Psychiatric Social Work

Department of Psychiatric Social Work

In the year 2011-12 admission and discharge counseling were done for 17240 patients, social case work for 1701 patients, group interventions 2875 sessions, family intervention 726 sessions, social case history 2555 and home visit for 13 patients.

The department has 12 seats in M.Phil and 4 in Ph.D courses in Psychiatric Social Work. Training is provided to visiting students coming for Block Placement. The department is involved in clinical, teaching, and research work, rehabilitation, and community mental health programs,

The faculty member of the department are invited as visiting/guest faculty and external examiner in different institutions/organizations and universities and also member of “Expert Committee” for some of the schools of social work, also the faculty member are in the editorial board of various journals, executive committee, members in various National and International professional organization and currently holding post of Joint Secretary of ISPSW.