CHRIST (Deemed to University), Bangalore

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK

School of Business and Management

Syllabus for
MSW Human Resources Development and Management
Academic Year  (2023)

 
1 Semester - 2023 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH131 SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION Core Courses 2 2 50
SWH132 WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH133 WORKING WITH GROUPS Core Courses 3 2 100
SWH134 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS I Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH135 MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH141A MEDIA AND SOCIAL WORK Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH141B GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH141C SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH151 SKILL LAB - I Skill Enhancement Courses 3 2 50
SWH152 SERVICE LEARNING - I Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses 3 1 50
SWH181 FIELD WORK I INTERNSHIP Core Courses 14 7 100
2 Semester - 2023 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH231 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH232 WORKING WITH COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL ACTION Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH233 SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION AND NGO MANAGEMENT Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH234 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS II Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH235 HRM AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE Core Courses 2 2 50
SWH241A SOCIAL WORK IN CORRECTIONAL SETTING Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH241B SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH241C SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH251 HR SKILL LAB II Skill Enhancement Courses 30 2 50
SWH252 SERVICE LEARNING - II Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses 3 1 50
SWH281A FIELD WORK II INTERNSHIP Core Courses 43 9 125
SWH281B CROSS CULTURAL FIELD STUDY Core Courses 50 1 25
SWH282 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - I Core Courses 3 2 50
3 Semester - 2022 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH331 DATA ANALYSIS FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH332 LABOUR LEGISLATION AND COMPLIANCE Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH333 COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH334 HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH335 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH341A COUNSELING AND EAP Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH341B SOCIAL WORK WITH EMERGENCIES Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH341C SOCIAL WORK WITH THE ELDERLY Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH351 HR SKILL LAB III Skill Enhancement Courses 3 2 50
SWH352 SERVICE LEARNING - III Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses 3 2 50
SWH381 FIELD WORK III INTERNSHIP Core Courses 43 9 150
SWH382 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - II Core Courses 3 2 50
4 Semester - 2022 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH431 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND GREEN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH432 LEGISLATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEE RELATIONS Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH433 NEGOTIATIONS AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH434 STRATEGIC HRM AND IHRM Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH435 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - II Core Courses 3 2 50
SWH441A MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT AND REHABILITATION Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH441B FINANCIAL AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH441C SOCIAL WORK IN SUBSTANCE AND BEHAVIOURAL ADDICTIONS Discipline Specific Elective Courses 3 2 50
SWH451 HR SKILL LAB - IV Skill Enhancement Courses 3 2 50
SWH452 SERVICE LEARNING - IV Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses 3 2 50
SWH471 PRACTICE SEMINAR Skill Enhancement Courses 1 1 50
SWH481 FIELD WORK IV INTERNSHIP Core Courses 40 10 150
SWH482 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - III Core Courses 3 2 50
    

    

Introduction to Program:

MSW- Human Resource Development and Management (MSW HRDM) is a programme offered by the Dept. of Social Work. It prepares the students to build careers in the HR departments of industries, hospitals, NGOs and other organizations. This two-year course blends the core areas of the field with the emerging trends in the Management of Human Resources. The curriculum carries some of the foundational and methods papers related to human behaviour, helping processes, development, health and human resource. Curriculum engages students on core areas of Human Resources Management related to acquisition, performance management, labour relations, compensation, management and development of human resources including areas such as employee empowerment and engagement, employee support and assistantship programmes, corporate social responsibility, work life balance and management, personal and laws related to family and children. An optimal mix of theory and practice orientation is provided in this course. The onus of the curriculum besides knowledge sharing and knowledge creation is on creativity, critical thinking and skill development. An equal weightage is given both to classroom work as well as field-based learning. Across the four semesters students will participate in skill development workshops. Apart from practice skills the students will become familiar with technical skills in areas such as Excel, SAP, SPSS as well as other analytical software.

Programme Outcome/Programme Learning Goals/Programme Learning Outcome:

PO1: Exhibit knowledge, skills and attitudes to function in Human resource management, Industrial relations, and Corporate social responsibility fields

PO2: Practice social work values and ethics in corporates and other organizations

PO3: Demonstrate the Integration of welfare, development and empowerment paradigms to uphold labour rights

PO4: Demonstrate proficiency in adhering to?legal compliances, ethical expectations, and socially relevant policies

PO5: Exhibit critical engagement with communities under the Corporate Social Responsibility mandate

Assesment Pattern

 Total Marks: 50 

Total hrs: 2 

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                                                6*5=30

Section B                                                                                                         

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).                                                              2*10=20

Examination And Assesments

 Total Marks: 50 

Total hrs: 2 

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                                                6*5=30

Section B                                                                                                         

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).                                                              2*10=20

 

Assessment of Electives.

Total Marks: 50

This paper has no end semester examination. Teacher in charge of the paper evaluates based on the components given below and produce internal marks.

 

CIA I- 10 marks (Assignment)

CIA II- 25 marks (Mid Sem Exam) 

CIA III- 10 marks (Assignment)

  Attendance: 5 marks (As per University norms)

Assessment of Social Work Research Methods III

Course Code: SWH353                                                                                          Total Marks: 50

 

This paper has no end semester examination. Teacher in charge of the paper evaluates the performance of the students based on the components given below and produce internal marks.

 

CIA I- 10 marks (Practical Exam1)

CIA II- 25 marks (Practical Exam II) 

CIA III- 10 marks (Practical Exam III)

Attendance: 5 marks (As per University norms)

Assessment of Skill Lab

Course Codes: SWH151P, SWH251P, SWH351P                                      Total Marks: 50

                                                                                                                       

This paper has no end semester examination. The teacher in charge of this paper will assess the knowledge on various skills through written examination (short notes/multiple choices) designed by the teacher and approved by the staff committee. The demonstration of the skills will be assessed by minimum of two teachers from the department.

 

Knowledge Assessment - 22 Marks

 Skills Demonstration      - 23 Marks 

Attendance: 5 marks (As per University norms)

Assessment of Practice Seminar 

Course Code: SWH471                                                                                        

This paper has no end semester examination or marks. This paper has only grades based on the assessment made by minimum of two teachers.

 

Categories of grades are the following.

 

Marks

Grades

 

 

 

 

75 and above

Excellent (Grade A)

 

60-75

Good (Grade B)

 

 

 

 

50-60

Average (Grade C)

 

 

 

 

Less than 50

Needs improvement (Grade D)

 

 

 

 

Assessment of Service Learning

Course Code: SWH152, SWH252, SWH352,          SWH452         

            

This paper has no end semester examination. Evaluation of the paper is distributed throughout the semester as the students plan their service learning in any locality. Students will have to work closely with their mentors. Every semester students will be evaluated and grade will be given based on their performance. 

Orientation about the project starts in the first semester. The student will submit a report in the fourth semester on a date informed by the department and present before a panel of examiners. The evaluation criteria will be developed by the department.

Categories of grades are the following.

 

Marks

 

Grades

 

75 and above

 

Excellent (Grade A)

 

60-75

 

Good (Grade B)

 

 

 

 

 

50-60

 

Average (Grade C)

 

 

 

 

 

Less than 50

 

Needs improvement (Grade D)

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment of Internships / Rural Camp 

Course Codes: SWH181, SWH281, SWH381, SWH481                                   Total Marks: 600 

This paper has end semester viva voce examination in all semesters.

 

Students have to submit all the reports mentioned in the structure of internship manual on the specific time. Students will have a viva voce at the end of each semester. Internal examiners will do mid internship evaluations at the end of January month for internships II and Internship IV (Two Months).

  

Semesters

Duration

Evaluation criteria

 

Marks

I

Rural Camp + One month Internship

Placement in NGO/ Community/ Health Settings.

 Learning contract, attendance, Attendance report and Weekly report (10%)

Case work (10%)

Group work intervention (10%)

Organizational study (10%)

Rural Camp (10%)

End semester Viva Voce examination (50%)

100

 

 

 

 

II

Two months Internship

Placement in HR Department/ CSR

Learning Contract, Attendance Report and Weekly Report, Organisational Study (Structure of the HR department, functions) (10%)

5 Case Studies (30%)

Action Projects/ Mini Projects (10%

End semester Viva Voce examination (50%)

200

 

 

 

III

One month Internship

 

 

 

 

 

Placement in HR Department/ CSR

Learning Contract, Attendance Report and Weekly Report, Organisational Study (Structure of the HR department, functions) (10%)

3 Case studies - 30%

Mini Research- 10%

 End semester Viva Voce examination (50%)

100

 

IV

Two Months Internship

Placement in HR Department/ CSR

Learning Contract, Attendance Report and Weekly Report, Organisational Study (Structure of the HR department, functions) (10%)

5 Case Studies (30%)

Action Projects/ Mini Projects (10%

End semester Viva Voce examination (50%)

200

 Assessment of Social Work Research Project I

Course Code: SWH282                                                                                   Total Marks: 50

 

This paper has only internal assessments. 

CIA I- Formulation of Research Problem (20%)

CIA II- Assessment of Literature review through a presentation (25%).

CIA III- Proposal submission and presentation (50%).

Attendance:  (05%)

Assessment of Social Work Research Project II

Course Code: SWH382                                                                                         Total Marks: 50 

Each student has to submit the bounded research project at the end of third semester on the date informed by the department. 

50% of marks is given for thesis writing and 50% is given for project defense which will be conducted at the end of third semester.

Assessment of Social Work Research Project III

Course Code: SWH482                                                                                         Total Credit: 2 

Students are encouraged to participate, present, and publish the research findings during the course time. Students will get 2 Credits for this course.  

Presentation – 1 Credit

Publication - 1 Credit

  

SWH131 - SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:2
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This is the foundational paper that introduces students to the profession of Social Work.  It includes the philosophical, ideological, and religious foundations of the profession. It highlights how social work has come to be called a profession. In this paper, all the fields in which social work can be practiced are introduced.

 

1.   To help students understand the history and evolution of the Social Work Profession.

2.   To understand the philosophy, goals, ideals, and ethics of professional social work.

3.   To develop insight into the ideologies which have shaped professional social work

4.   To understand the field of social work practice.

Course Outcome

CO1: Demonstrate proficiency in the history and evolution of the Social Work Profession in the west and in India

CO2: Critique and differentiate professional social work, social service, charity, volunteerism, and allied concepts

CO3: Exhibit knowledge of the philosophy, goals, ideologies, and ethics of professional social work in the modern context.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Evolution of Social Work as Profession
 

Evolution of Social work as a profession in west. Attributes and Professionalization of Social Work, organized and scientific charity. Nature, Scope, Objectives, Philosophy, Goals, and Values and Ethics of Social Work. Functions and Principles of Social Work, Methods of Social Work. Understanding Social Work in view of Social Service, reforms, welfare, Security, Justice, development, empowerment and Volunteerism.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Ideologies guiding Social Work Profession
 

Social Services traditions and religious roots of Charity and Philanthropic approach towards person in need. Gandhian Ideologies, Human rights, Neo-liberalism and globalization, privatization Postmodernism, Feminism, Resurgence  of  the  civil  society,  Multiculturalism,  Ideology  of sustainable  and  people-centered  development,  Ideology  of  action groups  and  social  movements,  Ideology of  voluntary action  non-government organizations.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Professional Social Work in India
 

Milestones of Indian social work practices, Social work education- scope, status and prospects and challenges to social work education and practice in India and special reference to Karnataka. Fields of Social work practice. Indigenous measures of Social Work Practice.   Professional Associations of Social work and Professionalization of social work  in India and Abroad

Text Books And Reference Books:

Banks, S. (1995). Ethics and values in social work. Hound Mills: MacMillan Publishers.

Compton, B. R. (1980). Introduction to social welfare and social work. Illinois: The Dorsey Press.

Gore, M.S. (1965). Social work education. New Delhi: Asia Publishing House.

Madan, G. (1967). Indian social problems: Social disorganization & reconstruction. Bombay: Allied Publishers.

Shaw, I., & Lishman,  J.  (1990). Evaluation and social work practice. London: Sage publishers.

Singh R.R. (1985).Fieldwork in social work education (ed). New Delhi: Concept Publishers.

Stroup, H.H. (1960). Social work education – An introduction to the field. New Delhi:      Eurasia Publishing.

Vedi, D. (1990-91). Social reforms movement in India: Historical perspective. India: Popular Prakashan.

Wadia, A. & Hormasji, N. (1968). History and philosophy of social work in India (2nd ed).          Bombay: Allied publishers.

Rao,  MSA (2018) Social Movements in India. Manohar, New Delhi

John Tomlinson (2018)  Globalization & Culture. Rawat Publication New Delhi

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Batra, N. (2004). Dynamics of social work in India. New Delhi: Raj Publishing.

House, B. (2006). Values & ethics in social work: An introduction. London: Routledge publication.

Bhattacharya, S. (2004). Social work: An integrated approach. New Delhi: Deep &Deep Publications. 

Chris, L. C. (2000). Social work ethics: Politics, principles and practice. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Crawford, K. (2004). Social work and human development: Transforming social work practice.  Exeter: Learning Matters.

Desai, M. (2004). Methodology of progressive social work education. Jaipur: Rawat.

            Publication.

Desai, M. (2004). Ideologies and social work: Historical and contemporary analyses. Jaipur: Rawat. Publication.

Horner, N. (2006). What is social work? Context and perspectives. London: Routledge     publication.

National Association of Social Workers (2000). Policy statements 2000-2003, Social work           speaks. National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements 2000-    2003. New        York: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Payne, M. (2007). What is professional social work? Jaipur:Rawat Publications.

381Pease, B. (1999).Transforming social work practice: Postmodern critical perspectives polity press. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.

Morales, A. (2004). Social workBoston: Pearson Education.

Timms, N. (1970).Social work. London: Routledge publishers.

World Bank (2005). Putting social development to work for the poor: An OED review of world bank activities. New York: World Bank.

 

Evaluation Pattern

End semester examination

Total Marks: 50 

Total hrs: 2 

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                    6*5=30

Section B

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).    2*10=20



 

SWH132 - WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: Social Casework is one of the three primary methods of social work. Practitioners commonly call this method as working with individuals (Casework). It is the basis for all the other methods. This paper gives a foundational aspect of this method that orients the students about the comprehensive nature and its effectiveness in practice.

 

Course Objectives

 

  1. To understand casework as a method of social work 
  2. To understand the scope of social casework practice.
  3. To comprehend and apply the values and principles while working with individuals.

Course Outcome

CO1: Comprehension of casework as a method of social work as well as understanding the foundations of working with individuals

CO2: Comprehension of social casework practice and its scope in the current changing psychosocial situations of individuals.

CO3: Understand the Process and approaches, tools, and techniques of case work practice.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Social Work with Individuals
 

Emergence and development of social work with individuals as a method.  Philosophical assumptions and values of social casework. Principles and Components of Social case work. Similarities and differences between Social case work, Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Process & Approaches of working with individuals and families
 

Social case work process: psychosocial study, diagnosis, treatment,evaluation,terminationandfollow-up.transferenceandcountertransference. family dynamics sourcesofinformation:homevisitandcollateralcontacts.  diagrammaticpresentation: Genogramand Ecomap.

Basic understanding of approaches commonly uses in social workProblemsolvingapproach,Solutionfocusedapproach,StrengthBasedApproach,Psychosocialapproach,Behavioralapproach,Functionalapproach,Crisisinterventionand Eclecticapproach

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Case Work Intervention- Tools / Techniques/Skills
 

Ventilation, Reassurance, Reflective thinking, Motivation, Support, Interpretation, Education, Insight, Suggestion,

Enhancing Social Support, Environmental Modification, Resource mobilization, Resource   Utilization, Advocacy, Reinforcement, Limit Setting, Confrontation, Renewing Family Relationships, Externalization, Universalisation, Spirituality

 Skills Training: Assertiveness Skills, Social Skills, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationship Skills, Coping with Emotions

Case Work Recording: Principles, Formats: Session wise (Note Taking), Verbatim, Summary

Text Books And Reference Books:

Bhattacharya,S.(2003).Socialworkanintegratedapproach.NewDelhi:Deep&DeepPublications Pvt. Ltd.|

Dean,H.&Hepworth,R.H.(2010).Theoryandskillsinsocialwork.NewDelhi:CengageLearningIndiaPrivate limited.

Hepworth,D.,Ronald,H.,Rooney,G.&Gottfried,K.(2017).DirectSocialWorkPractice:Theoryand Skills. Boston, MA: CengageLearning.

Mathew,Grace.(1992). Anintroductiontosocialcasework.Mumbai: TISS

Perlman, H. (1957). Social Casework: A Problem-Solving Process. Chicago: University ofChicagoPress.

 

Upadhyay,RK.,(2003).Socialcasework:atherapeuticapproach.NewDelhi:RawatPublications.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Beistek Felix (1957). Case Work Relationship. Chicago: Loyola University Press.

Lindsay, T. (2013). Social Work Intervention. London: SAGE/Learning Matters.

 

Walsh,J.(2013).TheoriesforDirectSocial Work Practice.Belmont, Calif:Cengage

Evaluation Pattern

Total marks 50

Hours 2

Question paper pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions                                                              6*5=30

Section B

Answer any TWO from three questions                                                              2*10=20

 

 

SWH133 - WORKING WITH GROUPS (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:100
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course introduces social group work as amethod and practice related to the strengths, capacities and resources of individuals within groups. The course also attempts to develop skills for intervention in order to help to alleviate critical social problems and enhance group well-being.

 1.   To appraise the importance of groups in the life of an individual.

2.   To identify the specific characteristics of group work and its contributions as a method of social work intervention.

3.   To create an understanding about various concepts, group formation, dynamics, approaches and theories in relation to all types of groups.

Course Outcome

CO 1: Appraise the importance and demonstrate proficiency in examining the specific characteristics of group work.

CO2: Demonstrate an understanding of various concepts, group dynamics, theory and developmental stages

CO3: Evaluate Working with the Groups effectiveness and apply a variety of group approaches and theories for group interventions in all types of groups.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Introduction to working with groups
 

Concept and Definition of Social Group Work, Characteristics of Social Group Work, Values in Social Group Work, Principles in Social Group Work, Assumptions underlying Social Group Work and philosophy of Social Group Work; Factors of group formation, Formulation of goals and identification of problems for work. Stages of group development. 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Theories and models of working with groups
 

Theories applicable to group work practice; Models in group work practice;  Applications  of  group  work  in  community development  centers,  children's  institution,  hospitals,  correctional settings, schools and industries; Scope and application of group work in relation to other social work methods. 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Phases and dynamics of Group Work Practice
 

Pre-group and initial Phase, Formulation of objectives and programme planning, Implementation, Evaluation, Termination and follow up; Importance of group processes, Bond, Sub-groups, Role, Leadership, Isolation, Decision making, Contagion, Conflict, Communication; Skills and Techniques for effective work with group/problem solving; Group Games.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Bhattacharya, S. (2003). Social work an integrated approach. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd.

Dean H. Hepworth, R. H. (2010). Theory and skills in social   work.   New   Delhi: Cengage Learning India Private limited.

Garvin, C. D., Galinsky, M. J., & Gutierrrez, L. M. (2007). Handbook of social work with groups.  New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

Mishra, P., & Mishra, B. (2008). Social group work: Theory and practice. Lucknow: New Royal Book Company.

Siddiqui, H. (2008). Group work: Theories and practices. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Daniel, L. (2007). Group dynamics for teams. Los Angeles: Sage Publication.

Konopka, G. (1983 3rd Ed.), Social group work a helping process. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Lindsay, T., & Orton, S. (2008). Group work practice in social work. UK: Learning Matters Ltd.

Lupe, A.-C., & Randy, A. C. (2009). Group work: A practical guide to developing groups in agency settings. New Jercy: Wiley.

Mark, D. (2006). Using group work. New York: Routledge.

Rameshwari Devi and Ravi Prakash.( 2004). Social work methods, perspectives and practices. Jaipur: Mangal Deep Publications.

Rich, R., Bender, D., & Kimberly. (2009). An experiential approach to group work. Chicago: Lyceum Books.

Trecker, H. B. (1955). Group work foundations & frontiers. New York: Whiteside Inc & William Morrow & Co.

Trecker, H. B. (1970). Social group work: Principles & practice. New York: Association Press.

Zastrow, C. H. (2010). The practice of social work: A comprehensive work text. USA: Brooks/Cole.

Evaluation Pattern

Total Marks: 50

Total hrs: 2

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7)                                                                6*5=30

Section B

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3)                                                             2*10=20

SWH134 - SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS I (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Social work research course covers the entire process of research, including research methods/ techniques, concepts, variables, hypotheses, and Report writing. The procedures used while drawing samples and the construction of research tools are also part of this paper.

 

  1. To familiarize students with basic concept of social work research as a method of social work.
  2. To formulate research questions for the dissertation
  3. To formulate research proposals for dissertation

Course Outcome

CO1: Demonstrate proficiency in all the concepts and processes involved in social work research

CO2: Demonstrate proficiency in academic writing

CO3: Demonstrate ability to independently write a research proposal

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Introduction to Social Work Research
 

Social work Research: Definition, concepts (Theory -Inductive and Deductive, Data, variables), objectives, Types of research, Scope of social work Research, Social work research process, Research Design.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Sampling and Data Collection
 

Population and Sampling: Concepts- Types of Sampling, Sampling Size, Errors in sampling.

Data Collection: Primary and Secondary data collection methods.

Questionnaire design: process of designing questionnaire. Secondary data collection: Scoping review and Review of Literature.

Measurement and Scaling Techniques: Basic measurement scales. Attitude measurement scale.

Problem Formulation in research. Hypothesis: Introduction, Type I Error, Type II Error, Basics of Analysis.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Report writing and Presentation
 

 Report writing: Importance of report writing, types of research report, report structure, guidelines for effective documentation. Referencing styles, Plagiarism, Citation and paraphrasing.  Writing Social work Research Article, Social Work Research Proposals and Reports

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Burns, R.B (2002) Introduction to Research Methods. New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Babbie, E. R. (201s4). The basics of social research(6th ed.). New Delhi: Cengage Learning.

Doane, D. P., & Seward, L. E. (2013). Applied statistics: In business and economics. New Delhi: McGraw-Hill Education.

Gravetter. F. (2013). Statistics for the behavioral science (9th ed). Andover: Cengage learning.

Jefferies, J., & Diamonds, I. (2001).  Beginning statistics: An introduction for social scientists. London: Sage Publication.

Lal Das, D. K.  (2000). Practice of social research: Social work perspective. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Aggarwal, B M. (2014). Essentials of business statistics. New Delhi: Ane Books.
Sharma, J. K. (2013). Business statistics. New Delhi: Pearson.
Smith, R. S. (Roger Shipley). (2013). Doing social work research. New Delhi: Rawat     Publications.

Evaluation Pattern

ASSESSMENT OF THEORY PAPERS

Two patterns are designed for the exam. The final exam pattern will be decided based on the situation at that point of time.

Pattern for on Campus Exam

Total Marks: 50

Total hrs: 2

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                                                  6*5=30

Section B                                                                                                        

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).                                                               2*10=20

 

 

Or      

                                                        Pattern for Online Exam

Total Marks: 50

Total hrs: 1 Hour

Question Pattern

Section A

Multiple choice questions.                                                                                           30*1=30

Section B

 

Viva                                                                                                                             4*5=20

 

SWH135 - MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: The students of social work will understand the concept of Management. In this course students learn different functions of management such as planning, organizing, coordinating, staffing, leading, controlling processes. This course familiarises students with the theories related to organizational behaviour. The course also helps students to understand individual behaviour and group behaviour of the organization. This paper gives them the necessary background about motivation, theories, and leadership

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Course Objectives:

1.     To understand the nature and functions of management.

2.     To familiarise students with the genesis of OB.

3.     To understand the concept of motivation as delineated in various theories.

Course Outcome

CO1: Comprehend the nature and functions of management.

CO2: Demonstrate the knowledge of human behavior in the workplace.

CO3: Apply interpretative and application skills related to the different theories of motivation

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Introduction to Management
 

Management: Introduction, nature, purpose, and functions: Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading, Coordinating and Controlling

Planning: Nature of planning, planning process, objectives, MBO, strategies, level of strategies, policies, methods and programmes, planning premises, decision making, the process of decision making, types of decisions, techniques in decision making.

Organizing: Organization structure. Chain of command, the span of control, delegation, decentralization, and empowerment.

Types of Organizations: Formal and Informal; Functional, Divisional, Geographical, Customer-based and Matrix organizations; virtual organizations.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Organization Behaviour
 

Definition and scope-approaches to Organizational Behaviour- Elements of Organizational Behaviour- Hawthorne studies-classical and modern approaches to Management- Human Relations movement and Behavioural systems approach to OB.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Motivation
 

Meaning of   Motivation, Motivation-Traditional Theories of work

Motivation; Maslow’s hierarchy of needs - Herzberg Two Factor theory, Aldermen’s ERG Theory, McClelland Achievement Motivation theory, McGregor ‘s Theory X-and Theory Y, Vroom ‘s Expectancy/Valence Theory-The Porter and Lawler Model-Adam ‘s Equity Theory of work Motivation.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Bhattacharyya Dipik Kumar. (2014). Organizational behaviour. New Delhi; Oxford University Press.

Gupta, Ananda Das. (2014). Organizational behaviour design, structure and culture. Delhi: Biztantra.

King, D., & Lawley, S. (2012). Organizational behaviour. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Luthans, F. (2011). Organizational behaviour (12th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill International.

Robbins, Judge and Vohra (2012).  Organizational behaviour. New Delhi: Pearson.

Robbins, S. P., Judge, T.A. & Vohra, N. (2012). Organizational behaviour, Pearson.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Luthans (2011). Organizational behaviour. 12/e, McGraw Hill International

Raisa Arvinen-Muondo. (2013). Organizational behaviour: People, process, work and human resource management. London: Kogan Page.

Schermerhorn, J. R & Osborn, R. N. (2012). Organizational behaviour (12th ed.).New Delhi Wiley.

Seijts, Gerard H. (2006). Cases in Organizational behaviour. New Delhi: Sage.

Singh,Kavita.(2010). Organizational behaviour: Text and cases. New Delhi: Perason Publication.

Thomas Kalliath, Paula Brough, Michael O'Driscoll,   Manimala  &  Oi-Ling Siu (2011). Organizational behaviour: A psychological perspective. Australia: McGraw-Hill.

Weber, Emma, Phillips, Patricia Pulliam &; Phillips, Jack J. (2016). Making change work: How to create behavioural change in organizations to drive impact and ROI.  London:  Kogan Page.

Evaluation Pattern

PATTERN FOR END SEM EXAM

 

Total Marks: 50

Total hrs: 2

 

End Sem Question Pattern for Core, Specialisation, Elective

 

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7). 6*5=30

Section B

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3). 2*10=20

SWH141A - MEDIA AND SOCIAL WORK (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Media has become an indispensable tool for a social workpractitioner in today‘s scenario where collective representations are necessary to high light pressing social issues and mark contemplative positive reforms. From a larger perspective the student gets to know the role of the media in resisting or bringing forth a social change and to induce social action wherever and whenever applicable. This paper consists of practical, descriptive and conceptual knowledge to promote understanding and develop skills to align media with a social prism

  1. To understand the basics of media and its various forms.
  2. Give in-depth knowledge of the process of print media and documentary making.

Course Outcome

CO1: Strategise and develop media for behaviour change in the community

CO2: Employ community participation in production of appropriate media to impact social change.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Media and Social work
 

Media Basics, Interface  of  Media  with  Social  Work; Different  mediums of messaging-Folk/Traditional  (folk  art,  painting,  clay  modelling)  and Modern (collage/posters, wealth from waste concepts, digital imaging), Community radio.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Print and Photography
 

Constructing   a   message-Slogan,   Caption,   Prose   and   Poetry, Investigative Journalism style of reporting (5W‘s and 1H and Inverted Pyramid) on   social   issues;   Photojournalism   and   conceptual photography.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Documentary Making
 

Preproduction-concept and scriptwriting; Production-camera, lighting and sound; Postproduction-rerecording, voice-over and editing.

Text Books And Reference Books:

Mathur, K. B.  (1994). Communication for development and social change. New Delhi: Allied Publications.

Melkote, S.. R., & Steeves, H. Leslie. (2001). Communication for development in the third world: theory and practice for empowerment (2nd ed.). New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Modi, B. (2007). Designing messages for development. New Delhi: Sage Publications.

Mollison, M. (1996). Producing videos: A complete guide. Australia: Allen and Unwin.

Raghavan, G. N. S. (2004). Development and communication in India: Elicit growth and mass deprivation. New Delhi: Gian Publishing House

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Capila, A. (2001). Images of women in the folk songs of Garhwal Himalayas. New Delhi: Concept Publishers.

Joseph, D. (1990). The dynamics of mass communication. London: McGraw-Hill.

 Mcquail, Denis. (1994). Mass communication theory: An introduction (3rd ed.). London: Sage Publication.

Yadav, J. S., & Mohnot, A. (1983). Advertising and social responsibility (Vol. 1), Content analyses. New Delhi: Dept of Communication Research

Evaluation Pattern

 

 
 

 Total Marks: 50 

Total hrs: 2 

Question Pattern

Section A

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                                               6*5=30

Section B                                                                                                         

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).                                                            2*10=20

                    

                    CIA I- 10 marks (Assignment)

CIA II- 25 marks (Mid Sem Exam)

CIA III- 10 marks (Assignment)

Attendance: 5 marks (As per university norms)

SWH141B - GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The course will critically examine how development processes affect women and men and gender relations. The course will provide theoretical and practical experience in gender and development.

 

1. To understand the concepts, approaches and strategies related to gender and development.

 

2. To familiarise the practices and issues related to gender and development.

 

3. To understand the linkages of Gender and Development from regional, national and international perspectives.

 

Course Outcome

CO1: Demonstrate an understanding of the various concepts, approaches and strategies related to gender and development.

CO2: Illustrate the practical issues and practices related to gender and development.

CO3: Relate and modify the linkages of Gender and Development from Regional, National and International perspectives

CO4: Exhibit a critical awareness of gender equity.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Gender and Development: Introduction
 

Concept, Approaches and Strategies. Gender Analysis. Gender-sensitive Planning and Policy Making. Gender appraisal of Development programmes and Research projects.  Third Gender: Concept, Policy and Issues

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Gender and Development :Practices and Issues
 

Gender Audit and Gender Budgeting. Gender Mainstreaming.  Contemporary issues in Gender and Development. Approaches in Gender and Development.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Gender and Development: Regional, National and International perspectives.
 

Gender and Entrepreneurship Development. Political Participation and Governance, Gender Training and Empowerment. Gender and Financial Inclusion, Gender, Law and Human Rights.

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Krishnaraj,       M.,   Abusaleh   S.,   &   Sudarshan,   M. R. (1998). Gender, population and development, Oxford: University Press.

 

Nalini, V., Duggan L., & Nisonoff, L., (1997). Women, gender & development. New Delhi: Reader.

 

Pandey, A K.( 2004). Gender equality development and women empowerment, New Delhi: Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Chant, S., & Sweetman, C. (2012). Fixing women or fixing the world? “Smart economics‟, efficiency approaches, and gender equality in development. Gender & Development20 (3): 517–529. November.

 

Guijt, I. S., &, Meera, K. (2006). Myth of Community: Gender Issues in Participatory Development, Rugby, UK: Intermediate Technology Publications.

 

Kapadia, K. (2002). The violence of development: The Politics of identity, gender & social inequities in India. New Delhi: Zubaan Publications.

 

 

 

Evaluation Pattern

Total Marks: 50

 

This paper has no end semester examination. Teacher in charge of the paper evaluates based on the components given below and produce internal marks.

CIA I- 10 marks (Assignment)

CIA II- 25 marks (Mid Sem Exam)

CIA III- 10 marks (Assignment)

Attendance: 5 marks (As per university norms)

 

 

SWH141C - SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course DescriptionThis course aims to provide the students a conceptual and analytical orientation to the society and its dynamics so that as individuals they may be able to understand the realities and identify themselves as part of the larger system.  This course also introduces the student to the study of mental processes, experiences and behavior of human beings in a socio-cultural context. This paper covers the basic knowledge behind the human behavior. The course provides knowledge and understanding of the nature and determinants of basic psychosocial processes, the development of life stages from conception to old age.

 

Course Objectives

1.  To develop basic knowledge of concepts and theories, to understand the social world around them.

2.  To know the significance of social institutions in social life.  

3.  To help the students to gain an insight into the components of general psychology.

4.  To enable the students to develop a theoretical perspective of understanding human development across the life span.

2.                

Course Outcome

CO1: Demonstrate proficiency in concepts and theories to understand the social world around them.

CO2: Relate the significance of social institutions in social life.

CO3: Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of human behavior in terms of heredity and environment as shapers of personality.

CO4: Understand and Identify the key concepts of positive psychology

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Society- Foundational & Theoretical Understanding
 

Individual & society; Community, Sociological Imagination; Culture; Socialization; Social stratification; Social control; Social change;  Social institutions: Family, Marriage, Education, Religion; Capability Approach by Amartya Sen.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Psychological Foundations and Theories
 

Psychology as a Foundation to Social Work. Hereditary and Environmental Determinants of Human behaviour. Learning, Memory Process, Intelligence, Cognition, Motivation and Emotion.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Psychology of wellbeing
 

Positive psychology-goals and key concepts,understanding happiness-factors contribute happiness ,positive emotions,mindfulness-techniques and positive relationships

Text Books And Reference Books:

Giddens Anthon.(2006). Sociology.  Cambridge: Polity Press.

Haralambos, M., &Heald, R.M.  (2006). Sociology: Themes and perspective. London: Harper Collins.

Henslin, J. (2009). Sociology: A down to earth approach  (10th ed.).USA: Pearson.

Horton, P. B., & Hunt. (1990). Sociology. Singapore: McGraw-Hill Book Company.

Jayaram, N. (1988). Introductory sociology. Madras: Macmillan.

MacIver, R.M., Page, C.H. (2000).Society an Introductory Analysis. New Delhi: Macmillan Publishers India.

Becvar, D.S., &Becvar, R.J. (2006). Family therapy a systemic integration (6th ed). Boston: Pearson.

Carter, B., & Mcgoldrick, M. (1989). The expanded family life cycle: individuals, family and social perspectives (3rd edition). London: Allyn And Bacon.

Coleman, J.C. (1976). Abnormal psychology and modern life. London: Allyn & Bacon.

Hurlock, E.B. (1953). Developmental psychology. New York: Tata McGraw-Hill.

Morgan.  K., Weisz., & Schopler. (1993). Introduction to psychology. New York: Tata McGraw-Hill.

 

Wiebke Kuklys (2005). Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach. Berlin: Springer.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Bauman, Z. (1990). Thinking sociologically. London: Blackwell.

Berger, P. (1966). An invitation to sociology: A humanist perspective. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Deshpande, S. (2003). Contemporary India:  A sociological view. Viking Publishers: New Delhi.

Dhanagare, D. N. (1993). Themes and perspectives in Indian sociology; Jaipur: Rawat publications.

Francis Abraham (2006). Contemporary Sociology.  Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press.

Merton, R., & Nisbet. (1966) Contemporary social problems. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World.

Mills, C. W. (1967). The sociological imagination. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Rajan, Sethi. (2010).  Social Change: Theory and Perspective, Delhi: Educational Publishers and Distributors.

Shankar, Rao. C.N. (2004). Sociology of Indian society.  New Delhi : S Chand & Co. Ltd.

Bee, H. (1999). Lifespan development. Pearson Higher Education.

Dacey., & Travers. (1996). Human development: Across the lifespan. McGraw-Hill.

Davenport, G.C. (1994). An introduction to child development. HarperCollins Publishers.

Ian, S. (2000). The Psychology of ageing. Jessica Kingsley Publish.

Lindon, J. (1998). Understanding child development. Thomson Learning.

McMahon., McMahon., & Romano. (1990). Psychology and you. West Publishing                  company.

Morgan, C. T., King, R. A., Robinson, N.N. (1970). Introduction to psychology. New Delhi:T M Hall publishers.

Neven, & Schmidt, R. (1997). Emotional milestones from birth to adulthood. Jessica            Kingsley Publishers.

Norlin, J., Chess, W., Dale, O., & Smith, R. (2003). Human behavior and the social environment: social systems theory (4th Ed). Boston: Allyn Bacon.

Robert, F. S. (1990). Understanding psychology. Lindon: McGraw-Hill.

Robert, S. J. (1997). Pathways to psychology. Harcourt: Brace College Publishers.

 

Schimberg, L.B. (1985).  Human Development, London: Macmillan Pub. Co. 2nd Ed. 

Evaluation Pattern

 

Pattern for Exam

 

Total Marks: 50 

 

Total hrs: 2 

 

Question Pattern

 

Section A

 

Answer any SIX from seven questions (6/7).                                                                 6*5=30

 

Section B       

 

Answer any TWO from three questions (2/3).                                                                2*10=20

 




 

 

SWH151 - SKILL LAB - I (2023 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description: This practical course demonstrates to students the practical application of Social Case Work and Group Work concepts, principles, and approaches. This practical learning provides students with opportunities to learn and apply micro and macro skills especially enhancing communication skills, empathy, assessment skills, etc while working with individuals and groups. The scope of this course is to provide students an opportunity to build their capacity in distinguishing between different approaches to Social Case Work and phases of Group Work and develop intervention plans. This course will be in demonstration and workshop modality and will include an assessment of learners’ skill acquisition. 

 

Course Objectives

1.     To acquire and apply foundational skills in Social Case Work and Group Work Practice. 

2.     To assess and analyze needs of the client and client system  

Course Outcome

CO1: Apply foundational skills in Social Case Work

CO2: Apply foundational skills of Social Group Work Practice

CO3: Analyze the needs of the client and client system to apply

CO4: Develop intervention plans based on the needs assessed.

CO5: Distinguish between different approaches and apply in different case work and group work situations

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Foundational skills for Social Case Work and Social Group Work
 

Types of Soft Skills, Communication, Listening Skills, Assertiveness, Empathy, Micro-skills Negotiation, Critical thinking, creative thinking, Professional Etiquette, Group Communication

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Case Work Process