Rehabilitation Services Fieldwork Experiences


Fieldwork provides students with opportunities to demonstrate knowledge and skills gained in the classroom. Experiences in the field begin with observing and learning about agency (of choice) and job requirements, and then broadens to include direct engagement with consumers.

Fieldwork Course of Study

Fieldwork I (REH 401) is a 3-credit course designed for field-site learning. This course consists of a minimum of 200 contact hours in an approved setting and provides the student with an opportunity to “practice”, under supervision, the competencies developed in coursework. Typically, in-class work accounts for 40 contact hours that apply towards the required amount of contact hours. The student may work more hours for fewer weeks, or fewer hours for more weeks, to total a minimum 200 hours.

Fieldwork II (REH 402) is a 3-credit course designed for extensive and in-depth field-site learning. This course consists of a minimum of 200 contact hours in an approved setting. Typically, in class work accounts for 40 contact hours that apply towards the required amount of contact hours. The student may work more hours for fewer weeks, or fewer hours for more weeks, to total a minimum 200 hours.