2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jun 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY85580 - Disabilities, Law and Families

(2 units)
This course provides an overview of key concepts, including prejudice, stigma and discrimination against persons with disabilities, and statutes and case law on the civil rights of persons with disabilities as they relate to procreation, custody, parenting, and family life. Psychologists’ roles as consultants and providers in these contexts are explored. Specific legal issues are covered, including the IDEA, IEPs, early intervention laws, and California statutory requirements for mental health services for minors in special education.