Activities of Social Work Dept. 2020-21

Orientation Programme for New Batch(2020-2021)

Online Programme 

28/12/2020 – Introduction about the course by Dr. Ipe Varughese  (HOD)

29/12/2020 – Subject orientation by all faculty

30/12/2020 – Study and Discussion on Govt. Service agency near the locality by all faculty

01/01/2021 – Study and Discussion on Govt. Health Programme by all faculty

04/01/2021 – Discussion on Agriculture Bill 2020 by all faculty

Offline Programme 

11/01/2021 – Community Cafe on social problems of elderly, PWD and Transgenders by Ms. Gayathri Das (Faculty)

15/01/2021 – Welcome ceremony for freshers by Dr. Ipe Varughese (HPD

22/01/2021 – Organisation Visit to KSSS by first year students and faculty Mr. Jaison M C (Faculty)

25/01/2021 – Orientation of Department of social work by Dr. Ipe Varughese (HOD)

25/01/2021 – Orientation on Childline by Mr. Justin Micheal (District Coordinator, Childline, Kottayam

 

USHUS (Induction Ceremony) - 05/01/2021

Dr. Ipe Varughese, Head of  Social Work dept., welcomed the gathering. He started with the quote of Mahathma Gandhi “ Be the change you want to see”. He also emphasized on role of parents in molding up social workers of tomorrow. Dr. Teena Annah Thomas, Principal of BCM College Kottayam delivered the presidential address. She talked about the way her knowledge which was limited to child protection was broadened by the exposure to the programme of Department of Social Work BCM College.She congratulated parents and newly admitted students for making the right choice by selecting Social Work. Mr. Domi John, District mass media officer inaugurated the function and delivered inaugural address. He focused on ‘social work as a profession’and emphasized how skills,attitude and knowledge together is trained during the course. 

Dr. Teena Annah Thomas, Principal of BCM College initiated the limp lighting ceremony and passed the light to the first year students. The lighted lamps together lit up USHUS 2021.

Seminar on -' child protection - in the context of child marriage prohibition act' 27 Jan 2021

All the students participated in the subject seminar on 27 Jan 2021 organized by District Child Protection Office (Dept. of Women and Child Development). Mrs. Mallika DCPU shared welcome address, Ms. Tintu (Protection Officer ) gave introduction and Dr.Ipe Varughese  inaugurated the programme. Adv.Lakmipriya took the session.

Transaction Analysis for self change

BCM Social Work Department organized two days  Transaction Analysis session on ‘Self Awareness for Life Changing’ on 7-8 Jan 2021. Mr. Sabu Yohannan was the resource person

Session by Alumni for New batch of students

Mr. Zachariah Puthenkulam , Old age mental health social worker in UK (Alumni of BCM MSW 2002-04 Batch) took a session on ‘ Social Work as a developed profession in western countries’for the first year batch of students as part of the orientation. 

Mr. Jyothish Lukose, PRO Caritas Hospital (Alumni of BCM MSW 2015-17 Batch) shared experience with the first year batch of students as part of the orientation.