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Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment, A.S. (Cumberland)

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment, AS


A joint Associate of Science Degree in conjunction with Rutgers University, Blackwood, NJ Campus. Psychosocial rehabilitation is a field of practice that promotes recovery, full community integration and improved quality of life for persons diagnosed with severe mental illnesses. Psychiatric rehabilitation services focus on helping individuals develop skills and access resources needed to increase the capacity to be successful and satisfied in the living, working, learning, and social environments.

The Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Treatment program is a cooperative program offered by CCC and Rutgers University. Students complete 31 pre-professional credits in general education and science courses at CCC. The professional course component is completed at Rutgers University, Blackwood, NJ Campus,

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

·         Assist in the rehabilitative care of people with severe mental illness in structured programs.

·         Demonstrate professional demeanor, behavior and attitudes.

·         Promote the processes of recovery and wellness.

·         Access wellness and recovery resources for personal and professional practice

·         Implement evidence-based rehabilitation interventions.

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
Graduates receive a joint degree from CCC and Rutgers. Program graduates are aligned into a dual bachelor of science degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology at Rutgers.
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​