Various levels of care which include a children’s residential treatment center, a group home setting, or a youth shelter that provides 24 hour care 7 days a week.
- 70% of children will be discharged to a less restrictive setting/level of care within 9 to 12 months of admission
- 70% of children will have lower aggregate scores on the Strengths and Needs Assessment from admission to discharge
- TBD% of children will not have new out of home admissions at 6 months post-discharge
- Average length of stay will be reduced by 10% from the previous year until an agreed upon benchmark is reached
- 99.47% of youth will not have any substantiated abuse or neglect while in shelter care (shelter care)
- 95% of youth entering out of home care shall receive a full medical examination within 30 days of placement (shelter care)
- 95% of youth will have a discharge plan developed within 48 hours of admission (shelter care)
Directly supervised by a private agency under contract with DCF to provide services to children in need of out of home placement for protective or other social services reasons. Also includes treatment homes, bridge homes, alternative care homes, children’s shelter homes, and juvenile-family in crisis shelter homes.
- 90% of children remain in their 1st placement since entry into care
- 65% of children are placed within the community from which they were removed
- 65% of children are placed with a group of 2 or 3 of their siblings in care at the same time or within 30 days of each other, if the level of care is compatible and it is in accordance with all their case plans
- 70% of children will be discharged to a less restrictive setting/level of care (treatment homes) within 9 to 12 months
- 70% of children will have lower scores across domains of the Strengths and Needs Assessment (treatment homes; CSOC – administered at admission and discharge)
- Average length of stay will be reduced by 10% from the previous year (treatment homes)