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Question 1 of 25
What is your definition of confidentiality?
User-Submitted Answers
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Keepeveryting secret don't share information.
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Confidentiality is keeping something to yourself that regards someone else information.
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To protect the client's personal information however if there is a brench of ethics then I have to report.
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3 reason, self, child elderly, court. Info bt me and client. Not disclosure, referring to as client and protecting files, etc.
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Keep things between myself and the client or family involved unless the client is of harm, others are of harm, or I am of harm. I would need to break confidentiality if anyone is in danger.
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It's being trustworthy and keeping someone's information personal.
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No sharing information without client consent.
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Containing all details of the case, and distributing any information on an as-needs basis, and with the client's permission. Coming from a clinical background, my confidentiality values are quite strict. I always confirm details (e. G. Date of birth) with employers/insurers before discussing anything with them over the phone.
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Confidentiality is keeping your clients safe, which includes personal information.
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Confidentiality is a set of rules put into place to protect the personal information of individuals unless given consent by the patient.
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Question 2 of 25
What is the greatest joy for you in this field?
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Helping my clients and having a bond with them.
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Seeing someone attempting reach their goals and obtaining them.
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Seeing the client or families once something has worked. I really enjoy keeping in touch and checking in with clients, students, and families I have worked with. When I get a thank you or a smile then I know I have done something right and at the end of the day it makes me feel like I have done my job to the best of my ability.
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Helping people discover their strengths and abilities and applying those in a an occupation. Also helping them obtain access to resources to help them reach their goals and aiding them in improving on necessary skills in order to obtain competitive employment.
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It's the joy of helping people.
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The greatest joy for me in this field is helping people achieve their dreams and goals of returning back to work.
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I love seeing people progress. The sense of achievement that not only myself, but also the injured worker feels when they are able to return to full, pre-injury duties is so special. I am a true believer in employment providing purpose for so many people, and being able to work towards re-instating that purpose after an unexpected incident is really enjoyable for me.
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I love working with vulnerable and high risk individuals, as I am able to build relations and give reassurance and encouragement throughout the rehabilitation process. Individuals who either get injured at work or outside of work generally did not see it coming and therefore desire for someone to come beside them to help instruct and give them hope in returning to work and their daily activities and life as quickly has possible. When guidance and reassurance is given by an individual who has an excellent relationship with them, hey feel confident in their capabilities and I believe that this in itself helps with the recovery process and returning to daily activities including work.
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Helping someone obtain employment and join the workforce. For example customer with soto syndrome.
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The opportunity to plant a seed in someone and watch them grow and recover.
Question 3 of 25
Tell me about a patient that you thought you could have done more with.
User-Submitted Answers
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A patient I thought I could have done more with is one who is able to move and complete ADL's by herself but fail to do so because of lack of self esteem.
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Client who needed more pressure to reach goals but didnt because death so mh side took precident over rh.
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I had to deal with a student that had behavioral problems. He was also diagnosed with severe depressions, ODD, and ADHD. I would have tracked and monitored are visits more to provide data and stats to the local AEA social worker and School Psychologist to create an intervention plan for the student.
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One pt had a hard time finding employment due to lack of experience so he began volunteering. During the time I worked with him, his family needed him tohelp more at home and discontinued the vocational process. I thought he had great potential and he was improving on interview skills and job skills and I wish I had more time to watch him obtain employment.
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I wish I could do so much for all my patients, and when I feel I dont have all the answers I seek outside resources or confer with my team.
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As I am entry level, I have not actually had my own clients or caseload. I don't think I have had enough experience to answer this question.
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When I worked in rehabilitation in BC, I worked with a client who came into the clinic for kinesiology 1x weekly, based on the severity of his injuries and him sometimes missing appointments I stressed the importance of him attending regularly and encouraged him to be attending 2x weekly as suggested by the physio and OT, rather then 1x weekly. Thinking back on the situation it may have been beneficial for him to see the psychologist even for just an itial assessment to see if she could observe any underlying issues behind his reservations with rehabilitation.
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I have not had the experience of working with patients on an individual basis yet.
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There was a patient who was making such great progress and then they quit coming back. Wish I could have offered more services and re-engaged them.
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I have done everything I can with patients and tick the boxes as well as tailor programs to suit them I do everything.
Question 4 of 25
Tell me about your education.
User-Submitted Answers
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I have a Bachelor of Psychology. I will be graduating with a Graduate diploma in Clinical Counselling. I have been training Applied Behaviour Analysis with a component of Occupational and Physiotherapy.
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I have a background in Psychology and Counseling but also lived abroad in Germany working with Military Families. I have always been passionate about education and helping others. I found that my strengths include relationship building and intervention plans.
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I graduated from an international university with a bachelor's degree in education and geography.
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I started at commutity college in 2007 to complete a certificate degree in dietectic techecian graduated with 2 on in dt aid and dt super.
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I'm from Pennsylvania, attended penn state univer for undergrad and udnj rutgers for graduate school where I majored in the field of rehabilitation counseling.
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I originally received my undergraduate in elementary education, my graduate in educational leadership, a graduate certification in visual impairment, and am currently working on another certification in O&M.
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I have MBA (Management) and MA from Salve Regina University. This gives my an edge over other candidates.
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I have a masters degree in rehabilitation counseling having completed 48 credit hours and 600 hours of internship.
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I possess a Bachelorís degree in Technical Management from the DeVry University and a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology. This really provides me an edge over other candidates.
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I attained a MA in counseling psychology.
Question 5 of 25
If a patient is improving at a slower speed than you expect, what would your next steps be?
User-Submitted Answers
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Support the patient, praise the patient and continue to work at their pace.
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I will try to see why he's behaving like that& follow protocol.
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Reevaluate my expectations and adjust to best suit the patients needs.
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If my patient was improving but at a slower rate I would acknowledge that fact that there is improvement and give him all the time needed but also encourage him to pic k up the pace.
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I will let improve at whatever pace possible as our focus is to improve them. However I will let the company know and make arrangements.
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Remind them of the goals and time frame, to help them identify its not met. Then ask if theres anything hindering it. Show how to get on track.
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Monitor there improvements and wait a bit. I think it is very necessary to be flexible and patient in this field of work. The last thing I want to do is push a patient to his or her limits only to backtrack.
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I would review medical and other records to see if assessments or records need to be change or modified to help achieved expected goals.
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If a patient is improving at a slower speed than expected, I would take steps to identify what are the patients barriers. Therefore, I would ask the patient questions about ways they can.
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To review goals and re-evaluate any barriers that still need to be addressed or new barriers that may be the cause.
Question 6 of 25
Do you work well under pressure?
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Yes. Motivation, handle multiple task, walk ins and sucide. Case management goals.
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Yes, my way of coping with pressure is to make lists, either mental or physical. I will just write down everything that needs to be done and systematically work towards completing the list.
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I enjoy being busy, working in a fast paced working environment, and multitasking, while working with others.
Question 7 of 25
Tell me about your most successful patient that you have helped.
User-Submitted Answers
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A patient with dysphagia that was about to choke that I help.
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The most successful patient I have had the pleasure of helping is now back moving her arm around and feeding herself after becoming non ambulatory.
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I had a student with Bipolar Disorder and Depression. He was struggling with school and had a lot of external forces holding him back from his true potential. He had also just found out that his father had passed, his father he was just rebuilding a relationship with. I took it upon myself to check in with the student multiple times a week, tutor him, and create a plan for graduation. In helping him with his school work he passed his psychology course and will be graduating in June. I am beyond proud of him and cannot wait to seem him achieve his dreams of working in culinary foods.
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One young man had good work experiences but he lacked interview skills. He would get numerous interviews but was not offered the positions. We worked on interview skills extensively. The last interview he went on, he wanted to interview alone. He did and he got the job. That was probably the most successfull pt.
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Again, I have not had my own caseload. I am unable to answer this question.
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Fortunately there are many patients who I have been able to help return to work and daily activities successfully. One individual in particular was very determined and motivated to get back to work. She began on light duties, however she had had frozen shoulder and some structural issues with her rotator cuff muscles and struggles with carrying and lifting weights which was required by her job. She came into the clinic 2x weekly with me and I was able to help her restore full ROM in her problem shoulder and gain enough strength to be able to meet her 40lb lifting demands of work and carrying demands set by her employer. This was a huge success!
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There was a young boy I was providing therapy too, he was not able to verbally communicate, by the time I was done working with him he was talking fluently.
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Nr finished school recovered from her bacteria phobia and graduates school.
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I helped a client with her individualized plan which guaranteed her in getting employment.
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There was one who has choose to not to talk for long time. He has only has gestures. I became very friendly with him, and started communicating. One day surprisingly, when I was helping to have a shower started talking to me, and talked to me for about 15 minutes.
Question 8 of 25
Tell me about your communication skills.
User-Submitted Answers
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I have great verbal and written communication skills.
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Interpersonal skills. Nature is caring. Not talk over clients heads, silence is ok. Clear and consie.
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I am a really great communicator. I have worked in customer service roles since I was old enough to work, and have developed good conversation skills, and a great confidence in speaking to a wide range of people through this. Furthermore, in my provisional psychologist role at the clinic, I often have to describe and explain psychological conditions and the associated physiological changes in a way that a layperson would understand. I also pride myself on my ability to communicate in a written format. I am able to write clearly and concisely in a number of formats. I can not only write formal reports, and letters, but am proficient in writing emails and other informal forms of communication.
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I am a very personable person, with strong interpersonal skills and desire to be real with both my coworkers and patients that I work with. I am very organized and am a strong communicator. When you work in rehabilitation I have learned the importance of communication with the patient as well as other team members including phi, OT etc. Who may be working with the client. Excellent communication, means structured goals with everyone on the same page, which results in faster recovery and assists an individual in transitioning back to daily living tasks. - conference calls clear communication gives an understanding for all parties on where a client is at.
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I have a very good communication skills. I can easily connect with people by putting myself in their shoes.
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I have an ability to easily connect with people either verbally or by body language.
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I have the ability to create dialogues that engage clients to tell me what they feel or need that I can use to help them get employment.
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I have the patience and the ability communicate with people who want to dominate their thinking, and I know how to go with his ideas first, and gradually perceive the better ideas without getting into conflicts.
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I have excellent communication skills.
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I am a bi-lingual, and able to communicate in variety of cultural environments.Communication entails the cultural aspects, that need to be understood, and be open to accommodate, if an effective communication to take place. I am capable of communication with any body in this sense.
Question 9 of 25
Tell me about a time you had to make a significant adjustment while treating a patient during rehab.
User-Submitted Answers
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A patient came in with a wrong shoe to the rehab . We have to change the shoe cause she has to use the shoe to exercise.
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A time I had to make a great adjustment while treating a patient during rehab I simply asked the other rehab tech to help cover and watch this patient as I go get another patient that was suppose to been in therapy that same time and after returning with her I began to work with the both of the patients.
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Patient relapse and missed case managent set ups.
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I have never worked in a rehab setting but while working with a student with dyslexia I read his entire online NCRC test to him. Doing so enabled him to complete the online test in a timely fashion, score higher, and attain a certificate he could use and present to future employers or on college applications and scholarships.
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I had a client who I was working with, I knew their file well, talked to the physio working with them and therefor understood the severity of the injury, it was about 4 weeks into working with the client when she began to work with the psychologist and when working with the psychologist explained that there had been second accident that we did not know of. Previously she was progressing very slowly and once I was aware of this realized that although I could not bring this up with the client I was able to change my approach with working with this client. I encouraged her to go for walks outside with someone as she had sever anxiety, she began to do this, I pushed her to do some things with me that made her feel a little bit more uncomfortable but in return helped her to recover better then if not encouraging her with these daily activities that had ciezed because of guilt and shame and fear.
Question 10 of 25
Why did you choose to become a Rebahilitation Counselor?
User-Submitted Answers
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I have what it takes like kindness.
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I have always had the heart to help others cope with their problems.
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Angency vs private. Getting back state of self suffiency. Family history.
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I chose to be a counselor to help individuals obtain an overall good well-being. It is my job to accommodate and create accessibility for clients I work with so they can flourish and live as a full human citizen.
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I am interested in helping people. I studied psychology, and I'm passionate about mental health, and the value that working and succeeding in a career places on an individual's life. I am also, driven, and goal oriented. I like to see progression in the things that I work on, which is why I believe rehabilitation is an ideal career path for me.
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Rex in my younger days then undergrad in psych and abi.
Question 11 of 25
Why are you the best candidate for us?
User-Submitted Answers
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I can take care of people's problem.
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I am the best candidate for this company because set aside from my education and previous training I have actually had the experience of working with mentally ill clients.
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Unique background, long term, care about my comminuty, not on FB etc.
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For all the reasons I previously mentioned. I am passionate about this field, I am passionate about helping people, and I want to achieve results, not just for myself, but for my clients. I am a great communicator, and have extensive experience in liaising with various parties, which is an important part of this role. I am also positive, and don't allow setbacks to stop me from trying. If things are not progressing as planned, I can review potential reasons why, and be creative about ways to redirect the progression onto the right track.
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I understand abi very well I have assisted many people to recovery. I have a high level of energy and.
Question 12 of 25
What is your greatest strength?
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I am a quick learner and a great team player.
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I feel that one of my strengths is my personability. I am able to build rapport with many different people from different backgrounds, ages, and cultures. Another strength of mine is my initiative. I do not like seeing tasks unfinished, and will go out of my way to complete them at a high standard.
Question 13 of 25
Do you have previous counseling experience?
User-Submitted Answers
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Yes, I have individual and group counseling experience from a school counselor perspective. I am not a licensed therapist but I know how to implement different techniques to achieve different things with students or clients I work with.
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Yes, I currently work one day a week at a private psychology clinic. I conduct intake sessions for new clients prior to them seeing a psychologist, including counselling, psycho-education and risk assessments.
Question 14 of 25
How do you handle stressful situations?
User-Submitted Answers
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I try to calm down the party involved and talk the problem out if its something bigger than what I could fix I get my manager involved.
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I am able to cope with stress quite well. I am a big believer in taking time out when you need it. You are a lot less productive if you run yourself into the ground completing a task. In the moment, I am structured. I break down whatever the task is into small, achievable tasks, and continue completing these tasks systematically until it is completed.
Question 15 of 25
Are you a patient person?
Question 16 of 25
What kinds of information do you have to obtain from the client in an initial interview?
User-Submitted Answers
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Person information, background check & medical issue.
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Their full name, date of birth, mental illness.
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Geographical, previous mh or rh, medications, vocational. Goals.
Question 17 of 25
Why should we hire you?
User-Submitted Answers
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Am qualify for the job, I have what it takes, kind and caring.
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In order to enhance my skill set I am looking for a better opportunity such as this company to showcase my skills and knowledge I learned in school.
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Get along with team and have a servnts heart.
Question 18 of 25
Do you think it is possible to rehabilitate?
Question 19 of 25
What kind of work environment do you thrive in?
Question 20 of 25
How would you handle conflict between yourself and a co-worker?
User-Submitted Answers
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Call the coworker & settle the conflict.
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Talk to the co-worker about what issue he may be causing that bothers me or allow for him to come talk to me about whatever I may be doing that troublesome him and come to a mutual agreement or take it a step further by getting the manager involved.
Question 21 of 25
Do you work well on a team? How would you define teamwork?
User-Submitted Answers
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Yes teamwork means everybody has to work together.
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Yes, team work is where everyone one a particular team come together and get the job done in its entirely and to the best of a job they could have done.
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Yes. Each person has on contrubution but csn meet team hosls help out.
Question 22 of 25
How do you feel about physical restraints?
User-Submitted Answers
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It is an abuse. U cannot use it.
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They shouldn't be used unless necessarily needed.
Question 23 of 25
Tell me about yourself.
User-Submitted Answers
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An educated woman with a kind, caring, heart.
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I am a open minded person, who is easy to get along with, I am a quick learner who is very attention to detail.
Question 24 of 25
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
User-Submitted Answers
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Sleeping too much . That's why am getting this job to sleep less.
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My greatest weakness is concentrating on one thing at a time. I am better now with time management giving me the opportunity to set aside time for each activity I have planned or need to work on.
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Selflessness, all work no play, skip lunch.
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I am a lot more comfortable in informal, one on one or small group settings. When it comes to large groups, I have a tendency to be a little bit more reserved, as I lack confidence speaking in front of crowds.
Question 25 of 25
Tell me about a difficult treatment plan you created while collaborating with doctors and other rehabilitation counselors.
User-Submitted Answers
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Taking care of my patient at home with doctors instruction.
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Client who in dove house, needed medication management. Dictor had to evalute but didnt find.
3.
Simon would not leave the house.

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