This is an exciting and innovative field in which service providers assist people in obtaining the skills, support and resources they will need to achieve success and satisfaction in their living, learning, working and social environments. The overall goals of this field are promotion of recovery, community integration, and improved quality of life for people coping with psychiatric disabilities. Graduates can transfer all of their credits to the UMDNJ–Kean University Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Psychology (Joint program with Kean University, Georgian Court University or Felician College).
What will students learn if they study Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment? Courses focus on imparting the knowledge, practical skills and attitudes needed to provide support and services to people with psychiatric disabilities in a variety of community settings that provide social, vocational, residential and case management services.