Child Protective Services Statistical Report
January 2004

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,013 803 988 6,525 -19%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,919 1,685 2,401 13,546 -30%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,431 1,247 1,765 8,666 -29%
  ER Evaluated Outs 488 438 636 3,624 -31%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,923 1,689 2,143 15,018 -21%
  Sexual Abuse 132 78 219 1,142 -64%
  Physical Abuse 225 186 297 1,658 -37%
  Severe Neglect 15 4 25 75 -84%
  General Neglect 1,365 1,230 1,445 10,480 -15%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 21 26 71 245 -63%
  Exploitation 0 0 14 6 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 50 44 72 456 -39%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 115 121   236 n/a
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 216 229 272 1,568 -16%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 173 203 236 1,317 -14%
  Change of Placement 43 26 36 251 -28%
Children released from Jamison 184 243 228 n/a 7%
Average day stay in Jamison 16.3 13.8 16.3 n/a -15%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 96 98 105 617 -7%
  6-12 years 54 69 74 446 -7%
  13-18 years 64 55 89 459 -38%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 141 76 185 1,060 -59%
Number of families referred for investigation 76 141 105 676 34%
Number of petitions filed 106 106 112 714 -5%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 289 291 249 n/a n/a
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 609 652 586 n/a n/a
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 478 479 427 n/a n/a
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 131 173 159 n/a n/a
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 3,163 3,147 2,702 n/a n/a
  Number of children in Family Reunification 1,042 1,060 871 n/a n/a
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 2,121 2,087 1,831 n/a n/a
Number of children reunified with parents 28 27 24 n/a n/a
Number of children referred for adoptive study 10 32 35 n/a n/a
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 643 565 556 n/a n/a
Number of children Free, Not Placed 168 185 397 n/a n/a
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 475 380 159 n/a n/a
Number of Finalized Adoptions 7 66 28 199 136%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 20 29 26 165 12%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 379 379 405 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 38 37 21 n/a n/a