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PDP 606 Rehabilitation of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilites

Course Outline

Instructor

Cheryl Gagne, Sc.D. cgagne@bu.edu | view instructor profile
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
940 Commonwealth Avenue West, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 353-3549
Fax: (617) 353-7700

Description

PDP 606, Rehabilitation of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities, will examine the essential principles and knowledge upon which the developing field of psychiatric rehabilitation is based. The course will expose students to application of psychiatric rehabilitation technology in mental health systems and programs. Emphasis is placed on professionals’ and consumers’ lived experience of rehabilitation. Students will acquire their knowledge of the field through lecture notes, assigned readings, and independent library research. Students will be expected to demonstrate their acquisition of knowledge through the completion of a written exam.

Goals

The course is designed to increase the student's understanding of the field of psychiatric rehabilitation. An emphasis is placed on the student's acquiring the knowledge base from which the techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation are being developed. Each student will be able to demonstrate his or his in-depth understanding of the facts, concepts, and principles underlying and guiding the growth of the field of psychiatric rehabilitation.

Required Texts

Anthony, W.A., Cohen, M.R., Farkas, M., & Gagne, C. (2002). Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Boston: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Anthony, W.A. & Spaniol, L.S. (1994). Readings in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Boston: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. (Available only on CD-ROM)

Spaniol, L.S., Gagne, C.A., & Koehler, M. (1997). Psychological and Social Aspects of Psychiatric Disability. Boston: Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

All three books are published by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Books can be ordered with course registration below.

Cost

Course enrollment for PDP 606 is $300, plus the cost of required books and shipping. Mental health consumers and their families are eligible for a 20% discount. Orders from agencies and organizations, including mental health agencies and consumer organizations, are not discounted.

Credits

This course, if passed with a 70% score or better, accrues 60 PDP Hours.

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You may register for the online course at any time and complete the course at any time—there are no time requirements at all.

Registration Cost : $300
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PDP 606 Online Course Registration ($300.00)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Second Edition ($79.95) view description
Readings in Psychiatric Rehabilitation on CD ($34.95) view description
Psychological and Social Aspects of Psychiatric Disability ($44.95) view description

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For more information about other distance learning options, contact:

Sue McNamara, MS, CRC, CPRP
Director, Professional Development Program
Phone: 617/358-2574
Fax: 617/353-9209
Email: suemac@bu.edu

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