The increasing demand for well qualified and value based personnel in the realm of human services, in the context of deepening psychosocial and political complexities all over the world depicts the relevance of the professional Social Work. Social Work educators being the major stakeholders of the profession, have a significant role in providing quality education and training in Social Work, so that the graduates are capable to take up the challenges and respond effectively and efficiently to the emerging concerns of the human service sector. The Social work education in the present scenario calls for a transformation from content based education to a competency based one, responding to the outcome based perspectives and practices prevailing in the global education domain. The core of Outcome Based Education model demands the clarity of focus, purposefully opted design and delivery, need based expectations and expanded opportunities in the curriculum.
The Purpose of the Conference
The national conference DYUTI 2018 shall envisage the aforesaid concerns and deliberate to identify the core competencies and proactive practice skills for the upcoming social work students and accreditation standards for social work education based on the Outcome Based Education (OBE) frameworks, to mould efficient social workers for the post globalized world. The deliberations on the best practice models in Social Work Education will further contribute to the education standards and indigenous practices.
Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous) was established as a result of the indefatigable industry and foresight of the CMI Congregation. Rajagiri College of Social Science was accredited with 'A' Grade (3.70 out of 4) in 2013 by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of the UGC. The college has been conferred with Autonomous status by University Grants Commission in 2014.Rajagiri School of Social Work, started in the year 1955 was one of the pioneering institutions in south India, establishing programmes and setting standards in the field of social work education.The Social Work academic programs range from Bachelors to Doctoral programme. The presence of live labs in the campus add quality to education through experience