Social Work

Save the date: May 20. Healing Trauma: The Resiliency of the Human Spirit Conference.  See upcoming conferences below for more information. 

Casey C-014
Fax: 516.323.3885

Social work is a career where you can truly make a difference, and there's no better place to start than Molloy College on Long Island, New York. Enroll in our undergraduate program or our collaborative M.S.W. program through Fordham University and prepare for meaningful work with endless job possibilities.

A degree in social work offers the opportunity to work in a vast number of fields and in a wide array of settings. View some of the some of the possibilities for your future in this growing profession here.

Within an environment that teaches students to be caring, competent professionals, our curriculum provides:

  • Flexible full and part-time plans of study with day and evening classes
  • Small classes with a low student/faculty ratio
  • Experiential learning in a variety of settings - active classrooms, hospitals, agencies focusing on mental health and family/children, homeless shelters, meetings with legislators and many other exciting opportunities
  • Gerontology (GRN) minor providing the most current information on older adults and issues related to aging
  • Extensive internship opportunities
  • Professional encounter courses provide an opportunity for students to spend a semester in the field with the on-site mentoring of a faculty member, prior to their actual field internship
  • Professional development is an essential activity for ensuring quality social work services. Starting in 2015 all licensed social workers in New York state must complete 36 hours of continuing education in order to maintain their licenses. Molloy College plans to offer conferences and programs that will fulfill those requirements and the proposed programs can be found under Social Work Professional Development

You may also choose to enroll in our one-of-a-kind Fordham/Molloy graduate program. Our collaborative Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program with Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service enables you to earn a Fordham University M.S.W. degree while taking some of the courses at Molloy College. This graduate program also offers flexible full or part-time plans of study that includes day, evening and weekend classes.

If you would like any additional information or an application mailed to you, please call 516.323.3880 or email Dawn Egan at

Upcoming conferences

Save the Date - May 20 - Healing Trauma: The Resiliency of the Human Spirit Conference
Molloy College Department of Social Work and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service Collaborative Program at Molloy College present: John Briere, Ph.D. and Christine Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP at the Madison Theatre.

Dr. Briere will speak on "New Developments in the Treatment of Complex Trauma: Affect Regulation, Titrated Processing, and the Pain Paradox."

John Briere, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Southern California. He is also Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. He is author or coauthor of over 120 articles and chapters, and 15 books. His most recent book titles include Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation and Treatment (written with Catherine Scott, Ph.D.) and Mindfulness-oriented Interventions for Trauma: Integrating Contemplative Practices (written with Victoria M. Follette, Ph.D.).

Dr. Courtois will speak on "Treating the Complexities of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced Relationship Approach" and "Post Traumatic Growth."

Dr. Christine Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP has lectured widely on the topic of trauma treatment for over 30 years. She is currently the chair of the guideline development panel for the treatment of PTSD for the APA, and has published many books including Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, a co-authored textbook, Its Not You, It's What Happened to You, a consumer book, and Spiritually-oriented Psychotherapy for Trauma, an edited book. RSVP and for more information contact Cindy Thomas, Assistant to the Director, Summer Sessions and Conference Services. Email: or 516.323.3554. Click for more information

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