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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RHCN 601 - Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling

This course is an introduction to the field of rehabilitation counseling covering it’s historical foundation, philosophy, and ethical principles.  Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the philosophy and scope of practice of rehabilitation counselors and the rehabilitation process as it relates to professional ethics and legal issues for people with chronic illnesses or disabilities. Students will become familiar with counseling roles and functions across public/private settings.  The course provides an introduction to key curricular content domains in rehabilitation counseling, which are explored further in depth in subsequent courses.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3