University of Connecticut

Our Work with CT State Agencies

Driving Social Service Development, Delivery and Evaluation

Through its partnership with the Connecticut Department of Social Services and the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, the University of Connecticut School of Social Work is able to import current academic knowledge into field practice at the state level. In this capacity the School:

  • provides a wide range of professional development services;
  • develops social services programs and social work practice standards;
  • trains social service staff for service delivery and program administration;
  • conducts research to address societal issues, and
  • evaluates program models and theories currently in play.

Read about our work with the Connecticut Department of Social Services.

Read about our work with the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services.