internship (15) Full-time practicum in rehabilitation and related human services agencies and institutions providing psychosocial, vocational, educational, and/or residential services to people with disabilities.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: students must have successfully completed all other required coursework for the major (grade of "C" or higher) as well as fulfilled general education requirements.  

RHS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

RHS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical of of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

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