MSW Programme Highlights and MSW course information:
"Education is the manifestation of perfection in a human being" - is the quote that drives the department of social work here at AIMS. The penultimate goal of a social worker would be to
educate the common man in matters that will uplift the measure of health and quality of living around him.
Here are some MSW details along with some information about MSW course benefits::
HIV and AIDS is a fatal disease that is running rampant among youth in the slums and backward-areas. People need to be educated and awareness needs to be created about the gravity of the consequences. Workshop on Pre-test and Post-test counselling for HIV / AIDS is a programme that students of the MSW course take-up as part of their curriculumea plague that haunts our society and in India the rates of child-labour and domestic child-abuse have reached their peak. Students of the MSW programme organise workshops on Child Rights and help people understand the importance and detrimental legal aspects of child labour and child abuse. It helps in creating a general awareness among people about the need for education at the primary level and helps parents of children take joint-decisions of sending their children, both boy and girl to school.
There are guest lectures by prominent social activists and workers about child sexual abuse and how one can prevent it from infecting our society
Basic first-aid is something that every citizen of the state should be aware of. One day program on first-aid training is given to students to learn how to attend to an injured person
Alcoholism and drug abuse are two main crutches that exist in our society. Students of the MSW programme are made aware of the evils of alcoholism and are taught to play an active role in the fight
Students are exposed to Interviewee-sessions and grooming classes on " How to face an Interview "
Students are taken on exposure visits to project sites
Community Extension activities like toilet construction, house construction, village enrichment programmes, platform coverage etc. are undertaken by students of the MSW course as
part of their curriculum