Connecticut Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Connecticut

Fast Facts for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterbury, Hartford and Norwich
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danbury, Bridgeport and New Haven
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Hartford, Danbury and Waterbury

Schools for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Connecticut are listed below.

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Connecticut

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: PhD in Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Law and Public Policy Certificate, Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More Connecticut Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Asnuntuck Community College Enfield Associate 1,792
Capital Community College Hartford Associate 3,726
Central Connecticut State University New Britain Doctorate 12,106
Connecticut College New London Masters 1,869
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic Masters 5,137
Fairfield University Fairfield Masters 5,024
Gateway Community College New Haven New Haven Associate 5,965
Manchester Community College Manchester Associate 6,484
Middlesex Community College Middletown Middletown Associate 2,623
Mitchell College New London Bachelor 894
Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury Associate 5,966
Northwestern Connecticut Community College Winsted Associate 1,632
Norwalk Community College Norwalk Associate 6,231
Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson Associate 1,846
Quinnipiac University Hamden Doctorate & First Professional 7,216
Sacred Heart University Fairfield Doctorate 5,801
Saint Joseph College West Hartford Masters 1,773
Southern Connecticut State University New Haven Doctorate 11,930
Trinity College Hartford Masters 2,526
Tunxis Community College Farmington Associate 3,836
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport Doctorate & First Professional 4,752
University of Connecticut Storrs Doctorate & First Professional 23,692
University of Hartford West Hartford Doctorate 7,290
University of New Haven West Haven Doctorate 4,774
Wesleyan University Middletown Doctorate 3,222
Western Connecticut State University Danbury Doctorate 6,211
Yale University New Haven Doctorate 11,454

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Hartford 940 $55450 2.04
West Hartford 940 $55450 2.04
East Hartford 940 $55450 2.04
New Haven 330 $56360 1.49
Waterbury 150 $67600 2.8
Bridgeport 410 $67010 1.22
Stamford 410 $67010 1.22
Norwalk 410 $67010 1.22
Danbury 70 $65320 1.15
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