Department of Medical & Psychiatric Social Work


“Generating industrious and conscious learners who will promote Physiological and Mental Health Care through Social Work Practice and Interventions”


“To identify, prevent and provide holistic care, services and research for healthy living in tribal communities through Social Work Practice”


  1. To recognize the need for Medical and Psychiatric Care in varied communities by applying Social Work methods and skills
  2. To engage with individuals, groups and communities especially the vulnerable sections concerning Health Care and services
  3. To actively participate in promoting Health through research and interventions


  1. Social Work focuses on the improvement of health and social wellbeing of individuals families groups and communities
  2. Working with people to assess, resolve, prevent or lessen the impact of psychosocial, physical and mental health related issues
  3. Public participation
  4. Accessibility of services and referral
  5. Interdisciplinary collaboration
  6. Health  promotion
  7. Develop patients specific treatment plan
  8. Maintain case reports
  9. Participate in developing a multidisciplinary plan of care
  10. Researcher

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Social Service Officer
  • Liaison officer
  • Field officer
  • Research officer
  • ICTC counsellor
  • Care coordinator in ART centre
  • Social welfare department

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

E-mail: ,,

Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017