Definition Graphic Competency Definition

  7.00 Strategic Thinking

7.01

Understands clearly the scope of involvement and proceeds within that framework; keeps a long-term perspective while working on immediate problems.

7.02
Ensures continuity and focus of effort toward long-term goal through a continual refocusing during each step in the process.

7.03

Enters each activity understanding what must be accomplished to reach objective.

7.04
Prepares in advance for situations (e.g., develops mental plans: visualizes upcoming situations and different scenarios; rehearses presentations).

7.05
Assesses the potential for things to go wrong and anticipates what is needed.

7.06
Weighs the pros and cons of options (i.e., risk/benefit analyses).

7.07
Tailors strategies to the particular needs and preferences of individual clients (e.g., takes developmental age into account; takes background and history into account).

7.08
Focuses on which approaches to use in given situations in order to be most helpful to clients.

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