Social work is a hands-on profession that strives to help people and families deal with their different problems. Social work is an interdisciplinary field and includes studies of the lives and experiences of socially vulnerable people. It aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems. Particularly relevant for social work is the analysis of various interventions designed to prevent or remedy social problems. The field also covers organisational and professional research.
The Department of Social work was started with BSW in 1985 with a vision to train the young minds with right aptitude to serve humanity. Ours is a pioneering institute offering BSW course in the whole of Tamil Nadu. Yet another milestone of our Department is the introduction of MSW course in the year 1995 with three specializations “Medical &Psychiatric Social work” “Family &Child welfare” “Community Development” and “Human Resource Management” since 2015 with an objective of producing skilful, effective professional social workers & extend the helping hands to protect our society from social evils. Research is the backbone of any discipline for its advancement in the field. In the year 2005, our department has been upgraded as Research department offering M.Phil.in Social Work, it get elevated as full-fledged research department by offering Ph.D. programme from 2011 onwards.
INTERNATIONAL TEACHER STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAMME (2004 – 2012)
- BSW – 1985
- MSW – 1995
- M.Phil – 2005
- Ph.D – 2011
Linnaues Palme International teacher student exchange programme was launched in the year 2004 following the MOU signed between the Department of Social work, Umea University, Sweden and Department of Social Work, Cauvery College for women, Trichy. In an era of globalization the aim of this programme was to provide students with education of high academic value and international experience and enable them to have an understanding of different cultures. The programme was fully sponsored by SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency), Sweden, to promote long term cooperation based on mutual benefit between higher education institutions in Sweden and those in developing countries in order to stimulate further global internationalization of higher education.
||Teachers from Umea University Visited Cauvery College
||Teachers from Cauvery College Visited Umea University
Institution Coordinator &Head,
||Dr. Lennart Sauer & Ms.Inger Ekaman
||Dr.G.Kanaga&Dr.F.X.Lovelina LittleFlower, Lecturers
|Dr. Lars Nordlander & Mrs.Eva Wikstrom
|Dr. Lennart Sauer &
Mrs. Gunbritt Sandstrom
||Dr.S.Sankari&Dr.J.O.Jeryda Gnanajane Eljo, Lecturers, Dept of Social Work
||Ms.Cristine Isakson & Ms.Ulla Brit Bergstrom
||Dr.Kerstin Hamreby & Ms.Veronica Lovgren
||Ms.Cristine Isakson & Ms.Ulla Brit Bergstrom
||Ms.Ulla Brit Bergstrom
||Students Visited Cauvery College
||Students Visited Umea University
||Ms.Vivi Camilla Svensson & Ms.Jennie Isakson,
||Sr.P.Vijagammal & Ms.V.Deepa
||Ms.Alexandra Backstom & Ms.Maria Dorriam
||Ms.R.Mercinah & Mrs.P.L.Rani
Ms.O.Aisha Manju & Ms.Anu Koroth
|Ms.Carlsson Diana Angelica
||M.Muthulakshmi & S.Narmadha
||Reddy Lakshmi Nandhakumar & M.Saranya
Counselling Cell was attached with our department. Counselling services are provided since the establishment of the college to the students and faculty members based on their needs.
UK INDIA EDUCATION RESEARCH INITIATIVE (UKIERI)(2012-2013):
An international staff exchange programme was initiated under UKIERI. Dr.G.kanaga and Dr.G.Mettilda Buvaneswari, teachers from department of social work, Cauvery college for women visited Plymouth University, UK during November, 2012 and Ms.Clare Colton and Ms.Penelope Welbourne, teachers from Plymouth University visited department of social work, Cauvery college for Women during February 2013.
Nation- wide competition on legal awareness for college students under national commission for women
The department organizes competition for the students on regular intervals on legal awareness under National Commission for Women
The vision of our department is to advance the personal, social, intellectual and personality of the students through social work education so as to achieve higher positions in serving the society across local and global community systems.
- To orient the students acquire knowledge, skills and values of Social Work and develop an attitude of commitment towards social work profession.
- To train the students in the fields of Social Work by enabling the practice and application of theory through field work trainings.
- To inculcate values by means of conducting programmes through various associations attached to the department.
- To mentor the students through tutor-ward system in the department.
- To extend wider exposure to students in the field of Social Work through organizing National & International seminars, workshops, symposium etc and enable them to establish contacts with academicians, field experts, high profile personalities in different fields.
Dr. G. Mettilda Buvaneswari
Head, Department of Social Work
Phone Number: 98944 35468
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