Department of Social Work

TheDepartment of Social Work was started in 2016 in Prof. Rajendra Singh (RajjuBhaiya) University, Prayagraj. Department offers two years P.G. Program whichhas four semesters and three years U.G Program which has six semester. Thedepartment covers broad range of specialization i.e. Industrial Relations andPersonal Management, Rural and Urban Development, Gender Family Women &Youth Development, Medical and Psychiatric Social Work and Criminology. Atpresent 3 teaching staff is working in the department one Professor and twoAssistant Professors.

          Materof Social Work deals with professional practices that help people to solveindividuals, groups (especially family) and community problems and to attainsatisfying individual, group, and community relationships through differentsocial work methods. It is a profession which promotes social change, problemsolving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people toenhance well-being. Utilizing theories of human behaviour and social systems,social work intervenes at the points where people interact with theirenvironments.

          Principlesof human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work. This courseconsists of the knowledge of different organized and systematic methodology tosecure the highest personal and social satisfaction for individuals, groups andcommunities. Its auspices may be voluntary, governmental or combination ofboth. Social work in its various forms addresses the multiple, complextransactions between people and their environments, and aims at enabling allpeople to develop their full potential, enrich their lives, and preventdysfunction.


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