Profile of the Departments
Profile of the department:
The post graduate department of social work has been planned to establish from the academic year 2011-12 and was established in the year 2012- 13 with the aim to provide quality education in social work in the field of Community Development, Medical and Psychiatric and industrial social work.
As a whole, the Department of Social Work, St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science, Cuddalore is committed to provide high quality education and training in social work and in related disciplines at postgraduate levels. In order to achieve this aim, the Department places important emphasis on seeking academic excellence while at the same time encourages scholars in the department to participate and contribute by means of research, training and consultation to the different professional Community in Tamil Nadu. As a relatively small department, we see the importance of collegiality and team work and therefore seek to foster good community spirit among colleagues and between scholars and students. The Department is committed to whole person education goals and the holistic philosophy of higher education.
The course aims at preparing students for reflective professional practice in social work.
Strengthening Human Relationships and Promoting Social Justice by deepening the Social Insights, Concerns and Commitment of the Students of Social Work to create a World with Peace, Harmony and Love.
To educate the students from Rural Background, to acquire the Professional knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential for Social Work Practice by integrating Professional Ethics with basic Human Values and Dignity.