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Alvin McCarthy


I have worked many different jobs in my life from banking, sheet metal union worker, taxi cab driver, bus driver, state correction officer, police officer, police sergeant, acting Police Chief, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have accumulated a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration, M.S. in Education and Administration, EdS Advanced Education and Administration, MSW.

What is a fun fact about Al?

I enjoy exercising, I have attained a green belt in Goju Karate. I write poetry and have been published in the N.J. Police Benevolent Association state-wide paper “Cops” for several years running. My pen name was the “Police Poet”. I love to read all kinds of books.

What Is Your Why? Why Do You Work In Addiction Treatment?

To help balance people’s lives.