MSU Billings Catalog

REHA - Rehabilitation

REHA 501 Princ Rehab & Mntl Hlth Coun. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Summer (even years)

Provides a survey of the history, principles, philosophy, and legal aspects of rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Integration of rehabilitation and mental health services is stressed, utilizing the objectives and organizational basis of rehabilitation and mental health programs. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 502 Indiv & Fmly Response to Dsblt. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer (even years)

Provides an overall knowledge and understanding of the psychological and social impact of physical and psychiatric disability on individual and family life. Examines the unique characteristics and/or problems associated with specific disability groups. Describes and evaluates various treatment approaches available for counselors working with individuals and families with disabilities. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 503 Psychiatric Rehabilitation. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall

Provides an introduction to the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. Includes historical antecedents, concepts, principles, assessment, treatment planning, techniques and modalities, psychopharmaceutical treatment, service delivery, and case management methods. Emphasis is placed on issues central to individuals with psychiatric disabilities, such as the consumer movement, empowerment, family intervention, cross-cultural issues, recovery, illness self-management, and reintegration within the community. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 505 Theories of Counseling. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall

Explores the general theories (behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, and Freudian) that have played major roles in the development of the counseling profession. Examines representative theories of each of the general counseling perspectives and asks the student to relate these positions to their personal theory of counseling. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 507 Prof Orient & Ethical Practice. 3 Credits

(odd F, odd Su) Provides an overview of current legal, ethical, and professional issues, and professional identity development related to the practice of rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Focuses on relevant ethical principles, codes, and decision making, along with regulatory procedures. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 508 Mltcltrl & Gndr Issues in Coun. 3 Credits

(Sp, odd Su) Examines multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills from culture-centered perspectives while simultaneously respecting traditional individual approaches to the field. Promotes the development of diversity sensitivity in support of counseling practices that reflect an understanding of psychosocial influences, cultural beliefs, values, and psychological dynamics related to self-identity, self-advocacy, competency, adjustment, and attitude formation.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 515 Med & Psych Aspects Disability. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer (even years)

Provides knowledge of medical terminology and processes, understanding of various disabling diseases and psychological conditions, and the necessary related information needed to carry out service delivery to a consumer. The student will also become aware of the range of medical and psychological services utilized by rehabilitation and mental health counselors. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 517 Research and Program Eval. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall (odd years)

Provides students with an introduction to major principles, concepts, and practices in social science research related to rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Students will develop an understanding of research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment, and program evaluation to inform evidence-based practice in counseling related settings. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 519 Human Growth & Development. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall (odd years)

Provides students with an introduction to major principles, concepts, and practices in social science research related to rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Students will develop an understanding of research methods, statistical analysis, needs assessment, and program evaluation to inform evidence-based practice in counseling related settings. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 520 Group & Individual Eval. 3 Credits

(odd Sp, odd Su) Provides training in the proper evaluation, selection, and administration of psychological and vocational tests as well as correct interpretation and use of test results. Clinical interviewing techniques are also covered.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 521 Advanced Individual Counseling. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall

Prerequisite: REHA 505. Builds upon previous counseling knowledge about theories and dynamics, integrating techniques and skills of advanced individual counseling. Students will be given opportunities to experience, practice, and develop an understanding of the use of these advanced skills.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 523 Advanced Group Counseling. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring, Summer

Provides students with a foundational understanding of group development, dynamics, and theories in relation to group and family counseling and therapy. Leadership styles, techniques, and roles are explored, and ethical and legal issues related to group and family interventions are discussed. The course utilizes a combination of lecture and student participation and leadership in an experiential group process.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 525 Career Dvlp, Plcmnt, & Support. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall

Introduces students to the theory, methods, and techniques for assisting clients to obtain and maintain employment. Special emphasis will be placed on career counseling, planning, assessment, job readiness, job analysis, development, and accommodation. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 560 DSM-5 for Rehab & Mental Hlth. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring

Provides understanding of the structure, content, and uses of the DSM-5. General concepts and theoretical assumptions of the DSM diagnostic system will be explored. Strategies and techniques designed for assessment of specific disorders will also be illustrated and practiced. Offered ONLY Online.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 590 Preprac Rehab/Mental Hlth Coun. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Summer

Introduces students to the counseling experience and promotion of knowledge, skills, and awareness of effective and ethical counseling methods and fundamentals of helping relationships and case management. Through practice and supervision, students will develop clinical skills necessary to influence the helping process. Demonstration of these skills is a prerequisite for enrollment in practicum (REHA 594).

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 591 Independent Study. 1-6 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor, approval of the Department Chair and the Dean of Allied Health Professions, and Independent Study contract filed with the Office of Graduate Studies.

Provides an opportunity for students of superior academic standing to explore material not covered by regular graduate courses in Counseling.

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 592 Seminar. 1-6 Credits

Provides an opportunity to investigate topics at the advanced level pertinent to the area of counseling.

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 593 Workshop. 1-6 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Provides an opportunity for experimental study at the advanced level in an area of counseling.

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 594 Counseling Practicum. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): REHA 590 or consent of instructor.

Provides the graduate student with an opportunity to acquire counseling experience and firsthand knowledge of the purpose, function, services, and clientele of a specific rehabilitation agency or mental health counseling setting. In addition to on-site work experience, the practicum placement will be supplemented with counseling clinic activities for faculty/group supervision, feedback exchange, and counseling skill enhancement.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 596 Cooperative Educ/Internship. 6-12 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): REHA 590 and REHA 594, or consent of instructor.

Provides the graduate student with a supervised placement in a rehabilitation/mental health counseling setting which is related to the student’s career goals. The student is expected to assume the full complement of duties performed by a rehabilitation/mental health counselor in that setting. These include, but are not limited to: individual counseling, case management, utilization of community resources, advocacy and client assignment. Supervision is provided by a professional in the setting and by Departmental faculty on both counseling and case management issues. In addition to on-site work experience, the internship placement will be supplemented with weekly counseling clinic activities for faculty/group supervision, feedback exchange, and counseling skill enhancement.

Department: Rehab & Human Services

REHA 599 Thesis. 6 Credits

Prerequisite(s): REHA 517 or equivalent and approved plan of study.

This course may be given the grade of “T” until research and writing is completed and accepted within the time limit of the degree.

Department: Rehab & Human Services