Chattanooga, Tenn.—Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services, today announced it has hired Carol Cox as Program Manager of its Foster Parent Program in Southeast Tennessee.
In her new role, Cox will manage Centerstone’s Foster Parent Program in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas. The program provides foster care, case management and therapy for children and teenagers in state custody. Cox will work to recruit foster parents and pair them with children, while also helping to provide support, training and mentoring. Cox will collaborate with local service providers, families and the State of Tennessee to help expand Centerstone’s service offerings for families and children in Hamilton County and the surrounding regions.
“We are excited to welcome Carol to our team at Centerstone, and we know she will make a positive difference in the lives of foster children and parents in Southeast Tennessee,” said Dr. Bob Vero, CEO of Centerstone. “Her experience and expertise will help foster children and parents build supportive and lasting relationships.”
Before joining Centerstone, Cox served as Director of Youth Services for the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults, Inc., a multi-service social service agency, where she was employed for more than 10 years. Cox holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. She is a Licensed Psychological Examiner and is an active member of the Tennessee Alliance for Children and Families and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.
For more information about the Centerstone Foster Parent Program in Southeast Tennessee, or to learn about becoming a foster parent, contact Carol Cox at 423-508-5183.
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to people of all ages for more than 50 years. Through more than 60 facilities and 170 partnership locations across Middle Tennessee, Centerstone serves more than 50,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. Centerstone is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information about Centerstone, please call 888-291-4357 or explore our website: www.centerstone.org.