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Springfield, Massachusetts

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HSRS 411

Cultural Competency for Rehabilitation and Health Professions

This course provides students with an exploration of cultural diversity as it relates to rehabilitation counseling. The needs of individuals with disabilities who experience multiple oppressions, including race, class, gender, age, sexual orientation and disability are examined. Theoretical models, research, counseling techniques and therapeutic interventions are explored. Emphasis is also on gaining cultural self-awareness and skills necessary for effective multicultural counseling relationships

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites:
RHDS 126 - Principles of Rehabilitation
or
RHDS 230 - Psychology of Disability and Illness