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Careers in Social Work and Human Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Job Title: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Job Description: Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

​​Typical Annual Salary: $34,600 - $60,300​​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Job Title: Social and Human Service Assistants

Job Description: Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.

​​Typical Annual Salary: $26,960 - ​$42,050​​

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