Child Protective Services Statistical Report
May 2002

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,123 1,163 1,149 11,341 -2%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,840 3,121 2,305 29,678 23%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,969 2,089 1,900 21,556 4%
  ER Evaluated Outs 777 1,032 405 8,292 92%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,689 2,763 2,163 26,589 24%
  Sexual Abuse 188 293 115 2,194 63%
  Physical Abuse 449 442 438 3,756 3%
  Severe Neglect 119 31 18 622 561%
  General Neglect 1,708 1,824 1,467 18,241 16%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 97 66 44 840 120%
  Exploitation 0 3 3 32 -300%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 128 104 78 1,006 64%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 235 282 308 2,958 -24%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 185 245 277 2,581 -33%
  Change of Placement 50 37 31 394 61%
Children released from Jamison 290 246 286 2,978 1%
Average day stay in Jamison 14.4 10.78 7.5 n/a 92%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 81 92 141 1,086 -43%
  6-12 years 80 119 103 1,134 -22%
  13-18 years 70 71 64 768 9%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 166 166 231 2,072 -28%
Number of families referred for investigation 94 89 121 1,109 -22%
Number of petitions filed 84 107 130 1,295 -35%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 348 242 366 n/a -5%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 728 555 919 n/a -21%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 538 404 503 n/a 7%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 190 151 416 n/a -54%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,573 2,432 2,526 n/a 2%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 747 693 613 n/a 22%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,826 1,739 1,913 n/a -5%
Number of children reunified with parents 88 18 32 n/a 175%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 23 7 21 n/a 10%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 408 454 601 n/a -32%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 391 411 170 n/a 130%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 17 43 431 n/a -96%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 27 24 13 181 108%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 34 15 22 163 55%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 420 403 393 n/a 7%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 35 43 26 n/a 35%