Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CED 516 - MEDICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITIES: PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES


College of Education

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to prepare rehabilitation and mental health counselors, social workers, and students in related fields with a working knowledge of the medical and psychosocial aspects of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disabilities, and to provide students with the knowledge and understanding necessary to function and serve effectively in counseling and related interdisciplinary, allied health, and mental health settings. Topic areas include: medical, functional, and environmental aspects of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disabilities, professional ethics, assistive technology, diagnostic classification systems, psychopharmacology, functional capacity assessment, and wellness and illness prevention concepts and strategies. Specific disabilities covered during this semester include psychiatric and psychological impairments, neurodevelopmental disabilities, autism, learning disabilities, substance abuse and others.

Prereq: College level courses in biology and psychology or consent of instructor.
Approved for Distance Learning.
Crosslisted with: SW 516



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