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What are the top 3 traits or skills every social services director must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your social services director expertise?

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judy byler from skowhegan me in Wilton, Maine

83 months ago

you must feel comfortable talking with peaple, empathy, and the ability to help peaple find their answers from within. Please check out my samhart.blogtoolkit.com

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Susan P. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

51 months ago

Equally as important as empathy is the ability to multi-task (good time management skills), knowledge regarding community resources and above all, arranging timely and safe discharges. With all due respect to the last respondent, it's a plus when people find their answers within, but many truly don't have answers or they are ambivalent and "stuck." For these reasons, it is encumbent upon the social worker to be knowledgeable about resources and options and present them as early as possible so that people have a chance to think about their specific needs and wants.

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