Elvin GabrielTitle: Professor
Office Location: Bell Hall 159C
Phone: (269) 471-6223
Ed.D. The George Washington University
Ed.S. Loma Linda University
M.A. Andrews University
B.S. Atlantic Union College
Dr. Gabriel has been teaching in the Department Graduate Psychology and Counseling since 1997 in the areas of counseling, learning, and development. He has published on morality, integration of faith and learning, peace education, behavioral and emotional problems of children, and violence prevention.
Current Research or Professional Activities
Peer Reviewed Publications
Matthews, L., & Gabriel, E. (2001). The Integration of Faith and Learning: An Interactionist Perspective. The Journal of Research on Christian Education. 10 (1) 23-38.
Matthews, L., Gabriel, E. Warren, J. & Crane, K. (2004). The Social Construction of Morality Reconsidered: A Christian Interactionist Perspective. The Journal of Research on Christian Education. 3 (1) 5-19.
Matthews, L., Gabriel, E., & Warren, J. (2007). Religion. in Helm, H. & McBride, D. (Eds). Many Voices: An Introduction to Social Issues. Berrien Springs, Michigan: Andrews University Press.
Cosby, E., Freed, S. & Gabriel, E. (2006). Personal Problems of Seventh-day Adventist Academy Students. The Journal of Research on Christian Education. 15 (1 & 2) 77-93.
Gabriel, E., & Woolford-Hunt, C. (2009). Curbing Violence in Schools: Implications for Christian Educators. Teach Journal of Christian Education. 3 (1) 16-21.
Gabriel, E., (2010). Creating Peaceable Schools: Instructional and Management Approaches. The Journal of Adventist Education, 72 (3), 22-28.
Gabriel, E., Woolford-Hunt, C., & Matthews, L. (2010). Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management. TEACH Journal of Christian Education. 4 (1), 10-13.
Accepted For Publication
Gabriel, E. & Matthews, L., (2011). Choice Theory. The Journal of Adventist Education, Winter Issue.
Gabriel, E., Woolford-Hunt, C., & Matthews, L. (2011) Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management (Reprint). The Journal of Adventist Education, Winter Issue.
Gabriel, E., (2001). “Religion and Social Issues” in Helm, H. (Ed.), Many Voices: An Introduction to Social Issues. Open Mind Publishing Group: Cary, North Carolina.
Gabriel, E., & Matthews, L. (2001). Depression. The North American Division of SDA: The Andrews University Department of Social Work: The Center for Innovation and Excellence in Caring. (www-project-care.org).
Gabriel, E. (1990). “They Are Your Children: Parental Responsibility and Child Training,” in Clarke, P. (Ed). The Heart. 1 (2) 5- 9.
Gabriel, E. & Gregory, S., (2006). Intervening to Help Children with Behavioral and Emotional Problems. The Journal of Adventist Education. 69 (1), 30-35.
October 15-17, 2005: “Preventing Bullying Before It Starts” Michigan Counseling Association Convention in Traverse City, Michigan.
August 5-14, 2003: “Psychoeducational and Psychosocial Strategies for At-Risk High School Students: A Seminar/Workshop for High School Teachers and Principals in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.
March 22-26, 2002: “Unity Through Diversity: A Multicultural Violence Prevention Model For At-Risk Children,” at the 2002 Convention of the American Counseling Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
November 8-9, 2002: “Stress Intervention Strategies For The 21st Century. A seminar for church leaders and members, at the Calvin Center Church, Cassopolis, Michigan.
November, 2001: “Social Skills Development for ADHD Children,” at the CHADD meeting, in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
March 27, 2001: “Problems in U.S. Education,” to the Social Problems Class, in the Behavioral Sciences Department, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
October 16, 2000: “Passages Into the Future: Violence Prevention Strategies for K-8 Classrooms,” at the Michigan Counseling Association Convention, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
July 20, 2000: “Stress and Adult Males; Psychological; Emotional; and Spiritual Implications,” at the All Nations SDA Church, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
April 11, 2000: “Program Review: School Counseling,” to the Teacher Education Council, at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.
September, 1995: “Assessing Foreign Credentials: Implications for Students and Academic Advisors” to Administrators and Faculty, of Caribbean Union College, Trinidad, West Indies.
April, 1995: “Peer Counseling Models,” to Youth leaders and Pastors of Guyana Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Guyana, South America.
May, 1994: “Dealing with Psychological Problems in the Church Environment: The Referral Factor” to Ministers of the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, St. Lucia, West Indies.
April, 1994: “The Pastor as Therapist,” to Family Life Directors of the Caribbean Union Conference, and the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Antigua, West Indies.
July, 1992: “The Psychological Counseling Dimensions of the Pastoral Ministry,” to the Ministerial Association of the South Caribbean Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Trinidad, West Indies.
April 8, 1989: “Problems and Issues in Adventist Christian Education” to Adventist Professional Fellowship (APFEL), Trinidad, West Indies.