Rehabilitation Therapy is a method which enables
A person to recover from functional limitations
After an injury, an illness or addiction.
Rehabilitation assists people to restore their
Mental, emotional, physical, social and vocational
Well being. Mental illness is also recovered with
The assistance of rehabilitation. Physical and
Occupational therapy has also included in
Certificate in Rehabilitation Counselling
Diploma in Special Education (Hearing Impaired)
Diploma in Special Education (Visually Handicapped)
Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation)
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Physical Therapy
Bachelor in Mental Retardation
Bachelor of Education (Hearing Impaired)
Bachelor of Education (Visually Handicapped)
Bachelor of Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
Master of Rehabilitation Therapy
Master of Occupational Therapy- Rehabilitation
Master of Science in Rehabilitation with Persons of Multiple Disabilities
10+2 with science subjects. The selection is usually made on the basis of entrance examinations conducted by the institute/university concerned. The duration of the bachelor’s degree course is 3-4 years.
National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad, Telangana
Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for the Physically Handicapped, New Delhi
All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai, Maharashtra
All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Mysore, Karnataka
Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR REHABILITATION THERAPY
Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems
Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR REHABILITATION THERAPY
Rehabilitation Therapists help people with a range of physical conditions recover effectively through various forms of physical exercise. Rehabilitation therapy is usually advised for people who are suffering due to accidents, diseases such as arthritis, and those recovering from surgeries, stroke, or paralysis. Often, rehabilitation specialists help people use their limbs or learn to walk again. They help patients recover by providing rehab massage and by creating rehabilitation plans.