Child Protective Services Statistical Report
January 2001

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,008 969 773 6,939 30%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,236 1,955 1,990 14,613 12%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,823 1,322 1,872 11,456 -3%
  ER Evaluated Outs 413 663 118 3,157 250%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,931 2,214 1,469 14,431 31%
  Sexual Abuse 112 186 154 1,006 -27%
  Physical Abuse 318 343 323 2,411 -2%
  Severe Neglect 10 20 12 139 -17%
  General Neglect 1,348 1,549 855 9,879 58%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 30 55 27 251 11%
  Exploitation 0 0 0 7 0%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 113 61 98 738 15%
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 237 204 188 1,589 26%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 206 184 155 1,391 33%
  Change of Placement 31 20 33 208 -6%
Children released from Jamison 204 211 158 1,520 29%
Average day stay in Jamison 11.4 8.2 5.5 n/a 107%
Average daily population (including Jamison, EFH and OT) 124 119 81 n/a 53%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 99 75 67 612 48%
  6-12 years 78 71 65 575 20%
  13-18 years 60 58 56 414 7%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 187 143 113 1,204 65%
Number of families referred for investigation 83 82 85 646 -2%
Number of petitions filed 98 83 79 770 24%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 357 395 316 n/a 13%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 866 950 794 n/a 9%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 458 483 454 n/a 1%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 408 467 340 n/a 20%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,452 2,438 2,312 n/a 6%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 590 567 497 n/a 19%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,862 1,871 1,815 n/a 3%
Number of children reunified with parents 22 32 11 176 100%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 22 25 23 178 -4%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 573 498 489 n/a 17%
  Number of children Free, Not Placed 164 166 193 n/a -15%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 409 332 296 n/a 38%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 11 23 20 130 -45%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 19 16 21 152 -10%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 398 396 424 n/a -6%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 37 45 45 n/a -18%