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"Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker"

1) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


2) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


3) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


4) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.


5) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


6) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


7) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


8) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


9) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.


10) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


11) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.


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12) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.


13) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


14) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.


15) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.


16) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


17) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


Job Description for "Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-I-A        SOC:  21-1023.00


 

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