Child Protective Services Statistical Report
November 2002

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 764 1,100 1,144 4,287 -33%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,964 2,816 2,947 10,679 -33%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,476 2,105 2,293 9,204 -36%
  ER Evaluated Outs 488 711 654 2,949 -25%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,130 2,038 2,433 10,328 -12%
  Sexual Abuse 151 200 228 1,030 -34%
  Physical Abuse 317 276 368 1,522 -14%
  Severe Neglect 35 14 103 340 -66%
  General Neglect 1,469 1,405 1,601 6,339 -8%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 72 68 69 605 4%
  Exploitation 0 2 1 34 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 86 73 63 458 37%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 201 266 270 1,198 -26%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 181 242 227 1,064 -20%
  Change of Placement 20 24 43 154 -53%
Children released from Jamison 259 265 270 1,219 -4%
Average day stay in Jamison 15.3 12.9 14.8 n/a 3%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 77 109 89 460 -13%
  6-12 years 72 83 125 401 -42%
  13-18 years 48 69 56 334 -14%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 152 209 196 1,009 -22%
Number of families referred for investigation 100 121 99 556 1%
Number of petitions filed 91 124 125 575 -27%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 245 0 334 n/a -27%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 602 546 804 n/a -25%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 445 537 494 n/a -10%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 157 0 310 n/a -49%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,633 2,600 2,401 n/a 11%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 839 766 622 n/a 35%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,824 1,834 1,779 n/a 3%
Number of children reunified with parents 7 19 24 n/a -71%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 32 47 16 n/a 100%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 535 501 544 -2%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 374 0 343 9%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 161 0 201 -20%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 10 10 24 94 -58%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 22 22 19 112 16%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 411 408 395 n/a 4%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 30 39 29 n/a 3%