Agency's Expectation of a First Year Worker

By Saul J. Farber, Seymour Mirelowitz

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), March 1957

The authors discuss requirements for success as a first-year social worker. They identify ten areas of necessary competence: (1) applying psychiatric knowledge to individual and group behavior; (2) program skills; (3) supervising volunteer and part-time workers; (4) administration; (5) working with board and board committees; (6) understanding the community; (7) knowing how to interpret services to others; (8) knowing how to work with colleagues; (9) interest in professional organizations; and (10) intellectual curiosity. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, ed. by Sanford Sherman, v.33, no.3, Spring 1957, p.259-270.

Topic: Recruitment and Retention, Professionalism, Social Services, Higher Education

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 33/No. 3

Page Number(s): 259-270

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Farber, Saul J. Mirelowitz, Seymour. Agency's Expectation of a First Year Worker. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 1957: 259-270.


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