Press Release

Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center and Sheridan Technical Center form Strategic Partnership

Pembroke Pines, Florida, June 6, 2014: Susan Anthony Recovery Center (SBARC), a non-profit organization in Pembroke Pines, Florida has partnered with Sheridan Technical Center of Broward County Public School Systems creating an active satellite facility at SBARC’s campus.

Sheridan Technical Center has invested over $30,000.00 in new equipment (computers, monitors and software) at SBARC’s existing computer lab facilitating on site education/vocational training for women undergoing recovery. “We are delighted to partner with Susan B. Anthony, and look forward to creating opportunities and changing lives of the people they serve at the center,” says Robert Boegli, Director of Sheridan Technical Center.

“The goal of Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center is to empower women who struggle with substance abuse and face barriers including: low literacy, limited work histories, mental disorders, criminal records, physical and mental health concerns.”, says Telena Paris, Ed/Vocational Manager at SBARC. “We are committed to seeing these women succeed, to get well, become self-sufficient and realize their ultimate potential. One way for us to do that is by providing them support in building their academic and employability skills”.
“With Sheridan Technical Center support, we are now able to provide our guests additional courses to consider, allowing them the opportunity to consider new career and educational paths”, says Dean A. Dalbery, Chief Executive Officer of SBARC. “This exciting partnership is the first step in the center’s long-term vision of operating an Adult & Career Education Center on campus providing our guests true cradle-to-career recovery support services.”

About Susan B. Anthony Center – www.susanbanthonycenter.org
SBARC is one of the few full-service residential and outpatient treatment centers in the country providing substance addicted mothers a safe, yet structured environment where they can undergo the process of starting over while caring for their children. SBARC provides support and treats the family as a whole! SBARC enjoys the highest accreditation (CARF) from an independent organization committed to achieving the highest quality standards in health and human services. Now in its 20th year, SBARC remains committed to helping women suffering from substance abuse, mental health disorders, trauma and neglect.

About Sheridan Technical Center – http://www.sheridantechnical.com/
Established in 1968 and located in Hollywood, Florida – Sheridan is the oldest of Broward County’s three technical centers. As a Broward County Public School, STC offers postsecondary workforce development programs affording students the opportunity to gain skills in high wage, high demand occupational fields and compete successfully in the local employment marketplace.

Press Contact:
Telena Paris, Education & Vocational Manager
Susan Anthony Recovery Center
Ph.: 954 733 6068 X 2025
Fax: 954 733 0766
e.mail:tparis@susanbanthonycenter.org

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