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 are scheduled to be offered:
Friday, October 2, 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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Immunotherapy for Cancer: Can We Cure Ourselves?
Wednesday, October 21, 2015; 6-8:30 p.m. ● Wilbur Arts Center, Hays Theatre, Rockville Centre campus
Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the program: "Immunotherapy for Cancer: Can We Cure Ourselves? " on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6-8:30 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.
This program will provide an overview of immunotherapy for cancer - how immunotherapy can stimulate the body's natural immune system to mobilize its own anticancer mechanisms to fight cancer. Specific focus will be on the new immunotherapies that have shown success in fighting melanoma, lung cancer and other cancers. Clinical trials on additional agents will also be presented. The speaker will be Michael Postow, MD, Assistant Attending, Melanoma-Sarcoma Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
This program is offered at no charge and is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals and students. Dinner is included. 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 October 14th.
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: email@example.com.
International Perspectives on Improvisational Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Research and Practice
Friday, October 30, 2015; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ● Public Square, Madison Theatre, Rockville Centre campus
The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy at Molloy College will be hosting a one-day conference, "International Perspectives on Improvisational Music Therapy and ASD: Practice, Research, Interdisciplinary Collaboration, & Cultural Diversity" on Friday, October 30, 2015; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
This conference will include leading experts from around the world sharing their expertise on the topic of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Music Therapy. Topical areas will include: Improvisational music therapy around the globe: Common characteristics and cultural diversity; Parents' experience: How does music therapy help my child?, Effects of music therapy: Preliminary findings from the international TIME-A study and The future of music therapy for children with autism.
For further information, including tuition and registration information, visit: www.molloy.edu/ce/musictherapy or phone: 516.323.3554.
Friday, June 3, 2016; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ● Madison Theater, Rockville Centre campus
Molloy College, in collaboration with community partners, is pleased to be offering its 8th annual Palliative Care Conference on Long Island. The conference will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 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 and a series of topics offered during three concurrent sessions. Breakfast and lunch are included. 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 6: $95; Late registration, May 7 - 27: $125 after May 28 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on conferences please contact:
Division of Continuing Education & Professional Development