Child Protective Services Statistical Report
March 2005

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,132 928 1,189 19,912 -5%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,839 1,582 2,340 33,671 -21%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,206 1,023 1,706 22,598 -29%
  ER Evaluated Outs 633 559 634 9,817 0%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,951 1,611 2,426 39,671 -20%
  Sexual Abuse 162 135 169 2,980 -4%
  Physical Abuse 139 132 274 3,895 -49%
  Severe Neglect 4 2 9 194 -56%
  General Neglect 1,504 1,228 1,758 28,991 -14%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 26 22 24 515 8%
  Exploitation 1 0 0 18 100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 64 47 76 1,154 -16%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 51 45 116 1,207 -56%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 273 201 273 4,471 0%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 243 167 222 3,769 9%
  Change of Placement 30 34 51 702 -41%
Children released from Jamison 278 220 281 n/a -1%
Average day stay in Jamison 11.4 13.2 15.8 n/a -28%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 111 66 100 1,812 11%
  6-12 years 83 67 75 1,281 11%
  13-18 years 73 68 96 1,325 -24%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 217 143 186 3,119 17%
Number of families referred for investigation 104 77 111 1,939 -6%
Number of petitions filed 121 77 121 2,023 0%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 351 182 178 n/a 97%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 710 661 621 n/a 14%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 481 480 444 n/a 8%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 229 181 177 n/a 29%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,954 2,971 3,192 n/a -7%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 919 917 1,082 n/a -15%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 2,035 2,054 2,110 n/a -4%
Number of children reunified with parents 39 30 21 n/a 86%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 40 24 46 n/a -13%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 608 613 632 n/a -4%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 74 90 102 n/a -27%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 534 523 530 n/a 1%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 12 35 14 463 -14%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 24 25 23 344 4%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 424 430 392 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 45 38 41 n/a n/a