2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

REHB 560 - Working with Children and Adolescents

Credits: Three (3)
This course will involve an exploration of various issues facing children and adolescents and the implications for rehabilitation counselors. Students will be introduced to multiple perspectives for working with children and adolescents within the contexts of individual, family, and group therapy. Topics include: child and adolescent development, assessment, current directions in research, psychiatric diagnosis, psychotropic medication, approaches to intervention and therapy, and working with multiple providers and larger systems. Students will also examine their assumptions about children, adolescents, and families and how those assumptions impact therapeutic processes and practices.