History

Social work is one of the most versatile job oriented Post Graduate Degree.

Master of Social Work was introduced in 2007 offering three specializations namely Human Resource Management, Medical and Psychiatric Social Work and Community Development.

The curriculum has three important components-theory, fieldwork and research. It enables the students to acquire necessary knowledge of sociology, psychology, Philosophy and methods of social work, and practical experience in scientific social research.

Mr. J. Rajan,M.S.W.,M.Phil.,NET.,

Assistant Professor & Head


Years of experience : 12 yrs

Email : [email protected]

Dr. M. Rex Sahayaraj, M.S.W.,MA (Psy).,M.Phil.,JRF-NET.,Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 06 yrs

Email : [email protected]

 

Mrs. A. Nancy, M.S.W.,M.Phil.,NET.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 04 yrs

Email : [email protected]

Mr. A. Sebastian, M.S.W.,NET.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 04 yrs

Email : [email protected]

 

Observation Visit No.1 

 

At Observation Visit to MSSS (Madras Social Service Society),

the students of social work 1st year, oriented on the functioning of the organization.

 

 

 

Observation Visit No.2

At Observation Visit to ICWO (Indian Community Welfare Organization), the students of social work 1st year, oriented on the functioning of the organization.

 

 

 

 

Observation Visit No.3

At Observation Visit to CRRT (Chennai River Restoration Trust), the students of social work 1st year, oriented on the functioning of the organization.

 

 

 

 

Observation Visit No.4

At Observation Visit to R.STAHL Pvt Ltd(Maraimalai Nagar), the students of social work 1st year, oriented on the functioning of the organization.

 

 

 

 

Observation Visit No.5

At Observation Visit to World Vision(INGO), the students of social work 1st year, oriented on the functioning of the organization.

 

 

 

 


 

 

The students of first year MSW, 2019 Batch along with Prof. Sebastian, Asst Professor attended one day workshop on

“ Integrative Psychotherapy & Application in the context of working with Clinical Anxiety” held at University of Madras by Department of Counselling Psychology on 13th July 2019.

 

 


GAJA CYCLONE RELIEF

Gaja cyclone relief work material for thanjavur , nagapattinam delta district . Dr.V.Lakshmi – Principal, Mr.Rajan jayabalan HOD, and teaching faculty of social work department, and I yr and II yr MSW Students.

CONFERENCE ON WATER MANAGEMENT –THEMED SAVING THE WATER FOR FUTURE GENERATION

PLACEMENT BROCHURE

The department of social work released placement brochure.

AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON DRUG ABUSE (INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST ABUSE)

Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse (International day against abuse).

Brest Cancer Awareness Programme.

World Heart Day Awareness on Healthy Heart.

Observance of World Mental Health Week for School students.

Say No Plastic.

Flood Relief Work.

Dear Mandela’ Movie Screening and Panel Discussion on ‘Right to Housing’.

National Seminar on ‘Igniting Millenials Towards Sustainable Development’.

2014 – 15

  • Child Rights Signature Campaign in tie up with CRY organization.
  • World Mental Health Day Programme – Created awareness on mental health for adolescent school students (Govt HSS School, Ambattur, Thandurai and Pattabiram).
  • World AIDS Day Programme.
  • Inter-Department Competition and Ethnic Day Celebration.
  • Interpersonal Relationship– School Mental Health Programme ( High School, Thandurai).
  • Naliya Ulagam E Vizhithkol – Awareness programme for Gypsy Children at Jaya Nagar, Thirumullaivoyal.
  • Health and Hygienic – School Mental Health Programme  at Higher Sec School, Thandurai.
  • One Day National Conference on ‘Project Proposal Development Strategies & Fund Mobilizing.

2013 – 14

  • Guest Lecture on Group Dynamics.
  • Investiture of the Students’ Forum – Solace.
  • Workshop on ‘Documentry Film Making’.
  • Workshop on ‘Research Proposal Writing’.
  • Workshop on ’SPSS Package for Research’.
  • National Conference on Development – Induced Displacement in Contemporary Society.

Mr. J. Rajan,M.S.W.,M.Phil.,NET.,

 Number of papers published in journals         : 05

Number of papers published in conference    : 12

Number of books published                                 : 01

Number of workshop and FDP attended          : 20


Dr. M. Rex Sahayaraj, M.S.W.,MA(Psy).,M.Phil.,NET.,Ph.D.,

Number of papers published in journals         : 07

Number of papers published in conference   : 03

        Number of books published                                 : 01

Number of workshop and FDP attended         : 12


Mrs A. Nancy, M.S.W.,M.Sc (Psy).,NET.,

Number of papers published in journals         : 06

Number of papers published in conference   : 10

        Number of workshop and FDP/Seminar attended : 20


Mr A. Sebastian, M.S.W.,NET.,

Number of papers published in conference   : 01

Number of workshop/conferences/seminar and FDP attended  : 10


Students Achievements and Activities: JUNE 2021

Name:  Deborah Anbarasi.N ,MSW  2nd year, Dept of Social Work

Title of the event: Online Short Term Internship at National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)

 

The online short term internship was scheduled for 15 days from 1st to 15th of September 2021. Trainee learnt about the various functions of NRHC. Trainees presented a book review based on issues of human rights & gender and carried out a Research Project with a team comprising of 10-12 members.

 

 


Name: Ancymol.A.S, 2nd year MSW, Dept of Social work

Title : Online Short Term Internship at National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)

 

The online short term internship was scheduled for 15 days from 1st to 15th of September 2021. Trainee learnt about the various functions of NRHC. Trainees presented a book review based on issues of human rights & gender and carried out a Research Project with a team comprising of 10-12 members.

 

 

 


Name: Arivind.G.V, 2year,  Department of MSW

Title : Emergency Team volunteer from April-June 2021 at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital

 

Trainee gave counseling to the COVID patients & there family. Ambulance coordination at the time of may 2021 and during post COVID period. Trainee helped with Discharge coordination for COVID recovered patients ( to home and to COVID care & health centers). Trainee also helped with Data entry in vaccination center

 

 

 


Title of the Event: Virtual Volunteer at Greater Chennai Corporation during COVID

 

 

Provided psycho-social support for the patients, Provided Counseling to the COVID patients & to their family members and followed up COVID affected patient’s health through telephone and arranged medicines and  food for patients during the month of  2021

 

 


Title of the Event: Certificate of appreciation

 

 

 

Received certificate of appreciation from Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General hospital, Chennai, for volunteering during the second wave of COVID pandemic.

 

 

 

 


Title: Performed in awareness program on Mental Health in collaboration with IMH,Kilpauk and The Candles NGO

 

 

Performed in awareness programme conducted on World Mental Health Day on 09th & 13th October sat CMBT and Chennai Central Railway station in collaboration with IMH,Kilpauk and The Candles NGO.

 

 

 

The students of Social Work Department (Shift 2) displayed awareness on the ill effects of Drug Abuse and Alcoholism by performing street theater on 01/07/2019 in the Hindu College Auditorium.


The second year students of Social Work (shift 2) visited a slum on 28/06/2019 at Park Town to understand the issues of Urban Development and to fulfill their part of curriculum in collaboration with an NGO (Madras Social Service Society).


Mr. Dharmarajan

The student of I Year (2018-20 Batch) of Social Work (MSW) has won the “Best Volunteer Award” from the hands of Mr. Krishnankutty, Water Resource Minister of Kerala representing Sultanpet Multipurpose Social Service Society, Kerala.

The students of MSW – II Year(2018-20) won “Best Performance – Street Theater” on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Presided by Honorable Mr. Ma Foi K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, Tamilnadu.