POST Personality-Based Competencies – Social Competence

Dimension 1: Social Competence:

Social Competence involves communicating with others in a tactful and respectful manner, and showing sensitivity and concern in one’s daily interactions. Social Competence includes:

• Ability to read people and be aware of how your words/behavior impact others (Social Awareness);
• Interest and concern for the feelings of others (Empathy);
• Tact and impartiality in treating all members of society (Tolerance); and
• Ability/comfort to approach others, and in confronting, the skills to reduce interpersonal conflict
(Social-Self Confidence/Conflict Management).

For more information regarding POST Personality-Based Competencies, click the link below:
Peace Officer Psychological Screening Manual

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