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3.3: Exits of Older Children

Of all children who exited foster care during the year and were older than age 12 at the time of their most recent entry into care, what percentage left either to reunification, adoption, or legal guardianship?

Numerator: Children who left either to reunification, adoption, or legal guardianship (i.e., were discharged to a permanent home)

Denominator Statement: All children who exited foster care during the year and were older than age 12 at the time of their most recent entry into care

Measure Set: Child Welfare

Data Source: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Reporting System (AFCARS)Organizational Surveys

Target Population: Adolescents, Young Adults

Categories: Social Determinants of Health, Community and Family Context, Family Functioning

Additional Information: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/cwo10_14.pdf

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