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Tell me about a time when you had to represent an organization in a professional manner.

Assessing if you can take a professional tone and be a good representative of an organization.

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If you haven't done this in a paid position, have you done this in a volunteer position or for an SFU club (if applicable)? 

Do you have any experience working with people with a history of conflict with the law, mental health and/or mental disabilities?


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If you don't have any experience in this, think about your coursework. Have you learned about any of these topics in your courses? 

Can you give me an example of a time when you had to respond in a crisis situation or to deal with a potentially violent person?

Assessing how you respond to crisis/emergency situations.

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Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates your ability to use good judgment in a crisis. If you have never been in this situation, what would you do? 

Do you have any experience managing sensitive information and/or following policy/protocol?

Assessing if you are able to keep confidential information.

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In this position, you may have to deal with graphic and upsetting information. How do you think you would handle this?

This will be a part of the position and they want to get a sense of if you will be able to handle it.

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