Sep 28, 2021
EDCE 7720 - Psychiatric Rehabilitation
The purpose is to provide students with an understanding of the philosophy, process, and techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation. Examines a number of issues pertaining to individuals with severe disabilities including civil rights, vocational rehabilitation, independent living, quality of life, job accommodations and placement, and career development.
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Become familiar with some commonly used occupational information materials including printed publications and computer tools in the ¿psychosocial¿ job analysis and job accommodation processes. (C.4.3; C.4.2).
- Develop a resource network to utilize when working with persons with psychiatric disabilities. (C.1.8; C.4.13; C.4.14).
- Become familiar with various types of psychiatric rehabilitation interventions including sheltered employment, supported employment, and transitional work. (C.1.3; C.4.8).
- Develop a perspective and appreciation for the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and professional foundations of psychiatric rehabilitation. (CORE standards 1.2; C.1.3; C.1.9).
- Develop an understanding of how disability management strategies can be used in dealing with employee behavioral health issues in the workplace. (C.1.8; 3f; C.4.7; C.4.9).
- Develop an understanding of how the symptoms of various psychiatric impairments impact independent living, mental functioning, and job performance. (C.4.17).
- Develop an understanding of the various disability support systems for individuals with psychiatric disabilities including: Social Security, Worker¿s Compensation, Family Medical Leave Act and Long-term disability. (C.1.3).
- Understand basic Department of Labor (DOL) job analysis terminology and procedures used to classify jobs and the required mental capacities necessary to perform different occupations. (C.4.2; C.4.3).
- Understand the impact that independent living and vocational issues have on the mental health of an individual and the implications of the counseling process. (C.1.5; C.2.6).
- Understand the influence of internal (personal) and external (environmental) factors in the psychiatric rehabilitation process. (C.1.7; C.4.11; C.4.12).
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