Child Protective Services Statistical Report
September 2004

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 932 901 968 14,402 -4%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,561 1,545 1,788 25,865 -13%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,097 1,020 1,495 17,481 -27%
  ER Evaluated Outs 464 525 293 7,128 58%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,715 1,943 1,885 31,251 -9%
  Sexual Abuse 153 152 97 2,341 58%
  Physical Abuse 134 159 213 3,183 -37%
  Severe Neglect 15 7 13 154 15%
  General Neglect 1,308 1,509 1,333 22,621 -2%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 17 17 33 405 -48%
  Exploitation 0 2 1 14 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 41 47 97 905 -58%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 47 50 98 911 -52%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 217 212 246 3,349 -12%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 184 179 215 2,811 -14%
  Change of Placement 33 33 31 538 6%
Children released from Jamison 207 202 263 n/a -21%
Average day stay in Jamison 13.6 16 14.6 n/a -7%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 80 87 70 1,365 14%
  6-12 years 67 60 94 940 -29%
  13-18 years 66 61 75 1,003 -12%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 154 178 175 2,275 -12%
Number of families referred for investigation 87 101 94 1,488 -7%
Number of petitions filed 104 125 126 1,556 -17%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 176 171 476 n/a -63%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 566 560 646 n/a -12%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 457 470 427 n/a 7%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 109 90 219 n/a -50%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 3,014 3,027 3,125 n/a -4%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 991 981 1,107 n/a -10%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 2,023 2,046 2,018 n/a 0%
Number of children reunified with parents 18 20 25 n/a -28%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 32 37 38 n/a -16%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 688 697 654 n/a 5%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 143 151 432 n/a -67%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 545 546 222 n/a 145%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 28 31 25 359 12%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 28 24 29 242 -3%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 408 413 383 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 55 45 33 n/a n/a