A SIS interviewer must be willing to listen to the respondents and gather feedback, rather than recording a perception of what they believe the person's needs are. A SIS trainer must be not only be an effective interviewer, but able to coach others to become effective interviewers.
SIS Interviewers must be comfortable speaking to large and small groups. In addition, AAIDD strongly recommends considering the following attributes when evaluating candidates for SIS Interviewer roles:
AAIDD strongly recommends that instead of pre-selecting candidates to become SIS trainers, agencies work closely with AAIDD trainers to select individuals showing most promise during their training.
The following attributes are common to successful SIS Trainers:
Additional skills essential for a SIS Trainer:
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