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Statewide Court Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=15)
Total Removals to Foster Care76458.9 per 10K58.9 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care63.74.9 per 10K4.9 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care159/76420.8%20.8%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge78/76410.2%10.2%na
Removals for Neglect360/76447%47%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use189/76425%25%na
Removals for Physical Abuse52/7647%7%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope98/76413%13%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing27/7644%4%na
Removals for Incarceration28/7644%4%na
Removals for Child Behavior141/76418%18%na
Removals for Abandonment31/7644%4%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse11/7641%1%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal107/68616%16%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal312/77840%40%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)137/28748%48%na

Statewide Court Children in Foster Care
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=15)
Non-Tribe Children in Region on September 30 2017129,632nanana
Children in Care on September 30 20161,316102.0 per 10K102.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 20171,26498.0 per 10K98.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care1,27098.2 per 10K98.2 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2017710,37254,799.0 per 10K54,799.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 2,080nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2016 through September 2017 464,82135,864.0 per 10K35,864.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2016 through September 2017 458,75535,396.0 per 10K35,396.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2016 through September 2017 1,868,371144,156.0 per 10K144,156.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 201716813.0 per 10K13.0 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 201726220.2 per 10K20.2 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017221.7 per 10K1.7 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day593/1,26447%47%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day348/1,26428%28%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day52/1,2644%4%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day147/1,26412%12%na
Children in Institution on Last Day21/1,2642%2%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day95/1,2648%8%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day2/1,2640%0%na
Children in ILP on Last Day6/1,2640%0%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 65/2,1463.03%3.03%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 17/2,1460.79%0.79%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Parent8/2,1460.37%0.37%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2015 through August 2016 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/2,1460%0%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2017135/16880%80%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days700/101,1166.9 Per 1K Days6.9 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency280/72239%39%na
Lateral Placements Moves324/72245%45%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency118/72216%16%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2017517/1,26441%41%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 201713/1,2641%1%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20161,31614.0 months14.0 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20171,26413.9 months13.9 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2016504/1,31638%38%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2016155/52929%29%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2017496/1,26439%39%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017359/1,26428%28%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017257/1,26420%20%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2017125/25749%49%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months218/48745%45%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months128/30542%42%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2015 through September 2016 Permanent within 12 Months189/40846%46%na

Statewide Court Children Discharged
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=15)
Total Discharges758/129,60758.5 per 10K58.5 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification345/75846%46%na
Children Discharged for Relative61/7588%8%na
Children Discharged for Adoption264/75835%35%na
Children Discharged for Transfer8/7581%1%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation50/7587%7%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship28/7584%4%na
Children Discharged for Runaway1/7580%0%na
Children Discharged for Death1/7580%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown0/7580%0%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care75817.6 months17.6 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge3456.9 months6.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge611.3 months1.3 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge26426.9 months26.9 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours38/34511%11%na
Reunified within 12 Months231/34567%67%na
Adopted within 24 Months103/26439%39%na
Adopted within 48 Months256/26497%97%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months26419.2 months19.2 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months2646.2 months6.2 monthsna
Paternal Followed Maternal TPR by Over 30 Days Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months31/26412%12%na
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1817/3352%52%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/729%29%na
Adoption Discharges264/129,60720.4 per 10K20.4 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges60/129,6074.6 per 10K4.6 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs8/2763%3%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201700.0 per 1M0.0 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2015 through February 2016 7/7410.9%0.9%na

Statewide Court Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=15)
Maltreatment Reports During September 2015 through August 2016 4,09726.4 per 10K26.4 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During September 2015 through August 2016 6224.0 per 10K4.0 per 10Kna
Removals During Period7644.9 per 10K4.9 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 20171,26498.0 per 10K98.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served2,080nanana
Discharges During Period758nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 287/29896.3%96.3%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff September 2015 through August 2016 2,146/2,146100%100%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months203/33161%61%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay3318.8 months8.8 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2016, Discharged to Reunification or Relative84/30627%27%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2016, Reentering within 12 Months107/52420.4%20.4%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months103/26439%39%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay26426.9 months26.9 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Adopted During Period174/46138%38%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2016, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period75/26628%28%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2015 through September 2016 , Adopted within 12 Months220/27680%80%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2016, Permanent By 18th Birthday127/29942%42%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children268/27697%97%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years31/7840%40%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months561/78072%72%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months347/57860%60%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months224/61037%37%na

Statewide Court Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=15)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2015 through June 2016 Removal537/74572%72%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal126/75517%17%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2015 through September 2016 Removal312/77840%40%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months128/30542%42%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal32/11328%28%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2016 Permanent within 12 Months155/52929%29%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1817/3352%52%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/729%29%na

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