Statistics for DCF Southeast Region

Charts:

Statistics for Individual County: Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee.

Tables:

Southeast Region Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports43,29143.9 per 10K59.0 per 10K5
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports37,685/43,29187.1%83.7%2
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations31,36331.8 per 10K44.1 per 10K5
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K3.5
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports8330.8 per 10K0.4 per 10K1
Children Subject of Non-Alleged Reports11,09511.2 per 10K14.5 per 10K5
Victim Reports3,9054.0 per 10K5.8 per 10K5
Victim Reports of Neglect1,9982.0 per 10K3.0 per 10K5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse2230.2 per 10K0.4 per 10K5.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse2910.3 per 10K0.5 per 10K5.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse1,3931.4 per 10K1.9 per 10K5
Victims Removed to Foster Care1,462/3,90537.4%35.9%2
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care262/27,4581%0.9%1.5
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care2/8330.2%0.4%3
Removed to Foster Care Before Report11/1,8790.6%1%5
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report836/1,87944.5%45.8%3
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report996/1,87953%54.5%3
Median Days from Report to Removal1,8797.0 days6.0 days4
90th Percentile Days from Report to Removal1,87975.0 days62.0 days3
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation14/1,8790.7%1.5%5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 216/5,3084.1%4.4%5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 37/1,8072%2.1%4
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 179/3,5015.1%5.7%5
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 740/32,0002.3%3%5
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 5/7390.7%1.4%6

Southeast Region Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Total Removals to Foster Care2,32128.2 per 10K36.6 per 10K5
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care193.42.4 per 10K3.1 per 10K5
Reentries to Foster Care725/2,32131.2%24.4%2
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge309/2,32113.3%9.7%2
Removals for Neglect1,576/2,32168%55%1
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use924/2,32140%48%5
Removals for Physical Abuse277/2,32112%12%3.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope292/2,32113%17%6
Removals for Inadequate Housing235/2,32110%11%4
Removals for Incarceration128/2,3216%8%5
Removals for Child Behavior58/2,3212%2%2.5
Removals for Abandonment157/2,3217%7%3.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse81/2,3213%3%4.5
Removals to Non-Relative Foster Care First Setting253/96126%33%5.5
Removals to Relative Foster Care First Setting538/96156%56%3
Removals to Pre-Adoptive Home First Setting6/9611%1%3.5
Removals to Group Home First Setting46/9615%3%2
Removals to Institution First Setting4/9610%0%4
Removals to Home Visit First Setting0/9610%0%3.5
Removals to Runaway First Setting0/9610%0%3.5
Removals to ILP First Setting114/96112%7%2
Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal72/2,1663%3%3
Permanence within 12 months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal1,012/2,39042%39%2
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)302/1,17226%25%3

Southeast Region Children in Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Children in Region on September 30 2019825,301nana3
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on September 30 2019nananana
Children in Care on September 30 20183,51643.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K5
Children in Care on September 30 20193,43342.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K5
Average Daily Children in Care3,47142.2 per 10K57.2 per 10K5
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 5,837nana4
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 1,273,34315,470.0 per 10K20,890.0 per 10K5
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care with Own Family During October 2018 through September 2019 557,8746,778.0 per 10K9,134.0 per 10K5
Accumulated Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20191,726,86220,924.0 per 10K27,298.0 per 10K5
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2018 through September 2019 1,941,54723,589.0 per 10K22,782.0 per 10K3
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20194395.3 per 10K5.6 per 10K3
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 201987410.6 per 10K14.5 per 10K5
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20191081.3 per 10K1.3 per 10K3.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,331/3,43339%44%6
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,437/3,43342%41%3
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day49/3,4331%2%5
Children in Group Home on Last Day355/3,43310%8%2
Children in Institution on Last Day84/3,4332%1%2.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/3,4330%0%3.5
Children in Runaway on Last Day13/3,4330%1%5.5
Children in ILP on Last Day164/3,4335%3%2
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 473/5,8778.05%8.9%4
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 72/5,8771.23%1.47%5
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Parent24/5,8770.41%0.4%4
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/5,8770.02%0.02%3.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2019290/43966%66%3
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days1,474/329,3484.5 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days5.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency414/1,76124%24%3
Lateral Placements Moves985/1,76156%58%5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency362/1,76121%18%1
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2019997/3,43329%29%4
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20190/3,4330%0%3.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20183,51610.9 months10.9 months3
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20193,43310.9 months11.4 months5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20181,689/3,51648%47%2
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2018498/89656%56%2
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20191,109/3,43332%31%4
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019732/3,43321%21%3.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019572/3,43317%15%2
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2019374/57265%68%4
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months482/1,07845%48%5.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months314/76841%45%5.5
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2017 through September 2018 Permanent within 12 Months401/78751%53%4

Southeast Region Children Discharged
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Total Discharges2,269/823,08527.6 per 10K34.2 per 10K5
Children Discharged for Reunification 1,036/2,26946%45%4
Children Discharged for Relative 0/2,2690%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Adoption 671/2,26930%31%4
Children Discharged for Transfer 4/2,2690%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation 179/2,2698%5%1
Children Discharged for Guardianship 366/2,26916%18%3
Children Discharged for Runaway 0/2,2690%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Death 2/2,2690%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Unknown 11/2,2690%1%5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care2,26913.5 months14.0 months5
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1,0369.5 months9.8 months5
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na7.5 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge36614.5 months13.1 months2
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge67124.6 months25.5 months5
Reunified within 72 Hours15/1,0361%1%4
Reunified within 12 Months674/1,03665%64%3
Adopted within 24 Months314/67147%45%3
Adopted within 48 Months617/67192%94%5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months66215.7 months16.0 months4
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months6688.6 months8.5 months3
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1824/4652%57%4.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 187/2035%54%5
Adoption Discharges671/823,0858.2 per 10K10.5 per 10K5
Non-Permanent Discharges196/823,0852.4 per 10K2 per 10K2
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs29/7414%3%2.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201911.2 per 1M0.2 per 1M1
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2018 through February 2019 39/2,4021.6%1.8%3.5
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months120/1,2709.4%9.3%4
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 Months0/6890%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/20%0%2
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months67/19734%24.2%1
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months16/4173.8%2.8%1
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Southeast Region Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Maltreatment Reports During Period43,29143.9 per 10K59.0 per 10K5
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During Period3,9054.0 per 10K5.8 per 10K5
Removals During Period2,3212.4 per 10K3.1 per 10K5
In-care on September 30 20193,43342.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K5
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period2,269nana4
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 2,237/2,31196.8%95.7%2
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff 5,836/5,83799.98%99.99%4.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months642/1,00464%63%3
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1,0049.7 months10.0 months5
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2018, Discharged to Reunification or Relative302/90733%29%1
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2018, Reentering within 12 Months172/1,32413%13%3
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months314/67147%45%3
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay67124.6 months25.5 months5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Adopted During Period362/1,01336%40%5.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period99/42124%30%6
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2017 through September 2018 , Adopted within 12 Months538/87761%57%2
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2018, Permanent By 18th Birthday315/76841%45%5.5
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children712/74196%97%4.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years48/14234%31%1
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months2,160/2,60483%81%3
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1,089/1,63667%64%3
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months601/1,33645%43%2.5

Southeast Region Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2017 through June 2018 Removal1,915/2,33482%79%2
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal72/2,1663%3%3
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal1,012/2,39042%39%2
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months314/76841%45%5.5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal367/70352%47%2
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months498/89656%56%2
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1824/4652%57%4.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 187/2035%54%5

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