1. Research eligibility requirements for services outside the agency
  2. Take public transportation from home to the Department of Social Services
  3. Walk around a neighborhood where many clients live
  4. Spend a day at a food pantry
  5. Visit the shelters in the community
  6. Spend an afternoon at a WIC clinic
  7. Assess client suitability for particular treatment (ex., group)
  8. Assess a client using an eco-map or other assessment tool to determine strengths and intervention needs
  9. Provide information to client regarding policies and services of the agency
  10. Explain managed care benefits and policies to client
  11. Complete “hot line” training or suicide prevention training
  12. Assess the nature and severity of a client’s crisis situation
  13. Assess a client’s use of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescribed medication
  14. Assess the impact of addiction on client’s family
  15. Perform a mental status exam
  16. Obtain and formally write up a client’s biopsychosocial history
  17. Assess the significance of cultural background to a client
  18. Assess the significance of spiritual beliefs to a client
  19. Gather and verify information about a client from collateral sources
  20. Identify client’s use of defense mechanisms
  21. Administer standardized instruments to measure client symptoms or behaviors
  22. Assess client symptoms using DSM criteria
  23. Develop a treatment plan based on diagnostic assessment
  24. Assess need for Child Abuse Report
  25. Assess parenting skills
  26. Assess client’s ability to perform daily living skills
  27. Develop measurable objectives to assess client change
  28. Develop a time frame for intervention
  29. Help parents to understand child development
  30. Engage client in goal setting
  31. Describe (in supervision) developmental issues relevant to client
  32. Process recording of observed intervention
  33. Process recording of own intervention
  34. Process recording of staff meeting
  35. Teach client communication skills
  36. Teach client daily living skills
  37. Arrange transportation for a client
  38. Assist client to understand the implications of a medical or psychological report
  39. Assist client to obtain needed resources
  40. Update agency resource manual
  41. Develop a resource list for a client for a particular problem
  42. Observe a medication review
  43. Observe parent interaction with children
  44. Observe clients in classrooms or other group settings
  45. Arrange for interpretation services for a client
  46. Observe family court sessions
  47. Observe a group and describe interaction patterns
  48. Help group members understand their patterns of interaction
  49. Develop curriculum for a group
  50. Help a client advocate for their rights
  51. Provide outreach services
  52. Make home visits
  53. Provide case management or intensive case management
  54. Refer clients for services
  55. Follow up on referrals
  56. Write a discharge or transfer summary
  57. Provide feedback to client about progress toward goals
  58. Provide testimony in court
  59. Provide testimony at a public hearing
  60. Write a letter to the editor regarding a service issue
  61. Write a letter to state or federal representatives advocating for resources
  62. Write an article for the agency newsletter
  63. Participate in the planning of a workshop or conference
  64. Collaborate with other to address a community need
  65. Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  66. Participate as a member of a multi-agency team
  67. Facilitate a team meeting
  68. Provide an in-service training
  69. Participate in QA processes such as chart reviews
  70. Prepare budget materials
  71. Participate in development or revision of agency policy manuals
  72. Advocate for policy change
  73. Develop and write proposals for funding
  74. Review proposals for funding
  75. Develop program brochures
  76. Make presentations in the community “selling” the agency or its programs
  77. Develop measurable outcomes for evaluating a program
  78. Review contracts to monitor agency compliance
  79. Use research to support program planning
  80. Create an organizational flow chart
  81. Redesign an agency form
  82. Analyze relative costs of service program alternatives
  83. Recruit volunteers
  84. Provide training to volunteers or staff
  85. Provide supervision to volunteers or staff
  86. Conduct performance appraisals of volunteers or staff
  87. Participate in hiring interviews
  88. Attend board meeting
  89. Cover a shift at the receptionist desk
  90. Read the Code of Ethics of other professionals working on the team
  91. Journal
  92. Participate in an intern peer support group: take turns chairing the meeting
  93. Attend community cultural events related to the cultural background of current clients
  94. Attend religious services at a faith community which is part of many client’s support system
  95. Organize an activity or field trip for residents or participants
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