Rehabilitation psychology course is related to psychological principles for healing of patients who have a disability due to injury or illness. The focus of this course is to address behavioral and mental health issues related to the injury or chronic condition that leads to disability and
Promote behavior for positive adaptation to disability.
Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or should have studied psychology as one of the subjects from a recognized University.
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Department of Psychology - University of Delhi
Ambedkar University (New Delhi)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar
Amity Institute Of Psychology And Allied Sciences, Noida
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (http://www.ignou.ac.in/)
Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Open University ,Telangana
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR REHABILITATION
To be successful in workplace rehabilitation, a broad range of skills is required, including vocational counselling, vocational assessment, vocational training and job placement, case management and co-ordination of services, injury prevention and management, and independent living planning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR REHABILITATION
Analyze information from interviews, educational and medical records, consultation with other professionals, and diagnostic evaluations, in order to assess clients' abilities, needs, and eligibility for services.
Arrange for physical, mental, academic, vocational, and other evaluations to obtain information for assessing clients' needs and developing rehabilitation plans.
Collaborate with clients' families to implement rehabilitation plans that include behavioral, residential, social, and/or employment goals.
Confer with clients to discuss their options and goals so that rehabilitation programs and plans for accessing needed services can be developed.
Confer with physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, and other professionals, in order to develop and implement client rehabilitation programs.