Available: Summer 2021
Explores global perspectives of Community Based Rehabilitation as a strategy for equalization of health, education and social inclusion of persons with disabilities. Design, implement and evaluate CBR programs and examine basic CBR frameworks, health and disability policy, global partnerships, education and training strategies.
NOTE This course falls under a selection of courses with a focus on Interdisciplinary Studies in Global Health and Disability that will be offered only at the Bader International Study Centre.
PREREQUISITE Level 4 and a minimum GPA of 1.9 and registration at the BISC.
This course explores global perspectives of community based rehabilitation (CBR) as a strategy for equalization of opportunities, social inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities. It prepares students to design, implement and evaluate CBR programs for and with persons with disabilities internationally by using a gender sensitive and human rights based approach. Students will examine basic CBR concepts and frameworks, health and disability policy, global partnerships, education and training strategies, the World Health Organization CBR Guidelines as well as their application in a variety of CBR programs globally.