Online Course: Rehabilitation of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities
Rehabilitation of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities will examine the essential principles and knowledge upon which the developing field of psychiatric rehabilitation is based. The course will expose students to application of psychiatric rehabilitation technology in mental health systems and programs. Emphasis is placed on professionals’ and consumers’ lived experience of rehabilitation. Students will acquire their knowledge of the field through lecture notes, assigned readings, and independent library research. Students will be expected to demonstrate their acquisition of knowledge through the completion of a written exam.
The course is designed to increase the student’s understanding of the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. An emphasis is placed on the student’s acquiring the knowledge base from which the techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation are being developed.
Each student will be able to demonstrate his or his in-depth understanding of the facts, concepts, and principles underlying and guiding the growth of the field of psychiatric rehabilitation.
Anthony, W. A., Cohen, M. R., Farkas, M., & Gagne, C. (2002). Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Anthony, W. A. & Spaniol, L. S. (1994).
Readings in psychiatric rehabilitation.
Anthony, W. A., and Spaniol, L. S. (1994). Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
Psychological and social aspects of psychiatric disability.
Spaniol, L. S., Gagne, C. A., & Koehler, M. (1997). Boston, MA: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
All three books are published by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and may be ordered with the course registration.
After completing the online course, if you would like a Certification of Participation, you will be required to pass a 100-question test with a score 70% or better. Send the completed test and evaluation form to:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
ATTN: Online Courses
940 Commonwealth Avenue West, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
You may register for the online course at any time and complete the course at any time— there are no time requirements at all.
Cost: is Free! Registration provides access to the course lecture pages and downloadable course handouts and materials.
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