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 in 2014-15: 

Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research: Free Conference

Thursday, November 13, 2014; 6 p.m.-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 program: "Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research" on Thursday, November 13 from 6 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, New York, 11571.

Two leading specialists in the field of breast cancer and genetics will explore: genetic counseling for breast cancer, including a definition of genetic testing, risk assessment, early detection, high risk surveillance, recommendations for those at risk and current research in the field of genetics and breast cancer. This program is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals and students.

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 November 7th.

For further information, and to register, visit the conference webpage at: or call the Division of Continuing Education at 516-323-3550 or email them at:

Music Therapy Conference

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"Developmental Interventions for Autism: Evidence-Based Research"
Friday, May 1, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center, Rockville Centre campus

The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College will be hosting a one-day conference, "Developmental Interventions for Autism: Evidence-Based Research" on Friday, May 1, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  This unique conference will be co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Council for Development & Learning (ICDL). The purpose of the conference is to highlight developmental interventions and their place in the world of evidence-based research the day will consist of various disciplines at Molloy College (music therapy, psychology, mental health counseling, speech and language pathology, etc.) discussing their research (in progress or planned). Research will include outcome studies, a systematic review of the literature, reliability and validity of a newly design assessment instruments.

The keynote speaker will be: Devin Casenhiser, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee. Dr. Casenhiser's research explores functional (i.e., communicative) and cognitive factors that affect language learning in neurotypical and autistic populations. He has published research investigating the effects of homonymy on lexical acquisition, how the distribution of lexical input affects children's ability to learn grammatical constructions, and together with colleagues in Canada, Dr. Casenhiser has developed and tested a social-interaction based intervention designed to improve the social-communication abilities of children diagnose with autism spectrum disorders.

Details on the conference will be available in January, 2015. The most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the conference webpage. We will also mail and email out the conference information if you are on our mailing list.  Join our mailing list online  or contact Cindy Thomas, Assistant to the Director, Summer Sessions and Conference Services by email: or by phone: 516.323.3554.

7th Annual Palliative Care Conference

Friday, May 29, 2015; 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 29, 2015 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 13: $75; Regular Registration, March 14 - May 1: $95; Late registration, May 2 - 28: $125 or at the door: $115; Full-time students (must include copy of student ID: $25. Further information regarding the conference is available at: or by calling 516-323-3550 or by email at:

For further information on conferences please contact:
Division of Continuing Education & Professional Development
Phone: 516-323-3554