Number of weeks: 6
Required books?: Yes
Live video session?: No
Part of a certification or series of courses?: Yes (IFD Certification in Ministry with People with Disabilities)
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In this course, you will explore various life topics and experiences that people with disabilities face each day, including identifying the social needs of the people we serve, understanding the perspectives of the people we serve as well as the perspectives of their families, and managing the different policies and ethical issues we face as we serve people with disabilities. We will approach these topics through the quality of life model.
Learners are required to have the following book for this class.
- Quality of Life and Disability : An Approach for Community Practitioners by Ivan & Roy Brown
This course is eligible for 3.0 CEU.
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About the Instructor
Dorothy Kropf earned her Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Educational Technology. She has a Master’s degree in Human Services/Counseling with a concentration in Executive Leadership. She is currently the Director of Online Undergraduate Program for Life Pacific University and has been teaching and designing courses since 2007. Dorothy and her husband, Rene, live in Murrieta, California. They attend the Murrieta United Methodist Church. They have two grown sons and enjoy biking and watching British detective shows.