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This course provides a comprehensive foundation of theory, research, and practice relating to general and special psychological aspects of physical, mental, and emotional disabilities in American society. Includes medical, psychological, psychiatric, and employment-related as well as entitlement program-related definitions of disability and their ramifications; the impact of disabilities upon psychological growth and coping in individuals and families, societal attitudes toward disabilities, and prevention and treatment strategies and issues.

Current enrollment in the clinical psychology program or permission of instructor.

Program: Psychology

Credit: 3

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