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SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT, PSGCAS

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SYLLABUS OF SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT


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DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK
PSG COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, COIMBATORE
(2012 2014 BATCH)
COMPILED BY: T.M.SURESH
CONTENTS COMPILED BY : G.SANTHOSH, THIVYA VILASHINI AND ALL MSW
STUDENTS OF SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT, PSGCAS

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SEMESTER 1
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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK

PSYCHOLOGY FOR SOCIAL WORKERS

SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS

SOCIOLOGY FOR SOCIAL WORKERS


SEMESTER 2

COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AND SOCIAL ACTION

ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR

LABOUR WELFARE AND LABOUR LEGISLATION (11SW08)

SOCIAL WORK REASEARCH AND STATISTICS


SEMESTER 3

LABOUR WELFARE & LABOUR LEGISLATION - II

SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND SOCIAL LEGISLATION (11SWP13)

SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION


SEMESTER 4
WILL BE UPDATED SOON

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SEMESTER I
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK
Unit I

SOCIAL WORK

Concept definition of social work principles and process of social work. Role of social
workers the concept of social services and welfare in relation to social work social work as a
profession social work values code and ethics.
Unit II HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT
Historical background of social work U.S.A & India contribution of religious and reform
movements for social change and social welfare. Social work social work education in India
professionalization of social work education.
Unit III METHODS OF SOCIAL WORK
A brief understanding of methods of social work social case work social group work
community organization social work research social action social welfare administration.
Unit IV FIELDS OF SOCIAL WORK
Social work practice in industry hospitals correctional settings social settings social work
through non - governmental organizations.
Unit V RECENT TRENDS
Field work and its importance to social work education transactional analysis for social work
practice the concept of integrated social work approach the problems and prospects of the
profession the future of social work.

REFERENCE BOOKS
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

An introduction to social work A.D. Mudgal.


An introduction to sociology scahuderand vidhya bhusan.
Introduction to social work paul chaudry.
The fields of social work A.E.Fink.
Social work education in India. Jacob K.K

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PSYCHOLOGY FOR SOCIAL WORKERS


UNIT I
Psychology, meaning and fields of psychology scientific methods of Psychology relevant of
Psychology for social work practices.
UNIT II
Life span physical, social and psychological aspects of development from prenatal period to
old age. Motivation and hierarchy of needs.
UNIT III
Learning meaning theory of learning the classical conditioning operant conditioning
cognitive learning methods of effective learning nature of memory forgetting thinking
perception concept and types perception and sensation characteristics of perception laws
and perception grouping errors in perception.
UNIT IV INTELLINGENCE
Concepts and measurements of intelligence theory of intelligence mental health. Introduction
to concept of mental health and classification of mental illness and retardation mental
deficiency.
UNIT V PERSONALITY
Meaning determinants of personalities defense mechanism theory of personality
measurement of personality. Adjustment concept of adjustment and maladjustments stress
frustration and conflict sources of frustration conflicts nature and types of conflicts.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
General psychology S.K. MANGAL.
Development psychology B. Elizabeth Hurlock.

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SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS


UNIT I
Social case work definition objectives historical development of social case work case
work in relation with other methods of social work basic principles of social case work basic
components of social case work situation the person the problem the place and the process
the client case work relationship and the use of professional self.
UNIT II
Case work process - social case work process study diagnosis treatment and follow up and
techniques in the study process interview observation home visits &collateral contracts
special examination and tests diagnostic evaluation process methods of treatment recording
in social case work needs importance and types of recording.
UNIT III
Social group work meaning definition objectives historical development of social work
principles and skills roles of group work social groups definition types of groups and
their characteristics influence of group on individuals.
UNIT IV
Group work process social group work process planning phase beginning phase ending
phase group dynamics acceptance group bond isolation rejection, sub group and cliques
sociometry and sociogram program planning and technique group work recording need
importance and types of recording.
UNIT V
Application of case and group work approaches to social case work practice psycho, social
functional diagnostic crisis intervention counseling and psycho therapy case work and group
work practice in different settings family and child welfare medical psychiatric correctional
and industrial aged homes & schools cultural barriers for practicing social case work and social
group work in India.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Dynamic of case work counseling. APTEKAR.


Theory and practice of social case work HAMILITON GORDAN.
Social case work recording - HAMILITON GORDAN.
Social group work: a helping process KONAPKA. H
An introduction to social case work MATHEW GRACE.

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Social case work, a problem solving process / social group work practices and principles.
TREKKAR HARLEIGH .B

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SOCIOLOGY FOR SOCIAL WORKERS


Unit I
Concept of society, individual and society, community, - rural, urban, tribal nature and types of
groups primary and secondary groups, social process- cooperation competition conflicts
accommodation assimilation.
UNIT II CULTURE.
Concept of culture culture and society culture and personality cultural lag and its
application to Indian society socialization meaning and agencies functions of socialization
social control meaning and agencies of social control.
UNIT III
Social stratification in India concept and bases cast class changing patterns of cast system
in India demography characteristics in present Indian society age structure sex ratio
rural and urban ratio literacy rate.
UNIT IV SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Marriage family religion economy and political concept of welfare states india as a
welfare state.
UNIT V SOCIAL CHANGE
Concept factors and process of social change industrialization modernization
personalization resistance to change causes and consequences concept of social development
collective behavior and social movement.

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SEMESTER II
COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AND SOCIAL ACTION
UNIT I:
COMMUNITY ORGANISATION:
Definition-objective-philosophy-principles and scope of community organizational Indiacommunity leadership-type of community leaders-community organization and community
development
UNIT II:
MODELS IN COMMUNITY ORGANISATION:
Locality development model-social planning model-social action model-method of communityorganisation-planning-education-communication-community participation-collective decision
making- cooperative action-recourse mobilization administration and leadership development
UNIT III:
SKILLS IN COMMUNITY ORGANISATION:
Organisation-confidence and community practice-training-consolation-negotiation-conflict
resolution-networking-public relation and recording
UNIT IV:
PHASES OF COMMUNITY ORGANISATION:
Study-analyses-assessment-discussion-organisation of action-evolution-modification and
continuation-application of community organisation in health, correctional, educational and
rural, urban setting-community welfare council-community chest

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UNIT V:
PARTICIPATORY RURAL APPRAISAL (PRA):
Characteristics-principles of PRA-social action-definition-objective-social action for social
development-essential of social action-principles of social action-means and strategy of social
action-different approach of social action adopted by Paulo freire, saul alinsky, ravy and gandhiji
BOOKS:

Community organisation and social action (Christopher.a.j and thomes William.a)


Concept and methods of social work (fried lander)
Community organisation in India (gangrade)

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Organizational behavior definition nature contributing disciplines historical development
scientific management administrative management human relation approach social learning
approach contingency approach.
UNIT II THE INIVUDUAL
Organizational application of learning learning organizational application of personality
perception and managerial application of perception job attitude job satisfaction job
involvement organizational commitment.
UNIT III THE GROUP
Group definition types group development group consciousness group decision making.
UNIT IV MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP
Motivation motivational process techniques of motivation leadership style of it
leadership style in India.
UNIT V ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE & DEVELOPMENT
Organizational change resistance to change overcoming resistance to change organizational
development techniques.

REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Organizational behavior (pritney pvt ltd. New delhi). ROBBINS S.P.

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LABOUR WELFARE AND LABOUR LEGISLATION (11SW08)


UNIT 1
Labor welfare- understanding employees in Indian industries ( traditional and modern)recommendation of report on national commission on labor 1969- second national commission
on labor- concept and effect of absenteeism and labor turn over and problem of alcoholism
impact of HR practices of an labor welfare- automation rationalization of VRS
UNIT 2
Labor welfare concept and scope- agencies of labor welfare- critical analysis of labor welfare
facilities- role and status of labor welfare officer- impact on quality of work life and quality of
life.
UNIT 3
Industrial accidents- causes and effects- occupational health safety management ISO 18001Safety measures in labor legislation environmental protection and pollution controlenvironmental management system ISO 14001- Environmental education programmes for
industrial employees.
UNIT 5
Essential labor legislation- salient features Tamilnadu shops and establishment act 1951 the
mines act 1952- the motor transport workers act 1961 Tamilnadu establishment act 1950

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SOCIAL WORK REASEARCH AND STATISTICS


UNIT I: SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH:
The concept of social research-the process of research in social science - relationship between
fact, theory, and research - scientific method-its applicability to social phenomenon - definition,
meaning, scope of social work research - basic elements of scientific method - concept
hypothesis and problem.
UNIT II: RESERCH DESIGN:
Method and types of social work research- pure and applied- qualitative and quantitative
survey and case study- participatory research and evolution research- different type of the
research design - exploratory, descriptive, diagnostic of experimental research design.
UNIT III: TOOLS OF DATA COLLECTION:
Sources of data collection - primary and secondary sources tools of data collection- observation,
interview schedule and questionnaire- sampling procedure
UNIT IV: DATA PROCESSING:
Data processing: coding and tabulation of data- processing of the data obtained through scalesdifferent types of scaling techniques- current analysis- hypothesis testing- analysis and
interpretation-application of SPSS for data processing essential of research
UNIT V: USES OF STASTISTICS:
Uses and limitation of statistics in social work research- meaning, uses and limitation of
arithmetic , means, media and mode- standard deviation- correlation and chi square tests.

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SEMESTER III
LABOUR WELFARE & LABOUR LEGISLATION - II
UNIT I:
Labor and labour welfare concept of labour concept of labour welfare important
constituent functions of implementing and enforcing authority under various legislations
principle of labour welfare theories of labour welfare.
UNIT II:
Social security and ILO concept of social security meaning, objectives, need for
social security responsibility of state to producing social security need based through insurance
scheme constrains extending social assistance significance and condition of social insurance
importance and conditions public provident fund importance, recommendation of NCL 1969
International Labour Organisation.
Functions conventions and recommendation impact of ILO in India.
UNIT III:
Wage and bonus concept of wage meaning minimum wage living wage need
base fair wage factors of wage fixation concept of wage board meaning need
objectives, functions national wage policy payment of wages act 1936 minimum wages act
1948 the equal remuneration act 1976 the concept of bonus meaning payment of bonus
act 1965.
UNIT IV:
Industrial housing and workers education concept of industrial housing importance
housing condition of industrial cities in India problem of housing effect, remedial measures
difference housing schemes role of HUDCO Tamilnadu housing board Tamilnadu
clearance board 3 tire system of housing scheme promotion of housing colonies concept of
workers education meaning, scope, need, objectives, schemes of workers education role of
central board for education role of productivity council social security legislation.

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UNIT V:
Employee state insurance act
Employees provident fund and miscellaneous profusions act.
1. Provident fund/ public provident fund.
2. Employees deposit linked insurance scheme 1976
3. Employees pension scheme1995.
Payment of gratuity act 1972 TN payment of subsistence act 1981 TN conferment of
permanent status act 1981 workmens compensation act 1923.

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SOCIAL PROBLEMS AND SOCIAL LEGISLATION (11SWP13)


SYLLABUS:
UNIT I:
Concept of social problem-meaning, causes, effect, preventive and remedial measuresindividual disorganization, family disorganization and social disorganization-concept of social
legislation-meaning, classification, objective-concept of social justice-need and importantconcept of social policy-need and importance.
UNIT II:
Problem of women-marriage, dowry, divorce, grounds for divorce, problem of working
women-physical and mental harassment property right to women-maintenance the Hindu
marriage act1958-special marriage act 1954-the Hindu adoption and maintenance act 1956dowry abolition act 1961-the medical termination of pregnancy act 1971- prevention of immoral
traffic act 1956-transgender problems and transgender.
UNIT III:
Problems of children- destitution- physically and mentally challenged children-illiteracymallnutrition-maladjustmenting-childhood-child labour- the child prohibition and regulation act
1986-child marriage restraint 1929-the juvenile justice act 2000- prohibition and regulation
amendment act 1978.
UNIT IV:
Problems of youth-youth policy and youth problem-problem of aged-causes and effectproblem of SC and ST -untouchablity-the protection of civil rights act 1955-the SC and ST
prevention of atrocities act 1989-persones with disability (equal opportunity, protection of civil
rights) full protection act 1995.
UNIT V:
Poverty - illiteracy-unemployment-corruption- juvenile delinquency-alcoholism and drug
addiction-commercial sex-AIDS-terrorism-environmental pollution.

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SOCIAL WELFARE ADMINISTRATION


SYLLABUS
UNIT I:
Meaning objective - scope of social welfare administration- nature of social welfare
administration in governmental and non-governmental Organisation social welfare model
UNIT II:
Development of social welfare sources trust and charity grants-in-aid procedures
and problems the foreign contribution and regulation act 1986 changing trends of voluntary
Organisation role of interventory voluntary Organisation.
UNIT III:
Registration procedure under society registration act 1760 the Tamilnadu society act
1975 the Indian trust act 1881 duties and responsibility of office barrers and executives role
of general body and governing board.
UNIT IV:
POSDCORB function resource mobilization and evaluation for social welfare public
relation problem of voluntary Organisation
UNIT V:
Brief notes on social welfare programs implemented by government of Tamilnadu and
India for child welfare health and family welfare backward class and tribal welfare
promotion of self-help groups.

REFERENCE BOOK:
Social welfare administration in India- SACHDEVA (except 3rd unit and act)

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