Elizabeth Buckner, LCSW

Elizabeth Buckner, LCSW, is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Social Work. Hillary Mayers, LCSW is a graduate of Columbia University School of Social Work. They are the co-founders of Chances for Children-NY (CFC). In addition to their individual private practices in Manhattan, they have worked together since 1995 in a variety of settings to address the needs of young children and families. They created CFC in 2000. Until 2008, CFC was affiliated with the New York City Department of Education. Since then, CFC has focused on community-based mental health projects for families with children up to five years old, and on training other mental health professionals in the CFC protocol.