Interagency Agreements

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Resources

  • This practice guide from the National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) examines the principle that interagency communication and collaboration are vital to foster better outcomes for youth involved with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.

  • This webpage outlines the goals and responsibilities of a model interagency agreement for a variety of partners, including representatives from juvenile court, probation, social services, education, law enforcement, and prosecution.

  • This online Module developed by the Iris Center, defines and discusses the purpose of interagency collaboration and addresses the importance of partnering with agencies to improve outcomes for students with disabilities who are transitioning from high school.

  • This resource guide from the National Wraparound Initiative summarizes the findings of nine research studies on wraparound services, or team-based, coordinated, family-driven care targeted at youth involved with multiple systems, including juvenile justice, special education, foster care, and mental health.