Child Protective Services Statistical Report
September 2006

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 924 1,063 1,044 2,855 -11%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,632 1,836 1,768 4,968 -8%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,294 1,543 1,199 3,914 8%
  ER Evaluated Outs 338 293 569 1,054 -41%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,395 1,707 1,574 4,667 -11%
  Sexual Abuse 146 123 131 433 11%
  Physical Abuse 186 190 115 609 62%
  Severe Neglect 9 12 11 26 -18%
  General Neglect 859 1,129 1,200 2,965 -28%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 86 103 6 260 1333%
  Exploitation 1 2 1 3 0%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 42 60 59 146 -29%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 66 88 51 226 29%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 237 192 117 613 103%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 213 172 208 549 2%
  Change of Placement 24 20 30 64 -20%
Children released from Jamison 207 211 113 n/a 83%
Average day stay in Jamison 10.5 10.7 11.8 n/a -11%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 109 69 95 255 15%
  6-12 years 59 56 75 156 -21%
  13-18 years 62 64 66 192 -6%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 197 132 190 469 4%
Number of families referred for investigation 102 77 93 264 10%
Number of petitions filed 93 72 94 258 -1%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 293 304 341 n/a -14%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 596 599 643 n/a -7%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 325 300 375 n/a -13%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 271 299 268 n/a 1%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,590 2,618 2,802 n/a -8%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 795 818 857 n/a -7%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,795 1,800 1,945 n/a -8%
Number of children reunified with parents 40 29 19 n/a 111%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 37 38 37 n/a 0%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 663 663 613 n/a 8%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 13 13 33 n/a -61%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 650 650 580 n/a 12%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 34 23 49 79 -31%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 17 33 26 90 -35%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 406 409 399 n/a 2%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 35 36 53 n/a -34%