Social Work Professional Development

Please note: Molloy College is in the process of applying for approval as a Continuing Education Provider for Licensed Master Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Social Workers in New York State. We expect to report on the status of the approval sometime this winter, prior to the start of our spring conferences. 

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

Second Annual Interdisciplinary Mental Health Conference

The Department of Social Work and the new Masters of Science program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling will be hosting a Mental Health Conference this spring at the Rockville Centre campus.

Save the Date! Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Transformative Power of Mindfulness in Reducing Stress and Optimizing Mental Health: 
Evidence-Based Practices for the Helping Professions

Our Second Annual Interdisciplinary Mental Health Conference, entitled, "The Transformative Power of Mindfulness in Reducing Stress and Optimizing Mental Health: Evidence-Based Practices for the Helping Professions", will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in the Madison Theatre located in the Public Square on the Rockville Centre campus. Presentations will include national and international experts representing the fields of psychology, medicine, counseling, and social work. Keynote speakers are Dr. Joan Borysenko and Dr. Romila Mushtaq. The conference will offer theoretical as well as experiential and practical presentations for professionals, practitioners, students, and anyone interested in the science and practice of mindfulness. Details should be available sometime in late January 2015. To be placed on our mailing list or to be mailed a brochure, please contact Cindy Thomas, Assistant to the Director, Summer Sessions and Conference Services by email at: or by phone at: 516.323.3554.

Palliative Care Conference

7th Annual Conference
Friday, May 29, 2015; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  ‚óŹ 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 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: