2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 24, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HSE* H133 - Disabilities and Mental Health


Credits: 3
This is a required course for all Human Services students wishing to pursue the Disabilities Specialist/Mental Health Option. This is an introductory course in disabilities and mental health. Its primary purpose is to familiarize students with both developmental and mental disabilities from childhood to adulthood. It examines the impact of physical and mental disabilities, major legislation, ethics, advocacy, medical and psychological concerns, rehabilitation, employment, social planning, and living and working in society for children and adults with disabilities and mental health issues. The physical and psychosocial aspects of developmental disability and mental health also are studied through a focus on education, family life, community, and values.



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