Mental Health Schools In Connecticut

There are 12 accredited mental health schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach mental health classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in Connecticut, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health


Schools

  1. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  2. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  3. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  4. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  5. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  6. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  7. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  8. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  9. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  10. Quinebaug Valley Community College

    742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, Connecticut 06239-1436

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  11. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  12. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Connecticut 9,010
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Connecticut

9,140 8,050 7,740 7,120 9,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a shrinking field in Connecticut. 130 less mental health professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$39,172 $40,320 $41,126 $41,502 $43,066
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of mental health professionals is declining, the salaries earned by mental health professionals are increasing. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $39,172 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,066 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$28,126
25th percentile
$33,582
50th percentile
$41,306
75th percentile
$51,088
90th percentile
$61,296

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mental health professionals earn 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Clinical Psychology
$64,218
Counseling
$50,802
Forensic Psychology
$81,810
Mental Health
$43,066
Psychology
$81,810
School Psychology
$74,790
Social Work
$56,880
Sports Psychology
$74,790

In Connecticut, mental health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
10
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total23

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited mental health schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006 there were 136 mental health graduates from mental health courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 177 graduates.

Thus there was a 30% percent increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. 57% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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