Jan 26, 2020  
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Behavioral Sciences - Community Rehabilitation 1056, C.P.C.

A Certificate of Program Completion

This comprehensive one-year program is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of rehabilitation programs and human services settings. It is anticipated that the program will appeal to individuals who are seeking a career in a helping profession and/or those who would like to specialize in this area and are interested in upgrading their skills. This program will provide specific training to students. Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to assess the needs and then implement the necessary care and training to persons with a variety of special needs (e.g., elderly, mental illness, learning and developmental disabilities, emotional problems, terminal illness, etc.). Students will also understand the importance of professional conduct, theories of normalization applied in the least restrictive environment and consumer based philosophy.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

(This sequence assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Total Hours: 29


All students must satisfy the University’s minimal requirements either through placement tests or enrollment in MATH 010  or MATT 014 , MATT 108  or MATT 109 .

1 PSYC 141 - Applied Psychology , PSYC 142 - General Psychology , PSYC 180 - Ethics in the Helping Professions , PSYC 201 - Developmental Psychology , PSYC 242 - Educational Psychology , PSYC 249 - Abnormal Psychology .

2 Selection of elective should be in area of interest. Recommended courses: EDUC 251 - Fundamentals of Assistive Technology , LAWE 150 - Introduction to Criminology , LAWE 250 - Juvenile Delinquency , SOCL 151 - Principles of Sociology , SOCL 153 - Introduction to Social Work , SOCL 261 - Sociology of Relationships and Families , SSKL 103 - Study Skills .