Statistics for Broward County

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Statistics for Larger Regions: DCF Southeast Region, Seventeenth Circuit.

Tables:

Broward County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports20,08941.0 per 10K62.1 per 10K66
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports17,394/20,08986.6%83.5%4
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations15,66832.0 per 10K47.8 per 10K66
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports340.1 per 10K0.3 per 10K41
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports4,3879.0 per 10K14.1 per 10K64
Victim Reports4,1768.5 per 10K7.1 per 10K30
Victim Reports of Neglect1,8973.9 per 10K3.6 per 10K42
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse2490.5 per 10K0.5 per 10K33
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1430.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K56.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1,8873.9 per 10K2.6 per 10K14.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care1,136/4,17627.2%35.8%55
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care3,040/4,17672.8%64.2%13
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care296/11,4922.6%2.6%28.5
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care0/340%2.8%31.5
Removed to Foster Care Before Report21/1,5491.4%0.8%10
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report650/1,54942%34.1%11
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report749/1,54948.4%40.3%11
Median Days from Report to Removal1,5499.0 days20.0 days58.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation34/1,5492.2%1.4%14.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 297/4,9036.1%5.1%12.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 35/1,1153.1%2.6%18
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 262/3,7886.9%6.4%22
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 480/13,3563.6%3.4%33.5
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 1/156.7%2%6

Broward County Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care1,19929.3 per 10K39.4 per 10K58
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care99.92.5 per 10K3.3 per 10K57.5
Reentries to Foster Care264/1,19922%19.9%21
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge125/1,19910.4%7.2%10.5
Removals for Neglect770/1,19964%53%14
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use494/1,19941%51%55
Removals for Physical Abuse123/1,19910%11%40.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope191/1,19916%18%30.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing165/1,19914%11%16.5
Removals for Incarceration78/1,1997%9%38.5
Removals for Child Behavior51/1,1994%2%11.5
Removals for Abandonment91/1,1998%8%29
Removals for Sexual Abuse33/1,1993%4%34.5
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal39/1,0894%3%17
Permanence within 12 months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal509/1,20442%42%35
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)31/5715%7%38.5

Broward County Children in Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on March 31 2018409,500nana2
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on March 31 2018nananana
Children in Care on March 31 20172,19854.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K46.5
Children in Care on March 31 20181,94748.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K54
Average Daily Children in Care2,05550.2 per 10K58.1 per 10K51.5
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 20181,090,92426,640.0 per 10K26,140.0 per 10K34
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 3,397nana2
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 754,96218,464.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K51
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2017 through March 2018 754,96218,464.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K51
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2017 through March 2018 1,122,50527,453.0 per 10K22,998.0 per 10K24
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 20182546.2 per 10K6.4 per 10K32
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 201846111.3 per 10K13.2 per 10K41
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2018280.7 per 10K0.7 per 10K33
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day792/1,94741%43%38
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day852/1,94744%43%38
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day33/1,9472%2%23
Children in Group Home on Last Day236/1,94712%9%13.5
Children in Institution on Last Day18/1,9471%2%34.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/1,9470%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day16/1,9471%1%14.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/1,9470%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 343/3,5569.65%10.18%34
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 86/3,5562.42%1.79%17
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Parent44/3,5561.24%0.64%10
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/3,5560.03%0.04%8.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 2018165/25465%64%38.5
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days780/196,7024 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days43.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency254/89528%25%18.5
Lateral Placements Moves488/89555%58%44
Placements Moves Away from Permanency153/89517%17%30.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 2018106/1,9475%8%36.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20180/1,9470%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20172,19813.1 months9.7 months5.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20181,94712.7 months10.7 months6
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 20171,035/2,19847%48%45
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 2017228/79629%28%26
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2018743/1,94738%30%5
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018552/1,94728%18%3.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018425/1,94722%14%1.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 2018223/42552%64%48.5
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months331/83340%46%51
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months161/50032%41%43.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2016 through March 2017 Permanent within 12 Months354/70950%53%43.5

Broward County Children Discharged
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges1,378/408,87833.7 per 10K36.9 per 10K50
Children Discharged for Reunification699/1,37851%48%20
Children Discharged for Relative0/1,3780%0%36
Children Discharged for Adoption310/1,37822%25%37.5
Children Discharged for Transfer0/1,3780%0%34.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation114/1,3788%6%12.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship244/1,37818%20%39.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/1,3780%0%33.5
Children Discharged for Death3/1,3780%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown8/1,3781%1%16.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care1,37814.0 months12.8 months25
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge69910.4 months9.1 months17
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na9.0 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge24413.0 months12.7 months26
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge31026.8 months24.2 months18
Reunified within 72 Hours2/6990%2%48.5
Reunified within 12 Months421/69960%68%50
Adopted within 24 Months125/31040%49%45
Adopted within 48 Months280/31090%95%57
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months30917.3 months15.9 months21
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3107.6 months7.3 months25
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1810/5120%38%42.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/1811%48%38
Adoption Discharges310/408,8787.6 per 10K9.2 per 10K46
Non-Permanent Discharges125/408,8783.1 per 10K2.6 per 10K24.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs24/3577%4%15.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 201824.9 per 1M23.7 per 1M20.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2016 through February 2017 47/1,3153.6%2.4%11.5
Children Discharged for Reunification April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months82/64212.8%8.7%12
Children Discharged for Relative April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/10%0%5.5
Children Discharged for Adoption April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/2720%0%31.5
Children Discharged for Transfer April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/20%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/940%0%28
Children Discharged for Guardianship April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months17/3335.1%2.7%12
Children Discharged for Runaway April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Broward County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2016 through September 2017 20,08941.0 per 10K62.1 per 10K66
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2016 through September 2017 4,1768.5 per 10K7.1 per 10K30
Removals During Period1,1992.5 per 10K3.3 per 10K57.5
In-care on March 31 20181,94748.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K54
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period1,378nana2
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 2,106/2,28292.3%94.5%58
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2016 through September 2017 3,492/3,49399.97%99.97%59.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months408/68659%66%48.5
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay68610.6 months9.4 months17
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative147/48730%31%31.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months111/67216.5%12.9%15
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months125/31040%49%45
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay31026.8 months24.2 months18
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Adopted During Period200/74927%37%53
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period115/46325%28%34.5
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2016 through March 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months221/38458%61%42
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday158/50231%40%47
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children333/35793%96%49.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years41/11436%28%13
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months1,293/1,51086%81%20.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months621/88670%66%29
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months472/95549%43%20

Broward County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of January 2016 through December 2016 Removal872/1,09879%79%39.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal39/1,2013%3%24.5
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal509/1,20442%42%35
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months161/50032%41%43.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal55/11847%48%29
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months228/79629%28%26
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1810/5120%38%42.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/1811%48%38

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