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Statewide Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Total Removals to Foster Care3,39044.3 per 10K44.3 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care282.53.7 per 10K3.7 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care456/3,39013.5%13.5%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge200/3,3905.9%5.9%na
Removals for Neglect2,220/3,39065%65%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use1,568/3,39046%46%na
Removals for Physical Abuse331/3,39010%10%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope613/3,39018%18%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing650/3,39019%19%na
Removals for Incarceration259/3,3908%8%na
Removals for Child Behavior223/3,3907%7%na
Removals for Abandonment172/3,3905%5%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse168/3,3905%5%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal320/3,11110%10%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal1,562/3,63043%43%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)454/1,51230%30%na

Statewide Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 2017766,180nanana
Children in Care on September 30 20165,52172.0 per 10K72.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 20175,85776.0 per 10K76.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care5,77075.3 per 10K75.3 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20173,576,64046,681.0 per 10K46,681.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 8,911nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 2,100,82627,442.0 per 10K27,442.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 2,019,71026,383.0 per 10K26,383.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 3,072,07140,129.0 per 10K40,129.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20175887.7 per 10K7.7 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20175607.3 per 10K7.3 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017741.0 per 10K1.0 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day2,476/5,85742%42%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day2,118/5,85736%36%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day52/5,8571%1%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day329/5,8576%6%na
Children in Institution on Last Day259/5,8574%4%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day566/5,85710%10%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day35/5,8571%1%na
Children in ILP on Last Day22/5,8570%0%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 738/8,4088.78%8.78%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 197/8,4082.34%2.34%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent79/8,4080.94%0.94%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff63/8,4080.75%0.75%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2017403/58869%69%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days2,383/501,6274.8 Per 1K Days4.8 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency1,881/3,79050%50%na
Lateral Placements Moves1,242/3,79033%33%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency667/3,79018%18%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 20171,641/5,85728%28%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20170/5,8570%0%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20165,52111.6 months11.6 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20175,85713.8 months13.8 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20162,027/5,52137%37%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2016258/91028%28%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20172,268/5,85739%39%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20171,712/5,85729%29%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20171,187/5,85720%20%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2017313/1,18726%26%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months566/1,90730%30%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months415/1,47628%28%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months307/1,03230%30%na

Statewide Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Total Discharges2,988/765,54539 per 10K39 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification1,794/2,98860%60%na
Children Discharged for Relative377/2,98813%13%na
Children Discharged for Adoption349/2,98812%12%na
Children Discharged for Transfer16/2,9881%1%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation63/2,9882%2%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship318/2,98811%11%na
Children Discharged for Runaway62/2,9882%2%na
Children Discharged for Death3/2,9880%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown6/2,9880%0%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care2,98811.9 months11.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1,7948.7 months8.7 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge37711.9 months11.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge34937.1 months37.1 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours56/1,7943%3%na
Reunified within 12 Months1,311/1,79473%73%na
Adopted within 24 Months72/34921%21%na
Adopted within 48 Months260/34974%74%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months33524.7 months24.7 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months33510.1 months10.1 monthsna
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months38/33511%11%na
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1868/7986%86%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/1688%88%na
Adoption Discharges349/765,5454.6 per 10K4.6 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges150/765,5452 per 10K2 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs16/3674%4%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201793121.4 per 1M121.4 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 65/2,8632.3%2.3%na

Statewide Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2015 through September 2016 42,07845.9 per 10K45.9 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2015 through September 2016 9,87810.7 per 10K10.7 per 10Kna
Removals During Period3,3903.7 per 10K3.7 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 20175,85776.0 per 10K76.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served8,911nanana
Discharges During Period2,988nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 4,540/4,85293.6%93.6%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2015 through September 2016 8,427/8,50899.05%99.05%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months1,361/1,98269%69%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1,9827.4 months7.4 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative627/1,69937%37%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months161/2,1317.6%7.6%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months72/34621%21%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay34636.9 months36.9 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period285/1,58218%18%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period101/1,2678%8%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months198/38452%52%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday350/1,33426%26%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children351/36796%96%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years68/22530%30%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months3,203/3,86683%83%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1,557/2,43464%64%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months897/2,19941%41%na

Statewide Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal2,271/3,12873%73%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal355/3,49110%10%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal1,562/3,63043%43%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months415/1,47628%28%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal14/10314%14%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months258/91028%28%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1868/7986%86%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/1688%88%na

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