*The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956.
Bachelor of Social Work, it is a
practice-based 3-years degree which aims to impart righteous knowledge and
training as a part of it. For ones who wish to be professional social workers
and are desirous of making a career in the field of Social work, the coursework
is the right choice. It brings in a commitment and a dedication towards the
poor and the unprivileged society sections.
Change is inevitable but with it
comes in new concerns and human problems. Globalisation, liberalisation, market
economy, are all the reasons for same. It needs addressal and the B.S.W.
programme, it’s the right help for ones employed at, NGOs, Development agencies
(Private and Government), middle and lower levels.
The objectives are immense, connected
with the course content of Bachelor of Social work. It helps workers gain the
ability to work along with people, solve problems with their field experience,
brings in commitment, a strive for social harmony, peace and social justice,
etc. It further helps build confidence amongst trainees to see themselves as
the face of social change and transformation while they involve themselves for
the cause of the poor.
Social work as a profession is a move to promote development while bringing
around necessitated changes. So, to be suitable as a part of this coursework,
one needs to be a good listener, a retainer of heard information and a
questioner of words beyond their understanding, to maintain the grip over
counselling. One also needs to keep mark over their performance, evaluating and
working towards improving it. Either way, for ones who wish to connect people,
should hold the right skill of communication and only then it will be possible
for them to become a successful professional social worker.
Bachelor of Social Work, it provides the right
qualifications for employment at many Human service providing agencies.
A graduate of B.S.W. can pursue a Master’s
degree in social work.
As counsellors, healthcare, protection,
environmental, community policing, adoption, etc, are always open for
Professional Social workers.
Old age homes, prisons, disaster management
units, counselling centres, Industries HR department, Human Rights
agencies, correction homes, etc are some of the common career choices in
varied sectors for the graduates of Bachelor of Social work.
Job openings for a B.S.W. graduate are also
there in several organisations. Clinics, Education sector, mental health
care units, public and private hospitals, Natura Resource Management
companies, health industry, etc. offer varied job profiles within their
Counsellors, Social worker, Social Security
Officer, Criminology specialists, Executive officer, etc, also comes
within the choices made by B.S.W. graduates for their career perspective.
For the ones looking to be a part of the change and to create change,
Bachelor in Social work is one right choice to take a step ahead and work for
the betterment of society. The course teaches students enrolled much beyond
than what they are aware of and prepares them as a help towards the social
units at large.