Education & Training

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” — John F. Kennedy

Education & Development

Lifelong learning is a value that Apricity holds dear for our transitional employees, our staff and our community. And we understand how important it is to share our knowledge with others.

Transitional Employment Opportunities

At Apricity Contract Packaging, we provide a safe place of employment where individuals can work alongside others on various points of their recovery journeys, while gaining valuable occupational skills. Participants can overcome employment barriers.

Apricity Contract Packaging is peer run and supervisors are understanding of the recovery journey as they are also in recovery. It is easier to grow in confidence and security in a new way of life when working alongside others on recovery journeys. Employees will witness the possibilities available to them while leading a clean, sober lifestyle.

Working at Apricity Contract Packaging has helped our client-employee improve professionally in the following ways:

97%

Feel they

  • ... feel they have more disciplined work habits
  • ... have grown in their recovery
  • ... have gained more self-respect

93%

Feel they

  • ... are prepared to handle more responsibility
  • ... have improved attendance over previous jobs
  • ... learned skills at Apricity to help them in their future

Vocational Learning Center

Apricity offers individual training and rehabilitation opportunities to all of our clients in order to help them move forward with their vocational growth. Training includes the following:

Community Educational Opportunities

State of Wisconsin Peer Specialist Training

Coordinated with the Independent Living Centers throughout the State of Wisconsin, our Peer Specialist Trainer is available to partner with another co-trainer in offering the 48-hour class. Please contact your Independent Living Center for more information. If you are unsure of your region or contact information, click here: Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Independent Living Centers in Wisconsin

Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)

Apricity believes in peer-to-peer relationships and has two trainers of the Recovery Coach Academy on staff to continue expanding the reach of the Recovery Coach movement. Apricity staff are available to set-up trainings in the following modules:

For a detailed description of each of the modules, click here: Addiction Recovery Training Products

Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) & Trauma Informed Care

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care are an integral part of recovery from substance use disorders and mental illness. Through this training, learn how the original ACES study was conducted and why the outcomes created a movement toward greater understanding. Trauma Informed Care principles are introduced to help an organization begin its journey toward becoming a Trauma Informed organization.

Customized Staff/Team Development

Customized training can be developed based on the individual needs of your organization. From communication and leadership skills to topics specific to substance use disorder, we are here to help you get your training needs met.

Custom Presentations/Consultation

With a history of 35 years in providing employment and recovery support services to people in recovery from substance use disorder, we like to share the knowledge we have learned with others. If you are looking to create a recovery-safe environment for existing employees or are starting from scratch, we would love to provide the assistance that you require.

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Contact Lynn McLaughlin for more information.

Lynn McLaughlin | 920–722-2345

About Apricity

Apricity is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides men and women in recovery with residential treatment and ongoing recovery support services, where our recovery clients have the option to work at Apricity Contract Packaging. While working at Apricity Contract Packaging our employees learn valuable job readiness skills.

Corporate: 1010 Strohmeyer Dr. | Neenah, WI 54956 | (920) 722-2345

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