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Disclaimer: Due to the rapidly changing nature of social work regulations, for the most up-to-date information on becoming a social worker in Connecticut, contact the Connecticut Social Work Licensing Board.

Connecticut law recognizes one class of social workers: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). The requirements are as follows:


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University of Southern California (USC)
  • Top-ranked program, with multiple start dates throughout the year
  • Engaging curriculum designed to meet the demands of 21st-century challenges
Simmons College
  • Acclaimed clinical social work curriculum combined with cutting-edge technology
  • Live, weekly seminar-style classes taught by renowned Simmons faculty
University of Denver
  • Research-driven faculty dedicated to making an impact on social problems
  • Prepares you to apply social work skills across practice settings
Fordham University
  • Four main areas of focus: Individuals and Families, Organizations and Community, Evaluation, and Policy Practice and Advocacy
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Connecticut LCSW

Connecticut LMSW

Connecticut Social Work Salary

Connecticut Social Work Salary
Connecticut Social Work Career Average Social Worker Salary
Child, Family and School Social Workers $65,380
Medical and Public Health Social Workers $64,660
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $60,920
All other Social Workers $56,880
Salary Increase from BSW to MSW +$9,000

Disclaimer: Social Worker Salary information is taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Information about social worker salaries in Connecticut is subject to change. Please confirm salary information with your state before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 03/30/2016.

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