Child Protective Services Statistical Report
January 2007

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 868 908 1,002 6,589 -13%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,474 1,576 1,693 11,440 -13%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 848 1,045 1,183 8,557 -28%
  ER Evaluated Outs 626 531 510 2,883 23%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,202 1,848 1,850 11,777 19%
  Sexual Abuse 204 157 122 1,082 67%
  Physical Abuse 291 225 138 1,555 111%
  Severe Neglect 17 12 9 71 89%
  General Neglect 1,384 1,176 1,447 7,422 -4%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 159 162 1 752 15,800%
  Exploitation 1 0 1 5 0%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 32 40 101 290 -68%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 114 76 31 601 268%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 207 156 199 1,425 4%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 174 141 166 1,284 5%
  Change of Placement 33 15 33 141 0%
Children released from Jamison 165 209 182 n/a -9%
Average day stay in Jamison 14.7 13.8 11 n/a 34%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 79 66 65 579 22%
  6-12 years 56 44 61 398 -8%
  13-18 years 71 45 69 433 3%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 154 116 156 1,107 -1%
Number of families referred for investigation 90 66 81 595 11%
Number of petitions filed 89 68 81 617 10%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 284 285 321 n/a -12%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 605 555 626 n/a -3%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 357 335 350 n/a 2%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 248 220 276 n/a -10%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,537 2,591 2,732 n/a -7%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 815 827 838 n/a -3%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,722 1,764 1,894 n/a -9%
Number of children reunified with parents 37 19 29 n/a 28%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 38 18 32 n/a 19%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 490 504 614 n/a -20%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 144 153 18 n/a 700%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 346 351 596 n/a -42%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 7 18 36 150 -81%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 26 29 29 219 -10%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 399 405 419 n/a -5%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 24 20 29 n/a -17%