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Transforming ideas into outcomes 

APPRECOTS is fortunate to work with a wide range of client organizations in the public and private sectors, from small programs to large government agencies.  Our clients represent the fields of mental health, education, physical health, criminal justice, and other human service areas. 

Our work is grounded in understanding diverse service systems, valid and reliable evaluation methods, and current behavioral and social science research.  Blending this knowledge allows us to design and support state of the art programming. 

APPRECOTS specializes in several applied research categories, including:

  • Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning

  • Development of Evidence-Based Programs

  • Workforce Training

  • Clinical Outcomes Assessment

  • Quality Data Collection and Evaluation

  • Program Support Coaching

  • Fidelity Reviews

  • Grant Writing




117 South Main Street, Suite 4
Freeland, MI 48623

(989) 573-8494


Focus Areas

applied behavioral treatment & support

Behaviors take energy. Since all living organisms are hard-wired to use energy for growth and gain, behaviors are completed to get needs met. APPRECOTS helps human service systems adopt research-based methods to assess functions of behavior, increase skills, and implement positive behavior reinforcement programs.

Read more about Applied Behavioral Treatment and Support

clinical outcomes ASSESSMENT

Our focus on evidence based practices and attention to data allows us to assist stakeholders with products that withstand critical scrutiny. APPRECOTS specializes in data analytics and helps human service organizations use clinical outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of their services.

Read more about Clinical Outcomes Assessment

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, person-centered form of guiding another person to elicit and strengthen their motivation for positive change. APPRECOTS provides training and support to help human service professionals improve their motivational interviewing skills.

Read more about Motivational Interviewing


APPRECOTS supports the local LGBTQ+ community by chairing the Saginaw Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Youth Advocacy Council (SOGI YAC), providing training to human service professionals, and coordinating surveys to collect local data.

Read more about Apprecots' LGBT research