Department of Medical Social Work

The Masters in Medical Social Work is a two-year postgraduate course that combines social work in healthcare setups. It trains professionals to provide comprehensive mental health services to individuals, families and communities coming to healthcare setups. Key areas of interest include assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy, patient's emotional health, community mental health, social work practice and mental health legislation and policy.

The vision

Why study Medical Social Work at IHS?

  • Assessment and Testing
  • Social Work Techniques in the Rehabilitation of the Disabled
  • Research Methodology and Statistics
  • Learning Disability
  • Rehabilitation Case Work and Counselling
  • Management of Cerebral Palsy
  • Ethics

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of a master's degree in Medical social work can pursue a variety of career paths, including Medical social work in hospitals, mental health counseling and community work, research, and policy analysis. This aims to address individual mental health needs and promote medical well-being.

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