RHB5100EN - Principles in Rehabilitation Counseling

Course description

This course will examine etiology, symptoms, prognosis, treatment, and recovery of mental illness at an advanced level. Students will learn the etiology, prognosis, and treatment of disabilities in rehabilitation counseling. Students will learn evidence-based practices for Rehabilitation Counseling as well as content areas that include life span and development as well as both the family and counselor’s role in treatment.

How this course benefits students

This course will relate to students who want to serve in the capacity of assisting clients in need of rehabilitation services in various populations while including family members into treatment at an advanced level.

Why this course is important

In today’s world, we are seeing an increase in injury, crime, and addictions among other stressors. This course is important to the University as it will assist students in learning practices and procedures as well as state and federal laws and regulations needed to provide proper care to clients in need with rehabilitation. Students will also learn evidence base practices to apply to the treatment of their client’s and their families.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Rehabilitation Counseling
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

n this course, students will be focusing on Hebrews 13:16 Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Missionally driven

In Principles for Rehabilitation Counseling, students will learn the importance to spread witness to people who need guidance, rehabilitation and support through God.

Contextually informed

Throughout the Bible we are told to spread the word of Jesus as well as love our neighbors. Within our own communities, people are suffering from injuries to addictions to criminal charges. Through this course, future counselors will learn how to manage clients and their family through rehabilitation counseling.

Interculturally focused

In this course, students will learn how mental illness influences those from diverse populations as well as how to treat them including their cultural beliefs.

Practically minded

This course will emphasis the importance of ministry to those client’s in need of rehabilitation counseling by using knowledge gained from the course to assess and deliver resources to those in need by means of the Bible for knowledge in ministry.

Experientially transformed

Through the course, students will learn state and federal laws and requirements as well as evidenced based practice, and will be able to relate these in the field.