Social Worker CheckList

Instructions: This checklist is meant to serve as a general guideline for our client facilities as to the level of your skills within your nursing specialty. Please use the scale below to describe your experience/expertise in each area listed below.

Proficiency Scale:

1 = No Experience

2 = Need Training

3 = Able to perform with supervision

4 = Able to perform independently

Knowledge of Assessment Process Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Psychosocial assessment (social history, living situation, career, hobbies, support systems, decision making, communication difficulties, flexibility, prolonged mental illness / emotional Problems, lack of community / caregiver support, family discord, ab 
Communication Abilities Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Develop and maintain communication with people on complex matters, issues and ideas, and/or in complex situations 
Personal and People Development Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Develop oneself and contribute to the development of others 
Quality Improvement & Service Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Contribute to the improvement of services & maintain quality in own work and encourage others to do so 
Health Protection & Well Being Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Implement aspects of a protection plan and review its effectiveness 
High risk intervention / patient vulnerability or safety risk 
Monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others 
Provide crisis intervention 
Care Planning Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Assess complex health and well being needs and develop, monitor and review care plans to meet those needs 
Knowledge and InformationResources Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Organize knowledge and information resources and provide information to meet needs 
Demonstrates respect for patient/family confidentiality 
Documentation Skills (accurate, timely, complete and legible) 
Counseling for long range planning and decision making 
Equality and Diversity Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Promote equality and value diversity 
Experience in all or any of the following: Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Medical Social Work 
School Social Work 
Clinical Social Work 
Social Work-Admin/management 
Social work-case manager 
International Social Work 
Social Work-Children & Families 
Social Work in Acute Psychiatric Hospital 
Forensic Social Work 
Employment/Occupational Social Work 
Social Work- Community Organizer 
Age Specific Competencies Rating Stars (Click) 1 2 3 4  
Infant (Birth - 1 year) 
Preschooler (ages 2-5 years) 
Childhood (ages 6-12 years) 
Adolescents (ages 13-21 years) 
Young Adults (ages 22-39 years) 
Adults (ages 40-64 years) 
Older Adults (ages 65-79 years) 
Elderly (ages 80+ years)