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As you want I am here giving you here Syllabus for Social Work subject for preparation of UGC National Eligibility Test (NET).

UGC NET Social Work Syllabus

UGC NET Social Work Paper II & Paper III ( A ) ( Core Group )

Unit – I

Evolution of Social Work Profession – Impact of Social Reform Movements; Factors that influenced the emergence of method approach in Social Work Practice; Social Work profession and Human Rights.
Philosophy and Principles of Social Work and their application.
System Approach to Social Work Practice; Role of Social Work in the Remedial, Preventive and Developmental Models.
Definition, Relevance and Scope of Integrated Approach to Social Work Practice, Skills and Techniques.
Social Work Education – Content, Training, Supervision, Problems and Challenges.

Unit – II
Meaning and Characteristics of Society, Community, Social Group and Social Institution; Social Structure and Social Stratification : Theories of Social Change and Social Disorganisation.
Tribal, Rural and Urban Communities, Weaker and Vulnerable Sections and Minority Groups.
Population, Poverty, Unemployment, Under developments ; Problems of Developing Economies and Consequences of New Economic Policy.
Concept of Welfare State, Indian Constitution – Features, Problems, Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles and Planning in India – Five – Year Plans.
Concept and Causative Factors of Indian Social Problems – Analysis.
Intervention in Social Problems – Government and Voluntary Efforts at Micro and Macro – levels.
Role of the Social Workers in identifying social problems and development of appropriate strategies.

Unit – III
Human Behaviour, Human Needs, Human Motivation and Problems of Human Behaviour and Coping Mechanisms.
Human Growth and Development in the Lifespan of Individual.
Learning, Socialisation and Theories of Personality.

Unit – IV
Case Work – Concept, Objectives and Principles.
Social Case Work Process – Intake, Study, Social Diagnosis, Treatment, Termination and Evaluation.
Approaches in Case Work – Psychoanalytical, Psycho – Social, Problem Solving, Behaviour Modification, Crisis Intervention, Eclectic Approach.
Techniques and skills in Social Case Work.
Interviews, Home visit, Resource Mobilisation, Referral, Environmental Modification, Case Work Relationship, Communication, Types of Recordings in Case Work.
Role of Social Case Worker in Various Settings.

Unit – V
Concept of Group Work – Assumptions, Definition and Goals of Group Work.
Principles, Skills and Values of Social Group Work.
Stages of Group Development and Use of Programs for Group Development : Orientation Stage, Working Stage, Termination Stage, Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation.
Study of Group Process – Group Dynamics, Member’s behaviour, Leadership and Role of the Worker in Various Settings.
Approaches and Models in Group Work Practice – Therapeutic / Social Treatment. Development Group and Task – oriented Group.

Unit – VI
Concept, Principles and Objectives of Community Organization.
Approaches in Community Organization – Models, Strategies and Role of Social Worker in each of the Approaches.
Community Development and Community Organization.
Social Action in Community Organisation – Concept, Purpose and Techniques.
Community Organisation as a Para – Political Process – Networking, Conscientisation, Planning and Organising, Roles and Strategies of Social movements – Types and Role of NGOs.

Unit – VII
Definition, Nature, Scope and Purposes of Social Work Research.
Research Designs, Types and Methods.
Steps in Social Work Research – Problem Formulation, Operationalisation of Variables, Sampling, Tools and Techniques of Data Collection, Data Analysis and Report Writing.
Role and Responsibilities of the Researcher.
Statistics – its use and limitation in Social Work Research ( measures of central tendency, chi – square test, t – test, correlation ).

Unit – VIII
Social Policy – Concept and Scope, Distinction between Social and Economic Policies, Place of Ideology and Values.
Evolution of Social Policy in India; Review of Major Policies and Programs, viz., Education, Health, Shelter, Environment, Social Security, Employment, Family, Child, Women and Youth Welfare, Welfare of the Weaker Sections, Elderly and Disabled.
Characteristics of Social Welfare Organisations – Size, Nature, Design, Legal Status, Rules and Procedure and Overall Policy.
Management of Social Welfare Organisations (Government and Voluntary) – Home Relation. Financial relation and Physical Relation.
Program and Project Management Identifying Overall and Specific Needs, Project Formulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Recording and Accountability.

Unit – IX
Concept of Social Justice – Its relationship with Social Legislation; Civil Rights; Human Rights; and Issues of Social Justice.
Legislations pertaining to Women and Children.
Legislations pertaining to Social Defence, Social Security and Social Assistance.
Legislations pertaining to people with Disability, the Underprivileged and Health related Legislations.
Role of Social Worker in promoting Social Legislation and Social Justice.

Unit – X
Social Development – Meaning, Concept and Indicators.
Approaches and Strategies – Growth and Equity, Minimum Needs, Quality of Life.
Global Efforts for Human Development, Concept of Sustainable Development.
Social Work and Social Development.
Problems of Social Development in India.

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