The Difference Between Being Societally Competent versus Proficient

 

Societally  Competent:

Refers to a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency or among professionals and enable that system, agency or those professions to work effectively in and maintain societal beneficial situations.

 

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Societally Proficient:

Refers to the set of values and behaviors in an individual, or the set of policies and practices in an organization, that create the appropriate mindset and approach to effectively responding to the issues caused by a lack of societal benefit.