Mental Health Conference

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Our next exciting mental health conference will be on March 22, 2019.   Details to follow soon!

Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Mental Health Conference
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The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Science program will be hosting its Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Mental Health Conference to be held on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Rockville Centre campus.

A conference brochure will be sent out in January 2019. However, the most up-to-date conference information will be posted on this conference webpage at: To be placed on our mailing/email list, call Cindy Thomas at 516.323.3554 or email

Program Background and Description

Molloy is a nationally recognized private college located on Long Island. Molloy provides a value-centered, multidimensional liberal arts education with more than 50 quality academic undergraduate and graduate degree programs grounded in the Catholic faith, ideals of truth and respect for the dignity and worth of every individual.

Who should attend?
The intended audience includes anyone involved in the mental healthcare profession, including: clinical mental health counselors, addiction and substance abuse counselors, social workers, nurses, teachers, psychiatrists, psychologists, music therapists, and other creative arts therapists, physicians, marriage and family therapists, students and all those interested in their own health and well-being.

Conference Agenda

Keynote Speaker

Tuition Rates- Conference Only

Online registration is available by TBA. Please note that if you are registering online, after you enter your charge card information you should click "Continue to Checkout" just once. It can take up to a minute or two for the charge to be processed. If you click more than once the system will void the registration and you will need to call the CE Office at 516-323-3550 to register.

Phone-in registration is available by calling 516.323.3550 with your MasterCard, Discover or Visa. To register in person, by fax or mail, please click here to download a registration form and follow the directions. Payment can be made by check or money order (made payable to Molloy College, by MasterCard, Discover or Visa, or by purchase order.

Registration is limited. In-person registration the day of the conference is on a space available basis and cannot be guaranteed.

Refund Policy: A full refund will be granted as long as you contact us by TBA. Refunds will not be granted after TBA: however, substitutions can be made until the day of the conference at no charge.

The conference will be given in the Madison Theatre in the Public Square Building at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY, 11571. The campus is located about 40 minutes east of New York City by train on Long Island. Travel directions will be sent with your confirmation, but can also be found by clicking here.

If you should need hotel arrangements, please click here or call 516.323.3554.

Continuing Education Credit

Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs)
Molloy College, Division of Continuing Education & Professional Development is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0052. This conference is offered for TBA CE contact hours.  Further information on the new requirements can be found on the following NY State webpage:

NYS Licensed Creative Arts Therapists (LCATs) 
Molloy College is an approved provider for CE credit from NY State for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists: approval number CAT-0015. This conference is offered for TBA CE contact hours.

Social Work Continuing Education Credit
CEU's for NYS Licensed Social Workers: Molloy College, Continuing Education & Professional Development Social Work CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0110. This conference is offered for TBA CE contact hours.

Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC)
CE credit through the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS-OASAS) has been applied for for TBA CE contact hours and approval is pending:
Initial Credentialing: CPP and CPS
Renewal: CASAC, CPP and CPS

Nursing Continuing Education Credit
Molloy College, Continuing Education Department, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This conference is offered for TBA CE contact hours.

Conference Brochure
The conference brochure will be mailed in mid-January, 2019. 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.

Exhibitor Information
A limited number of exhibitors will be permitted for the conference. The fee to exhibit is $200 ($100 non-profit) for the day, from 8:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Space is limited, so only 6 exhibitors will be able to attend.  Exhibitors will be provided with a 6 ft. table and one conference admission (additional admission: $50 each).  The exhibit tables will be in the lobby of the Madison Theatre (where the breakfast, all of the sessions and the morning break will be held). Please download the Exhibitor form and return it by TBA if you are interested in exhibiting at the conference.

The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters of Science program will be hosting the conference.  This conference is sponsored in part by TBA.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
Please click here for the webpage for the Master of Science Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Molloy College.

Questions regarding conference content or speakers?
Contact Conference Chair: Laura B. Kestemberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Chair, Associate Dean and Director, Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Molloy College
Phone: 516.32s.3842

Questions regarding registration?
Contact Cindy Thomas, Assistant to the Director, Summer Sessions and Conference Services
Phone: 516.323.3554