Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

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Will "Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 4.7% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 0.3% probability of automation

Projected Growth

19%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$42,700

or $20.53 hourly

People Employed

114,040

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 4 out of 706

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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.

SOC Code: 21-1023

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Ruth Naomi (No chance) says
In order for you for you to provide support you have to be intentional. A robot has not mutuality with a peer in need of support. Nor will it be ever to give a shared experience to have mutuality with it's peer.
Jul 15, 2019 at 09:35 PM

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