Child Protective Services Statistical Report
February 2006

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 943 1,002 928 7,478 2%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,527 1,693 1,582 12,378 -3%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 972 1,183 1,023 8,156 -5%
  ER Evaluated Outs 555 510 559 4,222 -1%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,677 1,850 1,611 14,038 4%
  Sexual Abuse 92 122 135 915 -32%
  Physical Abuse 103 138 132 1,004 -22%
  Severe Neglect 6 9 2 86 200%
  General Neglect 1,355 1,447 1,228 11,065 10%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 7 1 22 88 -68%
  Exploitation 2 1 0 16  
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 51 101 47 482 9%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 61 31 45 382 36%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 212 199 201 1,662 5%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 176 166 167 1,460 5%
  Change of Placement 36 33 34 323 6%
Children released from Jamison 230 182 220 n/a 5%
Average day stay in Jamison 10 11 13.2 n/a -24%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 83 65 66 723 26%
  6-12 years 54 61 67 495 -19%
  13-18 years 70 69 68 548 3%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 145 156 143 1,249 1%
Number of families referred for investigation 85 81 77 719 10%
Number of petitions filed 62 81 77 612 -19%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 310 321 182 n/a 70%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 602 626 661 n/a -9%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 318 350 480 n/a -34%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 284 276 181 n/a 57%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,726 2,732 2,971 n/a -8%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 845 838 917 n/a -8%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,881 1,894 2,054 n/a -8%
Number of children reunified with parents 5 29 30 n/a -83%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 34 32 24 n/a 42%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 606 614 613 n/a -1%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 17 18 90 n/a -81%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 589 596 523 n/a 13%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 36 36 34 297 6%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 18 29 25 232 -28%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 417 419 430 n/a n/a
Number of Foster Care applications pending 25 29 38 n/a n/a