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Issues in Counseling People With Disabilities

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.
Course #
APSY-GE 2068
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department