International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Social Work | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024


Social Work Intervention and Practice in Different Settings

Dr. Sejal Macwan | Sejal Macwan


Abstract: Helping to help is a core idea behind the leading profession named social work. It is observable fact that the country like India has accepted advance technologies, strategies, methodologies & much more from western/foreign countries. The mental health of a person is concerned, is an integral & vital part of health. The definition of health, given by W. H. O. in 1948 says there are many parameters for a person to fall in category of healthy. Mental health is one of them. Manier factors in India are responsible for heath deterioration in mental health. The statistics on mental health work force in India says that only 0.07 psychiatric social workers are employed per 100, 000 populations. The above statement can be analysed in such a way that there is a need for social work intervention in Mental Health care institutions. The increasing numbers of Mental illness patients with major or minor illnesses are an alarm clock for Social Work intervention in India. The disturbances in Mental Health are observed starting from school to higher educational institutions. The scopes of Social Work intervention are in NGO sitting, correctional setting and more where the human beings are surviving. The present paper is an attempt to portray the Social Work Practice & intervention in different areas. The conceptual framework on mental health and illness will be focused on followed by the statistics on Mental illness in India. In addition to this, the major and minor (Psychotic & Neurotic) mental illnesses will be discussed.


Keywords: Social work profession, mental health, mental illness, family intervention


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,


Pages: 1599 - 1602


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