New Mexico Department of Health Action Steps

New Mexico

State Policies & Initiatives: 

The New Mexico Department of Health will, "continue to utilize the New Mexico Employment Institute (NMEI) in areas of job development and technical assistance to train and assist providers.

DDSD hopes to achieve the 38% FY13 target, through continued technical assistance to supported employment providers; trainings from national speakers; utilization of NMEI and other consultants; and continue an emphasis on Employment First by DDSD staff.

Continue to schedule and conduct local Employment Leadership Network meetings to support employment efforts among providers, employers and individuals served.

Continue to work closely with the National Supported Employment Network of which we are a mentor state. Medicaid Infrastructure Grant funding has been secured to facilitate training of providers"

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Employer Engagement
  • Provider Transformation