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The Master of Social Work (MSW) program specializing in Children and Families is designed to prepare compassionate and skilled social workers to address the unique needs and challenges faced by children, youth, and families in diverse communities. Grounded in social work values and ethics, this program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of child development, family dynamics, and evidence-based interventions to support the well-being of children and families.

MSW program specializing in Children and Families is essential for preparing social workers to address the complex needs of this population and to advocate for policies and programs that promote their well-being and resilience. Our curriculum covers a wide range of topics relevant to social work practice with children and families, including child development, family systems theory, trauma-informed care, child welfare policy, therapeutic interventions, and social entrepreneurship. Students are expected to graduate with a strong foundation in child welfare practice and the skills to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families.

Dr. J. Damen Queen,
MSW, Msc (Counselling Psychology), Ph.D

Courses Offered

The P.G. Department of Social Work specializing in Children and Families (CF) is established in the academic year 2024 wth the Affiliation of the University of Madras. The course is approved by the university of Madras with 20 sanctioned seat for admission in each batch.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Introduction to Children and Families
  • Child Development and Childhood Disorders
  • Family Dynamics and Social Work Practice
  • International and National Frameworks for Children
  • Therapeutic Approaches and Interventions
  • Social Work with Children
  • Gerontological Social Work
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Along with the theory, the students will be engaged in fieldwork and internships to gain hands-on experience working with clients under the supervision of experienced mental health professionals.


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Contact Us

Dr. J. Damen Queen,

MSW, Msc (Counselling Psychology), Ph.D

Phone : 9840580971
Email : prof.damen@mssw.in

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