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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SBS 315 - Social Psychology of Disability

This course will examine some of the social psychological issues associated with disability and the rehabilitation of individuals who have disabilities, with a focus on minimizing existing social, vocational, educational, and attitudinal barriers to individuals rather than on minimizing the impact of clients’ physical/mental differences within a normed environment. It will familiarize students with the points of view and the experiences of people from various social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds with a wide range of disabilities/abilities, towards enabling students to approach counseling as a means of expanding opportunities for their clients’ access to these opportunities, and empowering their clients to attain their goals.

Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Social & Behavioral Sciences

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