Department of
SOCIOLOGY-AND-SOCIAL-WORK






Syllabus for

Academic Year  (2019)

 
1 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWC131 SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION 3 2 50
SWC132 SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION OF SOCIAL WORK 3 2 50
SWC133 SOCIAL CASE WORK 3 2 50
SWC134 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL ACTION 3 2 50
SWC135 SOCIAL GROUP WORK 3 2 50
SWC136 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - I 3 2 50
SWC141A MEDIA AND SOCIAL WORK 3 2 50
SWC141B SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 2 50
SWC141C NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 2 50
SWC141D GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 50
SWC141E YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 3 2 50
SWC151 SKILL LAB - I 3 2 50
SWC152 SERVICE LEARNING - I 3 2 50
SWC181 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - I (RURAL CAMP AND INTERNSHIP - I) 43 7 100
2 Semester - 2019 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWC231 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE 3 2 50
SWC232 RURAL AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE 3 2 50
SWC233 EVIDENCE BASED INTERVENTION, ADVOCACY AND POLICY MAKING 3 2 50
SWC234 MENTAL HEALTH 30 2 50
SWC235 PUBLIC HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 50
SWC236 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - II 3 2 50
SWC251 SKILL LAB - II 3 2 50
SWC252 SERVICE LEARNING - II 3 2 100
SWC281 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - II (INTERNSHIP II) 43 9 150
SWC282 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - I 3 2 50
3 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWC331 GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHILD RIGHTS AND PROTECTION 3 2 50
SWC332 STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL WORK 30 2 50
SWC333 INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 3 2 5
SWC334 PROJECT CYCLE MANAGEMENT 3 2 50
SWC335 INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING 3 2 50
SWC336 GROUP AND FAMILY COUNSELING 3 2 50
SWC351 SKILL LAB - III 3 2 50
SWC352 SERVICE LEARNING - III 3 2 50
SWC353 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - III 3 2 50
SWC381 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - III (INTERNSHIP - III) 42 5 100
SWC382 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - II 3 2 50
4 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
SWC431 SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION 3 2 50
SWC432 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 50
SWC433 POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES FOR HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3 2 50
SWC434 CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK 3 2 50
SWC435 CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 3 2 50
SWC441A SOCIAL LEGISLATIONS 3 2 50
SWC441B COUNSELING AND EAP 3 2 50
SWC441C MIGRATION, DISPLACEMENT AND REHABILITATION 3 2 50
SWC441D FINANCIAL AND MARKETING MANAGEMENT 3 2 50
SWC441E BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 2 50
SWC441F CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH 3 2 50
SWC452 SERVICE LEARNING - IV 3 2 50
SWC471 PRACTICE SEMINAR 1 1 0
SWC481 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - IV (INTERNSHIP IV) 43 8 200
SWC482 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH PROJECT - III 3 2 50
        

  

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

Examination and Assessments:

 

Assessment of Theory papers

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 Skill Lab

Course Codes: SWC151P, SWC251P & SWC351P                                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 – 25 marks

Skills demonstration -      25 marks

 

Assessment of Practice Seminar

 

Course Code: SWC471

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 Codes: SWC152, SWC252, SWC352 & SWC452

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. 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 that consists of internal and external examiners. The evaluation criteria will be developed by the department. Students will be awarded grades in each semester. 

 

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 internship and Rural Camp 

 

Course Codes: SWC181, SWC281, SWC381 & SWC481

This paper has end semester viva voce examination in all semesters. Students present the report of internship to a panel that consists of internal and external examiners. Students will have mid Internship evaluations by internal examiners only on internships II and IV (two months).

                                                                                                                                     Total Marks: 600

 

Semesters

Duration

Evaluation criteria

Marks

I

One month

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

Health setting- 04 completed case work (50%), Group work interventions (50%), One community based programme (25%), involvement in administrative function (25%), and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

Development setting- Working paper (25%), project proposal writing (25%) One community based programme (25%), Work culture (20%) Evaluation of CSR Projects (20%) Involvement in administrative functions (25%), Developing Memorandum of understanding (10%) and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

200

III

One month

Health setting 

Mini Research Project (10%), Hospital service administration policies (10%), one Case work and one group work (10%), Case studies of best practices (10%), and work culture (10%) and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

Development setting: Community development programmes (10%), Training module development (10%), case study on sustainable development programme (10%), Evaluation of projects and policies of government implemented in communities (10%) and work culture (10%) and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

100

IV

Two months

Health setting- 04 completed case work (50%), Group interventions (50%), Community based programme (25%), involvement in administrative function (25%), and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

Development setting- Working paper (25%), project proposal writing (25%) One community based programme (25%), Work culture (20%) Evaluation of CSR Projects (20%) Involvement in administrative functions (25%), Developing Memorandum of understanding (10%) and end semester viva voce examination (50%)

200

 

Assessment of Social Work Research Project I

 

Course Code: SWC282                                                                                           Total Marks: 50

 

This paper has only internal assessments

 

CIA I (20% marks)

The first assessment will be based on the presentation of students on the Literature review related to their research project.

 

Assessment Criteria: Ability to review, finding the research gaps and formulating rationale and scope for the research project based on the literature review. 

 

CIA II (25 % marks).

The second assessment will be based on the course work evaluation. Guide and student set the syllabus for the course work. A written examination using descriptive questions will be conducted to evaluate students’ in-depth knowledge in the area of research topic.

 

CIA III (50% marks).

The third assessment will be based on the proposal submission and presentation.

 

Criteria for Evaluation: Methodological soundness, relevance and scope of study, appropriateness of research tools, ethical issues covered, implications of the study 

 

Attendance (05 % marks)

 

Assessment of Social Work Research Project II

 

Course Code: SWC382                                                                                       Total marks: 50

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

50% of marks is given for internal assessments and the other 50% is given for project defense which will be conducted at the end of third semester. The panel for examiners consists of external and internal evaluators

 

Assessment of Social Work Research Project III

 

Course Code: SWC482                                                                              Total marks: 2 Credits 

Students are encouraged to participate, present, and publish the research findings during the course time. Students are encouraged to publish their research work in reputed journals. one credit each for paper presentation and publication of the thesis.

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:
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.
Program Objective:
Programme objective: To enhance employability of students in the social development, health, research and welfare sectors. To provide professional development-oriented programmes based on research, clinical and community services based on 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 practices Programme outcome: By the end of the programme students should be able to: 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 develop

SWC131 - SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION (2019 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 which introduces students to theprofession of Social Work. The Philosophical, ideological, and the religious foundations of the profession are part of this course. It highlights how social work has come to be called a profession. All the fields in which social work can be practiced are introduced in this paper.

 Learning Objectives

 

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

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

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

4.   To understand the field of social work practice.

 

Learning Outcome

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

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the history and evolution of the Social Work Profession.

  • Critique and differentiate professional social work, social service, charity, and volunteerism.

  • Discuss the philosophy, goals, ideas, and ethics of professional social work in a 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.

Text Books And Reference Books:

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.

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

Morales, A. (2004). Social work.  Boston: 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.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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.

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

 

SWC132 - SOCIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION OF SOCIAL WORK (2019 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. 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 lifespan.

 

Learning Outcome

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

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

  • Relate the significance of social institutions in social life.

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

  • Propose the relationship between general psychology and human development across the 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 McGraw-Hill.

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

 

 

SWC133 - SOCIAL CASE WORK (2019 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 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.

 

Course Objectives

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

2.   To understand and learn the social casework values, principles and ethics while working with individuals.

3.    To imbibe social casework skills for practice in various settings.

Learning Outcome

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

  • Demonstrate proficiency in social casework definitions, principles, objectives and values and ethics

  • Analyze and apply social casework knowledge and skills into practice in various settings

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. Circumstances   of   individuals   that   demand   social   case   work intervention. Components of working with individuals.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Principles and Processes
 

Principles and processes while working with individuals. Approaches to case work -Problem solving approach, Psychosocial approach, Behavioral approach, Functional approach, Solution focused approach, Client Centered Approach, Strength Based Perspective, Insight oriented therapy, 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:

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

Konopka, G. (1983).Social group work a helping process (3rd ed.). 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, D., and Ravi, P. ( 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.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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.

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

SWC134 - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL ACTION (2019 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course helps in understanding Community Organization and Social action as methods of social work. These methods are primarily seen as a 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.

Course Objectives

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

2.To learn the role of Social Worker in while 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

At 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 of 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:

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.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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 organisation 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.

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

SWC135 - SOCIAL GROUP WORK (2019 Batch)

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

Course Objectives

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 of 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 analyze 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, and ability to apply a variety of group approaches and theories for group interventions

  5. Determine and evaluate social group work effectively 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:

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.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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.

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

SWC136 - SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS - I (2019 Batch)

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

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This 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 course.

Course Objectives:

 

  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 work

  3. To formulate research proposals for dissertation

Learning Outcome

By the end of this course, students will be able to

 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of 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.