Social work with individual and groups
syllabus and study materials More
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 psychotherapy – 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.
1. Dynamic of case work counseling. – APTEKAR.
2. Theory and practice of social case work – HAMILITON GORDAN.
3. Social case work recording - HAMILITON GORDAN.
4. Social group work: a helping process – KONAPKA. H
5. An introduction to social case work – MATHEW GRACE.
6. Social case work, a problem solving process / social group work practices and principles. – TREKKAR HARLEIGH .B