History of the Department
The Department of Social Work (Aided) was established in the year 1995-96 in response to the College’s responsibility to address the issues of the Society. Since its inception, the Department of Social Work is actively involved in providing evidence-based, quality oriented social work education through most advanced and emerging domains of practice, research and field interventions. It has also engaged itself in strengthening social work practice, research and field projects. The Department offers Masters Degree in Social Work with specializations in Medical & Psychiatric Social Work and Rural & Urban Community Development. The Department also offers a Certificate Course in Basic Counselling Skills for the UG students of Vimala College. The Department is recognized as the research centre for Social Work in the year 2017.
All Social Work students of Vimala College are expected to possess the following attributes at a level appropriate to their year of study. They are expected to demonstrate these attributes in the class room, field practicum and work environment. These graduate attributes are fostered in the context of the curriculum and extracurricular activities.
We envision the total transformation of the young women for their enrichment and of the society at large and the nation as a whole.