MSW in clinical and community Practice is a post graduate program aimed at grooming students into high quality professionals who can take up leadership positions in the development, health and welfare sectors. This program provides the students with the opportunity to understand concepts and issues and to develop professional skills required for the two specializations- Community Development and Clinical Social Work. This course provides numerous opportunities- insides as well as outsides the University to the students for their holistic development.
This course is designed to help students develop their skills, attitudes and values needed to understand the dynamics of society and work towards the goals of justice, equality and empowerment. This curriculum is a perfect blend of theory, research and practice-class room learning, action labs, projects, seminars, conferences, service learning and field based training- which provides exposure and helps students to manifest their passion for social responsibility. Students are trained to grow and develop into mature professionals, capable of taking decisions independently, having the ability to think critically and having the competence required to build purposeful relationships to empower individuals, groups and communities.
This programme offers students the opportunity to find placements in different sectors such as development, health, research social service and welfare sectors as well as administrative or research positions in governmental and non-Governmental organizations at National and International levels. Entrepreneurial qualities of students in social, health, research and development sector will be developed and encouraged to make their work innovative and self-directed.
Students will have six months of internships altogether in four semesters in the Community and Hospital settings where Professional social work is being practiced. The student will be facilitated to observe and study the Clinical and community practices in depth in health, development and welfare sectors. Internship sessions are spread across different months (I-September, II-January-February, III- April, IV January- February)in Community and Hospital related organizations.
ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATIONS
All theory papers have end semester written examinations and practical papers (Social work practical, Service Learning, and research project II) will have end semester viva voce examinations/demonstrations. Electives, skill lab and research project I will have internal evaluations only.
- To provide education and training on clinical and community practices.
- To enhance employability of students in the social development, health research and welfare sectors.
- To provide professional development oriented programmes based on research, community services and ethical practices.
- To provide a platform that enhances the creative, entrepreneurial and critical mind of the social work professionals.
- To nurture values of social responsibility, professionalism in delivery of services and capacities in integrating knowledge, attitude and practice.
Social Work Profession
Human Growth and Behaviour
Social Case Wok
Community Organization and Social Action
Social Group Work
Social Work Research Methods I
Skill Lab I
Social Work Practice I (Internship I)
Service Learning I
Human Rights and Inclusion
Media and Social Work
Natural Resource Management
Gender and Development
Theoretical Foundations for Social Work Practice
Rural and Urban Development & Governance
Project Cycle Management
Evidence Based Intervention, Advocacy and Policy Making
Social work Research Methods II
Skill Lab II
Social Work Practice II (Internship II)
Social work Research Project I
Service Learning II
Global Perspectives on Child Rights and Protection
International Sustainable Development
Health and Development
Individual and Family Counseling
Social Work Research Methods III
Skill Lab III
Social Work Practice III (Rural Camp and Internship III)
Social Work Research Project II
Service Learning III
Counseling and EAP
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Health Promotional Programmes
Social Welfare Administration
Organizational Behavior and Development
Legislations, Policies and Programmes for Health
Clinical Social Work
Corporate Social Responsibility
Programmes and Policies for Development
Social Work Practice IV (Internship IV)
Service Learning IV