Child Protective Services Statistical Report
November 2004

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 855 927 834 16,184 3%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,391 1,617 1,616 28,873 -14%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 789 1,033 1,185 19,303 -33%
  ER Evaluated Outs 602 584 431 8,314 40%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,949 1,783 2,161 34,983 -10%
  Sexual Abuse 133 110 221 2,584 -40%
  Physical Abuse 163 157 279 3,503 -42%
  Severe Neglect 10 17 5 181 100%
  General Neglect 1,345 1,365 1,409 25,331 -5%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 127 13 31 545 310%
  Exploitation 8 0 0 22 800%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 99 53 74 1,057 34%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 64 68 142 1,043 -55%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 213 225 174 3,787 22%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 175 190 142 3,176 23%
  Change of Placement 38 35 32 611 19%
Children released from Jamison 250 223 162 n/a 54%
Average day stay in Jamison 12.8 14 14.9 n/a -14%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 77 94 69 1,536 12%
  6-12 years 67 63 45 1,070 49%
  13-18 years 66 67 55 1,136 20%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 131 157 136 2,563 -4%
Number of families referred for investigation 84 86 67 1,658 25%
Number of petitions filed 97 88 87 1,741 11%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 166 169 284 n/a -42%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 584 560 646 n/a -10%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 451 448 485 n/a -7%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 133 112 177 n/a -25%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 3,003 2,995 3,149 n/a -5%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 981 972 1,079 n/a -9%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 2,022 2,023 2,070 n/a -2%
Number of children reunified with parents 70 44 50 n/a 40%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 38 44 39 n/a -3%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 673 673 624 n/a 8%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 117 128 126 n/a -7%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 556 545 498 n/a 12%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 34 19 23 412 48%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 46 28 34 316 35%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 448 414 381 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 47 59 37 n/a n/a