NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling, located in Newton, has announced the appointment of attorney Janine Cerra, Attorney at law, as the newest member of their Board of Directors.

“The Center for Prevention and Counseling is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to building healthy families and communities for more than 40 years by providing prevention, counseling and recovery services to Sussex County”, stated the press release given by the center.

Cerra is a former Assistant Deputy Public Defender and a solo practitioner in Sparta.  She will be located at 1 Main Street as of May 1. 

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“In representing members of our community, I have seen first-hand the great need for compassionate and individualized counseling, especially in recovery services. CFPC has assisted our population this way for many years, through their innovative programs, and I am excited about joining the Board to continue that great work in helping the residents of our County,” Cerra said.

The Center for Prevention and Counseling’s Board of Directors is made up of a dynamic group of “dedicated and influential community leaders”.

“Year after year, I’m excited to see the level of experience we’re able to access with our Board,” said Becky Carlson, Executive Director at CFPC, “We welcome Janine as a valuable new member to the CFPC team.”

For more information about The Center for Prevention and Counseling, visit www.centerforprevention.org