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Donna Teichner, LCSW

Assistant Vice President, Preventive Services

donna teichner picture march 2021.jpgDonna Teichner, LCSW-R,  received her undergraduate degree from Ithaca College and attained her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Teichner began her career at the New York Foundling Hospital providing foster care and prevention services to at-risk families. Ms. Teichner continued her prevention work at Elmhurst Hospital in the Maternity and Outpatient Clinics. Issues of lack of affordable housing, substance abuse, mental health illnesses, a growing immigrant population and the onset of the Aids epidemic placed more individuals and children at- risk and dominated her delivery of services.  Ms. Teichner early on has been an advocate for individual and community change, utilizing a strength-based philosophy to her social work practice.

Ms. Teichner joined FCA and the Family Ties Prevention Program in 2000.  She is currently the AVP of FCA’s Prevention and Family Support Programs, where she oversees multiple programs that make sure individuals and families are not alone as they face life’s challenges. The teams programs focus on life-skill building and developing long-term strategies for resilience, safety and success.  Ms. Teichner is an Adjunct Social Work Professor at LIU Post and has been the long-standing co-chair to the Nassau County Department of Social Services (NCDSS) Family and Children’s Advisory Committee as well as a current member and past secretary to the NCDSS Advisory Executive Committee. Ms. Teichner sits on many Nassau County committees and is considered an expert by her colleagues regarding accessing services for Nassau County Residents.

Donna Teichner, LCSW
Assistant Vice President, Preventive Services
dteichner@fcali.org

31 Main St
Hempstead, NY 11550
516.485.4289 x1223