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 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports18,51437.6 per 10K59.0 per 10K66
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports16,252/18,51487.8%83.7%4
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations13,65227.7 per 10K44.1 per 10K66
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1950.4 per 10K0.4 per 10K22.5
Children Subject of Non-Alleged Reports4,6679.5 per 10K14.5 per 10K65
Victim Reports1,8863.8 per 10K5.8 per 10K61
Victim Reports of Neglect8761.8 per 10K3.0 per 10K61
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse1260.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K45
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1320.3 per 10K0.5 per 10K57.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse7521.5 per 10K1.9 per 10K46
Victims Removed to Foster Care485/1,88625.7%35.9%60
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care96/11,7660.8%0.9%32
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care0/1950%0.4%29.5
Removed to Foster Care Before Report4/6330.6%1%24.5
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report266/63342%45.8%32
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report337/63353.2%54.5%27
Median Days from Report to Removal6336.0 days6.0 days43.5
90th Percentile Days from Report to Removal63374.0 days62.0 days21.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation5/6330.8%1.5%30
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 125/2,9484.2%4.4%34.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 13/6821.9%2.1%24.5
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 112/2,2664.9%5.7%40
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 284/13,2742.1%3%55
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 0/960%1.4%35

Broward County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care78819.2 per 10K36.6 per 10K65
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care65.71.6 per 10K3.1 per 10K65
Reentries to Foster Care282/78835.8%24.4%7
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge121/78815.4%9.7%10.5
Removals for Neglect512/78865%55%12
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use273/78835%48%60
Removals for Physical Abuse59/7887%12%48.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope115/78815%17%28
Removals for Inadequate Housing83/78811%11%32
Removals for Incarceration25/7883%8%50
Removals for Child Behavior25/7883%2%11.5
Removals for Abandonment56/7887%7%30
Removals for Sexual Abuse24/7883%3%28.5
Removals to Non-Relative Foster Care First Setting67/31521%33%59.5
Removals to Relative Foster Care First Setting169/31554%56%45
Removals to Pre-Adoptive Home First Setting5/3152%1%7
Removals to Group Home First Setting13/3154%3%14
Removals to Institution First Setting1/3150%0%38
Removals to Home Visit First Setting0/3150%0%34
Removals to Runaway First Setting0/3150%0%35
Removals to ILP First Setting60/31519%7%4
Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal18/7422%3%34
Permanence within 12 months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal387/1,00139%39%34.5
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)106/43724%25%31.5

Broward County Children in Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on September 30 2019411,556nana2
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on September 30 2019nananana
Children in Care on September 30 20181,73342.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K53.5
Children in Care on September 30 20191,42035.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K62
Average Daily Children in Care1,58138.4 per 10K57.2 per 10K61
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 2,521nana3
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 584,20414,217.0 per 10K20,890.0 per 10K60
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care with Own Family During October 2018 through September 2019 248,5306,048.0 per 10K9,134.0 per 10K59
Accumulated Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2019899,59721,858.0 per 10K27,298.0 per 10K49
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2018 through September 2019 844,19520,544.0 per 10K22,782.0 per 10K36
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20191844.5 per 10K5.6 per 10K43
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 201944910.9 per 10K14.5 per 10K54
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2019531.3 per 10K1.3 per 10K34.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day573/1,42040%44%44.5
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day552/1,42039%41%45
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day26/1,4202%2%27.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day162/1,42011%8%15
Children in Institution on Last Day22/1,4202%1%23
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/1,4200%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day7/1,4200%1%45.5
Children in ILP on Last Day78/1,4205%3%5.5
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 203/2,5867.85%8.9%37
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 26/2,5861.01%1.47%39
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Parent10/2,5860.39%0.4%17.5
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/2,5860.04%0.02%4.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2019112/18461%66%52
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days549/115,5344.8 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days29.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency195/77025%24%32
Lateral Placements Moves408/77053%58%47.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency167/77022%18%14.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2019422/1,42030%29%25
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20190/1,4200%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20181,73313.3 months10.9 months7
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20191,42015.1 months11.4 months5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2018824/1,73348%47%33
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2018244/47751%56%47
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2019612/1,42043%31%5.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019428/1,42030%21%4.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019341/1,42024%15%4
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2019221/34165%68%46
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months285/64644%48%48.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months193/48840%45%45
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2017 through September 2018 Permanent within 12 Months211/40552%53%45

Broward County Children Discharged
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges1,045/410,92825.4 per 10K34.2 per 10K59
Children Discharged for Reunification 431/1,04541%45%43
Children Discharged for Relative 0/1,0450%0%37.5
Children Discharged for Adoption 311/1,04530%31%33.5
Children Discharged for Transfer 0/1,0450%0%36
Children Discharged for Emancipation 85/1,0458%5%9
Children Discharged for Guardianship 212/1,04520%18%26
Children Discharged for Runaway 0/1,0450%0%34
Children Discharged for Death 0/1,0450%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown 6/1,0451%1%14
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care1,04515.4 months14.0 months20
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge43111.8 months9.8 months17
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na7.5 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge21216.2 months13.1 months11.5
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge31126.5 months25.5 months30.5
Reunified within 72 Hours0/4310%1%45.5
Reunified within 12 Months228/43153%64%50
Adopted within 24 Months137/31144%45%33
Adopted within 48 Months278/31189%94%62
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months30517.1 months16.0 months24.5
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3109.1 months8.5 months21.5
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/2556%57%28
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 183/933%54%31
Adoption Discharges311/410,9287.6 per 10K10.5 per 10K52
Non-Permanent Discharges91/410,9282.2 per 10K2 per 10K31.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs13/3534%3%23
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201912.4 per 1M0.2 per 1M1
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2018 through February 2019 22/1,1421.9%1.8%20.5
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months59/55010.7%9.3%17
Children Discharged for Relative October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/3710%0%33
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months36/10434.6%24.2%15
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months8/2363.4%2.8%18
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Broward County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During Period18,51437.6 per 10K59.0 per 10K66
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During Period1,8863.8 per 10K5.8 per 10K61
Removals During Period7881.6 per 10K3.1 per 10K65
In-care on September 30 20191,42035.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K62
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period1,045nana2
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 1,143/1,18796.3%95.7%39.5
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff 2,521/2,521100%99.99%32
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months225/42853%63%49
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay42811.8 months10.0 months18
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2018, Discharged to Reunification or Relative109/35830%29%25.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2018, Reentering within 12 Months80/57214%13%20
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months137/31144%45%33
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay31126.5 months25.5 months30.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Adopted During Period183/57132%40%54.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period65/25226%30%35.5
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2017 through September 2018 , Adopted within 12 Months272/45760%57%34
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2018, Permanent By 18th Birthday193/48840%45%45
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children340/35396%97%44
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years24/6338%31%18
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months735/90581%81%46
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months502/74068%64%27.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months351/76746%43%31.5

Broward County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2017 through June 2018 Removal793/98581%79%36
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal18/7422%3%34
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal387/1,00139%39%34.5
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months193/48840%45%45
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal182/32356%47%19
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months244/47751%56%47
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/2556%57%28
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 183/933%54%31

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