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 2014 through September 2015
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports20,99941.4 per 10K57.1 per 10K65
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations16,37732.3 per 10K43.8 per 10K64
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 Reports4,6229.1 per 10K13.3 per 10K64
Victim Reports4,4078.7 per 10K7.8 per 10K28
Victim Reports of Neglect2,0023.9 per 10K3.7 per 10K35.5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse2910.6 per 10K0.6 per 10K32
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1370.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K57.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1,9773.9 per 10K3.0 per 10K20.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care1,295/4,40729.4%34.3%45
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care3,112/4,40770.6%65.7%23
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care576/11,9704.8%4.5%19.5
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 Report16/2,1260.8%0.5%10
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report662/2,12631.1%28.7%22
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report781/2,12636.7%34.3%19
Median Days from Report to Removal2,12629.0 days37.0 days47.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation20/2,1260.9%0.7%16.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 261/4,6725.6%5%18.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 40/1,1143.6%2.4%10
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 221/3,5586.2%6.1%27
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 471/12,6953.7%3.4%25
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2014 to March 2015 0/0nanana

Broward County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care1,25629.1 per 10K40.6 per 10K53
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care104.72.4 per 10K3.4 per 10K53
Reentries to Foster Care245/1,25619.5%19.8%32.5
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge93/1,2567.4%7.4%26
Removals for Neglect983/1,25678%53%4.5
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use519/1,25641%47%57.5
Removals for Physical Abuse125/1,25610%13%39
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope191/1,25615%16%25.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing142/1,25611%11%27
Removals for Incarceration109/1,2569%10%35
Removals for Child Behavior49/1,2564%2%10.5
Removals for Abandonment126/1,25610%11%28.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse20/1,2562%3%44
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal24/1,1642%4%38
Permanency Within 12 months of October 2014 through September 2015 Removal468/1,47832%44%55.5
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)102/61617%6%13

Broward County Children in Foster Care
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on September 30 2016434,371nana2
Children in Care on September 30 20152,32154.0 per 10K52.0 per 10K37
Children in Care on September 30 20162,29253.0 per 10K54.0 per 10K40
Average Daily Children in Care2,34054.2 per 10K53.1 per 10K38
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20161,176,43227,084.0 per 10K22,755.0 per 10K27
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2015 through September 2016 3,577nana2
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2015 through September 2016 857,03119,866.0 per 10K19,390.0 per 10K37
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2015 through September 2016 857,03119,866.0 per 10K19,390.0 per 10K37
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2015 through September 2016 1,173,70027,206.0 per 10K20,501.0 per 10K17
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20163578.2 per 10K6.4 per 10K25.5
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20163568.2 per 10K10.4 per 10K45
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016300.7 per 10K0.6 per 10K26
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day875/2,29238%42%42.5
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,010/2,29244%44%42
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day34/2,2921%1%29
Children in Group Home on Last Day322/2,29214%10%6.5
Children in Institution on Last Day35/2,2922%2%28
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/2,2920%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day16/2,2921%1%15.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/2,2920%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2014 through August 2015 379/3,39811.15%10.59%19
Children Victimized in Care during September 2014 through August 2015 73/3,3982.15%2.01%20
Children Victimized in Care during September 2014 through August 2015 by Parent36/3,3981.06%0.78%13
Children Victimized in Care during September 2014 through August 2015 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/3,3980.03%0.04%10.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2016215/35760%66%47
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days1,395/215,0676.5 Per 1K Days6 Per 1K Days19.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency241/1,05323%25%39
Lateral Placements Moves622/1,05359%58%33.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency190/1,05318%17%25.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2016546/2,29224%8%9
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20160/2,2920%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20152,32110.8 months8.5 months11
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20162,29212.9 months9.7 months3
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2015973/2,32142%50%57
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2015173/59529%31%39.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016744/2,29232%25%5.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016491/2,29221%15%7.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016394/2,29217%12%8.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2016177/39445%62%62
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2015 Permanent within 12 Months263/65040%46%51.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2015 Permanent within 12 Months158/41738%43%47
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2014 through September 2015 Permanent within 12 Months231/53843%53%53.5

Broward County Children Discharged
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges1,241/431,41428.8 per 10K36 per 10K50
Children Discharged for Reunification586/1,24147%49%31
Children Discharged for Relative2/1,2410%0%36
Children Discharged for Adoption243/1,24120%22%37.5
Children Discharged for Transfer1/1,2410%0%36
Children Discharged for Emancipation100/1,2418%6%13.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship302/1,24124%22%33.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/1,2410%0%34
Children Discharged for Death1/1,2410%0%36
Children Discharged for Unknown6/1,2410%1%49.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care1,24115.7 months11.9 months6
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge58612.2 months8.7 months6
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge222.7 months8.5 months58
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge24326.9 months23.6 months19
Reunified within 72 Hours1/5860%2%48
Reunified within 12 Months289/58649%70%63
Adopted within 24 Months100/24341%51%52
Adopted within 48 Months227/24393%94%55.5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months23618.1 months15.1 months19
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months2408.0 months7.8 months34
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months0/2400%0%36.5
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1811/3928%38%51.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 184/1724%48%60
Adoption Discharges243/431,4145.6 per 10K7.8 per 10K51.5
Non-Permanent Discharges108/431,4142.5 per 10K2.6 per 10K32.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs24/2809%6%15.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 20162nana26
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2014 through February 2015 20/1,0441.9%2.3%33

Broward County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2014 through September 2015 20,99941.4 per 10K57.1 per 10K65
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2014 through September 2015 4,4078.7 per 10K7.8 per 10K28
Removals During Period1,2562.4 per 10K3.4 per 10K53
In-care on September 30 20162,29253.0 per 10K54.0 per 10K40
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period1,241nana3
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 2,321/2,46694.1%94.8%52
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2014 through September 2015 3,451/3,45299.97%99.97%58.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months283/58249%69%63
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay58212.2 months9.0 months6
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2015, Discharged to Reunification or Relative112/63618%31%51
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2015, Reentering within 12 Months63/61710.2%13.7%51
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months100/24341%51%52
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay24326.9 months23.6 months19
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2015, Adopted During Period156/56728%38%55
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2015, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period63/38216%25%52
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2014 through September 2015 , Adopted within 12 Months151/26956%61%43.5
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2015, Permanent By 18th Birthday158/41738%43%47
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children256/28091%94%55.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years28/9928%26%36
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months1,256/1,50384%83%39
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months877/1,20873%68%23.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months382/81447%39%14.5

Broward County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2014 through June 2015 Removal993/1,39071%80%61
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal26/1,2852%4%41
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2014 through September 2015 Removal468/1,47832%44%55.5
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2015 Permanent within 12 Months158/41738%43%47
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal22/7928%52%59
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2015 Permanent within 12 Months173/59529%31%39.5
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1811/3928%38%51.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 184/1724%48%60

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