Social work - WikipediaShankar Pathak, of the Department of Social Work, Delhi University has made a commendable innovative attempt to study the growth and development of social welfare in India from the lowest rung of the ladder of civilization to its present plans of attainment. Macmillan-India Indian Express. Your paper on social work manpower demand presented at the conference of social workers I need it for a course I am giving -M. Gore You have done well in providing concise and lucid clarification of some of the foggy areas of social policy It would be worthwhile continuing your scholarly and insightful writings on social policy in India.
Introduction to social work and social welfare
Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families , groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social work practice is often divided into micro-work, which involves working directly with individuals or small groups; and macro-work, which involves working with communities, and - within social policy - fostering change on a larger scale. The social work industry  developed in the 19th century, with some of its roots in voluntary philanthropy and in grassroots organizing. The effects of the Industrial Revolution and of the Great Depression of the s placed pressure on social work to become a more defined discipline. Social work is a broad profession that intersects with several disciplines.
1) What is a profession. 2) What is professionalism. 3) Application of world views to role of social work. 4) Historical development of social work a) State.
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