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

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

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

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Roanoke and Blacksburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Virginia Beach and Lynchburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond and Virginia Beach

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond and Lynchburg

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

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Virginia

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Health and Human Services, BA/Cognitive Studies, MA Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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

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

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Science in General Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

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: Christian Ministry, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA), Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

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

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master
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More Virginia Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bluefield College Bluefield Bachelor 793
Bridgewater College Bridgewater Bachelor 1,541
Christopher Newport University Newport News Masters 4,884
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg Masters & First Professional 1,234
Emory and Henry College Emory Masters 1,026
Ferrum College Ferrum Bachelor 1,233
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney Bachelor 1,122
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
Hollins University Roanoke Masters 1,049
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Longwood University Farmville Masters 4,727
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Mary Baldwin College Staunton Masters 1,685
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Norfolk State University Norfolk Doctorate 6,155
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Radford University Radford Doctorate 9,122
Randolph College Lynchburg Masters 656
Randolph-Macon College Ashland Bachelor 1,176
Regent University Virginia Beach Doctorate & First Professional 4,115
Roanoke College Salem Bachelor 2,006
Shenandoah University Winchester Doctorate & First Professional 3,393
Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar Masters 815
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg Masters 5,001
University of Richmond Richmond Doctorate 4,324
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Intermont College Bristol Bachelor 224
Virginia Military Institute Lexington Bachelor 1,378
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Doctorate 29,898
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720
Virginia Union University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 1,535
Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk Bachelor 1,433
Washington and Lee University Lexington Doctorate 2,181

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 Virginia. 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


Blacksburg 0 $43200 0
Christiansburg 0 $43200 0
Radford 0 $43200 0
Harrisonburg 40 $36600 0.8
Charlottesville 250 $38540 2.97
Richmond 800 $46500 1.62
Roanoke 430 $38040 3.57
Lynchburg 130 $40090 1.68
Staunton 40 $39040 1.01
Waynesboro 40 $39040 1.01
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