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


In South Carolina, the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) administers delinquency services and the Department of Social Services (DSS) administers child welfare services. Data sharing does not currently occur between the two agencies, however, both agencies share data with the Budget Control Board for research purposes.

In South Carolina, there are no statewide policies or practices regarding dual status youth however, three counties, Berkley, Charleston, and Georgetown, have worked with the Georgetown University's Crossover Youth Practice Model project. Charleston County identifies dual status youth upon intake and assigns each youth both a probation officer and child welfare worker who informally work together manage all dual status youth cases and attend all relevant hearings.

Reported data

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Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice, Statistics) is a project to develop a repository providing state policy makers and system stakeholders with a clear understanding of the juvenile justice landscape in the states.

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