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 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports46,20447.4 per 10K62.1 per 10K5
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports39,759/46,20486.1%83.5%2
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations35,15536.0 per 10K47.8 per 10K5
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K3.5
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports4880.5 per 10K0.3 per 10K1
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports10,56110.8 per 10K14.1 per 10K5
Victim Reports6,5756.7 per 10K7.1 per 10K4.5
Victim Reports of Neglect3,2603.3 per 10K3.6 per 10K5
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse3690.4 per 10K0.5 per 10K4.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse3310.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K5.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse2,6152.7 per 10K2.6 per 10K2.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care2,054/6,57531.2%35.8%5
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care4,521/6,57568.8%64.2%2
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care751/28,5802.6%2.6%3.5
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care8/4881.6%2.8%5
Removed to Foster Care Before Report38/3,0631.2%0.8%2
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report1,165/3,06338%34.1%2
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report1,340/3,06343.7%40.3%2
Median Days from Report to Removal3,06315.0 days20.0 days5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation57/3,0631.9%1.4%1
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 427/7,5045.7%5.1%1
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 66/2,1133.1%2.6%1
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 361/5,3916.7%6.4%3
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 990/33,3183%3.4%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 4/1852.2%2%2.5

Southeast Region Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Total Removals to Foster Care2,61432.0 per 10K39.4 per 10K5
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care217.82.7 per 10K3.3 per 10K5
Reentries to Foster Care528/2,61420.2%19.9%3
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge206/2,6147.9%7.2%2
Removals for Neglect1,808/2,61469%53%1
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use1,261/2,61448%51%5
Removals for Physical Abuse256/2,61410%11%4
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope449/2,61417%18%4
Removals for Inadequate Housing312/2,61412%11%2
Removals for Incarceration220/2,6148%9%4
Removals for Child Behavior110/2,6144%2%1
Removals for Abandonment188/2,6147%8%5
Removals for Sexual Abuse92/2,6144%4%3.5
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal90/2,3724%3%2.5
Permanence within 12 months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal1,089/2,41145%42%1
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)91/1,2088%7%3

Southeast Region Children in Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Children in Region on March 31 2018818,049nana3
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on March 31 2018nananana
Children in Care on March 31 20173,85647.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K5
Children in Care on March 31 20183,75046.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K5
Average Daily Children in Care3,77246.2 per 10K58.1 per 10K5
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 20181,833,95722,419.0 per 10K26,140.0 per 10K5
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 6,470nana3
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 1,379,66916,911.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K5
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2017 through March 2018 1,379,66916,911.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K5
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2017 through March 2018 2,094,73725,675.0 per 10K22,998.0 per 10K3
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 20185376.6 per 10K6.4 per 10K3
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 201886810.6 per 10K13.2 per 10K5
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2018600.7 per 10K0.7 per 10K3.5
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,505/3,75040%43%6
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,624/3,75043%43%3.5
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day58/3,7502%2%2.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day446/3,75012%9%1
Children in Institution on Last Day91/3,7502%2%3
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/3,7500%0%3.5
Children in Runaway on Last Day26/3,7501%1%3.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/3,7500%0%3.5
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 600/6,5349.18%10.18%5
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 140/6,5342.14%1.79%1
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Parent65/6,5340.99%0.64%1
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/6,5340.02%0.04%4
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 2018362/53767%64%3
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days1,890/413,2724.6 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days6
Placements Moves Toward Permanency474/1,72328%25%1
Lateral Placements Moves965/1,72356%58%5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency284/1,72316%17%4.5
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 2018245/3,7507%8%2.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20180/3,7500%0%3.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20173,85611.6 months9.7 months1
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20183,75010.5 months10.7 months4.5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 20171,891/3,85649%48%3
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 2017449/1,49630%28%1
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 20181,196/3,75032%30%2
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018845/3,75023%18%1
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018661/3,75018%14%1
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 2018386/66158%64%5.5
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months561/1,32942%46%5
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months273/79934%41%5
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2016 through March 2017 Permanent within 12 Months626/1,21552%53%4

Southeast Region Children Discharged
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Total Discharges2,598/815,85331.8 per 10K36.9 per 10K5
Children Discharged for Reunification1,267/2,59849%48%2
Children Discharged for Relative0/2,5980%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Adoption653/2,59825%25%4
Children Discharged for Transfer1/2,5980%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation201/2,5988%6%2
Children Discharged for Guardianship451/2,59817%20%3
Children Discharged for Runaway0/2,5980%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Death5/2,5980%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Unknown20/2,5981%1%3
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care2,59813.1 months12.8 months3.5
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1,2678.6 months9.1 months5.5
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge0na9.0 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge45112.5 months12.7 months5
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge65324.8 months24.2 months4
Reunified within 72 Hours5/1,2670%2%6
Reunified within 12 Months856/1,26768%68%2
Adopted within 24 Months306/65347%49%3
Adopted within 48 Months605/65393%95%5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months65016.1 months15.9 months3
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months6527.5 months7.3 months3
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1824/9226%38%6
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 189/3526%48%6
Adoption Discharges653/815,8538 per 10K9.2 per 10K4
Non-Permanent Discharges227/815,8532.8 per 10K2.6 per 10K3
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs41/7326%4%1.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 2018911.0 per 1M23.7 per 1M6
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2016 through February 2017 83/2,7583%2.4%1.5
Children Discharged for Reunification April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months131/1,3469.7%8.7%2
Children Discharged for Relative April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/20%0%2.5
Children Discharged for Adoption April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/6020%0%4
Children Discharged for Transfer April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/70%0%2
Children Discharged for Emancipation April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/1990%0%3.5
Children Discharged for Guardianship April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months20/5763.5%2.7%3
Children Discharged for Runaway April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Southeast Region Child and Family Services Review Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2016 through September 2017 46,20447.4 per 10K62.1 per 10K5
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2016 through September 2017 6,5756.7 per 10K7.1 per 10K4.5
Removals During Period2,6142.7 per 10K3.3 per 10K5
In-care on March 31 20183,75046.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K5
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period2,598nana3
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 3,314/3,55393.3%94.5%6
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2016 through September 2017 6,465/6,46699.98%99.97%3
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months818/1,22967%66%2
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1,2299.1 months9.4 months5
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative305/92733%31%2
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months192/1,40913.6%12.9%2
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months306/65347%49%3
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay65324.8 months24.2 months4
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Adopted During Period382/1,20432%37%5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period176/65427%28%4
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2016 through March 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months475/77961%61%3
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday271/80334%40%5
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children691/73294%96%5.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years68/20134%28%1
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months2,687/3,18984%81%2.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1,132/1,64669%66%2.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months689/1,50946%43%1

Southeast Region Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=6)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of January 2016 through December 2016 Removal1,849/2,25882%79%1.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal96/2,5734%3%2.5
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal1,089/2,41145%42%1
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months273/79934%41%5
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal123/25748%48%3
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months449/1,49630%28%1
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1824/9226%38%6
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 189/3526%48%6

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