Lisa Stern, LCSW-R
Assistant Vice President, Senior & Adult Services
Lisa Stern has been with Family and Children’s Association since 2011 and is passionate about providing quality services for seniors living in Nassau County. Prior to joining the staff at FCA, Lisa worked as a Clinical Social Worker at the JCC of the Greater Five Towns for eight years. There, Lisa worked on program development, individual and group counseling, was coordinator of the bereavement program, organizing and implementing social programs for seniors.
Lisa earned her BA in Psychology from Clark University in 1983, and an MSW and a Certificate in Gerontology from Adelphi University in 1985, following which she was awarded her ACSW, LCSW and LCSW-R respectively. Lisa completed her SIFI certification at Molloy College in 2006. In 2011 she received a Post-Masters certificate in Spirituality and Social Work from NYU. In 2009 Lisa was recognized with the JCC of the Greater Five Towns New Leadership Award and the Town of Hempstead Citation for excellence in outreach service to the Five Towns community.
Lisa is a member of the first Nassau County Enhanced Multi-Disciplinary Team addressing victims of elder abuse and participates in the Nassau County Senior Service Provider Coalition. In her role as AVP for Senior and Adult Services she remains committed to promoting safety, respecting the right to self-determination and improving overall quality of life for Nassau County seniors. Lisa’s focus continues to be to work with her dedicated team to expand FCA senior services to address the changing needs of seniors in the community.