Child Protective Services Statistical Report
May 2003

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 986 1,062 1,123 10,274 -12%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,505 2,727 2,840 25,645 -12%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,878 1,948 1,969 20,473 -5%
  ER Evaluated Outs 627 779 777 6,646 -19%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,150 2,300 2,689 23,160 -20%
  Sexual Abuse 204 260 188 2,321 9%
  Physical Abuse 316 355 449 3,486 -30%
  Severe Neglect 23 23 119 499 -81%
  General Neglect 1,456 1,465 1,708 14,149 -15%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 50 75 97 1,587 -48%
  Exploitation 3 0 0 74 300%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 98 122 128 1,044 -23%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 239 242 235 2,669 2%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 211 224 185 2,370 14%
  Change of Placement 28 18 50 319 -44%
Children released from Jamison 232 280 290 2,663 -20%
Average day stay in Jamison 13 13.8 14.4 n/a -10%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 82 97 81 1,002 1%
  6-12 years 74 82 80 882 -8%
  13-18 years 81 61 70 752 16%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 200 180 166 2,132 20%
Number of families referred for investigation 104 99 94 1,178 11%
Number of petitions filed 122 113 84 1,671 45%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 255 264 348 n/a -27%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 638 617 728 n/a -12%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 460 454 538 n/a -14%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 178 163 190 n/a -6%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,743 2,679 2,573 n/a 7%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 793 797 747 n/a 6%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,950 1,882 1,826 n/a 7%
Number of children reunified with parents 5 5 88 n/a -94%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 42 42 23 n/a 83%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 589 585 408 n/a 44%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 416 416 391 n/a 6%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 173 169 17 n/a 918%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 21 25 27 184 -22%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 37 21 34 177 9%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 400 400 420 n/a -5%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 23 23 35 n/a -34%