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 in 2015: 

Music Therapy Conference

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"Developmental Interventions for Autism: Evidence-Based Research (Special Focus on Music Therapy)"
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.

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: cthomas@molloy.edu 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 seventh 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: Regular Registration, until 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: www.molloy.edu/ce/pcc or by calling 516-323-3550 or by email at: lcino@molloy.edu.

Collaboration and Co-Teaching Conference: Integrated Services for English Language Learners

Friday, June 5, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theatre, Rockville Centre campus

Lead Presenters and Conference Organizers: Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld and Dr. Maria G. Dove
Collaboration is an essential 21st century skill that all teachers need to engage in for the sake of diverse student populations. In light of the changes to CR Part 154, stand alone English as a New Language classes will no longer satisfy the requirements. English learners will need to receive integrated services, which may be satisfied through coteaching. This all-day conference will explore evidence-based collaborative practices and effective coteaching models that allow for differentiation of instruction and enhance ELLs' academic and linguistic development. 
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Speech-Language Pathology Conference

Lexical Processing and Intervention for Children with Cochlear Implants
Thursday, October 29, 2015; 6:30-9:30 p.m.  ● Location To Be Announced, Rockville Centre campus

The Speech-Language Pathology Program and the Office of Continuing Education at Molloy College will be presenting, "Lexical Processing and Intervention for Children with Cochlear Implants", on Thursday, October 29 2015. The program is pending for .3 ASHA CEUs. Intermediate level; Professional Area). A certificate of completion will be issued at the conclusion of the program. Details can be found on the conference webpage at: www.molloy.edu/ce/slp. For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

For further information on conferences please contact:
Division of Continuing Education & Professional Development
email: conted@molloy.edu
Phone: 516-323-3554