Clinical Mental Health

The following program will be offered this spring:

Group Work Training and Supervision (10 Social Work, LMHC, Nursing, CTLE, CEU's)
5 Saturdays: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11 and May 9, 2020; 8:30-10:30 a.m.; Molloy College, Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, East Farmingdale
Faculty:  Lois A. Carey, Ph.D., LCSW
People of all ages from children thru adulthood have the opportunity to thrive and grow in a supportive group milieu.  If you are a teacher, nurse, mental health professional or social worker whose assignments includes bringing people with common themes and issues together, this training is for you.  Please click here for details and to register.   

An Introduction to the DIRFloortime Model: A Primer for Parents, Clinicians and Educators (8 CMTEs/LCATs/LMHCs/CTLEs)
Friday, February 28, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Public Square, Larini Room, Second Floor, Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus Presenter: John Carpente, Ph.D., MT-BC, LCAT, DIR-C
The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR) Model is a framework and model that helps clinicians, parents and educators conduct a comprehensive assessment and develop an intervention program tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of children with developmental and neurodevelopmental challenges, e.g., autism spectrum disorder. The objectives of the DIRFloortime Model are to build healthy foundations for social, emotional, and intellectual capacities rather than focusing solely on discrete skills and isolated behaviors. Please click here for details.  

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): A Training Program For All Health and Mental Health Professionals
(30 LMHC, SW, Nursing and CASAC CEUs)
11 sessions (30 hours) offered on the following schedule:
(1) Monday, May 11, 2020, 6:00-7:30 p.m. (orientation- 1.5 hours)
(9) Tuesdays, May 12-July 7;  6:00-8:30 p.m. (final class on 7/7 is from 6-8 p.m.)
(1) Saturday, June 20, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch)
Molloy College, Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, East Farmingdale
Faculty: James D'Aconti, LCSW  
This 11 session, 30 hour, experiential program includes the formal 8 week MBSR program, as well as an explanation of how the practice of MBSR can be applied in behavioral health/health practice. Discover simple and powerful ways to cope with stress and anxiety. You have the capacity to change the way you live your life. You can learn to live in a more liberated way. You can learn to relate to yourself and others in a more compassionate and fulfilling way. You can experience more acceptance and gratitude. You can do all these things by using simple mindfulness practices. The Mindful Place offers this class designed to help you learn these liberating practices for you and your clients/patients. The course will be held at Molloy's Suffolk Center campus located at 7180 Republic Airport, East Farmingdale. Please visit: for further information and to register.

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.