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Statewide Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=20)
Total Removals to Foster Care16,79138.1 per 10K38.1 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care1,399.23.2 per 10K3.2 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care3,320/16,79119.8%19.8%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge1,150/16,7916.8%6.8%na
Removals for Neglect9,174/16,79155%55%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use8,318/16,79150%50%na
Removals for Physical Abuse1,876/16,79111%11%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope3,417/16,79120%20%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing1,722/16,79110%10%na
Removals for Incarceration1,468/16,7919%9%na
Removals for Child Behavior380/16,7912%2%na
Removals for Abandonment1,408/16,7918%8%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse572/16,7913%3%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal552/15,7304%4%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal7,400/17,40343%43%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)624/7,9578%8%na

Statewide Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=20)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 20174,431,162nanana
Children in Care on September 30 201623,76654.0 per 10K54.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 201724,58555.0 per 10K55.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care24,23154.9 per 10K54.9 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 201710,869,44124,530.0 per 10K24,530.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 40,557nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 8,836,54120,058.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 8,836,54120,058.0 per 10K20,058.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 8,796,51019,967.0 per 10K19,967.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20172,7176.1 per 10K6.1 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20175,29912.0 per 10K12.0 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20173460.8 per 10K0.8 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day10,473/24,58543%43%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day10,831/24,58544%44%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day366/24,5851%1%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day2,293/24,5859%9%na
Children in Institution on Last Day424/24,5852%2%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/24,5850%0%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day198/24,5851%1%na
Children in ILP on Last Day0/24,5850%0%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 4,225/39,75910.63%10.63%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 818/39,7592.06%2.06%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent302/39,7590.76%0.76%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff16/39,7590.04%0.04%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 20171,750/2,71764%64%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days14,651/2,700,4625.4 Per 1K Days5.4 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency3,130/12,02026%26%na
Lateral Placements Moves6,877/12,02057%57%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency2,013/12,02017%17%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 20172,543/24,58510%10%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20170/24,5850%0%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201623,7669.6 months9.6 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201724,58510.6 months10.6 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 201611,309/23,76648%48%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 20162,401/8,47628%28%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20176,824/24,58528%28%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20174,306/24,58518%18%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20173,235/24,58513%13%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 20172,051/3,23563%63%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months2,558/5,88743%43%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,442/3,58140%40%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months2,845/5,57951%51%na

Statewide Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=20)
Total Discharges15,274/4,405,51334.7 per 10K34.7 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification7,388/15,27448%48%na
Children Discharged for Relative22/15,2740%0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption3,586/15,27423%23%na
Children Discharged for Transfer6/15,2740%0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation930/15,2746%6%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship3,192/15,27421%21%na
Children Discharged for Runaway0/15,2740%0%na
Children Discharged for Death28/15,2740%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown122/15,2741%1%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care15,27412.5 months12.5 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge7,3889.0 months9.0 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge228.2 months8.2 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge3,58623.8 months23.8 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours121/7,3882%2%na
Reunified within 12 Months5,050/7,38868%68%na
Adopted within 24 Months1,839/3,58651%51%na
Adopted within 48 Months3,405/3,58695%95%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3,47315.6 months15.6 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months3,5597.4 months7.4 monthsna
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18158/42737%37%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1897/19550%50%na
Adoption Discharges3,586/4,405,5138.1 per 10K8.1 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges1,086/4,405,5132.5 per 10K2.5 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs174/3,9544%4%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201711425.7 per 1M25.7 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 385/15,3012.5%2.5%na
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months702/7,8698.9%8.9%na
Children Discharged for Relative October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/150%0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months1/3,3990%0%na
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/80%0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/9630%0%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months93/3,3882.7%2.7%na
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Statewide Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=20)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2015 through September 2016 298,53957.4 per 10K57.4 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2015 through September 2016 37,3597.2 per 10K7.2 per 10Kna
Removals During Period16,7913.2 per 10K3.2 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 201724,58555.0 per 10K55.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served40,557nanana
Discharges During Period15,274nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 19,654/20,62295.3%95.3%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2015 through September 2016 40,163/40,17499.97%99.97%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months4,825/7,17167%67%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay7,1719.3 months9.3 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative2,247/7,22431%31%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months1,133/8,35213.6%13.6%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months1,839/3,58651%51%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay3,58623.8 months23.8 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period1,904/5,50435%35%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period610/2,59224%24%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months2,557/4,29859%59%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday1,446/3,58240%40%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children3,780/3,95496%96%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years267/93029%29%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months16,784/20,57382%82%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months7,950/11,90467%67%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months3,111/7,43642%42%na

Statewide Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=20)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal12,792/16,02080%80%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal607/17,3503%3%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal7,400/17,40343%43%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,442/3,58140%40%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal709/1,38951%51%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months2,401/8,47628%28%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18158/42737%37%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1897/19550%50%na

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