MACCAC Evidenced Based Practices
Continuous Quality Improvement Plan
Approved Phases One through Four
Last Revised April 25, 2013
The Minnesota Association Community
Corrections Act Counties (MACCAC) EBP Quality Improvement Work Group
was established to assemble known elements of quality assurance into
a format designed to promote agency alignment on a state-wide basis.
What follows is a macro-level description of significant elements of
a QA plan as it concerns overall outcomes and internal processes.
Findings suggest that the following overarching standards must be in
place to adequately initiate and support an EBP culture within an
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Arrowhead Region: Carlton,
Cook, Koochiching, Lake, & St. Louis
Blue Earth County
Central Minnesota: Crow
Wing, Morrison, & Aitkin Counties
Dodge, Fillmore, & Olmsted Counties
Yellow Medicine, Lac Qui Parle, Swift, & Chippewa
Becky Bales Cramlet
Todd & Wadena Counties
Tri-County: Polk, Norman, & Red Lake Counties
MACCAC is an association of counties who operate
corrections programming within their communities under the provisions of the
Minnesota Community Corrections Act of 1973.
As of July 1, 2006,
32 counties have elected to administer all correctional field services and
several locations provide institutional services under the Minnesota Community
Corrections Act (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 401). These counties have organized
into 17 administrative service units and are known as the Minnesota Association
of Community Corrections Act Counties.