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Department of Social works

Master Of Social Works

The Department came into existence in 2016 and offers a full-fledged two year Post Graduate programme in Social Work with three specializations such as Medical & Psychiatric Social Work, Human Resource & Management and Community Development & Empowerment. The curriculum has three important components – theory, fieldwork and research.

Postgraduate Program Eligibility

Minimum requirements for applying to the program

The Master of Social Works, Postgraduate programme, at minimum requires the applicant to have obtained the pass percentage and completed, any undergraduate degree programme.

Overview

The Department Of Social Works - Postgraduate Program

Objective

To uphold the core values outlined by the National Association of Social Workers:

  • Service
  • Social justice
  • Dignity and worth of the person
  • Importance of human relationships
  • Integrity 
  • Competence

About Us

The Department came into existence in 2016 and offers a full-fledged two year Post Graduate programme in Social Work with three specializations such as Medical & Psychiatric Social Work, Human Resource & Management and Community Development & Empowerment. The curriculum has three important components – theory, fieldwork and research. The students are trained to be socially responsible and work in social welfare organizations, commercial and industrial establishments, and health and mental health settings. To facilitate the learning process, the course profile includes seminars, research, rural camp, study tour, concurrent and block field work training. 

Department Contact Information

Contact Us

Master Of Social Works

Department of Social Works
CTTEWC main campus ,Chennai.

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General Enquiry
044-2345-5432
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Our Faculty

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Accomplishments & Possibilities

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Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

Career Opportunities

Human Resource & Management

Career Opportunities

Community Development & Empowerment

Career Opportunities

Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

Medical Social Worker, Psychiatric Social Worker,Counselor,School Social Worker,Rehabilitation Officer,Mental Health Professional,Training Officer,Public Relations Officer in Medical Setting,Research Officer/Research Associate,Lecturer/Professor,Welfare Officers,Life Skill Trainers,Project/Program Co-ordinator.

Human Resource & Management

Manager/General Manager/Vice President/President (HR/Personnel/Welfare/Industrial Relations/Employee Relations) ,Executives – Recruitment/Payroll/Training & Development/Rewards , Recognitions,Executive Trainee/Team Leader ,Labor Welfare Officer ,Safety Officer,Personnel Officer,Business HR,HR Leaders,HR Professionals,HR Exectives,Lecturer/Professor .

Community Development & Empowerment

Lecturer/Professor,Director ,Research Officer/Research Associate,Welfare/Development Officer (like Child/Youth/Women/Labour etc.),Community Development Officer ,Jail Probationary/Welfare Officer,Urban Planners,Monitoring and Evaluation Officer,Fund Raiser ,Community Mobiliser,Resource Mobiliser,Manager ,Rural Development Officer,Social Welfare Officer.

Courses & Outcomes

This Section details the different courses undertaken, over a period of Four Semesters to complete the Master Of Social Works – Postgraduate Program.

The courses are of the following varieties, Core papers that are mandatory, Electives that can be chosen from list of available electives and Laboratory practicals if applicable. The courses when successfully completed, collectively contribute towards the minimum requirement of awarding a Master’s degree.

As part of the Madras University’s OBE – Outcome Based Education program, the desired outcome is presented along with each course.

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Semester I

Core Paper I - Social Work Profession: History and Philosophy - HAW1A

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

● recollect concepts related to Social Work profession
● understand historical perspectives of the profession
● participate in social awareness programmes
● develop professional values and ethics, and identify themselves as professional social workers

Core Paper II – Work with Individuals (Case Work) - HAW1B

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

● remember terms and key principles of Social Work
● recognise individuals with social needs
● practise primary method of Social Work using theoretical knowledge
● implement social, behavioural, and humanistic theories in direct practice with individuals

Core Paper III – Work with Groups (Group Work) - HAW1C

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

● understand practice of primary method of Social Work
● apply basic concepts related to group work in relevant areas
● criticise various models and approaches to group work
● implement social, behavioural, and humanistic theories in direct practice with different groups

Core Paper IV - Field Work Practicum I - HAW11

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

● understand critical problems and social realities
● analyse various social work setups
● develop analytical and assessment skills, values, and attitudes required for professional intervention
● recognise values and attitudes required for a professional social worker

Extra Disciplinary Paper - I Social and Psychological Foundations for Social Work - HAWEA

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

● remember concepts related to human growth and behaviour
● apply psycho-social theories in professional practice
● identify various personality traits using psycho-metrics test
● implement social and psychological theories in social work practice

Semester II

Core Paper V - Community Organisation & Social Action - HAW2A

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

● understand changing trends in rural, urban, and tribal communities
● acquire values and skills related to community organisation
● apply community organisation and social action methods to solve social problems

Core Paper VI - Social Work Research and Statistics - HAW2B

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

● identify and formulate research problems
● develop a hypothesis and analyse research problem(s)
● apply various statistical tools and techniques to analyse data
● interpret findings of social work research

Core Paper VII - Field Work Practicum- II (HAW21)

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

● utilise field instructions to enhance professional growth
● evaluate mutual input through field instructions
● implement practice-based research to check effectiveness of specific aspects of intervention

Elective Paper I - Disaster Management (HAWEB)

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

● identify various types of disasters
● understand the process and administration of disaster management principles
● classify disaster victims into relevant types or groups
● exercise the role of a social worker during any disaster

Semester III

Core Paper VIII - Specialisation I

Specialisation I: Community Development and Empowerment –
1. Rural Community Development (HAW3F)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● empathise with oppressed and marginalised groups
● understand governmental, political, economic, social structures and policies
● foster social inclusion and equality by involving in community development programmes
● evaluate existing plans related to rural community development

Specialisation I: Human Resource and Management –
2. Labour Legislations (HAW3C)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● understand Labour Legislations and Administrative policies
● categorise legislations pertaining to an organisation
● critically analyse laws and their implementation in practice

Specialisation I:
3. Medical and Psychiatric Social Work -Medical Social Work (HAW3D)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• understand concepts related to Medical Social Work
• diagnose various health conditions in hospital settings
• implement theories of Medical Social Work in a hospitalbased setting
• practise different models of health care in specific medical conditions

Specialisation II

1. Community Development and Empowerment – Urban Community Development (HAW3B)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• understand theories and concepts related to urban development
• analyse various developmental plans and their effects
• evaluate existing plans related to urban community development
• practise the skills obtained to uplift the urban poor

2. Human Resource And Management – Human Resource Management and Development (HAW3G)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• observe principles, concepts, and strategies of HRD
• implement training methods and approaches for organisational purpose
• use trending HR concepts to reach organisational goals
• evaluate modern management skills in corporate settings

3. Medical And Psychiatric Social Work – Mental Health & Social Work (HAW3H)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• understand international classification of diseases
• apply therapeutic skills to identify and treat who are mentally ill and require hospitalisation
• evaluate treatment approaches related to specific psychiatric conditions
• assess psycho-social modules for rehabilitation and reintegration

 

Core Paper XI - Field Work Practicum II

1. Rural Community Development (HAW31)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● understand administrative setup of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs), Panchayat Raj members, and their socio-economic and caste status
● analyse principles of Rural Community Development
● apply methods of professional social work in rural settings
● evaluate rural problems based on physical, ecological, socioeconomic, and political structures, living patterns, and community power structure

2. Human Resource Management (HAW31)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● study history of agency, organisation chart, workforce, structure, and functions of Human Resource Department
● understand principles of manpower planning, recruitment, and selection criteria
● evaluate legislations pertaining to labour welfare measures
● practise intra-mural and extra-mural along with statutory and non-statutory measures

3. Medical and Psychiatric Social Work (HAW31)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● prepare psycho-social assessment of patients’ diseases and disabilities
● implement intervention strategies with family and community as social support systems
● develop Social Case Work including identification, assessment, intervention, rehabilitation, and follow-up
● identify and undertake group therapeutic sessions
● organise needs-based or setting-based community health programmes

Study Tour

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

● interact with other Schools of Social Work and social service organisations
● practise social work outside the jurisdiction of University of Madras
● assess concurrent field work agencies in terms of service delivery
● evaluate service activities and learning experience

Elective Paper II - Counselling Theory and Practice (HAWEB)

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

● understand concepts related to counselling
● apply counselling theories in professional practice
● identify personality traits of specific clients using psychometrics
● utilise counselling skills in social work and practice

Elective III Social Policy and Social Legislation (HAWEH)

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

● understand social legislation and policies pertaining to India
● analyse implementation of legislations and their effects on society
● assess developmental issues and social policies in terms of plans and programmes
● evaluate governmental, political, economic, social structures and policies in social work practice

Semester IV

Specialisation III

Community Development and Empowerment
1. Development Planning (HAW4B)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• understand theoretical concepts in development and planning
• analyse administrative patterns involved in developmental planning
• evaluate methods and strategies for community development and empowerment

Human Resource and Management
2. Industrial Relations and Labor Welfare (HAW4C)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• recollect concepts related to Industrial Relations (IR)
• identify stake holders of IR and enable good IR practice
• evaluate principles related to Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare in an organisation

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work 
3. Community Health (HAW4D)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
● understand health care systems in India
● analyse policies and changes related to preventive and promotive aspects in health care
● implement social work interventions related to community health

Specialisation IV

Community Development and Empowerment
1. Entrepreneurship Development (HAW4F)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• understand various concepts and theories related to entrepreneurship development
• evaluate changing trends in entrepreneurship development
• identify needs of community in terms of entrepreneurship development
• enable social entrepreneurship development in the community

Human Resource Management 
2. Organisational Behaviour and Organisational Development (HAW4G)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• recollect concepts and theories related to organisational behaviour and organisational development
• understand individuality of each employee in an organisation
• apply personality theories to improve employee performance
• develop reinforcement techniques for organisational development

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work 
3. Psychiatric Social Work (HAW4H)

By the end of the course, students will be able to
• apply primary and secondary methods of social work in psychiatric conditions
• document case histories and develop appropriate interventions related to specific psychiatric conditions
• practise psycho-education in medical and psychiatric social work
• create a holistic and integrated approach to social work practice in the field of mental health and psychiatry