Curriculum

BS in Rehab Services

Curriculum

Lower Division Required Courses (12 units)

ADC 7101 – Introduction to Alcohol/Drug Studies and Rehabilitation Services (3)
ADC 7104 – Individual and Group Techniques in Counseling (3)
ADC 7105 – Diversity, Self and Other Awareness (3)
ADC 7107 – Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Substance Use Treatment (3)

Upper Division Required Courses (42 units)

COUN 3010 – Writing for Rehabilitation Services (3)
EDSP 3010 – Individuals with Disabilities Contemporary Society (3)*
COUN 4000 – Case Management in Rehabilitation Services (3)
COUN 4006 – Behavioral Counseling and Self-Management (3)
COUN 4009 – Implementation and Evaluation of an Applied Behavior Analysis (3)
COUN 4110 – Introduction to Mental Health for Counselors (3)
COUN 4420 – Disability and Function (3)
COUN 4480 – Assessment and Counseling for Career Development (3)
COUN 4490 – Job Development and Placement (3)
COUN 4940 – Supervised Fieldwork in Rehabilitation Services (4,4)
COUN 4940a – Senior Capstone Seminar in Rehabilitation Services (1)

Upper Division GE Requirements (9 units with 3 units of EDSP 3010 double counting for the Upper Division Requirement = 6 units)

NURS 3070 – Physiology and Psychology of Violence and Aggression (3)
PHIL 3290 – Philosophy, Race and Ethnicity (3)
EDSP 3010 – Individuals with Disabilities Contemporary Society (3)*

*This class double counts

Course Descriptions

ADC 7101 Introduction to Alcohol/Drug Studies and Rehab Services
Review of history and systems of alcohol and drug use in society and related treatment, and their relationship to broader rehabilitation services. Theories of addiction, biopsychosocial effects of substances, evidence-based approaches to treatment, recovery, and relapse prevention.

ADC 7104 Individual and Group Techniques in Counseling
Theory and practice of individual and group counseling. Individual and group counseling skills appropriate for alcohol and drug counseling agency settings. Group process, membership, and leadership skills. Integration of theory with individual and group counseling skills.

ADC 7105 Diversity, Self and Other Awareness
Developing multicultural competency as an alcohol and drug counselor. Self-exploration of values, culture, and individual context to enhance self-awareness. Develop attitudes, skills, and knowledge that facilitate effective, culturally sensitive interventions in alcohol and drug counseling.

ADC 7107 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Substance Use Treatment
Survey of ethical, legal, and professional issues affecting alcohol and drug counselors.

COUN 3010 Writing for Rehabilitation Services
Reading, writing, and reasoning skills for communicating information in the context of rehabilitation services.  Intensive practice in writing abstracts, reports, reviews, and other documents in the field.
Prerequisites:  ENGL 102 AND satisfactory completion of Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE).

EDSP 3010 Behavioral Counseling and Self-Management
Application of principles of learning personal counseling and behavioral self-control programs.

COUN 4009 Implementation and Evaluation of an Applied Behavior Analysis
Designing, implementing, and evaluating behavioral interventions. Emphasis on ethical issues and measurement procedures to establish effective behavior analysis interventions.

COUN 4110 Introduction to Mental Health for Counselors
Overview of mental health conditions including social, psychological, and biological formulations in etiology and treatment of psychiatric diagnoses of children and adults.

COUN 4420 Disability and Function
Selected facets of medical, developmental, and administrative factors in the rehabilitation process, including medical terminology, specialties in medical practice, and workers’ compensation law.  Implications for rehabilitation counseling.

COUN 4480 Career Assessment and Development
Vocational counseling of college students, rehabilitation clients, persons making midcareer changes, and returning homemakers; emphasis on career development theory, occupational information, job analysis, and job placement.

COUN 4490 Job Development and Placement
Methods for identifying, evaluating, and enhancing employment opportunities for people with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities;  job analysis, work evaluation, employer development, job modification, assistive devices, community resources, placement planning, and work adjustment.

COUN 4500 Counseling Theories
Theories of counseling appropriate for individual and group work; functions of theory in research and practice including substance abuse counseling; background for subsequent training in group counseling methods and individual counseling.

COUN 4650 Addiction Counseling
Counseling theories of behavioral addictions, chemical dependency, and co-occurring disorders.  Study of identification and treatment approaches, intervention modalities, behaviors and consequences, roles of persons and systems for counseling students.

COUN 4000 Case Management in Rehabilitation Services
Overview of case management as a critical role of a rehabilitation professional including ethics, role of a case manager, case management components, service coordination, developing and maintaining effective work relationships, along with caseload management issues and challenges.

COUN 4940 Fieldwork and Seminar in Rehabilitation Services
Enhancement and integration of techniques and skills needed for effective professional development in the field. May be repeated to maximum of 9 units.

NURS 3070 Physiology & Psychology of Violence & Aggression
Biological and psychobehavioral approaches to violent individuals; analysis of and research support for understanding the role diversity plays in intercultural and intergroup violence drawn from natural, medical and behavioral sciences.

PHIL 3290 Philosophy, Race & Ethnicity
Philosophical investigation into the concepts of race and ethnicity, the metaphysical, moral and political issues raised by them as they intersect with gender, class, and sexuality.
Students who wish to complete the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate Program while, or after, completing the B.S. in Rehabilitation Service Degree Completion Program will also complete the following required courses: