Statistics for St. Lucie County

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

Tables:

St. Lucie County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports4,88865.3 per 10K62.1 per 10K48
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports4,176/4,88885.4%83.5%11
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations3,65948.9 per 10K47.8 per 10K52
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports891.2 per 10K0.3 per 10K5
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports1,14015.2 per 10K14.1 per 10K47
Victim Reports5086.8 per 10K7.1 per 10K45.5
Victim Reports of Neglect2793.7 per 10K3.6 per 10K43.5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse290.4 per 10K0.5 per 10K42.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse340.5 per 10K0.4 per 10K38
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1662.2 per 10K2.6 per 10K45
Victims Removed to Foster Care208/50840.9%35.8%23
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care300/50859.1%64.2%45
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care66/3,1512.1%2.6%42
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care2/892.2%2.8%11
Removed to Foster Care Before Report2/2980.7%0.8%20
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report127/29842.6%34.1%9
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report140/29847%40.3%14
Median Days from Report to Removal2989.0 days20.0 days58.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation3/2981%1.4%31.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 30/5885.1%5.1%24.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 5/2332.1%2.6%27
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 25/3557%6.4%20.5
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 73/3,4612.1%3.4%62.5
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 3/358.6%2%4

St. Lucie County Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care28946.0 per 10K39.4 per 10K38
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care24.13.8 per 10K3.3 per 10K38
Reentries to Foster Care63/28921.8%19.9%22.5
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge16/2895.5%7.2%35
Removals for Neglect159/28955%53%22.5
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use156/28954%51%37.5
Removals for Physical Abuse31/28911%11%34
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope64/28922%18%19.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing28/28910%11%28.5
Removals for Incarceration42/28915%9%11.5
Removals for Child Behavior8/2893%2%19
Removals for Abandonment25/2899%8%21.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse15/2895%4%19
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal9/2693%3%25.5
Permanence within 12 months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal103/22745%42%21.5
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)5/1433%7%42

St. Lucie County Children in Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on March 31 201863,227nana20
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on March 31 2018nananana
Children in Care on March 31 201729848.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K51
Children in Care on March 31 201834655.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K44
Average Daily Children in Care32952.2 per 10K58.1 per 10K48
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 2018123,46319,527.0 per 10K26,140.0 per 10K46
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 587nana21
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 120,02019,092.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K47
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2017 through March 2018 120,02019,092.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K47
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2017 through March 2018 158,41025,199.0 per 10K22,998.0 per 10K28
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 2018528.2 per 10K6.4 per 10K25
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 20187411.7 per 10K13.2 per 10K40
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 201871.1 per 10K0.7 per 10K22.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day94/34627%43%61
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day194/34656%43%10.5
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day5/3461%2%37.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day36/34610%9%23.5
Children in Institution on Last Day16/3465%2%5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/3460%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day1/3460%1%45
Children in ILP on Last Day0/3460%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 37/5856.32%10.18%60
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 6/5851.03%1.79%43
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Parent2/5850.34%0.64%34
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/5850%0.04%38.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 201828/5254%64%47.5
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days218/46,9304.6 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days39
Placements Moves Toward Permanency44/13632%25%11
Lateral Placements Moves71/13652%58%50.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency21/13615%17%43.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 201812/3463%8%47
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20180/3460%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20172989.2 months9.7 months33
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20183468.1 months10.7 months54
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 2017163/29855%48%25
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 201760/14143%28%8
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 201865/34619%30%48.5
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 201835/34610%18%43
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 201826/3468%14%41.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 201817/2665%64%36.5
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months61/9266%46%11
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months33/5362%41%5.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2016 through March 2017 Permanent within 12 Months59/9066%53%23

St. Lucie County Children Discharged
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges236/62,86337.5 per 10K36.9 per 10K48
Children Discharged for Reunification116/23649%48%25
Children Discharged for Relative0/2360%0%36
Children Discharged for Adoption84/23636%25%16.5
Children Discharged for Transfer0/2360%0%34.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation12/2365%6%30.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship20/2368%20%54.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/2360%0%33.5
Children Discharged for Death1/2360%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown3/2361%1%16.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care23612.4 months12.8 months40.5
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1168.3 months9.1 months37
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na9.0 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge2011.7 months12.7 months40
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge8426.9 months24.2 months16
Reunified within 72 Hours2/1162%2%16
Reunified within 12 Months86/11674%68%24
Adopted within 24 Months30/8436%49%49.5
Adopted within 48 Months72/8486%95%62
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months8418.2 months15.9 months16
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months848.2 months7.3 months18
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 185/956%38%18
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/367%48%17.5
Adoption Discharges84/62,86313.4 per 10K9.2 per 10K26
Non-Permanent Discharges16/62,8632.5 per 10K2.6 per 10K33.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs3/913%4%28.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 2018115.8 per 1M23.7 per 1M29.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2016 through February 2017 5/2821.8%2.4%35
Children Discharged for Reunification April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months11/1417.8%8.7%25.5
Children Discharged for Relative April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/800%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 Months0/210%0%28
Children Discharged for Guardianship April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/300%2.7%48
Children Discharged for Runaway April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

St. Lucie 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 4,88865.3 per 10K62.1 per 10K48
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2016 through September 2017 5086.8 per 10K7.1 per 10K45.5
Removals During Period2893.8 per 10K3.3 per 10K38
In-care on March 31 201834655.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K44
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period236nana19
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 268/28394.7%94.5%44
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2016 through September 2017 579/579100%99.97%29.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months81/11173%66%22.5
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1118.3 months9.4 months41
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative37/9838%31%14
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months16/14611%12.9%35
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months30/8436%49%49.5
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay8426.9 months24.2 months16
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Adopted During Period55/8763%37%10.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period7/2330%28%28.5
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2016 through March 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months57/8865%61%29
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday33/5362%40%5.5
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children88/9197%96%36.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years4/1233%28%16
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months283/33185%81%24.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months102/14371%66%24.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months48/10148%43%21.5

St. Lucie 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 Removal172/20683%79%32.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal9/2803%3%24.5
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal103/22745%42%21.5
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months33/5362%41%5.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal20/3067%48%16.5
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months60/14143%28%8
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 185/956%38%18
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/367%48%17.5

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