Wednesday, March 8, 2017

SOCIAL WORK : Paper-I - Social work: Philosophy and Methods - UP PCS

: Paper-I - Social work: Philosophy and Methods
Social work: Meaning, Objectives, Scope, Assumptions & Values; History of Social work in U.K.
U.S.A. and India, philosophy of Social Work. Democratic (Equality, Justice Liberty & Fraternity) and
Humanitarian (Human Rights) Matrix. Social works as a profession.
Methods of Social work
Social Case work : Meaning, Scope Principles, Processes (Psychosocial study, Assessments
treatmentgoal formulation and techniques), Evaluation, Follow-up and Rehabilitation. Social Groups
work: Meaning, Objective, Principles, Skills, Processes (Study, Diagnosis, treatment and
evaluation), Programme, Planning and Development, Role of Social group worker, Leadership
Development. Meaning, Objective, Principles, Approaches, Roles of Community organization :
Community Organization Worker.
Social Welfare Administration : Meaning Scope, Auspices-Private and Public, Principles, Basic
Administrative Processes and Practicedecision making communication, planning. organisation,
budgeting and finacial control, reporting. : Meaning objectives, types, scope, Social work Research
scientific method, Selection and formulation of the problem Research Design Sampling, Sources and
Methods of Data Collection, Processing of Data, analysing and interpretation, Report writing. Social
Action: Meaning, Scope, approaches (Sarvodays, Antyodaya etc.) and Strategies.

Social Problems and Fields of Social work in India Problem pertaining to Marriage, Family and
caste: Dowry- child Marriage, Divorce, Families with working couples, Disorganised Families,
Families with Emigrant Heads of the Households, Gender Inequality, Authoritarian Family structure,
Major Changes in Caste systems and problem of casteism. Problems Pertaining of Weaker Sections.
Problems of Children, Women Aged. Handicapped and Backward Classes (SCs, STs, and other
Backward Classes). Truancy Vagrancy and Juvenile Delinquency, Crime, Problems of Deviance:
White Colla Crime, Organized Crime, Collective Violence, Terrorism, Prostitution and Sex Related
Crimes. Social Vices: Alcohilism. Drug Addiction, Beggary, Corruption and communalism.
Problems of Social Structure : Poverty, Unemployment, Bonded Labour, Child Labour. Fields of
Soclalwork India : Child Development, Development of Youth, Women's Empowerment, Welfare of
aged, Welfare of Physically. Mentally and Social Handicapped, Welfare of backward Classes (Scs,
STs and Other Backward Classes) Rural Development Urban Community Development, Medical
And Psychiatric Social work, Industrial Social work, Social Security offender Reforms.