Child Protective Services Statistical Report
January 2005

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 913 755 1,013 17,852 -10%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,538 1,230 1,919 30,250 -20%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,026 829 1,431 20,369 -28%
  ER Evaluated Outs 512 401 488 8,625 5%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,537 1,538 1,923 36,109 -20%
  Sexual Abuse 108 124 132 2,683 -18%
  Physical Abuse 135 149 225 3,624 -40%
  Severe Neglect 9 8 15 188 -40%
  General Neglect 1,120 1,153 1,365 26,259 -18%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 33 16 21 467 57%
  Exploitation 2 1 0 17 100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 45 40 50 1,043 -10%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 85 47 115 1,111 -26%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 236 187 216 3,997 9%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 205 153 173 3,359 18%
  Change of Placement 31 34 43 638 -28%
Children released from Jamison 205 193 184 n/a 11%
Average day stay in Jamison 12.6 12.2 16.3 n/a -23%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 98 78 96 1,635 2%
  6-12 years 71 57 54 1,131 31%
  13-18 years 65 49 64 1,184 2%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 194 133 141 2,759 38%
Number of families referred for investigation 106 78 76 1,758 39%
Number of petitions filed 100 81 106 1,825 -6%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 182 177 289 n/a -37%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 646 619 609 n/a 6%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 464 447 478 n/a -3%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 182 172 131 n/a 39%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,977 3,016 3,163 n/a -6%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 907 951 1,042 n/a -13%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 2,070 2,065 2,121 n/a -2%
Number of children reunified with parents 44 29 28 n/a 57%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 35 52 10 n/a 250%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 622 667 643 n/a -3%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 93 110 168 n/a -45%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 529 557 475 n/a 11%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 31 42 7 451 343%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 32 18 20 320 60%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 432 432 379 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 38 39 38 n/a n/a