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Table 1 Behavioral competency profiles and levels of proficiency by occupational cluster (used with permission see Additional file 1 )

From: Application of the principles of evidence-based practice in decision making among senior management in Nova Scotia’s addiction services agencies

  Levels of proficiency by occupational cluster
Competencies Administration support Counseling Health promotion Senior management Supervision Support & outreach Withdrawal management
Adaptability/Flexibility 1 3* 3 4** 3* 3 3
Analytical Thinking and Decision making 1* 3** 2* 4* 3* 2* 2*
Client-centered Change   3*     3 3*
Client Service Orientation 1* 2**    3*   
Collaboration and Network Building    3* 4*   2*  
Continous Learning 2 2 3 4 3 2 2
Creativity and Innovation    3 4* 3* 2**  
Developing Others    3* 4** 3   
Diversity and Cultural Responsiveness 1 3 3 4 3 3 3
Effective Communication 2 3 3 4 3* 3 3
Ethical Conduct and Professionalism 1 2 2 4 3 2 2
Interpersonal Rapport/Savvy 2 3* 3*   3** 3* 3*
Leadership     4 3*   
Planning and Organizing 2   3* 4* 3* 2 3*
Self Care 2 3 2 4* 3 3 2
Self Management 2 2**     2* 3*
Self Motivation and Drive    2**     3*
Teamwork and Cooperation 2 2* 2* 4** 3**   2
  1. Behavioral Competency Profiles.
  2. 1 = Introductory level, 2 = Basic level, 3 = Intermediate level, 4 = Advanced level.
  3. *indicates 80% agreement, **indicates 60% agreement, Blank cell indicates less than 60% agreement.
  4. Number on its own indicates 100% agreement.