About Administration Erica Schifano Fca Garden City Ny

Erica Schifano, LCSW

Assistant Vice President, Family & Community Support

Erica Schifano is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Saint Joseph (CT) and her Masters in Social Work from Fordham University. Erica has her SIFI certification and is dedicated to supporting future social workers in their educational development to learn the importance of cultural competence in Social Work. Erica is well educated in providing evidenced-based cognitive behavioral intervention through Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) and evidence-based parenting and life skills training programs through Strengthening Families Programs (SFP).

Erica joined Family & Children’s Association (FCA) as a student intern during her first year of graduate school. Since then, she has greatly broadened her knowledge and expertise through her work in various FCA programs including Home & Community Based Services (HCBS), PINS Diversion, Step Up to Opportunity and Community Credible Messenger Initiative (CCMI). Prior to becoming Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Family Support, Erica worked at Northwell Health as a Supervisor within the Adult Health Home Program.

Throughout her career, Erica has focused on social determinants of health which compose of economic and social conditions influencing individuals and families. When working with diverse communities to achieve positive health outcomes, impacting factors of social determinants of health consist of education, income level and environment. Erica has experience working with the most vulnerable populations including children with complex behavioral health diagnoses and significant behavioral concerns, families seeking preventive services to keep their families intact, and adults with serious mental illnesses as well as substance use disorders.

In her role as AVP of Family Support, Erica demonstrates a strong passion for supporting individuals and families in overcoming any difficulties they may experience. Erica is dedicated to ensuring that programs amongst the Family Support division instill life-long skills in families to help them build strong positive relationships and develop resiliency.

Erica Schifano, LCSW

Assistant Vice President, Family Support
31 Main St
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 485-4289 x1223