Recent legislation emphasizes collaboration between state agencies. A good interagency agreement is one tool that can assist collaboration and promote systems change. Researchers offer four important considerations for an effective agreement and a worksheet for agency personnel.
Butterworth, John; Foley, Susan; and Metzel, Deborah, "Institute Brief: Developing Interagency Agreements: Four Questions to Consider" (2001). The Institute Brief Series, Institute for Community Inclusion. Paper 14.