Department of SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK

Syllabus for
MSW Human Resources Development and Management
Academic Year  (2021)

 
1 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH131 SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION - 3 2 50
SWH132 SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS - 3 2 50
SWH133 SOCIAL CASE WORK - 3 2 50
SWH134 SOCIAL GROUP WORK - 3 2 100
SWH135 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL ACTION - 3 2 50
SWH136 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - I - 3 2 50
SWH141A MEDIA AND SOCIAL WORK - 3 2 50
SWH141B SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP - 3 2 50
SWH141D GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT - 3 2 50
SWH141E YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - 3 2 50
SWH151 SKILL LAB - I - 3 2 50
SWH152 SERVICE LEARNING - I - 3 2 50
SWH181 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - I (RURAL CAMP AND INTERNSHIP - I) - 43 8 125
2 Semester - 2021 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH231 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK - 3 2 50
SWH232 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND HRM - 3 2 50
SWH233 LABOUR LEGISLATION AND LABOUR CODES - 3 2 50
SWH234 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - I - 3 2 50
SWH235 TALENT ACQUISITION AND GREEN HRM - 3 2 50
SWH236 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - II - 3 2 50
SWH251 SKILL LAB - II - 30 2 50
SWH252 SERVICE LEARNING - II - 3 2 50
SWH281 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE -II (INTERNSHIP II) - 43 9 150
SWH282 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - I - 3 2 50
3 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH331 LEGISLATIONS GOVERNING EMPLOYEE RELATIONS - 3 2 50
SWH332 STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL WORK - 3 2 50
SWH333 COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY - 3 2 50
SWH334 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND HR ANALYTICS - 3 2 50
SWH335 HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT - 3 2 50
SWH336 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS - 3 2 50
SWH351 SKILL LAB - III - 3 2 50
SWH352 SERVICE LEARNING - III - 3 2 50
SWH353 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - III - 3 2 50
SWH381 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE III (INTERNSHIP III) - 43 9 150
SWH382 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - II - 3 2 50
4 Semester - 2020 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWH431 SOCIAL POLICY AND NON - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT - 3 2 50
SWH432 NEGOTIATIONS AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING - 3 2 50
SWH433 STRATEGIC HRM AND IHRM - 3 2 50
SWH434 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - 3 2 50
SWH435 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - II - 3 2 50
SWH441B COUNSELING AND EAP - 3 2 50
SWH441C MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT AND REHABILITATION - 3 2 50
SWH441D FINANCIAL AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT - 3 2 50
SWH441F CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH - 3 2 50
SWH452 SERVICE LEARNING - IV - 3 2 50
SWH471 PRACTICE SEMINAR - 1 1 100
SWH481 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - IV (INTERNSHIP IV) - 43 9 150
SWH482 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - III - 3 2 50
      

    

Department Overview:

The Department of Sociology and Social Work at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) has been in pursuit of excellence in academic as well as professional training of aspiring professionals. The department strives to engage in service of the society through interventions at individual, family, group, institution and community levels involving various strategies such as case work, group work, community organization, campaigns, researches, educational programs, field services, camps, trainings and publications. Value of learning through service is significantly inculcated in all the academic programmes. Inspired by the ever-changing social situations and needs of people, the department is regularly initiating programmes that cater to the emerging needs of the society. Social Work curriculum provides opportunities for the holistic development of the students. The course design has a balanced blend of classroom teaching with field experience. The department works in close alignment with the Centre for Social Action (CSA) to sensitize students towards issues of social concern in the University campus.

Mission Statement:

Vision : Excellence in Social Work education through service and research. Mission : Fostering growth of social work professionals with global perspectives.

Introduction to Program:

Introduction: 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.

Program Objective:

Programme Objective: ? To develop social work knowledge and professionalism in the areas of human resource development and management. ? To develop understanding on the standards and practices of ensuring employee engagement and employee wellbeing. ? To develop knowledge and skills in areas of training and development. ? To enhance insights on work conditions, legislative aspects and various processes of human resource development in organizations. ? To nurture values of social responsibility, professionalism in delivery of services and capacities in integrating knowledge, attitude and practice. Programme Outcome: PO 1Exhibit professional demeanour with requisite skills, attitudes and knowledge. ? Demonstrate competence in integrating knowledge into practice and exhibit appropriate attitude to work with different vulnerable groups. ? Ability to follow the principles, values and ethics of practice. PO 2 Demonstrate critically evaluated research based practices. ? Demonstrate skills to critically assess research evidences and apply them in practice, Exhibit skills to critically evaluate existing interventions and apply them, Design need based interventions and apply them PO 3 Integrate indigenous with global practices within the ambit of ethics to exhibit cultural sensitivity, Work in diverse settings, Develop cultural competency, Integrate different sources of knowledge to develop culturally appropriate interventions PO 4 Students will exhibit leadership roles in developmen

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 (2021 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
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.

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course students will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the history and evolution of Social Work Profession.
  2. Critique and differentiate professional social work, social service, charity, and volunteerism.
  3. Discuss the philosophy, goals, ideas and ethics of professional social work in 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

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



Pattern for Online Exam 

Total Marks: 50 

Total hrs: 1 Hour

Question Pattern

Section A

Multiple choice questions.                                                        30*1=20

Section B

 

Viva                                                                                                                             4*5=20

SWH132 - SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS (2021 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This 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.                   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.

Learning Outcome

 

At the end of the course students will be able to:

 

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in concepts and theories to understand the social world around them.
  2. Relate the significance of social institutions in social life.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of human behavior in terms of heredity and environment as shapers of personality.
  4. Propose the relationship between general psychology and human development across lifespan

 

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
Life Span Development
 

Lifespan Development, Stages in the Life Span- Conception, Pregnancy and Birth; Infancy, Early and Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Early and Middle Adulthood and Old Age.

Text Books And Reference Books:

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.

 

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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

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

 

Evaluation Pattern

 

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

 




 

Pattern for Online Exam 

 

Total Marks: 50 

 

Total hrs: 1 Hour

 

Question Pattern

 

Section A

 

Multiple choice questions.                                                                                          30*1=20

 

Section B

 



 

Viva                                                                                                                             4*5=2

 

 

 

SWH133 - SOCIAL CASE WORK (2021 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Social Casework is one of the three primary methods of social work. Practitioners commonly call this method as working with individuals (Case work). 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.

1.    To understand casework as a method of social work and appreciate its place in social work practice.

2.   To understand the scope of social casework practice.

3.   To comprehend and apply the values and principles while working with individuals.

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course students will be able to:

1. Students will be able to understand and comprehend casework as a method of social work as well as understand the foundations of working with individuals as a method of social work and appreciate its place in social work practice.

2.  Students will demonstrate their comprehension of social case work practice and its scope in the current changing psychosocial situations of individuals.

3. Students will demonstrate their comprehension by applying the values, principles and appropriate attitude while working with individuals as well as their ability to empathize with the clients in their problematic situations, analyze problem situations through professional ways.

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
Social Case Work Process & Approaches
 

Social Case Work Process: psychosocial study, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation, termination and follow-up. Transference and counter transference. Sources of information: home visit and collateral contacts. Diagrammatic presentation: Genogram and Eco map.

Basic understanding of approaches commonly uses in social work

Problem solving approach, Solution focused approach, Strength Based Approach, Psychosocial approach, Behavioral approach, Functional approach, Crisis intervention and Eclectic approach

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). 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.

Hepworth, D., Ronald, H., Rooney, G. & Gottfried, K. (2017). Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Mathew, Grace. (1992). An introduction to social casework. Mumbai: TISS

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

Upadhyay, RK., (2003). Social casework: a therapeutic approach. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

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). Theories for Direct Social 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

 

 

SWH134 - SOCIAL GROUP WORK (2021 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.

Learning Outcome

By the end of this course, the Students will be able to:

1.      Appraise the importance of group work in the practice of professional social work.

2.      Demonstrate proficiency in examining the specific characteristics of group work.

3.      Discover and analyse issues of group members, needs, resources, and assets within a framework of group processes, dynamics, and developmental stages.

4.      Demonstrate an understanding of various concepts, group dynamics, theory.

5.       Apply a variety of group approaches and theories for group interventions

6.      Determine and evaluate social group work effectiveness in relation to all types of groups.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Social Group Work
 

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.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Theories and models of Social Group Work and its application in various settings
 

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 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, Stages of group development, 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

SWH135 - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL ACTION (2021 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This paper helps in understanding Community Organization and Social action as methods of social work. These methods are primarily seen as means to facilitate communities towards self-directed change. The practice of community organization and social action comprises of methodological process of providing, building, and enhancing opportunities for community development. This paper enables the student to organize the community to work towards problem-solving.

1.   To impart knowledge and skills of Community Organization as a method in Social Work Practice.

2.   To learn the role of a Social Worker in working with the community.

3.   To identify and apply the critical elements of community organization practice.

4.   To impart knowledge and skills in demonstrating Social Action

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course students will be able to:

  1. Exhibit proficiency with regard to the relevance of community organization and social action as a method in social work practice.
  2. Demonstrate the critical elements, models, approaches, and theories of community organization practice and social action
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the developmental issues and community development strategies adopted by Governmental and Non- governmental organizations
  4. Apply the steps in the community organization cycle and enable the students to learn the role of Social Worker in Social Action.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Community Organization
 

Community organization: Definition, Objectives, Principles, Skills; Approaches of CO: Community Based Approach, Social inclusion approach, Empowerment approach, Human development approach

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Community Mobilization
 

Community mobilization: concept, goals, community mobilization cycle; Theories of CO: Systems theory, Conflict theory, Resource mobilization theory; Similarities & differences between CO and CD.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Social Action
 

Social action: concept, goals, principles; Social movements, contributions of  Saul Alinsky, Paulo Freire; Scope of social action in India; Role of Social Worker in Social Action

Text Books And Reference Books:

Bhattacharya, S. (2006). Social work administration and development. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.

Boraian, M. P. (2008). Community development: An outreach approach.  New Delhi: Anmol Publications.

Joseph, S. ( 2013). Community organization in Social Work. New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House.

Ledwith, M. (2005). Community development a critical approach. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.

Ross, M. G. (1967). Community organizations: theory, principles, and practice. New York: Harper and Row Publishers.

Siddique, H. Y. (1984). Social work and social action. New Delhi: Harnam Publications.

Yadav C.P. (2007). Encyclopedia of social work and community organization. New Delhi: Anmol Publications Pvt.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Austin,  Michael,  J.  &  Jane  Isaacs  Lowe  (Eds.)  (1994).  Controversial  issues  in communities and organizations.  Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon.

 

Brager, George, Harry Specht, & James Torczyner (1987). Community organizing.  New York: Columbia University Press.

 

Clarke, Stephen J.G. (2000). Social work as community development: a management model for social change. England: Aldershot.

 

Dunham, Arthur, ( 1962). The new community organization. New York: Thomas Crowell Co.

 

Friedlander, Walter, A. (1976). Concepts and Methods of Social Work. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

 

Gangrade K. D.(1971). Community organization in India.  Bombay:  Popular Prakashan.

 

Hardcastle, David A., Stanley Wenocur, & Patricia Powers (1996). Community practice: Theories and skills for social workers. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Harper, E. P. and Dunham, A. (Ed.) (1959). Community Organization in Action. New York:  Basic literature and critical comments, Association Press.

 

Kuppuswamy, B. (2010). Social change in India. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House (P) Ltd.

 

Ramachandran, P. (1996). Towards  an  understanding  of  people's  movements:   History from below.  Institute for Community Organization Research.

 

Rivera, Felix F. & John Erlich. (1995). Community organizing in a diverse society. (2nd  ed.). Massachusetts:  Allyn and Bacon.

 

Siddique, H. Y. (1997). Working with Communities - Introduction to community work. New Delhi: Hira Publications.

 

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

SWH136 - SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - I (2021 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

Learning Outcome

 By the end of this coursestudents will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding the basic concepts in social work research methods
  2. Formulate research questions for the dissertation work
  3. Formulate research proposals for dissertation 

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=20

Section B

 

Viva                                                                                                                             4*5=20

 

SWH141A - MEDIA AND SOCIAL WORK (2021 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.

Learning Outcome

 

By the end of the course the student will be able to:

 

  1. Exhibit skills and knowledge of the process of print media and documentary making. 
  2. Produce media materials which focus on social issues and bring about effective social change through social action, community mobilization and participation.

 

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