IGNOU MSW BSW Field Work Journal

Monday, December 14, 2015

Individual Case Work Example IGNOU MSW / BSW

Individual Case Work is an important part of the social work practice. In your social work career, you will apply this technique while working with the client’s individually. There are various principles and ethics you need to apply while working with the client. Principles of confidentiality, principle of acceptance, priniciple of non-judgemental attitude are some of the common principles of social case work. Client can also apply defense mechanism like denial, rationalization, projection etc.
Here is an example of case work.
Brief summary of the case – a client is facing the problem of unemployment. He lost his previous job and now he is not getting job anywhere. He tried his best but not received the success. He is now in depression. He also started taking alcohol and cigarette.
At the first sight, the case is simple. We have to motivate the client periodically. As he is also taking alcohol and cigarette, that’s mean, he has some bad company of friends. So first of all we need to start the relationships with client. It can take 2-3 session for starting a fruitful session.
In the next 2-3 session, we can meet with his family members and peer groups. There is a need to do counseling of family members because there support is vital in this case.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Important Organizations Affiliated with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India

Here is the list of some of the famous Organizations Affiliated with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India.

·         Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (AYJNIHH), Mumbai
·         Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped, Delhi
·         National Institute of Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad,
·         National Institute of Visually Handicapped (NIVH), Dehradun,
·         National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Tamilnadu
·         National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped (NIOH),Kolkata
·         Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation,Training & Research (SVNIRTAR), Cuttack,
·         National Institute of Social Defense NISD, Delhi

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Individual Case Work in IGNOU MSW and BSW

In social work, case work is a primary method of helping others. With the help of case work technique, social workers help the clients. Individual case work is a helping process. The process has some steps. Like
·         Establishment of professional relationships with the client.
·         Talking with the client in a friendly way to get information on client’s problems, and difficulties.
·         Accepting the client’s problems, and difficulties.
·         Motivating the client about good.
·         Encourage the client for solving the problems.
·         Meeting with client’s peer group for solving the problems.
·         Providing guide and assistance to client.
·         Follow-up the client.
You can help your client by giving regular guidance, motivation and support. In IGNOU MSW or BSW course, you have to do case work with the clients. These steps will be helpful in doing the case work.
With these steps, you can help your client in various settings like client having problem in family, student having problem in study, drug addicted etc.