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Undergraduate Degree Programs

INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION AND HUMAN SERVICES

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Jane Ashton
Director, Continuing Education
Penn States Wilkes-Barre
Phone: 570-675-9251
e-mail: jua12@psu.edu

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INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION AND HUMAN SERVICES (INTRHS)

The Introduction to Rehabilitation and Human Services certificate is designed for individuals considering a degree and/or employment in the human services field. Courses provide foundation knowledge in the discipline and prepare students to transition to a baccalaureate degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services and/or seek entry-level employment with a human services organization. Certificate holders may work for agencies providing services to persons with physical, emotional, or mental disabilities. They may pursue employment in a variety of settings including rehabilitation centers, drug and algohol programs, community mental health programs, intellentual disability programs, corrections systems, and hospitals. Courses include: Disability Culture, Adolescent Development, Into to Psychology, and Intro to Sociology.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

RHS 100
HDFS 239
PSYCH 100
SOC 1

Effective Date: Summer 2015

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