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Description:

Nazareth College of Arts And Science initiated to bring Masters Programmed in the College. As a result of this, in the year 2012, the college started the Post Graduation in Social Work (MSW). The objective of the course is to empower the student community by bridging them with the society and the societal problems.

About the Course:

The course is recognised by the University of Madras and the course is 2 years and 4 semester pattern.
The MSW department has 3 specializations namely,

  • Community Development
  • Medical & Psychiatry
  • Human Resource Management

The main objective of the course is to provide theory cum practical education to the students and therefore, the students will be sent for field work, 2 days in a week. In addition to this, the students will be taken outside the state for Rural Camp and Study Tour. It also encourages the students to undergo one month of Internship / Block Placement at the end of every year.

Scope of The Course:

Government Career after MSW

There are lot many chances in the Government sector such as

  • Healthcare
  • Human rights agencies
  • Education
  • Rural progress
  • Women and tribal welfare

Other options for the MSW graduates are employment in child welfare and family service agencies. The candidates can pick the area they want to work based on the interest.

Jobs in Government Sector

The career opportunities for graduates of MSW are quite high nowadays. All jobs in this field are related with social services or charity works. They can look for jobs in the government sector as there are many opportunities there. A few of the reputed organizations that work in the field of socio-economic support as well as welfare of the disadvantaged, orphans, people with disabilities are:

  • CINI
  • CRY
  • Department of Rural Development
  • Help Age India
  • UNESCO
  • UNICEF

It is also possible for graduates to work with educational institutions. After gaining enough familiarity in this field, aspirants can work as consultants in many well known organizations. The area of their work comprise of:

  • Clinics
  • Correction Cells
  • Counseling Centers
  • Disaster Management Department
  • Education Sector
  • Gender Issues Associations or Groups
  • Health Industry
  • Hospitals
  • Human Rights Agencies
  • Mental Hospitals
  • Natural Resources Management Companies
  • Old Age Homes
  • Prisons

Central Government Jobs after MSW

The Government of India carries out a variety of written test for the recruitment of suitable candidates for different posts in this sector. A graduate with a Masters degree can apply for diverse jobs in the government sector by writing these written tests. By appearing for the UPSC exam, candidates will be able to apply for jobs such as IPS, IAS and IFS of the civil services besides other central government services. The Staff Service Commission also carries out entrance exams for the recruitment of candidates. Some of the vacancies that ware available in diverse government organizations include:

  • Assistant Director
  • District Consultant
  • Documentation and Communication Officer
  • Humanitarian Values and PMER Officer
  • Junior Research Fellow
  • National Secretary Community Development Professor
  • Programmer Coordinator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Senior Manager – Human Resource
  • Sub Regional Training Coordinator

If one desires to join any of the educational institutions as lecturers, he must have a postgraduate degree in Social Work along with a SET or NET qualification. Once they get the job, they can write departmental level tests and get promoted to senior designations.

Career in Private sector after MSW

Postgraduates in Social Work also have job openings in the industrial and corporate division. The MSW holders can start old age home and other related clinics etc. In the academic field, the teachers can get chance in the private institutes.

Career abroad after MSW

All over the globe, the importance of counseling and healthcare areas are rising. They are looking for the right talents in the field of social work. Those who are eligible for analyzing the issues and taking decisions can get chances in abroad.

Long term Career roadmap for MSW

The MSW course will be a beneficial one, for those who have studied this. The requirement of the graduates of the course will not end. The demand for the MSW graduates is rising day by day as the course is applicable in the academic, healthcare, counseling and other needed areas.

Learning Outcome:

On successful completion of this program, graduates develop the following skills.

Department of Contact Information

Nazareth College of Arts And Science

Kovilpathagai Main Road,
Avadi, Chennai 600 062.

+91 44 26380203 / 0549

info@ncas.in

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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  • Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  • Understand the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practice accordingly.
  • Practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients' age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
  • Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice.
  • Understand and interpret the history of the social work profession and its contemporary structures and issues.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes.
  • Use theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to understand individual development and behavior across the life span and the interactions among individuals and between individuals and families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Analyze, formulate, and influence social policies.
  • Evaluate research studies, apply research findings to practice, and evaluate their own practice interventions.
  • Use communication skills differentially across client populations, colleagues, and communities.
  • Use supervision and consultation appropriate to social work practice.
  • Function within the structure of organizations and service delivery systems and seek necessary organizational change.

PROGRAM OUTCOME

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK - BSW

PO1: Gain fundamental knowledge on social work with reference to methods work with Individuals, Groups and Communities.

PO2: Learn the National and Global scenario of Social Work.

PO3: Develop various skills through experiential learning from field work training and exposure visits.

PO4: Involve in various research activities, proposals writing and projects.

PO5: Develop professionals, leaders, change agents and socially responsible citizens to transform the society.

PO6: Gain fundamental knowledge on foundation course.

PO7: Develop their communication skills.

PO8: Develop various skills in the field of creative literature.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK - MSW
  • Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  • Use the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practice accordingly.
  • Practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients’ age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
  • Gained knowledge of the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice.
  • Understood and interpret the history of the social work profession and its contemporary structures and issues.
  • Gained the knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes. 
  • Use theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to understand individual development and behavior across the life span and the interactions among individuals and between individuals and families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Gained skills to analyze, formulate, and influence social policies.
  • Gained knowledge to evaluate research studies, apply research findings to practice, and evaluate their own practice interventions.
  • Obtained needed communication skills differentially across client populations, colleagues, and communities.
  • Effectively use supervision and consultation appropriate to social work practice.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOME

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK - BSW

PSO1: Obtain fundamental knowledge on primary methods of social work with Individuals, Groups and Communities to practice social work.

PSO2: Develop various skills for the effective practice in the fields of social work.

PSO4: Conduct empirical social work research for the benefit of the society to formulate policies, schemes and programmes.

PSO5: Transform as good professional, leader, change agent to bring sustainable development

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK - MSW

PSO 1: The students will understand the concepts on various social work concepts required for better practice

PSO2: The students gain Knowledge of various social Legislation and measures for seeking remedies for the socially deprived people

PSO3: To apply Social work in practice and research in different fields.

Industrial Visit

Field work: Indian council for child welfare-Indian community welfare Organization-Karunalaya social service society-HelpAge India-Udavum karangal-shine charitable trust-Aruwe-Balavihar-Madras christian council of social service-CEDAR Trust-Don bosco Anbu illam social service society-Nav Jeevan seva mandal-United nation high commission for refugees(UNHCR)-Arpanam-center for wemans development & Research-Gieseck & Devrient-Dymos Lear automotives India-Cascy forge product-The Institute of neurological science-Sercon global services-Sundaram clayton limited-Raju hospital-SCARF India-Tube Products of india-Sparsh BPO Service Limited-CANSTOP-SMF-Mohan foundation-Win or Win consulting-TAPCO Pneumatics Pvt.Ltd-Datamark prodapt india Pvt.Ltd-Visteon Automotive system india Pvt.Ltd-TI cycle of india-Park pod.

S.No Name Designation Qualification Paper Handled Area Of Interest
1 Dr.Mary Angeline Santhosam Head of the Department B.R.SC,M.A(SW), PGDHRM.,Ph.D., NET Medical Social work, Mental Health Social Work, Psychiatric Social Work Practice, Work With Individuals Teaching, Administration & Entrepreneurship
2 Mr.M.Jeevan kishore kumar Assistant Professor MSW(NET) Medical Social work, Mental Health Social Work, Counselling, Psychiatric Social Work Practice, Community Health, Work with Groups Teaching, Administration & Entrepreneurship
3 Mrs.R.Nithyakalyani Assistant Professor M.Sc Psy., MSW (SLET) Social and Psychological foundations for Social Work, Community Organization, Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development, Labour Legislations, Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare, Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Development, Social Policy and Social Legislations Teaching, Administration & Entrepreneurship
4 Mrs. G. Sharmila Assistant Professor MSW (NET) Subjects Handled – Working with Individuals, Working with Groups, Counselling, Medical Social work. Teaching, Administration & Entrepreneurship.
5 Mr.V .Ramanamurthy Gedda Assistant Professor MSW,M.Phil,Ph.d.,APSET.,PGDIRLL Working with Individuals,working with Group,Counselling,Medicals Social Work. Teaching, Administration & Entrepreneurship.