Method of Social Work

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Methods of Social Work
Social work as a profession is a product of this century. Although its roots are well established in history from the time when people 1st began to take responsibility for their neighbors through activities which were called charity, poor relief, philanthropy and social reform . Social work is to fight against Five Evils as:

1.Physical want
2.Disease
3.Ignorance
4.Squalor
5.Idleness

Objective:
To remove social injustice
To relieve social injustice
To reduce redress
To prevent suffering
To assist the weaker sections
To rehabilitate the distress class people
Methods of Social work
All social work activities are classified into six major categories. 1. Social case work
2. Social group work
3. Community organization
4. Social action
5. Social welfare research
6. Social welfare administration

1. Social case work
Social case work is a method which helps by counseling the individual client to effect better social relationships & a social adjustment that makes it possible him to lead a satisfying & useful life. Gordon Hamilton points out that, “The objective of case work is to administer practical services & offer counseling in such a way as to arouse & conserve psychological energies of the client activity to involve him in the use of the service towards the solution of her/his dilemma.”

2. Social group work
Social group work is an activity which helps to participate in the activities of a group for their intellectual, emotional & physical growth and for the attainment of desirable goals of the groups. Group work as such as a method by which the group worker enables various types of groups to function in such a manner that both group interaction & programme activities contribute to the growth of the individual & the programme activities contribute to the growth of the individual & the achievement of desirable social goals.

3. Community organization
Community organization is the process of planning...
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