Social work course is the study to prevent and
Alleviate the social problems in the society like
Social injustice, unemployment, destitution,
etc. Which has damaging effects and providing?
Support to individuals through removal of
Barriers amongst the individuals, groups &
BSW / BA – Bachelor’s in Social Work.
MSW – Master’s in Social Work
For BA Course: 10+2 For PG course: Graduate in any stream preferably
with sociology & psychology as options during
graduation. Generally an All India level test is conducted by Universities followed by interview. Some Institutes offer admissions on the basis of marks obtained in last qualified exam
Tata Institute of social sciences, Mumbai.
Xavier institute of social science, Ranchi
Delhi School of Social work, Delhi.
Bangalore University. Bangalore.
Osmania University, Hyderabad
Mangalore University, Univ. Campus, Mangalagangotri
Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. Universityof Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Loyola College, Chennai
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR SOCIAL WORK
Social workers should also possess the following specific qualities:
Compassion. Social workers often work with people who are in stressful and difficult situations. To develop strong relationships, they must have compassion and empathy for their clients.
Interpersonal skills. Being able to work with different groups of people is essential for social workers. They need strong people skills to foster healthy and productive relationships with their clients and colleagues.
Listening skills. Clients talk to social workers about challenges in their lives. To effectively help, social workers must be able to listen to and understand their clients’ needs.
Organizational skills. Helping and managing multiple clients, often assisting with their paperwork or documenting their treatment, requires good organizational skills.
Problem-solving skills. Social workers need to develop practical and innovative solutions to their clients’ problems.
Time-management skills. Social workers often have many clients. They must effectively manage their time to provide adequate service to all of their clients.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SOCIAL WORK
Social workers typically do the following:
Identify people and communities in need of help
Assess clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals
Help clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as illness, divorce, or unemployment
Research, refer, and advocate for community resources, such as food stamps, childcare, and healthcare to assist and improve a client’s well-being
Respond to crisis situations such as child abuse and mental health emergencies
Follow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improved
Maintain case files and records
Develop and evaluate programs and services to ensure that basic client needs are met
Provide psychotherapy services