The Consortium for Distance Education in Rehabilitation (CDER)
Online Access to Graduate Level Education in Rehabilitation Counseling
The CDER Project was implemented in 1999 by two CORE accredited degree-granting universities: San Diego State University (SDSU) and the University of North Texas (UNT). A central purpose was, and remains, to use distance learning strategies and adult learning principles to make high quality, CORE accredited, graduate level courses and the Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling accessible to qualified students throughout the United States, including the Territories and the Commonwealth, and other countries.
Provide rehabilitation professionals with knowledge and skills to assess assistive technology needs of individuals with disabilities and match those needs with appropriate adaptations, equipment, and/or resources to expand employment and related quality of life opportunities. (Formerly numbered Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education 585.)
Admission to rehabilitation counseling program or consent of instructor.
Interface of the individual and the environment covering disabilities from the perspective of each disability viewed in terms of functional capacities and rehabilitative services needed.
Prerequisites: Open to rehabilitation graduate students and practitioners.
Supervised internship in rehabilitation setting which involves application of rehabilitation counseling experiences. Maximum credit of nine units applicable to a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling or enrollment in the Rehabilitation Administration Certificate.
Completion of at least 24 units leading to Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling.