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Exam: Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist DHW (PRS certificate)
Questions 1 addresses the minimum qualifications for this position. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications (Question 1) will pass and receive a score of 70. The information you provide must clearly reflect that you meet all of the minimum qualifications listed below. All of the minimum qualifications must be met in order to pass this exam.

When addressing each minimum qualification, please include all related experience and education in your information.

In describing your work experience, include positions held; dates of employment, and responsibilities and duties performed.

In describing education and/or training, please include: field of course work, degree title and additional applicable coursework as identified on the job announcement.

It is very important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. If your responses are not supported you may not receive a passing exam score and will be removed from consideration. Providing unsupported, inaccurate, or false responses may also limit your eligibility for future state employment.

1. This position requires:

A) Certification as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist in accordance with USPRA requirements OR ability to obtain certification within 18 months from date of hire.

B) Good knowledge of human services principles and practices including:

• Behavioral management methods
• Social and family systems
• Cognitive behavioral education
• Case management methods
• Computer literacy for data entry, electronic mail, composing reports and letters, and storing and retrieving documents.
This requires a certification as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist in accordance with USPRA requirements (IDAPA AND a Bachelor's degree from a nationally-accredited university in Primary Education, Special Education, Adult Education, Counseling, Human Services, Early Childhood Development, Family Science, Psychology, or Applied Behavioral Analysis. Applicants who have a major in one of the above areas, but have a Bachelor’s degree in another field also meet this requirement.

Please indicate if you are certified as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist. Please also indicate what your degree is in and list applicable coursework to demonstrate you meet the minimum requirements for this position.