2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

REHB 663 - Career Development, Work, and Disability

Credits: Three (3)
Career development theories are reviewed and applied to case studies with discussion of the implications for vocational assessment and planning. The psychosocial and economic aspects of work are presented and students are required to analyze the financial implications of employment for a Social Security Disability beneficiary. Students will study the changing world of work and learn how to access occupational information. Disability specific content includes reasonable accommodations, assistive technology, and accessibility surveys. The role of the rehabilitation counselor in promoting active client involvement is emphasized. The course includes a focus on social justice, public policy, and innovative career development interventions. In conjunction with course content, discussion, and assignments, students will demonstrate they are thinking, feeling, and acting critically, ethically, and culturally to strive for effective rehabilitation counseling practice.