The Department of Rehabilitation and Human Services
This program includes an emphasis in addiction counseling. Those seeking to meet the academic requirements to become a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) can do so through this program. Students should be aware that licensure is controlled by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, not the College of Allied Health Professions. Students who wish to pursue licensure should use the coursework listed below and consult with the academic requirements established by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
Bachelor of Science Degree
Major in Psychiatric Rehabilitation
|General Education Requirements
(See page 73) Students should consult with their advisors to determine if specific courses are necessary in order to satisfy the General Education requirements within this major.
|HS 345 Legal, Ethical & Professional Issues in the Human Services||3|
|*REHA 201 Introduction to Diversity in Counseling||3|
|REHA 301 Principles of Counseling and Group Theory||3|
|REHA 406 Assessment in Human Service and Addiction Programs||3|
|REHA 498 Internship||6|
|Rehabilitation-Addiction Counseling Emphasis|
|HS 335 Introduction to Counseling||3|
|HS 385 Behavioral Pharmacology and Human Services||3|
|HS 483 Introduction to Addiction Counseling||3|
|HTH 411 Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention||3|
|REHA 425 Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Co-Occurring Disorders||3|
|REHA 499 Capstone: Addiction Treatment Planning and Documentation||2|
A minimum of 12 credits—at least one course from each of the following areas—must be selected in consultation with the advisor.
|REHA 216 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, Addiction and
|REHA 418 Counseling for Loss and Bereavement||3|
|REHA 453 Case Management and Community Resources||3|
|REHA 498 Internship||6|
|PSYX 332 Adult Psychology.||3|
|PSYX 333 Psychology of Aging||3|
|PSYX 340 Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYX 370/371 Psychology of Learning w/Lab||4|
|*A&SC/WGSS 274 Women, Culture and Society||3|
|SOCI 344 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity||3|
|SOCI 380 Sociology of Health and Medicine||3|
|SOCI 382/PSYX 360 Social Psychology and Social Structure||3|
|Total minimum credits required for major||47|
|Restricted electives selected with advisor approval||6|
|Total minimum credits required for degree||120|
*May satisfy General Education requirements.
Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.
Suggested Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Rehabilitation
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students completing the four-year Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Rehabilitation degree program. Due to course schedule changes and staffing assignments, students may not be able to follow the plan exactly. Students should consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each semester.
|General Education Math|
|General Education w/Lab|
|REHA 498 (Community)|
The Student Learning Objectives for this program include:
1. Assess and evaluate community resources related to human service delivery
2. Apply ethical principles into the professional settings
3. Integrate general counseling theory and techniques into practice