"ACT On It!"
A- Assessment- research-based tools and practices related to assessing the agency, offender, program, etc.
C-Case Planning - use of effective strategies and methods to encourage & support long term behavior change (MI, ECM, Stages of Change model, etc).
T- Treatment- (a) programs that work, and (b) aftercare or "thru-care" which is crucial in sustaining long term changes in the community.
On- Outcomes 'n Evaluation- we must continually assess effectiveness and results, and make changes when necessary.
It- Integrity & Trust- key principles that we might consider as "daily essentials" for effective and successful programs and staff.