Cassandra Marrero, CLAS ’15, MSW ’18

Cassandra Marrero is a passionate and dedicated Social Worker that prides herself in serving the Hartford community. As a Hartford native and Latina woman, Ms. Marrero feels it is imperative for the community to see a representation of people that look like them in social services and academia.


Ms. Marrero is currently an outpatient clinician who provides Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children and families in the Hartford community. She has been able to develop strong relationships with her clients due to her ability to relate to families and the empathy she carries into each of her sessions. Ms. Marrero has extensive experience collaborating with community providers, working in outpatient settings and in the Hartford Public School System.


Ms. Marrero graduated with her MSW from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work in 2018. During her graduate career, she served as secretary for the Graduate Student Organization during her first year in the program. She was also the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Julio Morales Jr. Scholarship. Ms. Marrero has earned her License Masters in Social Work and is currently in the process of earning her License in Clinical Social Work and certification for Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the State of Connecticut.

Alumna Cassandra Marrero