Parul Institute of Social Work

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Orientation Booklet-2018-19

Social Work is one of the helping professions whose revered code of ethics is clear about its moral mission to empower clients and addresses both societies and industries. The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help to meet the basic human needs of the people with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed and living in poverty.

Faculty of Social Work at Parul University aims at transforming individuals by providing them a platform for gaining social work education and knowledge through interacting and closely associating with the society at large, assisting in the empowerment and up-gradation of society and understanding the role of Organizations for creating a better society. This transformation is achieved by need driven and dynamic curriculum, social interventions, research and networking and liasioning with government and non government organizations.

Parul University introduced Faculty of Social work in May 2015 with 3 courses under its ambit namely Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work & Master of Social Work (Human Resource Management). The courses focuses on key importance of relevant subjects, Orientation visits, Concurrent Field work, Rural Camps, Study Tours, Field work Seminars, Communicable Skills, Viva Voce and Block Placements. It also identifies new areas for social work practice and evolves innovative strategies through practice-based research and field action projects.

Objectives
The courses at Faculty of Social work shall prepare the students to:
• To gain an understanding about concept, history and philosophy of social work and to develop a knowledge base about Profession of Social Work, its practice and application.
• To gain an understanding of the concept and different processes of Social Work with special reference to Indian Society.
• To understand the various Indian social problems and their role to tackle them in a professional way.