SJC to Host 7th Annual Long Island Psychology Conference

April 13, 2011

Patchogue, NY April 14, 2011 St. Josephs College is pleased to announce that it will serve as the host institution for the 7th annual Long Island Psychology Conference (LIPC) on Sunday, May 1 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at its Long Island Campus in Patchogue, NY. The primary goals of the conference are to provide a public forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present original research findings and to foster the development of professional relationships with others in the field of psychology.

"St. Josephs College is proud to serve as the host campus for the 2011 Long Island Psychology Conference, said LIPC Conference Director and Professor of Psychology at SJC Dr. Paul Hawryluk, Ph.D.

This years conference will feature presentations from two noted psychologists, Dr. Peter Lin of St. Josephs College and Dr. Joanne Davila of Stony Brook University. Dr. Davila will be presenting her work on relationships and depressed mood in adolescence, while Dr. Lin will discuss his experience with disaster relief counseling following the earthquakes in China and Haiti.

Funded, in part, by a grant from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, the 2011 LIPC is jointly sponsored by the psychology departments at St. Josephs College and seven area colleges and universities including, Adelphi University, Hofstra University, LIU-C.W. Post College, Molloy College, The College at Old Westbury, St. Johns University and Stony Brook University.

The LIPC, which is open to the public, has an early registration fee of $8 by mail or a $10 fee on the day of the conference. For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.sjcny.edu/lipc.