Agency integration, 2016

Coordination, 2014

  • Uses for coordination
  • Does not use for coordination
  • Data sharing

    Facilitated through the use of statewide information systems allowing for consistent data sharing between systems.

  • Committees or advisory groups

    Multidisciplinary groups that often have regularly scheduled meetings to brainstorm ways to improve systems integration.

  • Formal interagency MOUs

    Collaborative agreements to guide systems integration efforts

  • Informal interagency agreements

    Commonly based on historical practice, mutual trust, and recognition of the need to collaborate in order to serve dual-status youth.

  • Statute and/or rules

    Rules that mandate systems integration efforts


Juvenile justice services, children and adult protective services and early child development are all administered by the New Mexico Children Youth and Families Department (CYFD). The Department has a unified case management system that is utilized by child welfare, juvenile justice and family services. Therefore, knowledge concerning youth with dual status is integrated statewide. Case coordination occurs on an informal basis with no established protocol or memorandum of understanding. Dual status cases are jointly managed by assigned juvenile justice and child welfare workers and staffed on a monthly basis in the largest jurisdiction, Bernadillo County (Albuquerque) but it is unknown if similar practice is in place across all jurisdictions.

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