Social Work Professional Development

The Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development will be offering two conferences this spring which may be of interest to social workers: 

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 campus Molloy 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: 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,  For a program brochure, further information or to be placed on our mailing list, please call 516-323-3554 or email: Find us online at:

Palliative Care Conference

6 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: or by calling 516-323-3550 or by email at: