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Debra Homa

Online Vocational Rehabilitation Department Chair
Rehabilitation and Counseling

Office: 250C Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: 715/232-1113
Email: homad@uwstout.edu

Education

Courses Taught

  • REHAB-310 Vocational Evaluation
  • REHAB-398 Field Experience in Rehabilitation
  • REHAB-402/602 Management of Non-Profit Organizations
  • REHAB-410 Job Placement Processes
  • REHAB-488/688 Developing Collaborative Partnerships
  • REHAB-660 Rehabilitation in the Private Sector
  • REHAB-701 Foundations of Rehabilitation Online
  • REHAB-717 Occupational Analysis and Job Placement
  • REHAB-723 Procedures of Vocational Evaluation
  • REHAB-787 Internship in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • REHAB-708 Practicum in Rehabilitation Counseling

Professional Interests

  • Rehabilitation outcomes, with focus on employment outcomes
  • The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
  • Vocational evaluation and assessment
  • Job placement
  • Management of nonprofit organizations, with focus on rehabilitation leadership
  • Psychosocial aspects of disability
  • Multicultural issues in assessment, counseling, and clinical supervision
  • Vocational rehabilitation issues for persons with psychiatric disabilities
  • Applications of Cognitive Behavior therapy in rehabilitation counseling and psychiatric rehabilitation

Professional Organizations