Workforce Development & Automation in Warehouses
- Automation in warehouses offers entry-level opportunities for on the job training that result in a more skilled workforce and high wages for employees.
- In Schoharie County, a coalition of local partners deliver workforce development opportunities.
“In small towns, suburban neighborhoods, tribal communities, and big cities, our Nation faces an unprecedented crisis of drug addiction. And, while no corner of our country has escaped the devastation of this crisis, rural America has been particularly hard hit. To reverse course and ensure that rural America continues to be a place of prosperity for agriculture, manufacturing, and small business for generations to come, we must take bold action and do things differently than we have done in the past. We must be relentless.” — James W. Carroll, Director of National Drug Control Policy, United States Office of Drug Control, USA
“Obtaining and maintaining employment helps residents establish a legal source of income, structure their time, and improve self-esteem, which in turn may greatly reduce substance use and criminal activity,” according to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
“Gainful employment is proving effective against drug addiction” so says Kenneth Silverman Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of the university’s Center for Learning and Health. Reported as a presenter at the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) 45th Annual Convention, May 23-27, 2021.
Most encouraging, as a partner in the nationally recognized program, Schoharie County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (SCCASA) is ready to implement fresh ideas introducing flexible, creative solutions to build a strong and healthy communities.