Sep 18, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REHAB 5655 - BENEFITS COUNSELING IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING

[1-3 Credits]
Basic tenets of benefits counseling in rehabilitation counseling will be further explored in this course. Students will gain knowledge and skills in working competently with Social Security Administration Benefits/Work incentives System (e.g., SSDI, SSI, PASS Plans, Trial Work Period, Ticket to Work, Extended Period of Eligibility), the Medicaid Waiver Program, Special Needs Trusts, and the Veterans Administration Pension/Benefits System. The ethical application of benefits counseling skills and resources in rehabilitation counseling serves as a core component of this course.