Music Therapy

Professional development opportunities for music therapists, as well as those in related fields, are offered through workshops, courses and conferences scheduled throughout the year.

Professional Development Offerings (click on the links below for further information):

Conferences

The following three conferences have been approved for Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Molloy College maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. The three conferences offered this spring will be;

"Mindset Matters": A Mindful Living Program for Stress Management (6 CE hours)
Friday, April 8, 2016; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.,
  Madison Theatre, Public Square, Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus.

Mindfulness based stress reduction and mindfulness based cognitive therapy are scientifically proven modalities of therapy to heal stress based disorders such as anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, chronic pain, high blood pressure and hormonal imbalances. Additional benefits of mindfulness based therapies are reported quality of life, increase workplace productivity, and improved communication between individuals.

Back by popular demand is one of our keynote speakers from our last conference, Dr. Romila Mushtaq. Dr. Romie Mushtaq has developed her own Mindful Living Therapy Program called "Mindset Matters" (Trademark pending). This program includes a five step process to help clients heal from stress based disorders and connect to inner peace despite life's external chaos. Personal healing is a critical cornerstone in healing relationships with spouses, family members, or colleagues.

The conference is approved for 6 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Molloy College maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.

Registration, along with further details, is available on the conference webpage at: www.molloy.edu/ce/mhc. For further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

Healing Trauma:  The Resiliency of the Human Spirit (4 CE hours)
Friday, May 20, 2016; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. ● Public Square, Madison Theatre, Rockville Centre campus

John Briere, PhD and Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP, are international experts on the subject of complex trauma treatment.  Dr. Briere will focus on the neurobiology of trauma and the integration of cognitive-behavioral, attachment/relational, mindfulness and biological approaches to trauma treatment.    Dr. Courtois will address sequenced relationship-based interventions as well as spiritual approaches used to treat trauma and foster resiliency in trauma survivors.  Dr. Briere and Dr. Courtois offer real world strategies for clinical practice that are informed by cutting-edge behavioral science.

The conference is approved for 4 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Molloy College maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. 

Registration, along with further details, is available on the conference webpage by clicking here. For further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

8th Annual Palliative Care Conference (6 CE hours)
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.  

The Eighth Annual Palliative Care Conference is approved for 6 Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) credits. Molloy College maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria.

Registration, along with further details, is available on the conference webpage at: www.molloy.edu/ce/pcc.  For further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: cthomas@molloy.edu.

Nordoff-Robbins

For a description of the program, click on the following link: Nordoff-Robbins music therapy training program. For an application to the program, click on the following link: Nordoff-Robbins entry application.

Summer CMTE Program

JAFSP- Molloy Summer CMTE Program in Jamaica.  For information on the program, click here.

For further information on upcoming programs and/or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516.323.3554 or email: lcino@molloy.edu.

Master of Science Degree in Music Therapy

Molloy College is proud to offer a Master of Science degree in music therapy. It is the first and only music therapy graduate program on Long Island and is designed to prepare students for advanced clinical practice in music therapy and music psychotherapy, supported by studies in research, ethics and diverse models of practice.

Molloy's program is intended for professional music therapists, as well as musicians with degrees in related fields who are interested in using the unique power of music to promote health and well-being in the lives of children and adults with special needs. Completing this degree fulfills the educational requirements for a New York State license in creative arts therapy.

For information on the pre-requisite course, An Overview of Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, click here.

To schedule an audition appointment and for further information, contact Coleen Petersen either by email at cpetersen@molloy.edu, or by phone 516.323.3320.

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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue Siena Hall, Room 106 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

516.323.3550

conted@molloy.edu