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Cavaiola, Alan A

Alan A. Cavaiola, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emeritus

Department: Professional Counseling

Office: Graduate Center 109

Phone: 732-571-3532

Email: acavaiol@monmouth.edu


Specialization in the area of counseling issues related to mental health and psychology, with a primary interest in alcoholism, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors, and their impact on individuals, couples, and families. Teaching, research, and counseling interests focus on adolescent development, sequelae of trauma, abnormal personality development, DUI offenders, and workplace dynamics.

Education

Ph.D., Hofstra University

Research Interests

Research activities focus on addiction counseling, addiction education, and workplace stress resulting from exploitation.

Books

Cavaiola, A. Branch, C.J. & Giordano, A. L. (in press). Addiction Counseling: A Practical Approach. New York: Springer Publications.

Cavaiola, A. & Smith, M. (in press). A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Cavaiola, A. & Colford, J. (2017). Crisis Intervention: A Practical Guide, Oakland, CA: Sage Publications.

Scholarly Articles

Cavaiola, A., & Stout, D. (2017). Other facets of workplace abuse: An exploratory study. Psychologist-Manager, 20(4), 246-266.

Presentations/Invited Talks

Cavaiola, A. & Cavaiola, C. K. (2019, Sept. 2nd). Building resilience in individuals with Opioid Use Disorders. Workshop presented at the Mediterranean Region Counselors Association Conference, Naples, Italy.

Cavaiola, A. (2018, Oct. 1) Beyond bullying: An exploration of other facets of workplace abuse. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Occupational Health Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal.

Professional Associations

Appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Coalition of Substance Abuse Educators (INCASE), 2014 to present.

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Spring

  • Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 540
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2021 Fall

  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling – PC 544
  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2021 Summer E

  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530

2021 Summer B

  • Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 540

2021 Spring

  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling – PC 544
  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2020 Fall

  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling – PC 544
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2020 Summer E

  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530

2020 Summer B

  • Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 540

2020 Spring

  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling – PC 544
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2019 Fall

  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2019 Summer E

  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

2019 Summer B

  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530
  • Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 540

2019 Spring

  • Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling – PC 544
  • Crisis Intervention – PC 530
  • Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – PC 542

Frequently Taught Classes