Committed to a Philosophy of Possibility

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (CRDS) is an interdisciplinary platform of academic inquiry. The CRDS delivers undergraduate and graduate programs in the domains of leadership development, community capacity building, innovation and multiple allies aimed at improving well-being of people with diverse abilities, promoting social change and building corresponding knowledge and theory.

Vision

Responsive, sophisticated and just understandings of people of diverse abilities.

Mission

Our mission is to generate research, education, policy and practice partnerships to improve well-being of people with diverse abilities.


Degree Routes Offer in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR)

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation (BCR) at the University of Calgary is an on-campus and distance program that attract students and working professionals from across Canada. The BCR is an interdisciplinary academic program that is uniquely designed to engage students in ways that integrate disability theory, advocacy, social justice in community practice that enhance the lives of individuals and families affected by disabling conditions and chronic heath concerns.  Students learn basic research and critical thinking skills needed to create and influence social policy, develop leadership capacity and foster innovative practices in partnerships with allies in their communities. Many students consider the community based practicum projects to be the highlight of their experience.

Graduate Programs in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Please refer to the Community of Health Science Website for program details

http://cumming.ucalgary.ca/gse/programs/community-health-sciences