Plan of Study
As a student in the RSS program, you’ll take three courses your first semester: HSCI 310, REHB 327 and REHB 394. Your second semester, you’ll take one internship course, REHB 497, which entails participating in 300 hours of supervised work in a behavioral health and/or substance use disorder organization.
HSCI 310 - Introduction to Health and Human Sciences
This course provides an interdisciplinary overview of health and human sciences, including individual, family and community health and well-being; health and human sciences organizations; professional practice; and the life course model.
REHB 327 - Introduction to Rehabilitation Services
In this course, you’ll learn about various fields and professions providing rehabilitation and related services to persons with disabilities.
REHB 394 - Professional Practices in Rehabilitation Services
This course focuses on typical functions of entry-level rehabilitation services, including case documentation, interviewing, assessment procedures, service plan development, case closure and ethical behavior. It also emphasizes practices for obtaining an entry-level position or internship in rehabilitation services.
REHB 497 - Internship in Rehabilitation and Disability Services
This course consists of supervised experiences in professional settings to meet learning goals for entry-level work, either through an internship or associated with concurrent relevant health or human services employment. You must demonstrate preparation and gain approval from the internship coordinator to register. This course may be repeated to a maximum of 12 semester hours. S/U grading basis may be used.