UNIVERSITY OF MALAKAND

Chakdara, Dir Lower, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Bridging the gap between aspirations and achievements

Welcome To Department of Social Work

Introduction

Social work is an academic discipline and a profession within human services. Its main goal is to assist individuals, families and communities with their needs and solve their problems using a multidisciplinary approach. Social work in its various forms, addresses the multiple and complex transactions between people and their environments and aims at enabling all people to develop their full potentials, enrich their lives, and prevent dysfunctions. Human rights and social justice are the philosophical underpinnings of social work practice. The uniqueness of social work practice is in the blend of some particular values, knowledge and skills, including the use of relationship as the basis of all interventions and respect for the client’s choice and involvement. Today, social workers are not only the bridge, linking clients to other helpers, they also provide their clients with hope and encourage them towards a happier life. Its auspices may be voluntary, governmental or combination of both.

Objectives

  • To teach the students the methods and techniques of social work.
  • To prepare social work students to play their professional role for the social inclusion of vulnerable groups.
  • To equip the students to develop professional identity, which will incorporate the knowledge, skills, values, and ethical principles of social work profession that are crucial for the advancement of human rights, economic and social justice.
  • To equip the students for the rehabilitation and social inclusion of vulnerable groups through advocacy.
  • To enable social workers to take leadership roles in organizations charged with responding to psycho-social problems.
  • To prepare social work students to be the agent of change.

Vision

Our vision is to become a leading institute of social work that is acknowledged for its quality social work education and its research culture for the promotion of social justice, human rights, solution of problems and development of communities.

Job Opportunities

  • Regional, national and international Government and Non-government organizations e.g. UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, US-AID, APWA, and many other organizations which work in areas like, education, health, poverty, peace etc.
  • Social Welfare Department, Education Department, Drug Rehabilitation, NCHD etc.
  • Teaching and research institutes.
  • Law.

Mission

The Department is committed to prepare students to bring social change and promote social justice to empower the vulnerable groups of society by practicing the theories, skills, values and ethics of social work profession.

Teaching Faculty

Mr. Hamid Alam
Mr. Hamid Alam
Chairman / Assistant Professor

hamid.alam@uom.edu.pk

PhD in Progress
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Dr. Sajjad Hussain
Dr. Sajjad Hussain
Lecturer

Sajjad.hussain@uom.edu.pk

PhD
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Mr. Farman Ali
Mr. Farman Ali
Assistant Professor

aleefarman@gmail.com

M.Phil
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Mr. Muhammad Ashfaq Khan
Mr. Muhammad Ashfaq Khan
Lecturer

ashfaq_khalil@hotmail.com

M.Phil in Progress
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Mr. Zakir Hussain
Mr. Zakir Hussain
Lecturer

zakir_dir77@yahoo.com

M.Phil
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Mr. Muhammad Ijaz Khan
Mr. Muhammad Ijaz Khan
Lecturer

khan.ijaz333@gmail.com

M.A Social Work
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Supporting Staff

Mr. Shah Hussain
Mr. Shah Hussain
Naib Qasid

Male
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Mr. Imdad Ullah
Mr. Imdad Ullah
Junior Clerk

Male
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Publications

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