The expected outcomes of Youth on Track are:
- young people’s formal contact with police is reduced
- young people’s wellbeing is improved by reducing their criminogenic risk and needs
- young people’s participation and achievement in education or employment is improved
- families display more positive family behaviours and the ability to support their children.
The performance standards service providers are expected to meet are:
- young people and their families engage positively and remain engaged in the program until meeting completion requirements
- young people and their families are provided with a quality service that follows evidence-informed practice and the ‘what works’ principles to address the individual’s criminogenic risks
- case planning reflects the assessment and goals of the young person and family
- service provision reflects the cultural identity and needs of the young person and family
- local services are brokered where required to meet identified needs
- service provision is efficient and responsive
- appropriately skilled and experienced staff are recruited and trained
- strong quality assurance and continuous improvement mechanisms are employed
- strong relationships are made and maintained with key stakeholders to ensure collaborative service provision
- relevant legislation, particularly in relation to child protection, records management and work, health and safety, is complied with.