Conferences

The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development usually hosts 8-10 conferences per year at both our Rockville Centre Campus at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, as well as at our Suffolk Center Campus, on the grounds of Republic Airport located at: 7180 Republic Airport (Grumman Lane), in East Farmingdale, NY on Long Island. The following conferences will be offered this spring and summer: 

DSM 5 Conference

The DSM 5: What You Need to Know from the Experts
Friday, April 4, 2014; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre campusMolloy College, Department of Psychology and Counseling, is pleased to be offering the conference, "The DSM 5: What You Need to Know from the Experts". The conference will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Wilbur Arts Center at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus. Featured speakers will include: our keynote speaker, Thomas M. Achenbach, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Vermont, Michael B. First M.D., Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and Manoj Pardasani, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W., Faculty Research Scholar at the Ravazzin Center for Social Work Research in Aging and Associate Professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. This conference will cover what you need to know about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) which was published by the American Psychiatric Association, on May 18, 2013. The cost is $50 to the general public if you register by 2/14/14, $60 if you register between 2/15-3/28 and $70 after 3/28 or at the door. Molloy Alumni will receive a 10% discount. Molloy student tuition is $10 (must register by 3/28). Non-Molloy student's tuition (provide copy of student ID) is $25 (must register by 3/28). The program is free to Molloy faculty and staff, but you must register by 3/28. Online registration is available at: www.molloy.edu/ce/mhc. Phone-in registration is available by calling 516-323-3550. To register in-person, by fax or mail, please follow the directions on our web page, www.molloy.edu/ce/registration.  For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu. Find us online at: www.molloy.edu/ce/mhc.

Cancer Care

To Tan or Not to Tan: A Presentation on Sun Protection and Skin Cancer - Free Program
Tuesday, April 8, 2014; 6-8:30 p.m. Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theater, Rockville Centre campus
Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the conference: "To Tan or Not to Tan: A Presentation on Sun Protection and Skin Cancer" on Tuesday, April 8 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The conference will be offered at no charge and will be held in the Hays Theatre in the Wilbur Arts Center on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY, 11571. Check-in and a light dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. and the program will start 6:30 p.m. The program will include a presentation on sun protection and skin cancer, as well as a sun damage demonstration. This conference is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals and students. 2 Nursing CEUs will be given. The speakers will be: Jennifer DeFazio, MD, Assistant Clinical Member, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Colette Coyne, Executive Director, Colette Coyne Memorial Melanoma Foundation. Although the conference and the dinner are offered at no charge, registration is required. Seating is limited and you should pre-register for the conference by April 1, 2014. To find out more and to register: call 516-323-3550 or visit: www.molloy.edu/ce/nc

Speech-Language Pathology Program

Current Trends and Challenges in Evaluating and Treating Dysphagia
Friday, April 25, 2014; 8:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Atrium, Suffolk Center campus
The Speech-Language Pathology Program, and the Office of Continuing Education, at Molloy College is pleased to present this American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) approved program (.6 ASHA CEUs - Intermediate level; Professional Area) on Dysphagia. The program will be presented by Ellen N. Friedman, MA, CCC/SLP a speech/language pathologist in private practice, with a sub-specialty in treating patients with voice disorders. The cost is $100 to the general public if you register by 3/28/14, $125 if you register between 3/29-4/16 and $135 after 4/16 or at the door. Molloy Alumni will receive a 10% discount. Molloy student tuition is $10 (must register by 4/16). Non-Molloy student's tuition (provide copy of student ID) is $50 (must register by 4/16). The program is free to Molloy faculty and staff, but you must register by 4/16. Online registration is available at: www.molloy.edu/ce/slp. Phone-in registration is available by calling -323-3550. To register in-person, by fax or mail, please follow the directions on our web page, www.molloy.edu/ce/registration.  For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu. Find us online at: www.molloy.edu/ce/slp.

Palliative Care Conference

6th Annual Conference
Friday, May 2, 2014; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  ● Madison Theater, Rockville Centre campus
Molloy College, in collaboration with FEGS Health & Human Services System and other community partners, is pleased to be offering its sixth annual Palliative Care Conference on Long Island. The conference will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Madison Theater at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus. The agenda for the day will include a Keynote Session, a series of topics offered during two concurrent sessions, lunch and a Closing Session. The main objective of this year's conference is for the participants to enhance their ability to provide professional, competent, empathetic care to patients and their families.   Fees: Early Registration by March 7: $75; Regular Registration, March 8 - April 25: $95; Late registration, after April 25 or at the door: $115; Full-time students (must include copy of student ID: $25. Further information regarding the conference is available at: www.molloy.edu/ce/pcc or by calling 516-323-3550 or by email at: lcino@molloy.edu.

13th Biennial Colloquium of Dominican Colleges and Universities

June 12 -15, 2014 ●  Rockville Centre campus
The Dominican Charism in American Higher Education (2013) is a guiding light for Dominican higher education. We are reminded of key practices essential to connecting contemplation with social justice. These themes include nurturing a contemplative spirit, promoting the arts, making connections, preaching justice, building community, cultivating diversity, inspiring compassion and promoting the common good. The Molloy College Office of Mission Integration is proud to host this year's colloquium at their Rockville Centre campus. Further information can be found on the conference web page at: www.molloy.edu/colloquium.  The College's Vice President for Mission Integration, Sister Dorothy Fitzgibbons, is the colloquium's liaison and can be reached via email at dfitzgibbons@molloy.edu or by telephone at 516.323.3221 with any questions.

For Further Information Contact:
Division of Continuing Education & Professional Development
email: conted@molloy.edu
Phone: 516-323-3550