||Child, Family, and School Social Workers
- Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
- Counsel parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.
- Collect supplementary information needed to assist client, such as employment records, medical records, or school reports.
||Marriage and Family Therapists
- Collect information about clients, using techniques such as testing, interviewing, discussion, or observation.
- Gather information from doctors, schools, social workers, juvenile counselors, law enforcement personnel, and others to make recommendations to courts for resolution of child custody or visitation disputes.
||Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
- Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.
- Gather information about offenders' backgrounds by talking to offenders, their families and friends, and other people who have relevant information.
||Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
- Conduct follow-up interviews with counselees to determine if their needs have been met.
- Interview clients to obtain information about employment history, educational background, and career goals, and to identify barriers to employment.
||Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
- Interview clients, review records, conduct assessments, or confer with other professionals to evaluate the mental or physical condition of clients or patients.
||Healthcare Social Workers
- Identify environmental impediments to client or patient progress through interviews and review of patient records.
||Social and Human Service Assistants
- Interview individuals or family members to compile information on social, educational, criminal, institutional, or drug history.
||Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
- Interview clients, review records, and confer with other professionals to evaluate individuals' mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific program.