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 2015 through September 2016
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports4,46956.3 per 10K57.4 per 10K51
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations3,31241.7 per 10K44.2 per 10K53
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 Reports1,15714.6 per 10K13.2 per 10K37
Victim Reports4896.2 per 10K7.2 per 10K50
Victim Reports of Neglect2583.2 per 10K3.5 per 10K44
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse230.3 per 10K0.5 per 10K54.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse210.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K55
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1872.4 per 10K2.8 per 10K43.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care157/48932.1%36.1%46
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care332/48967.9%63.9%22
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care95/2,8233.4%4.2%36.5
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 Report3/2821.1%0.6%11
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report78/28227.7%29%33
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report89/28231.6%34.1%35.5
Median Days from Report to Removal28243.0 days37.0 days29
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation3/2821.1%1%15.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 29/5964.9%5.1%32.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 5/1802.8%2.5%15
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 24/4165.8%6.3%36
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2015 to March 2016 79/3,3912.3%3.3%58
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

St. Lucie County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care27140.4 per 10K38.1 per 10K42
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care22.63.4 per 10K3.2 per 10K41.5
Reentries to Foster Care50/27118.5%19.8%34
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge18/2716.6%6.8%31
Removals for Neglect146/27154%55%21
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use153/27156%50%35
Removals for Physical Abuse25/2719%11%44
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope45/27117%20%27.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing33/27112%10%19
Removals for Incarceration38/27114%9%19.5
Removals for Child Behavior3/2711%2%43
Removals for Abandonment26/27110%8%13
Removals for Sexual Abuse19/2717%3%11
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal15/2446%4%10.5
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal94/19947%43%23
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)18/10717%8%18

St. Lucie 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 201767,456nana19
Children in Care on September 30 201631347.0 per 10K54.0 per 10K44.5
Children in Care on September 30 201733650.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K44.5
Average Daily Children in Care31747.2 per 10K54.9 per 10K47
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2017122,00818,087.0 per 10K24,530.0 per 10K45
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 584nana21
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 115,92017,268.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10K46
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 115,92017,268.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10K46
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 162,20724,163.0 per 10K19,967.0 per 10K24
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 2017558.2 per 10K6.1 per 10K21
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20177911.7 per 10K12.0 per 10K39
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 201750.7 per 10K0.8 per 10K40
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day118/33635%43%54
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day160/33648%44%27
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day1/3360%1%55
Children in Group Home on Last Day37/33611%9%16
Children in Institution on Last Day18/3365%2%5.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/3360%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day2/3361%1%15.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/3360%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 48/6177.78%10.63%52
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 13/6172.11%2.06%18
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent4/6170.65%0.76%23
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/6170.16%0.04%3.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 201727/5549%64%62
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days214/39,1375.5 Per 1K Days5.4 Per 1K Days20
Placements Moves Toward Permanency36/11631%26%15
Lateral Placements Moves62/11653%57%49.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency18/11616%17%32.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 201768/33620%10%21.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20170/3360%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201631310.4 months9.6 months12.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20173368.1 months10.6 months51
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2016171/31355%48%20
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 201666/15642%28%8.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 201772/33621%28%38
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 201750/33615%18%26
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 201733/33610%13%35.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 201727/3382%63%32.5
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months65/9668%43%11
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months38/5964%40%9
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months61/9465%51%20.5

St. Lucie County Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges240/67,13035.8 per 10K34.7 per 10K42
Children Discharged for Reunification102/24042%48%44.5
Children Discharged for Relative0/2400%0%37.5
Children Discharged for Adoption85/24035%23%14.5
Children Discharged for Transfer2/2401%0%2
Children Discharged for Emancipation20/2408%6%13.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship30/24012%21%49.5
Children Discharged for Runaway0/2400%0%34
Children Discharged for Death0/2400%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown1/2400%1%45.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care24013.7 months12.5 months18
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1029.1 months9.0 months31
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na8.2 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge8528.0 months23.8 months12.5
Reunified within 72 Hours2/1022%2%19.5
Reunified within 12 Months66/10265%68%44.5
Adopted within 24 Months24/8528%51%63.5
Adopted within 48 Months66/8578%95%66
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months8418.7 months15.6 months17.5
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months859.3 months7.4 months20
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 185/956%37%33.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/450%50%46.5
Adoption Discharges85/67,13012.7 per 10K8.1 per 10K23.5
Non-Permanent Discharges23/67,1303.4 per 10K2.5 per 10K16.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs5/965%4%26
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 2017114.8 per 1M25.7 per 1M30
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 5/2691.9%2.5%31.5
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months4/1642.4%8.9%49
Children Discharged for Relative October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/780%0%37
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/140%0%41
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/380%2.7%52.5
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

St. Lucie 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 4,46956.3 per 10K57.4 per 10K51
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2015 through September 2016 4896.2 per 10K7.2 per 10K50
Removals During Period2713.4 per 10K3.2 per 10K41.5
In-care on September 30 201733650.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K44.5
Total Children Served584nana21
Discharges During Period240nana21
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 285/29696.3%95.3%33.5
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2015 through September 2016 618/618100%99.97%29.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months61/9763%67%45
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay979.3 months9.3 months30
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative22/8526%31%42.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months12/1727%13.6%50
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months24/8528%51%63.5
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay8528.0 months23.8 months12.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period56/8764%35%9
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period13/2748%24%20
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months55/8267%59%28.5
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday40/6166%40%9
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children91/9695%96%46
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years4/2020%29%43
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months263/31883%82%34.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months92/12772%67%30.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months53/12742%42%33

St. Lucie 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 Removal160/19482%80%39.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal19/2667%3%3.5
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal94/19947%43%23
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months38/5964%40%9
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal11/2446%51%34.5
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months66/15642%28%8.5
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 185/956%37%33.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/450%50%46.5

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