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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse Description
EDAD 720
The Law And Special Education
This is the first course within the fifth theme of the principal certification program. (The first theme in semester 2.) This course is designed to provide the candidate with an examination of the legal issues and challenges of the special education,program facing school administrators today. Prerequisite: All first semester requirements. (Themes I thru IV)|
GERO 499
Seminar In Gerontology
Integrate knowledge and hands-on experience obtained in a field setting. Conducted as a seminar in which students share their experiences and do problem solving. The instructor facilitates this process and provides information to enhance learning., Co-requisite: REHB 495, SOC 499, or PSY 499.|
REHB 126
Intro To Human Services
This course serves as an interdisciplinary orientation to the field of human services, including education, mental health, substance abuse, gerontology, disability, youth services, rehabilitation, and criminal justice. The history and philosophy of,human services, human services as careers, and function of human services agencies are explored with an emphasis placed on the reciprocal interactions between human service providers and their consumers.|
REHB 211
Paraeducators & Hum Ser Pract
This course serves paraprofessionals functioning as instructional assistants in the classroom and those providing home-health and long-term care services in a variety of settings. Knowledge and practical skills in the history of the profession; lega,l requirements and parameters; mental, physical, and emotional conditions affecting students and clients; roles and responsibilites; communication; effective strategies and techniques; and required tasks in a variety of work environments will form th,e basis of the course. Prerequisite: REHB 126. Venango Campus.|
REHB 227
Neuro Impair & Phys Disorders
Presents the major physical disabilities, the reaction of family and individuals to the disability, therapeutic procedures, rehabilitation services, and direct contacts with persons with disabilities. Prerequisite: REHB 126. Each semester on Clarion,Campus, and Fall Semester at Venango Campus.|
REHB 250
Human Relations Skills
Assists students in acquiring knowledge and skill in the performance of required tasks and/or roles of rehabilitative service staff in developing humanizing environments for persons with disabilities in various settings. Prerequisites: SPED 126.|
REHB 295
Field Experience
A half-time, full-semester field experience in selected programs. Focuses on assisting in the delivery of human/educational services to persons with disabilities. Prerequisites: Minimum of 45 semester hours and SPED 230, 235, and 245. Offered at Vena,ngo Campus only.|
REHB 296
Seminar For Rehb 295
This required companion course to REHB 295 will enable students to have the opportunity to come together to discuss their field experiences in a structured seminar setting. This will provide them with the opportunity to better understand and integra,te agency activities such as assessment, treatment planning, team meetings, case management, and therapeutic interventions. In addition, the students will be able to discuss and appreciate agency policies, procedures, and interpersonal communication,. Prerequisite: REHB 126, SPED 220, REHB 227, SPED 230, SPED 235.|
REHB 345
Sec Trans & Voc Serv
Examines issues and options relative to secondary educational and vocational services for the disabled. Prerequisites: REHB 227 and SPED 220. Each semester.|
REHB 370
Assmt in Human Serv & Rehab
This coursefeatures a practical hands-on approach to assessment with a variety of specific populations. Target groups include persons in need of human services, to include disadvantaged, developmental disabilities, mental health and substance abuse/,depedency disorders, and aging and child/adolescent populations. The course covers assessment fundamentals, standardized instruments for use with specific populatins and practical techniques and strategies, leading to the formulation of therapeutic,treatment plans. Prerequisities: REHB 126 and REHB 250.|
REHB 378
Sem for COOP 377 & REHB 295
This required companion course to COOP 377 and/or REHB 295 enables students to have the opportunity to discuss their field experiences in a structured seminar setting, providing them with the opportunity to better understand and integrate agency acti,vities such as assessment, treatment planning, team meetings, case management, and therapeutic interventions. In addition, the students will be able to discuss and appreciate agency policies, procedures and interpersonal communication. Prerequisite,: REHB 126, SPED 245, REHB 250.|
REHB 405
Substance Abuse
Participants study the physiological and psychosocial implication of drug or alcohol abuse, over-medication, and drug dependence, emphasizing intervention, advocacy, treatment, and prevention. Fall Semester.|
REHB 410
Prev & Trmt Stg Sub Abus
Participants engage in the study of societal pressures, attempts to prevent substance abuse, and treatment strategies along with the comparative analysis of efficacy. Prerequisite: REHB 405. Spring Semester.|
REHB 424
Field Exp In Rehb Sci
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REHB 430
Aging & The Human Services
This course will provide information related to older adult care management from the framework of human services systems. Concepts of client triage, assessment, planning, and brokering will be reviewed within the context of identifying problems asso,ciated with aging, identifying components of human services delivery systems, and case management skill development. Prerequisite: REHB 250.|
REHB 440
Prin of Psychiatric Rehb & Rec
This course introduces students to the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Inherent in this philosophy is the belief that every individual has the capacity for recovery and that desirable treatment systems build upon strengths and, encourage and support the involvement of persons in normative community living, learning and working situations. Prerequisite: REHB 126 and REHB 250.|
REHB 460
Models Of Hum Ser System
Analyzes the purposes, structure, and context of the entire network of human services delivery models in Pennsylvania with comparative reference to selected models outside of Pennsylvania. Prerequisite: REHB 227 and SPED 230. Fall, annually.|
REHB 465
Assessment
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REHB 470
Interven Strat Hum Serv & Rehb
This course features a practical hands-on approach to intervention and treatment with a variety of specific populations. Target groups include people with developmental disabilities, mental health and chemical dependency disorders, as well as the tre,atment of aging and adolescent populations. The course covers fundamental issues, knowledge and the practical application of applied strategies and techniques, including the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of therapeutic treatment plans.,Prerequisite: REHB 126, 250 and 370.|
REHB 475
Admin Rehb Deliv Systems
A study of the business and personnel aspects of functioning in and managing human service delivery systems. Examines organizing, operating, and managing human service systems relative to legal, economic, and personnel standards and practices. Prepar,es students to interact with legal, financial, and business experts in the operation and development of rehabilitation services. Prerequisite: REHB 460. Spring, annually.|
REHB 495
Fld Exp In Rehab Sci
A full-time, semester-long supervised experience that includes professional development experiences in community residential programs, vocational rehabilitation services, and MH/MR Base Service Units or similar social services. Prerequisites: REHB 46,0, 470, and 475. Each semester.|
REHB 496
Seminar For Rehb 495
This course will enable students involved in the REHB 495 Field Experience to have bi-weekly peer contact to assure that the qualitative experience involving knowledge and values are being appropriately integrated by the students. This type of semin,ar course is required by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education for students involved in fieldwork involving direct exposure to human service agencies and clients. It is designed to complement and enhance the supervised field experienc,e. Prerequisite: REHB 460, 475, 470.|
REHB 510
Group Processes In Rehab
Participants engage in the study of group development, dynamics, theory, leadership styles, participant roles, techniques, and evaluation of effectiveness as applied to rehabilitative services contexts.|
REHB 519
Stat Appl for Behavioral Sci
This course provides the statistical background necessary for research design and evaluation. Topics covered include scaling of data, descriptive statistics, probability, and statistical inference. Students will become familiar with statistical tec,hniques including correlations, chi-square, t-tests, analysis of variance, and simple regression. Students learn to compute statistics by hand and with the use of statistical software and web-applications.|
REHB 520
Research In Rehab Sciences
This course provides the essential knowledge and skills required to be both critical consumers and producers or research in rehabilitative sciences. Students are introduced to all phases of quantitative and qualitative research design, analysis, and, evaluation. Applicable ethical standards of practice as specified by the Council on Rehabilitation Education are emphasized throughout.|
REHB 530
Aging & The Human Services
This course will provide information related to older adult care management from the framework of human services systems. Concepts of client triage, assessment, planning, and brokering will be reviewed within the context of identifying problems asso,ciated with aging, identifying components of human services delivery systems, and case management skill development. Prerequisite: REHB 250.|
REHB 531
Impact Of Disabling Conditions
The impact of developmental disabilities as reflected in the function of individuals will be described. The course covers prenatal, perinatal, and postnatal concerns, as well as various physical disabilities, disabilities of aging, and interventions,. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Graduate Program|
REHB 537
Lifestyle & Career Devel
Participants engage in the analysis of economic, social, and psychological factors which define the context of educational, vocational, and personal decision-making; decision-making related to vocational development; the role of information in facili,tating decision-making; and the varieties of information, resources, and types of access available.|
REHB 538
Crisis Intervention In Rehb
This course provides professionals with information and skills to effectively assess and intervene in crisis situations involving clients, families, organizations and communities. Biannually|
REHB 540
Prin of Psychiatric Rehb & Rec
This course introduces students to the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. Inherent in this philosophy is the belief that every individual has the capacity for recovery and that desirable treatment systems build upon strengths and, encourage and support the involvement of persons in normative community living, learning and working situations. Prerequisite: REHB 126 and REHB 250.|