Fall 2021 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.
Course Hours:3 units; (2-1T-2)

L 01

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

Instructor: Dr. Gregor Wolbring

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B 01

TBA

T 01

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


CORE 209 - Disability in Theory and Everyday Life

An overview of theories employed in community rehabilitation and disability studies.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)

L 01

Day: Tuesday + Thursday 
Time: 9:30 - 10:45
Location: ST 147

Instructor: Dr. Joanna Rankin

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):24 units including at least one of Community Rehabilitation 205 or 209 or admission to BCR or BCR-C.
Antirequisite(s):Credit for Community Rehabilitation 435 and 425 will not be allowed.

 

L 01

Day: Tuesday
Time: 11:00 - 13:45
Location: ST 126

Instructor: Dr. Meaghan Edwards

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L 02

Day: Monday (Alternating Weeks)
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: Web

Instructor: Dr. Alan Santinele Martino

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):24 units including at least one of Community Rehabilitation 205 and 207, or admission to BCR or BCR-C.

L 01

Day: Wednesday (Alternating Weeks) 
Time: 18:00 - 19:00 
Location: Web

Instructor: Dr. Svetlana Shklarov

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (2T/2-8)
Prerequisite(s):Community Rehabilitation 207.

T 01

Day: Monday (Alternating Biweekly) 
Time: 16:00 - 17:50 
Location: SA 107 

Instructor: Dr. Patti Desjardine

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B 01

Practicum 


T 02

Day: Monday (Alternating Biweekly)
Time: 16:00 - 17:50 
Location: SA 109

Instructor: Dr. Katrina Milaney

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B 02

Practicum 


CORE 542 - Ethics, Technology, and Disability

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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):54 units.
Antirequisite(s):Credit for Community Rehabilitation 542 and either of 591.26 or 545 will not be allowed.

L 01

Day: Web
Time: Web
Location: Web 

Instructor: Dr. Gregor Wolbring

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):48 units.    
Antirequisite(s):Credit for Community Rehabilitation 547 and 591.28 will not be allowed.

L 01

Day: Web
Time: Web
Location: Web 

Instructor: Dr. Gregor Wolbring

Course Outline


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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):24 units.
Antirequisite(s):Credit for Community Rehabilitation 553 and either 557 or 591.34 will not be allowed

L 01

Day: Tuesday (Alternating Weeks)
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Web

Instructor: Dr. Svetlana Shklarov

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):48 units

L 01

Day: Thursday (Alternating Weeks) 
Time: 18:00 - 19:00 
Location: Web 

Instructor: Dr. Tiffany Boulton

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L 02

BLOCK WEEK (Aug 30 - Sept 3) 
Day: Monday - Friday 
Time: 9:00 - 4:00 
Location: SA 107

Instructor: Dr. Meaghan Edwards


CORE 591 - Advanced Study Topics in Community Rehabilitation

Advanced study topics in community rehabilitation.
Course Hours:3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):54 units.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT

L 01 - Topic: Criticial Disability Studies

This course provides an overview of Critical Disability Studies through the exploration of disability theory, social and political understandings of disability, power relations and the centrality of the experience of people with disabilities in the study and implementation of theory and advocacy.

BLOCK WEEK (Aug 30 - Sept 3) 
Day: Monday - Friday
Time: 9:00 - 4:00
Location: ST 128

Instructor: Dr. Alan Martino

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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.
Course Hours:3 units; (2T/4-10)
Prerequisite(s):54 units and admission to 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.
Antirequisite(s):Credit for Community Rehabilitation 594 and 589.01 will not be allowed.

Notes:Course needs to be taken in combination with Community Rehabilitation 595 in the same academic year
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T 01

Day: Tuesday (alternating every 4 weeks)
Time: 14:00 - 15:50 
Location: EDC 255

Instructor: Dr. Alan Martino

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B 01

Practicum 


T 02

Day: Tuesday (alternating every 4 weeks)
Time: 14:00 - 15:50
Location: EDC 284

Instructor: Dr. Tiffany Boulton

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B 02

Practicum 


T 03

Day: Tuesday (alternating every 4 weeks) 
Time: 14:00 - 15:50 
Location: EDC 278

Instructor: Dr. Joanna Rankin

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B 03

Practicum