NYU Steinhardt

Issues in Counseling People with Disabilities

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2068
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Provides an overview of factors that influence counseling people with disabilities, including disabilities typically diagnosed in childhood & adolescence. Focuses on the experience of disability, the impact of disability on psychosocial functioning & its intersections with other social identities, family life, & issues in disability across the lifespan. Explores models of disability, history & legislation related to disability, attitudes towards people with disabilities, & collaboration with allied health professionals. Counseling issues for select disability groups are presented.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2068