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Richard Fisher, LCSW

CT Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services


Richard Fisher, LCSW, is a clinical social worker with over 35 years of experience in behavioral health as a clinician, program director and administrator. He has extensive experience in mental health settings including in-patient, out-patient, day treatment, crisis intervention and emergency room, as well as addiction treatment programs. Mr. Fisher maintains a private practice, teaches at the graduate level and is a former clinical instructor in a psychiatric residency program.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Richard Fisher is the director of the DMHAS Office of Workforce Development for the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. He also maintains a private practice. Richard is an adjunct faculty at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Richard has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Richard Fisher is on the Board of Directors for the Addiction Technology Transfer Center New England and the Board of Governors for the Connecticut Family Study Center.