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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

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. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.7%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 715
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $23.41 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $51,980 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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