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Statewide District Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=31)
Total Removals to Foster Care6,91543.7 per 10K43.7 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care576.23.6 per 10K3.6 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care1,592/6,91523%23%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge864/6,91512.5%12.5%na
Removals for Neglect2,116/6,91531%31%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use2,163/6,91531%31%na
Removals for Physical Abuse486/6,9157%7%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope837/6,91512%12%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing666/6,91510%10%na
Removals for Incarceration591/6,9159%9%na
Removals for Child Behavior2,003/6,91529%29%na
Removals for Abandonment657/6,91510%10%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse211/6,9153%3%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal455/6,3777%7%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal2,028/5,57436%36%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)1,221/2,99441%41%na

Statewide District Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=31)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 20171,586,357nanana
Children in Care on September 30 20168,81656.0 per 10K56.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 20178,62654.0 per 10K54.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care8,48653.7 per 10K53.7 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20173,530,58722,256.0 per 10K22,256.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 15,731nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 3,101,99819,621.0 per 10K19,621.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 2,998,53918,967.0 per 10K18,967.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 22,138,704140,034.0 per 10K140,034.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20171,63710.3 per 10K10.3 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20171,1147.0 per 10K7.0 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20171871.2 per 10K1.2 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day4,785/8,62655%55%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day931/8,62611%11%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day272/8,6263%3%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day794/8,6269%9%na
Children in Institution on Last Day843/8,62610%10%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day601/8,6267%7%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day156/8,6262%2%na
Children in ILP on Last Day244/8,6263%3%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during October 2014 through September 2015 990/14,1047.02%7.02%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2014 through September 2015 171/14,1041.21%1.21%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2014 through September 2015 by Parent74/14,1040.52%0.52%na
Children Victimized in Care during October 2014 through September 2015 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff21/14,1040.15%0.15%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 20171,480/1,63790%90%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days9,984/957,06610.4 Per 1K Days10.4 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency1,716/4,68837%37%na
Lateral Placements Moves2,478/4,68853%53%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency494/4,68811%11%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 20173,336/8,62639%39%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 2017246/8,6263%3%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20168,8169.9 months9.9 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20178,6268.8 months8.8 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20162,772/8,81631%31%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2016555/2,33924%24%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20172,152/8,62625%25%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20171,405/8,62616%16%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20171,347/8,62616%16%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2017620/1,34746%46%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months765/2,40132%32%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months488/1,63730%30%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months738/1,76542%42%na

Statewide District Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=31)
Total Discharges4,770/1,580,95430.2 per 10K30.2 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification1,983/4,77042%42%na
Children Discharged for Relative672/4,77014%14%na
Children Discharged for Adoption1,103/4,77023%23%na
Children Discharged for Transfer21/4,7700%0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation355/4,7707%7%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship243/4,7705%5%na
Children Discharged for Runaway380/4,7708%8%na
Children Discharged for Death13/4,7700%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown0/4,7700%0%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care4,77010.8 months10.8 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1,9837.8 months7.8 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge6724.1 months4.1 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge1,10324.8 months24.8 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours80/1,9834%4%na
Reunified within 12 Months1,690/1,98385%85%na
Adopted within 24 Months523/1,10347%47%na
Adopted within 48 Months1,016/1,10392%92%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1,01618.3 months18.3 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1,0304.7 months4.7 monthsna
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18132/19867%67%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1835/6256%56%na
Adoption Discharges1,103/1,580,9547 per 10K7 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges769/1,580,9544.9 per 10K4.9 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs78/1,1547%7%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 20172415.1 per 1M15.1 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during April 2014 through March 2015 53/5,5311%1%na
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months210/2,7977.5%7.5%na
Children Discharged for Relative October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months49/7656.4%6.4%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months0/1,2260%0%na
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months1/492%2%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months146/57425.4%25.4%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months2/3030.7%0.7%na
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2015 through September 2016 Reentering within 12 Months1/333%3%na

Statewide District Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=31)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2014 through September 2015 91,29749.0 per 10K49.0 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2014 through September 2015 9,7615.2 per 10K5.2 per 10Kna
Removals During Period6,9153.6 per 10K3.6 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 20178,62654.0 per 10K54.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served15,731nanana
Discharges During Period4,770nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 5,134/5,33896.2%96.2%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2014 through September 2015 14,104/14,104100%100%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months2,060/2,44384%84%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay2,4433.4 months3.4 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative831/2,68531%31%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months554/3,88614.3%14.3%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months523/1,10347%47%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay1,10324.8 months24.8 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period627/2,37226%26%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period229/1,49915%15%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months810/1,21667%67%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday481/1,61530%30%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children1,076/1,15493%93%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years91/62914%14%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months4,984/8,24760%60%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1,695/3,86544%44%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months779/2,83327%27%na

Statewide District Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=31)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal3,069/4,20773%73%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal527/6,9568%8%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal2,028/5,57436%36%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months488/1,63730%30%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal204/53038%38%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months555/2,33924%24%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 18132/19867%67%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1835/6256%56%na

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