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


MSW, Rutgers Graduate School of Social Work, New Brunswick

BS, Environmental Science, Cook College/Rutgers University

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 8

Phone: 732-263-5374


Fall 2017 Office Hours:

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

Fall 2017 Courses:

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: