Outcome Charts





Data Notes
Definition: Of all children who were victims of a substantiated maltreatment report during the fiscal year, the percentage that were victims of another substantiated maltreatment report within 12 months.
Denominator: The number of children with at least one substantiated maltreatment report during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that had another substantiated maltreatment report within 12 months of their initial report.
Exclusions: 1) subsequent reports of maltreatment within 14 days of the initial report are excluded; 2) multiple reports on the same incident date are excluded; 3) substantiated reports of allegation 60 (Environment Injurious to Health and Welfare) between October 1, 2001-December 31, 2013 and May 31, 2014-June 11, 2014 are excluded.

Directions
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Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children served in intact family cases during the fiscal year, the percentage that had a substantiated maltreatment report within 12 months.
Denominator: The number of children served in intact family cases during the fiscal year. Intact family cases are defined as those in which all children in the family are at home at the time the family case opens.
Numerator: The number of children who had a substantiated report within 12 months of the case open date.
Exclusions: 1) intact family cases open 7 days or fewer are excluded; 2) intact family cases with any child who enters substitute care within 30 days of case open date are excluded; 3) subsequent reports within 14 days of the initial maltreatment report are excluded; 4) multiple reports on the same incident date are excluded; 5) substantiated reports of allegation 60 (Environment Injurious to Health and Welfare) between October 1, 2001-December 31, 2013 and May 31, 2014-June 11, 2014 are excluded.

Directions
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Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children with a substantiated report who did not receive intact family or substitute care services, the percentage that had another substantiated report within 12 months.
Denominator: The number of children with a substantiated maltreatment report during the fiscal year who were not in an intact family case or placed into substitute care within 60 days of the maltreatment report date.
Numerator: The number of children who had another substantiated maltreatment report within 12 months of their initial report.
Exclusions: 1) subsequent reports of maltreatment within 14 days of the initial report are excluded; 2) multiple reports on the same incident date are excluded; 3) substantiated reports of allegation 60 (Environment Injurious to Health and Welfare) between October 1, 2001-December 31, 2013 and May 31, 2014-June 11, 2014 are excluded.

Directions
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Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children in substitute care during the fiscal year, the rate of maltreatment per 100,000 days of substitute care.
Denominator: The total number of days children were in substitute care placements, including trial home visits, during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The total number of substantiated maltreatment reports that occurred during substitute care placements.
Adjustments: The results are multiplied by 100,000 to produce larger numbers that are easier to understand.
Exclusions: 1) substitute care episodes less than 8 days are excluded; 2) if a youth turns age 18 during the period, any time in care and maltreatment reports that occur after the 18th birthday are excluded; 3) maltreatment reports that occur within the first 7 days of removal are excluded; 4) subsequent reports that occur within 1 day of the initial report are excluded; 5) records with disposition or report dates falling outside of the 12-month period are excluded; 6) incident dates occurring outside of the removal episode are excluded, even if the report dates fall within the episode; 7) substantiated reports of allegation 60 (Environment Injurious to Health and Welfare) between October 1, 2001-December 31, 2013 and May 31, 2014-June 11, 2014 are excluded.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year, including their initial placement types. Initial placement types include home of parents (HMP), kinship foster homes, traditional foster homes, specialized foster homes, emergency shelters or emergency foster care, and group homes or institutions. The Kinship Foster Home category includes Delegated Relative Authority (DRA) and Home of Relative (HMR). The Traditional Foster Home category includes Foster Home Boarding DCFS (FHB), Foster Home Indian (FHI), Foster Home Boarding Private Agency (FHP), and Foster Home Adoption (FHA). The Specialized Foster Home category includes Foster Home Specialized (FHS) and Foster Home Treatment (FHT). The Emergency Shelter or Emergency Foster Care category includes Youth Emergency Shelters (YES), Agency Foster Care/Shelter Care, Emergency Shelters Institutions, Emergency Shelters Group Homes, and Emergency Foster Care (EFC). The Group Home or Institution category includes Group Home (GRH), Detention Facility/Jail (DET), Institution DCFS (ICF), Institution Department of Corrections (IDC), Institution Department of Mental Health (IMH), Institution Private Child Care Facility (IPA), Institution Rehabilitation Services (IRS), and Nursing Care Facility (NCF).
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

Directions
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Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

A Note on Totals
Population counts may be culled from records missing geographic, demographic or placement type information. As a result, totals between breakdowns may not be identical. For example, adding numbers for all regions for a given set of the population (Cook, Northern, Central, and Southern) may not produce the same total as that listed for all races (Black, White, Hispanic, Other).

Data Notes
Definition: The number of children in substitute care at the end of the fiscal year , including their placement types. Placement types include home of parents (HMP), kinship foster homes, traditional foster homes, specialized foster homes, emergency shelters or emergency foster care, group homes (GRH), and institutions. The Kinship Foster Home category includes Delegated Relative Authority (DRA) and Home of Relative (HMR). The Traditional Foster Home category includes Foster Home Boarding DCFS (FHB), Foster Home Indian (FHI), Foster Home Boarding Private Agency (FHP), and Foster Home Adoption (FHA). The Specialized Foster Home category includes Foster Home Specialized (FHS) and Foster Home Treatment (FHT). The Emergency Shelter or Emergency Foster Care category includes Youth Emergency Shelters (YES), Agency Foster Care/Shelter Care, Emergency Shelters Institutions, Emergency Shelters Group Homes, and Emergency Foster Care (EFC). The Institution category includes Detention Facility/Jail (DET), Institution DCFS (ICF), Institution Department of Corrections (IDC), Institution Department of Mental Health (IMH), Institution Private Child Care Facility (IPA), Institution Rehabilitation Services (IRS), and Nursing Care Facility (NCF).

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

A Note on Totals
Population counts may be culled from records missing geographic, demographic or placement type information. As a result, totals between breakdowns may not be identical. For example, adding numbers for all regions for a given set of the population (Cook, Northern, Central, and Southern) may not produce the same total as that listed for all races (Black, White, Hispanic, Other).

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children who entered substitute care during the fiscal year, the rate of placement moves per 1,000 days of care.
Denominator: Among the children who entered substitute care during the year, the total number of days they were in substitute care at the end of the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of placement moves during the fiscal year.
Adjustments: The result is multiplied by 1,000 to produce larger numbers that are easier to understand.
Exclusions: 1) Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded; 2) for youth who enter at age 17 and turn 18 during the period, any time in substitute care beyond the 18th birthday or placement changes after that date are excluded; 3) the initial removal from the home is not counted as a placement move.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children ages 12 to 17 entering substitute care, the percentage that run away from a substitute care placement during their first year.
Denominator: The number of children ages 12 to 17 entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that run away from their substitute care placement within one year from the case opening date. Runaway includes: Runaway, Abducted, and Whereabouts Unknown.
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children who entered substitute care during the year, the percentage that was reunified within 12 months.
Denominator: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that were reunified within 12 months of the date of entry into substitute care. Reunification is defined as when the child is returned home and legal custody is transferred back to parent(s) or the placement case is closed.
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: Of all children who entered substitute care during the year, the percentage that attained permanence within 24 months.
Denominator: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that attained permanence (reunification, adoption, or guardianship) within 24 months of the date of entry into substitute care. Reunification is defined as when the child is returned home and legal custody is transferred back to parent(s) or the placement case is closed.
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Of all children who entered substitute care during the year, the percentage that attained permanence within 36 months.
Denominator: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that attained permanence (reunification, adoption, or guardianship) within 36 months of the date of entry into substitute care. Reunification is defined as when the child is returned home and legal custody is transferred back to parent(s) or the placement case is closed.
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source: The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). The SACWIS data were extracted on December 31, 2017 and the CYCIS data were extracted on March 31, 2018. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: This metric is computed by taking the sum of substantiated child reports, dividing that by the total number of child reports, and multiplying the result by 100.
Exclusions: Data in these charts is limited to closed investigations. Data for the entire state of Illinois includes records with missing geographic or demographic information. If the maltreatment occurred in a child care facility, the case was excluded from the data. For more details about the maltreatment in child care facilities, please see Procedures 300.110(b), Child Abuse and Neglect in Child Care Facilities (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 2015).

Directions
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Source
Source:The data used to compute the substantiation rates come from the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS), and they were extracted on December 31, 2017. They were calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

Data Notes
Definition: This metric is computed by taking the sum of substantiated family reports, dividing that by the total number of family reports, and multiplying the result by 100.
Exclusions: Data in these charts is limited to closed investigations. Data for the entire state of Illinois includes records with missing geographic or demographic information. If the maltreatment occurred in a child care facility, the case was excluded from the data. For more details about the maltreatment in child care facilities, please see Procedures 300.110(b), Child Abuse and Neglect in Child Care Facilities (Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 2015).

Directions
Click on a series name to hide or show its data in the charts. Hover over the charts themselves to view individual data points. Click on the menu icon in the upper right corner of a chart to view print options.

Source
Source:The data used to compute the substantiation rates come from the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS), and they were extracted on December 31, 2017. They were calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.

The Outcome Charts tool features a subset of our child welfare outcome indicators, along with key metrics on child welfare reporting in Illinois. The data is displayed as either line- or bar-graphs, with Fiscal Year on the x-axis. You can layer demographic (age, race, gender) and area (region, sub-region) series onto the charts to visualize change over time and for a variety of population subsets. Start by selecting one of the metrics below.

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