Social and Human Services

Q: Do you have experience working with children or adolescents who are technologically dependent?

Q: What skills do you believe are important for dealing effectively with young children?

Q: Do you have any additional skills to deal specifically with children who are medically fragile or technologically dependent?

Q: What skills do you believe are important in dealing with the families of patients?

Q: Tell me about a time you needed someone's cooperation to complete a task and that person was uncooperative.

Q: How do you evaluate conflicting information or intervention approaches?

Q: Discuss your knowledge of handling confidential information while advocating for a client's needs.

Q: Discuss your methods for documenting your case-management work in individual case files, as well as for reimbursement purposes.

Q: Discuss your experience with, and knowledge of, medical terminology, developmental stages, and disability groupings.

Q: How do you manage multiple concurrent deadlines and demands on your time?

Q: What's your familiarity with computers and electronic client-recordkeeping systems?

Q: What do you consider to be your most beneficial assets in your professional work?

Q: What are your future goals, if any, in advanced educational training?

Q: What's your experience in dealing with individuals who exhibit inappropriate behavior?

Q: Are you able to perform a mental-status assessment?

Q: What do you believe is your true mission statement?

Q: Do you know what to do and what to ask of a patient or client who announces that he feels suicidal, or who's making suicidal ideations or gestures?

Q: How do you determine when a client needs to be referred to a psychiatrist for medication?

Q: How do you best distinguish organic from emotional disturbances?

Q: What psychological theories do you believe have weathered the decades?

Q: What do you think are the best safeguards in a clinical agency to ensure that safe clinical interventions are being used?

Q: Identify and describe relevant issues when you were growing up that have been significant in understanding your life.

Q: What kind of messages did you receive from significant adults when you were growing up?

Q: Are there any issues from your personal life that might potentially have an impact on your professional career?

Q: What does leadership mean to you?

Q: Tell me about your experience relating to treatment planning, discharge planning, and case management.

Q: What knowledge do you have of eating, personality, attention-deficit, and disruptive-behavior disorders?

Q: How do you think the services we provide can best be delivered?

Q: The human services field works with divergent populations, and each of these has different needs. What about this particular area interests you?

Q: What has been your experience with crisis intervention?

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