Department of Social Work

Department Profile

The Department of Social Work was established in the year 2003 and it offers Masters Degree in Social Work (M.S.W) with specializations in Human Resources Management and Medical & Psychiatry. Besides theory learning, MSW students also undergo two days of field work training in a week, which reflects the need to learn the practical aspects of their respective field of study. The Department of Social Work, under its multitude of feathers organizes an array of activities that contribute towards enhancing social sensitivity. "Students Participatory Empowerment Forum" (SPEF), is an active Student's body, under which all the departmental activities are carried out with great passion, zeal and social responsibility.

Specializations

1.
Human Resources Management

This specialization equips MSW graduates to work as HR Executives/Welfare Officers/HR Managers in public/private/service sectors. Students will be placed for training in industrial organizations to gain practical knowledge in the field.

2. Medical & Psychiatry

This specialization equips the MSW graduates to work as counselors/social workers in hospitals/psychiatry settings. Students will be placed for training in various settings for an all-round exposure in the field.

Teaching Methodologies

·         Lecture

·         Audio Visual Presentations

·         Case study/Situational analysis

·         Role Play

·         Group Discussion

·         Seminar

·         Guest lectures

·         Individual and Group Mentoring

·         Additional guidance and attention for slow learners

Vision

To nurture social workers with enhanced professional leadership through academic excellence and active social participation.

Mission

To incorporate knowledge base for the students on broad array of contemporary social work contexts blended with effective practical training and research knowledge; alongside, enhancing their professional skills through collaboration and active interaction with the community to promote social development and social justice.

Staff Profile:

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of service

 

Mrs. Charanya.R

M.S.W

(UGC– NET)

Head In Charge And Assistant Professor

Human Resource Management

7 Yrs

 

Mrs. F. Esther Vincy

M.S.W,M.Phil, MSC(.Psy), (UGC- NET)

Assistant Professor

Human Resource Management

6 Yrs

 

Mrs. A. Angelin

M.A.(Social Work), M.Phil

Assistant Professor

Medical & Psychiatry

4 Yrs

 

Mrs. Helen Sha Diana

M.SW,M.Phil, M.B.A

Assistant Professor

Human Resource Management

6 Yrs

 

Course Highlights 

Students Strength for the Academic Year 2015-16: 16

Extended Curriculum Activities

Guest Lectures (2015-16)

Date

Topic

Resource Person

31.8.15

Essential skills for social workers

Ms.Sandhya

Head, Patient Welfare,

Fortis Hospital Arcot Road,Chennai

12.02.2015

Workshop On SPSS In Research

Mr.Arun kumar

Assistant professor

Bishop heber College,Trichy

28.06.2016

Awareness on no plastic

Mr. Sashavardhan

Assistant Professor

Presidency College.

02.03.2016

Workshop On SPSS In Research

Dr. Geetha

Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics

SDNB vaishnav college for women, Chennai.

 Observation Visits (2015-16)

 

S.NO

OBSERVATION VISITS

 

1

Vidya Sudha,

Sri Ramachandra learning centre for children with special needs

 

2

 

Sneha India

 

3

 

Ttk De-Addiction Center

4

 

Indian Council For Children Welfare

 

5

The  Banyan Adaikalam

Field work (2015-16)

S.No.

Field Work Organisations – I Yr M.S.W (2015-16)

1

World Vision

 

2

International Foundation For Crime Prevention and Victim Care(PCVC)

 

 

3

Montfort Community Development Centre (MCDS)

 

4

Mary Anne Charity Trust(MACT)

 

5

Don Bosco Anbu Illam

 

6

Deepam Educational Society for Health (DESH

 

7

ARUWE

 

S.No

Field Work Organisations II Year MSW (2015-16)

 

1

Raju Hospital,Department of psychiatry

2

 

Sri shakthi Leather Enterprises,chromepet

 

3

TIDC INDIA

 

4

Tube Products Of India

 

5

Prime Shoes, Vandalur

 

6

Voluntary health service

 

7

MAX regional office

8

Fortis Malar Hospital

 

9

NTrust Infotech pvt. Ltd

 

Department’s Outreach Programmes For the Year 2015-16:

Rural Camp

Rural Camp on the theme “VIZHUNDHALUM EZHUNDHIDUVOM” was organized in Pozhichalur, Kanchipuram District from 30.09.2015 to 05.10.2015. The main aim of the camp was to make people aware about various social issues prevailing in their locality and also to spread awareness about how to solve or contain such social issues and in turn enable the MSW students to gain essential skills to be a professional social worker.

Our rally against Alcoholism along with the community youth and children.

Free Medical and Eye camp for Pozhichalur people in coordination with Balaji hospital and Sankara Nethralaya

Association Activities Carried Out Under SPEF

·         Road Safety Awareness Campaign on 11th January 2016 at GST road, Chromepet and also within the college premises

·         Post flood relief kit distribution on 14th January 2016 for the flood victims (non-teaching staff) of our college in association with I rock Foundation.

·         Emphasized the importance of girl child on 22nd January 2016 through awareness programmes at Royal Matriculation School, Hastinapuram in commemoration with National Girl Child Day

·         Spark’2016 – Mega Inter-Departmental Competitions on the theme “REJUVENATION”