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Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work

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Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work in Social Work postgraduates has ample options to choose their career. They can find employment in various areas like clinics, correction cells, education sectors, health industry, hospitals, counseling centres. disaster management departments, gender issues associations or groups, human rights agencies, old age homes, NGOs and so on.


Course Name: Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work

Course Id: PGDSW/Q1001.
Education Qualification: Graduate
Course and Exam Fee: 4000.

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Step 7- After Completion of  Course Study give Online Examination.

Step 8- After Online Examination within 7 days you will get Diploma Certificate soft copy(Scan Copy) and Hard Copy(Original With Seal and Sign) within 30 days.

Step 9- After Certification you will receive Prospect Job Opportunities as per your Interest Area.

Online Examination Detail:

Duration- 60 minutes.
No. of Questions- 30. (Multiple Choice Questions).
Maximum Marks- 600, Passing Marks- 40%.
There is No Negative marking in this module.

Benefits of Certification:

  • Government Authorized Assessment Agency Certification.
  • Certificate Valid for Lifetime.
  • Lifetime Verification of Certificate.
  • Free Job Assistance as per your Interest Area.

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Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work
Name of PaperM. MarksPass Marks
Origin and Development of Social Work10040
Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives10040
Basic Social Science Concepts10040
Social Work and Social Development10040
Social Work Practicum and Supervision10040
Social Work Research10040
Social Work Practicum 1 (Field Work)10040


Origin and Development of Social Work

Understand the history of evolution of social work profession, both in India and the west, Gain information about contemporary ideologies of social work and social change, Develop skills in ethical decision-making at macro and micro levels, Understand the values of social work and consciously apply those in practice, Develop insights into the origin and development of ideologies/approaches to social change, Develop skills to understand contemporary reality in its historical context, Understand self as a part of own environment and explore own assumptions, ideas and values to develop sensitivity to marginalization of vulnerable groups, Social work: Definition, objectives, principles, philosophies and scope, Social welfare: Meaning, scope and objectives, Social action: Meaning & Process, Social security, Evolution of social work in India: Socio-religious reform movement, Bhakti movement, Christian missionaries, Rural reconstruction programmer, Professionalization of social work in India, Social work education: Content, training, supervision, problems and challenges, Social change: Planned development and social change, Relationship between social change and social work, Role of social workers in promoting social change.

Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives

Indian History of Social Work Profession: Introduction – Beginning of social work education – Welfare versus developmental orientation in social work – Professionalization of social work values, education, knowledge and professional associations – Goals, values, functions/roles and process of social work – Interface between professional and voluntary social work, social work ethics, Definitions, Meaning and nature, Historical development of Social work in India and west,  Contemporary ideologies’ of social Work, Attributes of Professional social worker, Social work as a profession, Indian History of Ideologies for Social Change -Ancient period: Vedic, Vedantic and non-Vedic Ideologies, Spirituality – Medieval period: Zoroastrianism and Islam in India – Mysticism of Bhakti and Sufi movements and Sikhism, Western History of Social Work Profession – Medieval period: Judeo-Christian ideologies – Secular humanism and Protestantism – Modem period: Rationalism and Welfarism – Liberalism and democracy – Utilitarianism and Social Darwinism – Socialism and human rights – Emerging ideologies of professional social work.

Basic Social Science Concepts

Sociology and its relationship to other disciplines: Meaning, scope and significance – Its relationship with other social sciences such as History, Economics, Politics, Psychology, Anthropology and Social work, Society and Culture: Society as a system of relationship – Social Structure: Meaning, status and roles – Culture: Meaning and contents-Tradition, customs, values, norms, folklore and mores, Indian Society: Composition of Indian Society: the concept of unity amidst diversity – Social classification in India: Tribal, rural and urban divisions – Social stratification in India: Meaning, caste, class divisions, Social Groups, Social Institutions and Social Control – Meaning and types: Primary and Secondary groups, in-groups and out-groups, reference groups – Types of social institutions: Marriage, Family, Religion, State and Law, Socio-economic order and comparative economic system: Capitalism, Socialism and Mixed economy, their features, merits and demerits – Marxian political economy, Social Analysis: Significance of social analysis: A brief analysis of socioeconomic, political and cultural systems – Inter-linkages in the Indian context.

Social Work Practicum and Supervision

Concept, Definition, Meaning, Scope, Mental Hygiene movement – History of Psychiatric Social Work in India and Abroad, Evaluation of Professional training and facilities for Psychiatric Social Work in India, Problems of psychiatric patients during pre-hospital, post hospital phase – patient, family and community perspective, Admission and discharge procedures followed in psychiatric setting – Psychiatric Social Work in different settings – Hospitals – OP clinics, Psychiatric Social Work in special settings, Child Mental Health , De-addiction Clinics, Crisis Intervention Clinics, Geriatric clinics, provide knowledge about Professional training and facilities for Psychiatric Social Work in India, create awareness on Psychiatric Social Work in different settings, make them understand about the scope of Psychiatric Social work Practice,  identify the Research Issues in Psychiatric Social Work Practice, methods of dealing with victims of accidents, Principles of Heath education, Use of Audio- Visual Aids and Mass Media.

Social Work and Social Development

Social Development: Concept and indicators of social development, Models of social development: Socialistic, capitalistic, mixed economy, Voluntary sector and people’s participation, Meaning and characteristics of Society, Community, Institution, Association,  Social groups, Concept of culture: Meaning, Acculturation, Enculturation, Cultural lag, Cultural relativism, Understand the concepts of society and culture, Critically understand the concept, content and process of social development, Develop the capacity to identify linkages between social needs, problems development issues and policies, Locate strategies and skills necessary for social development and re- enforce values of social justice gender justice and equality, concept, process and strategies of social development, key development challenges confronting the society, role of social development in addressing inequality in society, Develop skills and competencies necessary for development interventions and inculcate values of social justice and equality.

Social Work Research

Meaning, objectives, scope and types of social work research in India, Report writing, Sample Design, Methods of Sampling, Understand the need for scientific approach to human inquiry in comparison to the native or common sense approach, Conduct simple interviews including use of observation skills, Prepare simple tools for data collection, code and fill in the coding sheets, Develop an understanding of simple statistical tools, and learn to use these, Research design: Exploratory, Descriptive, Diagnostic and Experimental. Hypothesis: Definition, types, sources, features, Methods of data collection: Observation, Interview, Questionnaire, Case Study, Content Analysis, Focus group discussion, Participatory Rural/Rapid Appraisal (PRA and RRA), Statistics – Its use and limitations in social work research, Measures of Central Tendency (Mean, Median, Mode), Measure of Dispersion (Mean deviation and Standard deviation), Correlation, Chi-Square Test, T-Test. Tabular, Diagrammatic and Graphic presentation of data, Sources of data: Primary and Secondary, methods and Instruments of Data collection Observation methods, Interviews, group interviews, telephone interviews, interview schedule and questionnaires, life histories, case studies.

Social Work Practicum 1 (Field Work)

Understanding of situations in the world of reality through experiencing situations in a laboratory setting, using skills of improvisation to deal with contingent situations, Observe other’s behavior and with the help of the facilitator, understand the same, Observe self, recognize own strengths and limitations, and also observe behavior patterns that call for change, Highlighting a current local problem requiring interventions, suggestions for innovative interventions to ameliorate the situation, Making assessment of one’s own strength and weaknesses, suggested strategies for overcoming weakness and behavioral reforms, Playing the role of facilitator in an imaginative programme, Application of research methods in controlled environment (classroom), importance and place of the practicum in the educational programme , purpose, functions and ethics in professional practice.


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