Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Aug 09, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 8346 - Medical & Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

3 hrs
Overview of the medical aspects of major disabilities and their effects upon social, vocational, personal, and economic adjustment. Topics explored will include impact of biological and neurological mechanisms on disability; impact of discrimination and cultural factors relevant to those with disabilities; environmental, attitudinal and individual barriers; assistive technology to reduce/eliminate barriers and functional limitations; and classification, indications, and contraindications of commonly prescribed psychopharmacological medications for referrals and consultations.



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