|Mental Health Counselor
- Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.
- Fill out and maintain client-related paperwork, including federal- and state-mandated forms, client diagnostic records, and progress notes.
- Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
|Addiction Social Worker
- Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Refer patient, client, or family to community resources for housing or treatment to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness, following through to ensure service efficacy.
- Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, and confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of client or patient.
- Counsel clients in individual and group sessions to assist them in dealing with substance abuse, mental and physical illness, poverty, unemployment, or physical abuse.