Learning Objectives

The Mental Health Counseling - Rehabilitation program has the following objectives:

  • To equip students with knowledge, skills, and experiences to empower persons with disabilities through the counseling process
  • To increase the student’s knowledge of the role and functions of rehabilitation counselors
  • To equip students with unique skills to provide effective rehabilitation counseling services within a cultural context
  • To enhance the student's knowledge of the needs and associated resources to meet the evolving needs of persons with disabilities
  • To prepare students to obtain professional licensure and certification in the profession of rehabilitation counseling
  • To prepare students to address professional issues in Rehabilitation Counseling through professional associations, publications, and professional development
  • To prepare students to work in a variety of public and private settings in the rehabilitation counseling profession