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Christine Costello, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, VSW-C


MSW, Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, New Brunswick

B.S., Environmental Science, Cook College/Rutgers University

McAllan Hall 8
Office Hours

Tuesdays 11:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m,Thursdays 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m, Wednesdays by Appt.

Courses this Semester
SW 341 - Undergraduate Groups
SW 630 - Clinical Field Practice
SW 645 - Diagnosis in Social Work
SW 698 (Veterinary Social Work)
Regularly Taught Courses
Groups in Social Work Advanced Standing W 341
SW 630/640
SW 603/604
SW 698 (VSW)

Chris has been working in the field of Clinical Social Work since 1989.  She has worked mainly in Addiction and Recovery, having served as the Clinical Director of a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility in New Jersey.  She has also served as the Lead Therapist at a Psychiatric Treatment Facility in New Jersey.  She has been teaching at Monmouth University for 17 years, the last 4 as a full-time Lecturer.

Research Interests

Implications and Applications of Veterinary Social Work

Professional Associations