Graduate Certificate in Job Development and Placement
The graduate certificate in job development and placement is ideal for a variety of professionals in state, federal, nonprofit, and community-based rehabilitation. Students delve into the social and cultural dimensions of rehabilitation counseling, as well as job development and job placement methods and techniques. The curriculum provides specialized experiential learning opportunities by integrating classroom course work with hands-on experience through a required 50-hour practicum.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits in required courses.
|CNSL 6130||Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities|
|or SPED 6230||Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities|
|CNSL 6163||Social/Cultural Dimensions-Cns|
|CNSL 6376||Foundations/Practicum: Rehabilitation and Case Management|
|CNSL 6380||Job Placement and Supported Employment|
In addition to the required coursework, students are required to complete a 50-hour supervised practicum in a vocational rehabilitation agency (public or community partner program) to gain job development and job placement experience. The practicum must be completed within one year from date of entry to the program in order for the student to complete all requirements in the allowed period and receive the certificate. Students should consult with the program coordinator and/or academic advisor prior to beginning the practicum.