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Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Illinois Institute of Technology

Mies (Main) Campus, Chicago, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    444
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months

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The mission of the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program is to prepare master’s degree students to perform a vital role as counselors who have specialized knowledge and skills for both mental health and rehabilitation service delivery. This includes the ability to serve persons with a diverse array of mental health or disability-related problems impacting the individual and the family, in a variety of clinical settings and with respect for the influences of multicultural factors such as culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. Students also receive specialized training in the vocational, educational, and personal adjustment of persons with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Course information A core of required graduate courses provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary to the field of rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Principles and practices are taught with an emphasis on: Psychiatric rehabilitation Counseling theory Individual and group counseling skills Assessment in rehabilitation and mental health counseling Diagnosis of mental disorders Evidence-based treatment of mental disorders Job placement Medical and psychosocial aspects of disability Human growth and career development Research methods