Author(s): Madhusudanan. S, R. Nalini

Email(s): madhusudanan18@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2679.2015.00001.8   

Address: Madhusudanan. S*, Dr. R. Nalini
Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Social Work, Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry 605014
2Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry- 605014
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 3,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2015


ABSTRACT:
Social Casework is a micro practice in Social work Profession. The seven casework principles namely individualization, acceptance, self-determination, controlled emotional involvement, confidentiality, non-judgmental attitude and purposeful expression of feelings proposed by Felix Biestek is taken up to indigenize with Thirukural. Thirukural a sacred Tamil language literary classic is used for this purpose. Indigenization is a cross-cultural practice. This paper attempts in the line of Global definition of social work to indigenize the western concepts with the treasure trove of regional knowledge.


Cite this article:
Madhusudanan. S, R. Nalini. Indigenizing Social Casework Principles in the Light of Thirukural. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences 3(3): July- Sept., 2015; Page 107-110 doi: 10.5958/2454-2679.2015.00001.8


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