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Allendale Association
Mental Health Specialist was asked...January 7, 2019

They wanted to know why/how I would be a good fit to work in this field

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I have been exposed to mental illness my whole life. And studied mental health as well as behavior in college. Providing me with techniques and understanding with people who suffer from mental health issues. Less

Mental illness affects thoughts, feelings, behaviors, I think I would be a great asset to the company because of my training as a Behavior Scientist and my dealings with mental Illness within my own family. Less

Allendale Association

What do you do in your past time?

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Volunteer, arts.

Allendale Association

What makes you angry?

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(I guess this question fathomed both anger management and justice perception)

Harborview Medical Center

What kind of a team player are you?

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Told them that I work well with others and ask questions appropriately.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Why do you want to work at Cincinnati Children's?

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What is your philosophy on treating those with mental illness?


What I did for self care.

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Walks with my dogs!

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Why are you interested in this position?

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I have always been interested in working with chosen with behavioral health issues. Less

Adapt of Illinois

Tell us about your experience.

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I explained my past experience and how it was relevant to the job.

Allendale Association

Describe a situation that is so messed up you couldn't do anything about.

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(This question, I guess, was to see whether you are honest enough to let yourself be vulnerable to take in lessons.) Less

Liberty Point Behavioral Healthcare

How would you handle a young man who seemed overly anxious?

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With respect, using de-escalation or redirection techniques to calm him down.

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