Child Protective Services Statistical Report
December 2000

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 969 881 739 5,931 31%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,955 1,748 1,978 12,377 -1%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,322 1,356 1,660 9,633 -20%
  ER Evaluated Outs 633 392 318 2,744 99%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,214 2,064 1,864 12,500 19%
  Sexual Abuse 186 126 298 894 -38%
  Physical Abuse 343 348 503 2,093 -32%
  Severe Neglect 20 16 12 129 67%
  General Neglect 1,549 1,454 944 8,531 64%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 55 55 31 221 77%
  Exploitation 0 0 0 7 0%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 61 85 76 625 -20%
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 204 232 152 1,352 34%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 184 216 129 1,185 43%
  Change of Placement 20 16 23 177 -13%
Children released from Jamison 211 269 173 1,310 22%
Average day stay in Jamison 8.2 11.2 5.5 n/a 49%
Average daily population in Jamison 119 125 82 n/a 45%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 75 93 69 513 9%
  6-12 years 71 89 50 497 42%
  13-18 years 58 50 33 354 76%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 143 174 106 1,017 35%
Number of families referred for investigation 82 94 67 563 22%
Number of petitions filed 83 107 78 672 6%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 395 393 215 n/a 84%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 950 939 729 n/a 30%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 483 488 504 n/a -4%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 467 451 125 n/a 274%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,438 2,435 2,731 n/a -11%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 567 603 548 n/a 3%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,871 1,832 2,183 n/a -14%
Number of children reunified with parents 32 33 29 154 10%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 25 29 14 156 79%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 498 479 484 n/a 3%
  Number of children Free, Not Placed 166 167 187 n/a -11%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 332 312 297 n/a 12%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 23 10 25 119 -8%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 16 32 32 133 -50%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 396 389 421 n/a -6%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 45 53 47 n/a -4%