Three day Workshop on Social Work Practice for MSW and Sociology students, Inaugurated
The inauguration program for “Three day Workshop on Social Work Practice
for MSW and Sociology students” was organised by the Department of Sociology
and Social Work at Seminar Hall (Main Block), GEMS Arts and Science College,
Ramapuram at 10.30 AM on 18th, September, 2019. The inaugural program was
graced by Mr. P. T. Hamza (Director, GEMS), Mr. Muhammed Navas (Vice
Principal), Mr. Praveen Varghese Thomas (Life skill trainer and Doctoral Fellow,
Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum), Dr. Mirshad Rahman T M
(Workshop convener and Head), Mr. Aneesh Kumar. C (Sociology Course
Coordinator and Assistant Professor) and Mrs. Anu Jose, (MSW Course Coordinator
and Assistant Professor).
The scheduled program was initiated by prayer followed by welcoming the gathering
by Mrs. Anu Jose. The brief description about the three day workshop was given by
Dr. Mirshad Rahman T M and emphasized the scope of the three day workshop. The
Presidential address was delivered by the Vice Principle of the college, Mr.
Muhammed Navas in the absence of our beloved principle Mr. Naveen Mohan. The
Workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Praveen Varghese Thomas. Mr. P. T Hamza,
delivered the keynote address. He congratulated the coordinators and students for
taking the initiative for organizing the workshop. The inaugural program was closed
by thanks giving by Mr. Aneesh Kumar. C.
There were 75 participants including first year Sociology and MSW students from the
DSSW, GEMS ASC and students from social work departments of various colleges
including SNDP YSS College, Perinthalmanna and Ideal Arts and Science College,
This three day workshop offers students the opportunity to attend a range of sessions
by different professionals working in the social work field to help focus discussions on
the different areas of the profession like life skills, social work in the mental health
sector, community development, and practice of psychology for social workers and
performing arts in social work.