PGDCSW - Objectives


PGDCSW – (Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Social Work and Counseling Practice)


Upon completion of the programme the students will be able to:

  1. Display knowledge of foundations of general, developmental and personality psychology
  2. Demonstrate awareness of mental health and psychopathology applicable for counselling
  3. Display knowledge of direct social work practice and clinical practice and appreciate the role of counselling in clinical social work practice
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of process, skills and techniques of counselling practice 
  5. 5. Demonstrate skills in building relationship and assessment of clients
  6. Demonstrate skills in the practice of techniques of counselling
  7. Exhibit knowledge and skills of practice using theoretical approaches of counselling
  8. Demonstrate skills of practice using behavioural, cognitive behavioural, Cognitive analytical approaches in counselling
  9. Demonstrate knowledge and skills of strengths based practice
  10. Display detailed understanding of practice in the areas of child and adolescent counselling or Marriage and Family or Workplace counselling