PSYC 394

Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 1, 1998 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This independent study covers current trends and practices used in vocational rehabilitation of persons with physical and/or mental disability. Students review various physical and mental disabilities, implications for treatment and rehabilitation, and the services and organizations serving persons with disabilities.

Learning outcomes


  • Application of material to real world situations that benefit the vocational training of individuals with disabilities will be the primary focus of the course.
  • Applications of models of treatments will be required.
  • Historical and current trends in vocational training of individuals with disabilities will be studied.
  • Student learn the scientific approach to working to improve the environment to better support individuals with disabilities.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.