HR Thursdays

Join us for HR Thursdays beginning in Fall 2019!  This is an exciting series of quick  lunch-n-learn  webinars lead by an exclusive cadre of regional and statewide HR professionals.  We will be tapping the robust talent that exists regionally to share best practices and provide technical assistance.

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Our next webinar in the tHuRsday series:

Becoming a Recovery Friendly Workplace

featuring Abby Frutchey from the Community Caring Collaborative

Thursday, December 12, 1-2pm

Over 22 million Americans are impacted by substance use disorder. 69 percent of individuals impacted are in the workforce. Additionally, 23 million Americans identify as being in recov-ery. Learn about substance use disorder and the recovery process, how to support individuals im-pacted by SUD and that are in recovery, and what it means to be recovery ready. Abby Frutchey, LADC, CCS, will bring her clinical and substance use response expertise to share vital information, answer burning questions, and assist your business in being substance use informed. 


Our Guest Speaker:

Abby Frutchey, LADC, CCS, is the Substance Use Response Coordinator for Community Caring Collaborative, where she is overseeing the development of a recovery and employment program. She is a person living in long term recov-ery from opioid use disorder. Her life and career are dedicated to engaging in county and state wide opioid and substance use response efforts. Abby has 10 years of experience practicing as a licensed substance use treatment provider, specializing in treatment of individuals involved in the criminal justice sys-tem. She is a member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and National Association of Social Workers and has devoted many hours of volunteer work at the community level on substance use prevention and recov-ery advocacy. A lifelong resident of Washington County, Abby holds a bache-lor’s degree in Human Services Management and is currently enrolled in the Master of Social Work program through the University of Maine, Orono.

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Future Topics

  • Onboarding New Hires: Maximizing Success
  • Preparing for Successful Negotiations
  • Maintaining Organized and Compliant Files
  • Employee Development—Your Investment Matters