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Course Overview

This course provides a comprehensive foundation of theory, research, and practice relating to general and special psychological aspects of physical, mental, and emotional disabilities in American society. Includes medical, psychological, psychiatric, and employment-related as well as entitlement program-related definitions of disability and their ramifications; the impact of disabilities upon psychological growth and coping in individuals and families, societal attitudes toward disabilities, and prevention and treatment strategies and issues.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate
Prerequisite: Current enrollment in the clinical psychology program or permission of instructor.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate