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 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports19,93938.7 per 10K57.4 per 10K65
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations15,48530.1 per 10K44.2 per 10K65
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports4,4548.6 per 10K13.2 per 10K65
Victim Reports4,2298.2 per 10K7.2 per 10K30.5
Victim Reports of Neglect1,8493.6 per 10K3.5 per 10K40
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse2730.5 per 10K0.5 per 10K27.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1260.2 per 10K0.4 per 10K60.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1,9813.8 per 10K2.8 per 10K16
Victims Removed to Foster Care1,097/4,22925.9%36.1%57
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care3,132/4,22974.1%63.9%11
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care550/11,2564.9%4.2%17
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Removed to Foster Care Before Report8/1,8780.4%0.6%24
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report592/1,87831.5%29%23.5
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report664/1,87835.4%34.1%29
Median Days from Report to Removal1,87842.0 days37.0 days32
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation25/1,8781.3%1%13
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 286/4,9295.8%5.1%26
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 36/1,1753.1%2.5%13
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 250/3,7546.7%6.3%30
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 502/13,1363.8%3.3%26.5
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 0/0nanana

Broward County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care1,21127.7 per 10K38.1 per 10K57
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care100.92.3 per 10K3.2 per 10K57
Reentries to Foster Care227/1,21118.7%19.8%33
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge108/1,2118.9%6.8%12
Removals for Neglect952/1,21179%55%7
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use483/1,21140%50%55.5
Removals for Physical Abuse129/1,21111%11%35.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope193/1,21116%20%30
Removals for Inadequate Housing173/1,21114%10%12.5
Removals for Incarceration67/1,2116%9%45
Removals for Child Behavior45/1,2114%2%9
Removals for Abandonment125/1,21110%8%13
Removals for Sexual Abuse30/1,2112%3%41.5
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal26/1,1642%4%38
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal458/1,23337%43%54.5
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)78/58913%8%23

Broward County Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 2017440,825nana2
Children in Care on September 30 20162,27452.0 per 10K54.0 per 10K40.5
Children in Care on September 30 20172,05547.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K49
Average Daily Children in Care2,17549.7 per 10K54.9 per 10K42
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20171,132,91825,700.0 per 10K24,530.0 per 10K32
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 3,485nana2
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 798,47518,236.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10K44
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 798,47518,236.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10K44
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 898,61120,522.0 per 10K19,967.0 per 10K32
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20172646.0 per 10K6.1 per 10K33.5
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20174239.6 per 10K12.0 per 10K45
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017290.7 per 10K0.8 per 10K40
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day865/2,05542%43%32
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day882/2,05543%44%41.5
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day19/2,0551%1%36.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day234/2,05511%9%16
Children in Institution on Last Day30/2,0551%2%40
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/2,0550%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day25/2,0551%1%15.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/2,0550%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 384/3,57710.74%10.63%27
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 104/3,5772.91%2.06%8
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent45/3,5771.26%0.76%9
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff4/3,5770.11%0.04%7
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2017168/26464%64%42
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days788/201,8363.9 Per 1K Days5.4 Per 1K Days45.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency241/92826%26%31.5
Lateral Placements Moves512/92855%57%43
Placements Moves Away from Permanency175/92819%17%14.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2017430/2,05521%10%18.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20170/2,0550%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20162,27412.7 months9.6 months4.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20172,05513.2 months10.6 months9
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20161,046/2,27446%48%47.5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2016201/72428%28%31
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2017808/2,05539%28%6
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017588/2,05529%18%3
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017433/2,05521%13%3
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2017203/43347%63%58.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months282/73538%43%48
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months174/48936%40%43.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months320/63051%51%38

Broward County Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges1,371/437,86731.3 per 10K34.7 per 10K46
Children Discharged for Reunification691/1,37150%48%20
Children Discharged for Relative0/1,3710%0%37.5
Children Discharged for Adoption291/1,37121%23%39
Children Discharged for Transfer1/1,3710%0%35.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation106/1,3718%6%13.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship270/1,37120%21%38.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/1,3710%0%34
Children Discharged for Death3/1,3710%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown9/1,3711%1%18
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care1,37114.9 months12.5 months12
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge69111.2 months9.0 months14
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na8.2 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge29126.2 months23.8 months18
Reunified within 72 Hours0/6910%2%50
Reunified within 12 Months386/69156%68%56
Adopted within 24 Months127/29144%51%50
Adopted within 48 Months267/29192%95%59.5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months28917.3 months15.6 months21
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months2907.4 months7.4 months31
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1812/5422%37%54
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/239%50%59
Adoption Discharges291/437,8676.6 per 10K8.1 per 10K46.5
Non-Permanent Discharges119/437,8672.7 per 10K2.5 per 10K30
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs30/3409%4%12
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201724.5 per 1M25.7 per 1M22
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 31/1,1072.8%2.5%19
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months64/60510.6%8.9%19.5
Children Discharged for Relative October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/20%0%62.5
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/2430%0%37
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/10%0%64
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/1000%0%41
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months10/3023.3%2.7%21
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Broward County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2015 through September 2016 19,93938.7 per 10K57.4 per 10K65
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2015 through September 2016 4,2298.2 per 10K7.2 per 10K30.5
Removals During Period1,2112.3 per 10K3.2 per 10K57
In-care on September 30 20172,05547.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K49
Total Children Served3,485nana2
Discharges During Period1,371nana1
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 2,286/2,42994.1%95.3%50
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2015 through September 2016 3,577/3,57899.97%99.97%59.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months375/68055%67%56
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay68011.3 months9.3 months13.5
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative144/48530%31%30
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months99/64315.4%13.6%23.5
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months127/29144%51%50
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay29126.2 months23.8 months18
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period180/67827%35%51
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period78/41019%24%47
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months196/34058%59%42
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday171/48635%40%44.5
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children310/34091%96%60
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years42/10640%29%24
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months1,276/1,50085%82%27.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months677/98869%67%38
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months502/95752%42%11

Broward County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal912/1,23074%80%59.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal27/1,2582%3%39
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal458/1,23337%43%54.5
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months174/48936%40%43.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal56/11648%51%33
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months201/72428%28%31
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1812/5422%37%54
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/239%50%59

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