KPSC Probationary Officers Grade II Exam Syllabus
COMMON AND SINGLE SYLLABUS PROPOSED FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR FILLING UP OF DIRECT RECRUITMENT VACANCIES (IN THE CADRE OF P.O. GRADE -2 BASED ON THE PRESCRIBED EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION ANI) NATURE OF WORK IN THE DEPARTMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT, BANGALORE.
Concepts of Social Work, Social Welfare. Social Service, Social Policy, Social Development, Professional and Voluntary Social Work, Social, Concept and Philosophy Ethical Responsibility in Social Work. Functions of Social Change and Social Process — Functions and Meaning.
a) Type of community, rural, urban and tribal social and contextual understand tor practice. Skills in community organization and practice, utilization or resources within and outside the community marginalized groups in urban. rural and tribal community.
b) Some important social problems — unemployment among women, illiteracy, poverty, delinquency, crime, trafficking and corruption.
Casework Method- as a social work practice and overall purpose and objectives of working with individuals, groups, remedial preventive, pro motive and developmental, indigenous of case work practice, specific techniques in social work practice. Group work process, group formation, formulation of objectives and programme planning in implementation — group process communication in group work and measures of group effectiveness, rules of group working, personality development- stages ol` group development.
Special categories of children 2 – Deprived and delinquent children, destitute children. handicapped children, specially exploited and oppressed children. street children, child labour, Child in prostitution, child bondage, child beggars, school dropouts, children in broken homes, child victims of abuse, behavioral problems of children. Family life education concept, need, principles. techniques, value education programmes, inter disciplinary approach in family like education. social work intervention in families principles approaches, techniques, premarital counseling and family therapy.National health policy 1983, Mentally Health Act, 1987, Equal Opportunities for Physically Challenged 1995, PNDT Act, 1998, National & International Organizations for working tor Women & Children. Crime against Women, Criminology and Correctional Administration and Rehabilitation.
Classification functions and sources of energy. carbohydrates, fats, proteins, fat and water soluble vitamins, minerals, water.
Malnutrition in vulnerable groups-etiology and strategies lot prevention and correction. Identification OF high risk patients prophylactic measures for vitamins A.D.C: PEM:Iron, Calcium and Iodine.
Maternal and child malnutrition. impact on growth. pregnancy outcome. reproductive health.
Nutrition through lite cycle. Stages from womb to tomb. Developmental milestones and norms.
infancy — growth and development. breast feeding, weaning foods. immunization.
Pre-school years- growth and development. Cost of malnutrition at preschool age. Common childhood illnesses measures to overcome.
School years — Mid-day meals, cyclic menu.
Adolescence — Growth and development. Physical Psychological and social changes menstrual cycle-care and hygiene chronic energy deficiency among adolescent girls.
Adults — Weight Management- Over and under nutrition- Dietary factors in prevention of chronic degenerative diseases.
Old Age- Physiological. psychological and social changes impact on lite. institutional care. Life skills development at various stages.
Counseling — definition : importance. elements. characteristics. goals, counseling relationship. Counseling in different settings- family. school, nutritional relief and rehabilitation, information, education, communication (IFC) approaches, nutrition intervention programmes, de-addiction centers, correctional settings, HIV/AIDS counseling, marriage counseling.
Family Life Cycle: Marriage marital adjustment and problems. Family disorganization. Atrocities on women and children. Laws ot` protection Divorce and remarriage, Empowerment of women social support system.
Early childhood care and education (ECCE) Importance. Need and scope of ECCE, Concept of TMR. Types of pre-school. ECC? in India, Identification of early childhood disabilities and intervention. Organization of pre-school centers-administrative set-up, building and equipment staff records and reports, programme planning; play and its importance.
Innovative programmes for teaching and learning for functionaries at various levels in urban and rural areas. Development of audio-visual aids.
Child welfare and health education programmes. Goverrm1ent/ Non-government organizations tor women and children in India-CSWB. ICDS. FPAI Hygiene and sanitation for health potable water.
Child and Human Rights, Women’ Rights status of women in India- Women dual role, trends in women employment.