SJC to Host Expert Panel on Careers in Addictions Counseling

PATCHOGUE, NY – FEBRUARY 24, 2012 – The Department of Community Health and Human Services at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to present, “Career Opportunities in Addictions Counseling,” on Wednesday, March 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the McGann Conference Center on the College’s Long Island Campus.

“Career Opportunities in Addictions Counseling” will feature expert panelists in the field, including Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD), who will discuss the addictions counseling profession, job opportunities available in the field and certificate program offered by SJC.

"We are so pleased to have Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence speak to our students and community members here at St. Joseph's College,” said Dr. Carolyn Gallogly, associate professor and chairperson for the Department of Community Health and Human Services. “Hearing about the addictions field as a career choice today, right from the people who are immersed in it every day, will be quite beneficial to those in attendance.”

This event is free and open to the public. A light dinner will be served. For more information or to RSVP, call 631.687.1492 or email kfelton@sjcny.edu. St. Joseph’s College is located at 155 W. Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Avenue).

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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