Child Protective Services Statistical Report
March 2001

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,240 993 1,190 9,172 4%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,298 1,916 2,366 18,827 -3%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,637 1,435 1,673 14,528 -2%
  ER Evaluated Outs 661 481 693 4,299 -5%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,318 1,997 2,348 18,746 -1%
  Sexual Abuse 166 143 251 1,315 -34%
  Physical Abuse 407 330 526 3,148 -23%
  Severe Neglect 66 28 21 233 214%
  General Neglect 1,518 1,332 1,380 12,729 10%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 29 69 35 349 -17%
  Exploitation 15 14 0 36 150%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 117 81 135 936 -13%
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 263 178 249 2,030 6%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 236 154 226 1,781 4%
  Change of Placement 27 24 23 259 17%
Children released from Jamison 236 201 254 1,957 -7%
Average day stay in Jamison 11.2 16 9.2 n/a 22%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 90 68 97 770 -7%
  6-12 years 107 63 88 745 22%
  13-18 years 67 47 64 528 5%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 201 142 217 1,547 -7%
Number of families referred for investigation 120 81 113 847 6%
Number of petitions filed 120 59 139 949 -14%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 350 355 358 n/a -2%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 851 861 862 n/a -1%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 451 451 582 n/a -23%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 400 410 280 n/a 43%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,512 2,489 2,314 n/a 9%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 632 625 499 n/a 27%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,880 1,864 1,815 n/a 4%
Number of children reunified with parents 16 21 35 213 -54%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 31 20 26 229 19%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 590 565 517 n/a 14%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 161 157 229 n/a -30%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 429 408 288 n/a 49%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 22 22 19 174 16%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 26 17 16 195 63%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 393 394 424 n/a -7%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 32 33 45 n/a -29%