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At first I thought it was a joke! As I worked on it further, I became very interested and involved in it. I found myself interested more and more in each unit. I applied what I learned to my life and have been impressed by the outcome!
Female, age 43, Aggravated DUI, New Directions Substance Abuse

ACCI Model

The philosophical model that drives American Community Corrections Institute is represented by the diagram below. It is that our thoughts drive our feelings and emotions, which produce our attitudes and behaviors, that result in the consequences of our lives. If we never change our faulty thinking, we will never change our self-defeating behaviors.

If we keep on thinking
what we have been
thinking, we will keep on
doing what we have been
doing, and we will keep
getting what we have been
Self-Defeating Behaviors

If we want to change what
we have been getting, then
we will have to change
what we have been
thinking. Otherwise,
nothing will change.