Child Protective Services Statistical Report
August 2000

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,209 872 849 2,081 42%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,543 2,015 1,964 4,558 29%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,753 1,776 1,625 3,529 8%
  ER Evaluated Outs 790 239 339 1,029 133%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,402 1,991 1,870 4,393 28%
  Sexual Abuse 214 153 248 367 -14%
  Physical Abuse 371 362 303 733 22%
  Severe Neglect 19 18 2 37 850%
  General Neglect 1,653 1,311 768 2,964 115%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 28 26 24 54 17%
  Exploitation 0 1 3 1 -200%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 117 120 152 237 -23%
The State's SDM reporting system has changed the method of reporting allegations (see SN, EA and CA/I.)
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 257 190 218 447 18%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 216 158 198 374 9%
  Change of Placement 41 32 20 73 105%
Children released from Jamison 237 159 204 396 16%
Average day stay in Jamison 9.6 7.1 6 n/a 60%
Average daily population in Jamison 101 84 81 n/a 25%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 102 80 86 182 19%
  6-12 years 90 56 72 146 25%
  13-18 years 65 54 60 119 8%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 187 136 149 323 26%
Number of families referred for investigation 101 84 88 185 15%
Number of petitions filed 157 104 108 261 45%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 404 384 356 n/a 13%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 910 875 866 n/a 5%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 474 488 617 n/a -23%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 436 387 249 n/a 75%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,479 2,484 2,747 n/a -10%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 607 613 586 n/a 4%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,872 1,851 2,161 n/a -13%
Number of children reunified with parents 27 22 31 49 -13%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 56 7 29 63 93%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 522 507 515 n/a 1%
  Number of children Free, Not Placed 179 200 169 n/a 6%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 343 307 346 n/a -1%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 22 31 19 53 16%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 26 18 32 44 -19%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 404 421 417 n/a -3%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 56 41 48 n/a 17%