Welcome To Our Department
Social Work Department of St. Albert’s College Autonomous officially commenced in the year of 2015. Since its inception the department is privileged to host many socially relevant and committed Programmes till to date. The course consisted of 3 specializations such as Medical and Psychiatric Social Work, Family and Child Welfare and Community development and offers placements through Field Work Practicum.
To build a socially just society by strengthening human relationships and promoting the values of equality, diversity, inclusiveness, democracy, and concern for human welfare through academic excellence.
To engage in collaborative learning, research, community initiatives, disseminating knowledge, that embraces the values of social inclusion thereby enhancing the quality of life with whom we collaborate and interact.
Department at a glance
St. Alberts college which was founded in 1946 has a great influence in the social life of city of Kochi. But the majority of the courses of the college were Science courses and few language and arts courses. The management envisioned that the College should guide its social engagement activities with professional guidance of social work department and started Masters Course in Social Work in September 22nd 2015. The new department with its professional outlook to the social activities introduced SAVE (St. Albert’s Voluntary Executives for Social Welfare) programme in 30th July 2016. Now the social work engagement of all 22 departments of the St. Albert’s College is guided by the Department of Social Work for more precise intervention.