Interview Preparation

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Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming social worker interview?

Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Sharon in San Francisco, California

97 months ago

Host said: Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming social worker interview?

Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

1. Know risk assessment/signs of abuse,neglect inside and out.

2. Know how to work with a family to develop a plan.

3. Be able to articulate what interviewilng skills are necessary when working with families we serve.

4. Know how to prioritize multiple tasks that include crisis, telephone msgs, immediates tasks assigned by your boss, personal dr appts, etc.

5. Be able to articulate your understanding of how culture impacts our work with families re abuse/neglect/prevention/
intervention/reunification, etc.

Sharon in San Francisco, California

96 months ago

If you're interested in employment with the San Francisco County Human Services Agency (previously known as the Dept of Human Services), check us out at sfgov.org

Sharon

josie in Euless, Texas

96 months ago

I am looking for employment in the Dallas area. I am experienced with social work models but the specialized areas like D/V and Mental Health are looking for LCSW's or want entry level LMSW's. I am in the middle, working toward getting the LCSW. Any suggestions with interview tips for jobs in these areas? Thanks, Josie

Vanna in King George, Virginia

89 months ago

At age 52, I found interview process to be quite difficult with organized written questions that 3 staff SW's wrote your answers to..quite stressful!
Questions were varied from public service intervention to PS and I don't even rembr all of the questions.I'm ready to launce a consultant career as a result. Good Luck !

Vanna in King George, Virginia

89 months ago

Could you please clarify your question?

Teresa in Gallaway, Tennessee

88 months ago

Host said: Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming social worker interview?

Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

yes

aspreeman in Houston, Texas

84 months ago

This is really good information to have. I have a second interview with a foster care agency next Tuesday.

ladymeek@msn.com in Abingdon, United Kingdom

41 months ago

yes it has help-me to think

ladymeek@msn.com in Abingdon, United Kingdom

41 months ago

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