Psychiatric Social Worker Interview Questions


Psychiatric Social Worker interview questions shared by candidates

Top Interview Questions

Sort: Relevance|Popular|Date
Los Angeles Unified School District
Psychiatric Social Worker was asked...May 23, 2023

What makes you a great addition to us?

1 Answers

I have bad experience in working with children in the educational system.

Baptist Health (Florida)

Questions regarding ethics and mental health

1 Answers

Gave scenario based answers

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

"Why social work instead of clinical psychology or psychiatry?"

1 Answers

I answered that I wanted to do more than provide therapy, I wanted to be able to advocate for my patients and help them with concrete needs, and also be able to affect the community. They seemed pleased with this answer. Less

Kaiser Permanente

What are the downfalls of short term therapy?

1 Answers

People with addiction disorders are never cured and although short term tx can assist in equipping people with positive coping mechanisms they may relapse and have to start the short term therapy cycle all over again. Less

Ellis Medicine

What interests you about this position?

1 Answers

Kept it to a brief summary of what I did in the past and how it’s led me to be in search of the position I applied for— focusing on duties and responsibilities. Less


the vignette was very simple. It had a lot of details.

1 Answers

simple oDD. Mood/ Conduct disorder due to complex trauma.

Middlesex County

Give an example of how you have helped a client to grow and succeed.

1 Answers

Discussed examples of treatments provided and highlighted client successes.


Foster Care. DMH. DPSS

1 Answers

Systems theory. governmental supports


How do you resolve conflict with another co-worker?


Do I feel comfortable working in a fast pace environment?

Viewing 1 - 10 of 32 interview questions

See Interview Questions for Similar Jobs

mental health clinicianschool social workerclinical social workersocial worker mswmedical social workerfamily social worker

Glassdoor has 32 interview questions and reports from Psychiatric social worker interviews. Prepare for your interview. Get hired. Love your job.