Fall 2020 Courses

CORE 205 - Introduction to Disability Studies

The social, political, economic, ethics/bioethical, technological and advocacy issues impacting persons with disabilities and their families. Supports professional development tutorials in community practicum.

L 01

Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:00 - 12:50 
Location: WEB

B 01

Day: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

T 01

Day: Wednesday
Time: 13:00-13:50
Location: WEB

Instructor

Gregor Wolbring
Patricia Desjardine 


L 02

Day: Wednesday
Time: 14:00 - 15:50 
Location: WEB

B 02

Day: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

T 02

Day: Wednesday
Time: 16:00-16:50
Location: WEB 

Instructor

Gregor Wolbring
Patricia Desjardine


CORE 209 - Disability Theory & Everyday Life

An overview of theories employed in community rehabilitation and disability studies.

L 01

Day: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9:30 - 10:45
Location: WEB

Instructor

Joanna Rankin


L 02

Day: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 11:00 - 12:15
Location: WEB

Instructor

Joanna Rankin


CORE 435 - Social Research in Disability, Health and Rehabilitation Disablement

An overview of research methods in community rehabilitation and disability studies. An introduction to the major design, analyses and knowledge transfer strategies in the field.

Prerequisite(s):24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) including at least one of Community Rehabilitation 205 or 209 or admission to BCR or BCR-C

Anti-requisite(s): Credit for Community Rehabilitation 435 and 425 will not be allowed. 

L 01

Day: Tuesday
Time: 11:00 - 13:45
Location: WEB

Instructor

Meaghan Edwards


L 02

WEB

Instructor

Meaghan Edwards


CORE 475 - Community Rehabilitation Practice and the Aging Process

Theoretical and practical issues as they relate to rehabilitation and community services for seniors with disabilities.

Prerequisite(s):24 units including at least one of Community Rehabilitation 205 and 207, or admission to BCR or BCR-C

L 01

WEB

Instructor

Tiffany Boulton


CORE 487 - Practicum in Rehabilitation Practice

Practical application of the basic principles of assessment, planning and intervention with individuals/groups. Supports professional development tutorials in community practicum.

Prerequisite(s):Community Rehabilitation 207 

T 01

Day: Monday (ALT WK)
Time: 16:00 - 17:50 
Location: WEB

B 01

Day: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Instructor

Patricia Desjardine 


T 02

Day: Monday (ALT WK)
Time: 16:00-17:50
Location: WEB

B 02

Day: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Instructor

Tiffany Boulton


CORE 542 - Ethics, Technology, Disability

This online course provides an in-depth view of the impact of bioethics on social policy, disability studies, disability research and the lives of disabled people. Furthermore, it links bioethics discussions to professional code of ethics.

Prerequisite: 54 units

L 01

WEB 

Instructor

Gregor Wolbring 


CORE 547 - Health Research, Emerging Technologies and Marginalized Groups

Provides an in-depth global outlook on new, envisioned and emerging sciences and technologies and their global impact on (a) disabled people and disability studies; (b) the concept and field of rehabilitation and identity of rehabilitation professionals; (c) the concept of health professionals. Also provides an understanding of how disability studies scholars and rehabilitation and health policy, systems and care delivery scholars and professionals can enrich the new, envisioned and emerging science and technology and governance of science and technology discourse.

Prerequisite(s):48 units.  

L 01

WEB

Instructor

Gregor Wolbring


CORE 553 - Health Foundations: Disability Across the Lifespan

Explores the concepts of community rehabilitation in the context of anatomy and physiology of disabling conditions and human development across the lifespan. Self-directed learning is based on case studies, exploring current literature, and online interactive group work and forum discussions.

Prerequisite(s):24 units.

L 01

WEB

Instructor

TBA


CORE 583 - Community Development in Community Rehabilitation

A study of management, practice and leadership issues for professionals working in community development and interdisciplinary teams, as well as in private, non-profit and public community-based organizations and businesses. Partnerships and community action are examined as components of rehabilitation practice.

Prerequisite(s):48 units.

L 01

Day: Thursday 
Time: 11:00 - 13:45
Location: WEB

B 01

Day: Thursday
Time: 14:00 - 14:50 
Location: WEB

Instructor

Meaghan Edwards


CORE 591 - Advanced Study Topics in Community Rehabilitation

Topic: Health & Disability Research Innovation 

Exploring how patients and persons with lived experience can become partners in transforming practice and research in community health and health care systems through innovative peer research. 


Prerequisite(s):54 units.

L 01

Day: MTWRF
Time: 9:00 - 1:50
Location: WEB

BLOCK WEEK COURSE (Aug 31 - Sept 4) 

B 01

Day: MTWRF
Time: 2:00 - 3:50 
Location: WEB

Instructor

Nancy Marlett


CORE 594 - Practicum I

Senior level program and management skills in partner agencies, associations and systems. Specifics to be negotiated with the student. Content on professional ethics will also be covered.

Prerequisite(s):54 units and enrolment in BCR, Minor in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Minor in Adapted and Therapeutic Physical Activity or Concentration in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies for Health and Society Majors in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program.

T 01

Day: Tuesday (ALT WK)
Time: 14:00 - 15:50 
Location: WEB

B 01

TBA 

Instructor

Joanna Rankin


T 02

Day: Tuesday (ALT WK)
Time: 14:00 - 15:50
Location: WEB

B 02

TBA

Instructor

Tiffany Boulton


CORE 597 - Practicum I in Community Rehabilitation for Distance Learners

Students will complete a project in the area of program or service development (e.g. needs analysis, developing funding proposals, program evaluation). In the seminars, students will be supported in the completion of agency-based program development. Content on professional ethics will also be covered.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the BCR-C distance program.

T 01

WEB

B 01

TBA

Instructor

Patricia Desjardine