LicensingTOP is a licensed program that requires training of facilitators by certified trainers. ACT for Youth is a certified replication partner with Wyman Center and has two certified trainers that provide training and technical assistance in collaboration with Wyman. For information, visit TOP: Teen Outreach Program.
Implementing TOPSuccessful implementation of evidence-based programs requires significant planning. Use the template below to create your implementation plan.
Implementation guidelines make clear the program developer's recommendations as well adaptations you may need to consider. Take these guidelines into account as you plan for implementation.
Implementation Guidelines: TOP
Since TOP is a licensed program, adherence to fidelity and quality of program implementation is closely monitored. All adaptation requests need to be discussed with ACT for Youth TOP trainers and approved by Wyman. Contact your TA support provider (PDF) with your adaptation request.
Quality AssuranceThe license agreement with Wyman stipulates that:
- implementation data and pre-post survey data are directly entered into Wyman Connect, an online reporting system operated by Wyman
- TOP clubs will be observed by an ACT for Youth certified trainer once a year