FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Autumn Allen, MS
June 22, 2022 Director of Marketing
(June 22, 2022) Becket Academy, Inc d/b/a LifeConnections Specialized Support Services has reached an agreement to acquire Dade Family Counseling Community Mental Health Center in Florida. Dade Family Counseling CMHC was founded in 2003 and is accredited by The Joint Commission with the purpose of providing quality behavioral health services to the community of South Florida.
Dade Family Counseling CMHC will be led by Jay Wolter, President and Jennifer Cordaro, Chief Executive Officer of LifeConnections Specialized Support Services. The operations of Dade Family Counseling will be merged into LifeConnections once appropriate state licenses and stakeholder consents have been obtained. LifeConnections is committed to ensuring the continuity of care for individuals currently served by Dade and has agreed to retain Dade’s independent contractors and employees as well as Dade’s management team. Aracelis Mosquera, LCSW has been named Executive Director of Dade Family Counseling once the transition occurs.
“I believe that LifeConnections can grow Dade Family Counseling into a premier mental health agency reaching more lives while providing the infrastructure that is needed in order to remain viable” says Maria Fields, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dade.
“Dade Family Counseling is a reputable behavioral health provider in South Florida. Through this partnership, LifeConnections and Dade Family Counseling will be able to fill gaps in the system of care by providing much needed services to youth and adults such as Targeted Case Management, Outpatient Therapy, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Medication Management” says Jennifer Cordaro, Chief Executive Officer.
LifeConnections looks forward to growing together with Dade Family Counseling to implement its mission to create opportunities for individuals to live better lives through inspired professionals who are supported and trusted to be a compassionate and creative team.