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Statewide Circuit Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=49)
Total Removals to Foster Care7,87129.4 per 10K29.4 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care655.92.5 per 10K2.5 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care1,140/7,87114.5%14.5%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge497/7,8716.3%6.3%na
Removals for Neglect3,756/7,87148%48%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use3,161/7,87140%40%na
Removals for Physical Abuse781/7,87110%10%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope918/7,87112%12%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing1,736/7,87122%22%na
Removals for Incarceration934/7,87112%12%na
Removals for Child Behavior782/7,87110%10%na
Removals for Abandonment605/7,8718%8%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse185/7,8712%2%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal814/7,24111%11%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal3,464/8,41941%41%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)784/3,16325%25%na

Statewide Circuit Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=49)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 20172,687,062nanana
Children in Care on September 30 201612,42147.0 per 10K47.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 201713,18149.0 per 10K49.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care12,72747.6 per 10K47.6 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20177,199,74626,794.0 per 10K26,794.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 20,292nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 4,630,61717,308.0 per 10K17,308.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 4,611,37717,236.0 per 10K17,236.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 21,318,10379,683.0 per 10K79,683.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20171,6046.0 per 10K6.0 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20171,8917.0 per 10K7.0 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017780.3 per 10K0.3 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day7,225/13,18155%55%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day4,029/13,18131%31%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day113/13,1811%1%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day49/13,1810%0%na
Children in Institution on Last Day1,555/13,18112%12%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day129/13,1811%1%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day80/13,1811%1%na
Children in ILP on Last Day1/13,1810%0%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 1,374/20,2926.77%6.77%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 144/20,2920.71%0.71%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 by Parent39/20,2920.19%0.19%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2016 through September 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff62/20,2920.31%0.31%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 20171,412/1,60488%88%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days5,506/1,093,7335 Per 1K Days5 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency2,217/7,84228%28%na
Lateral Placements Moves4,497/7,84257%57%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency1,128/7,84214%14%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 20173,326/13,18125%25%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 2017253/13,1812%2%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201612,42112.4 months12.4 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 201713,18113.7 months13.7 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20164,452/12,42136%36%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 20161,035/3,41030%30%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20175,186/13,18139%39%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20173,595/13,18127%27%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20172,746/13,18121%21%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 20171,137/2,74641%41%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,545/4,29636%36%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,030/2,89736%36%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,147/3,10937%37%na

Statewide Circuit Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=49)
Total Discharges6,977/2,675,37926.1 per 10K26.1 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification3,696/6,97753%53%na
Children Discharged for Relative816/6,97712%12%na
Children Discharged for Adoption1,234/6,97718%18%na
Children Discharged for Transfer124/6,9772%2%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation596/6,9779%9%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship465/6,9777%7%na
Children Discharged for Runaway34/6,9770%0%na
Children Discharged for Death12/6,9770%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown0/6,9770%0%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care6,97713.9 months13.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge3,6969.0 months9.0 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge81610.2 months10.2 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge1,23430.5 months30.5 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours188/3,6965%5%na
Reunified within 12 Months2,303/3,69662%62%na
Adopted within 24 Months310/1,23425%25%na
Adopted within 48 Months1,033/1,23484%84%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1,21719.3 months19.3 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1,21710.3 months10.3 monthsna
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months263/1,21722%22%na
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18110/29238%38%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1826/9328%28%na
Adoption Discharges1,234/2,675,3794.6 per 10K4.6 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges766/2,675,3792.9 per 10K2.9 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs92/1,5666%6%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 20178732.4 per 1M32.4 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during April 2016 through March 2017 103/7,0711.5%1.5%na

Statewide Circuit Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=49)
Maltreatment Reports During Period140,43143.8 per 10K43.8 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During Period9,3312.9 per 10K2.9 per 10Kna
Removals During Period7,8712.5 per 10K2.5 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 201713,18149.0 per 10K49.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served20,292nanana
Discharges During Period6,977nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 4,097/4,20397.5%97.5%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff 20,291/20,292100%100%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months2,355/4,13357%57%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay4,13310.0 months10.0 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative1,106/3,30933%33%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months476/5,0189.5%9.5%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months310/1,23425%25%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay1,23430.5 months30.5 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period930/3,85924%24%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period415/2,54116%16%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months689/1,51446%46%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday1,028/2,89835%35%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children1,474/1,56694%94%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years168/60428%28%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months6,883/8,55380%80%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months3,449/5,65361%61%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months2,010/5,47337%37%na

Statewide Circuit Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=49)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal5,363/7,80469%69%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal893/7,85411%11%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal3,464/8,41941%41%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,030/2,89736%36%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal128/45928%28%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months1,035/3,41030%30%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18110/29238%38%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1826/9328%28%na

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