Substance Abuse Social Worker Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Substance Abuse Social Worker interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What major challenge did you face in your last position?

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List of 30 Substance Abuse Social Worker Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What major challenge did you face in your last position?

  2. 2.

    What do you like to do in your free time?

  3. 3.

    How would you describe your communication skills?

  4. 4.

    What is our mission statement?

  5. 5.

    Do you see yourself as a leader? When have you led a team?

  6. 6.

    We require all candidates to submit to a pre-employment drug screen. Will you have an issue passing the drug screen?

  7. 7.

    Why do you want to work for our agency?

  8. 8.

    What excites you the most about a career as a Substance Abuse Social Worker?

  9. 9.

    Describe a situation where other people who you were working with did not agree with your ideas. What did you do?

  10. 10.

    What are the three main sections of a psychosocial assessment report?

  11. 11.

    What was the last book you read for fun?

  12. 12.

    How do you handle stress on the job?

  13. 13.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a Substance Abuse Social Worker should possess?

  14. 14.

    Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Substance Abuse Social Worker?

  15. 15.

    If you could, would you choose a different career?

  16. 16.

    Have you ever been overloaded with work?

  17. 17.

    What is your philosophy towards work?

  18. 18.

    Why are you the best Substance Abuse Social Worker for us?

  19. 19.

    What do you believe is your best asset as a Substance Abuse Social Worker?

  20. 20.

    What are your career goals?

  21. 21.

    Are you a people person?

  22. 22.

    Do you consider yourself a patient person? How do you increase your patience level in challenging situations?

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    What is your experience working as a Substance Abuse Social Worker?

  24. 24.

    Tell me about your education.

  25. 25.

    Why did you leave your last job?

  26. 26.

    After reading the job description, what do you like most about this position?

  27. 27.

    What is your greatest weakness, and what are you doing to improve?

  28. 28.

    Are you available to work weekends when needed?

  29. 29.

    Besides vacation and holiday time, how many days were you absent from work last year?

  30. 30.

    This concludes our interview. Do you have any questions for me?