Foster Care

Are CYFD decision making tools being used correctly?

245 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When CYFD pursues a report of child abuse, a caseworker interviews the child and conducts a home visit. During the process, they use a structured decision-making model, also known as a decision tool, to help determine if the child is at risk.

How often does child abuse & neglect occur in New Mexico?

418 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – KRQE News 13’s latest investigative report highlights a tragic example of what some children in New Mexico’s foster care system face. New Mexico has seen several high-profile stories of child abuse in the last decade, but just how frequent are cases of child abuse and neglect inside the