Child Protective Services Statistical Report
March 2007

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,102 903 1,044 8,594 6%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,079 1,593 1,704 15,112 22%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,495 1,317 1,019 11,369 47%
  ER Evaluated Outs 584 276 685 3,743 -15%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2,096 1,306 1,969 15,179 6%
  Sexual Abuse 185 92 150 1,359 23%
  Physical Abuse 283 161 153 1,999 85%
  Severe Neglect 10 10 11 91 -9%
  General Neglect 1,372 868 1,543 9,662 -11%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 106 68 2 926 5200%
  Exploitation 0 1 2 6 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 30 25 44 345 -32%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 113 81 64 795 77%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 302 205 241 1,932 25%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 276 191 211 1,751 31%
  Change of Placement 26 14 30 181 -13%
Children released from Jamison 333 170 233 n/a 43%
Average day stay in Jamison 13.1 11.4 10.3 n/a 27%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 133 89 104 801 28%
  6-12 years 95 66 63 579 51%
  13-18 years 73 50 73 556 0%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 111 171 194 1,389 -43%
Number of families referred for investigation 212 96 101 903 110%
Number of petitions filed 143 104 89 864 61%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 329 305 302 n/a 9%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 676 625 603 n/a 12%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 334 334 323 n/a 3%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 342 290 280 n/a 22%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,593 2,551 2,723 n/a -5%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 915 837 862 n/a 6%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,678 1,714 1,861 n/a -10%
Number of children reunified with parents 34 17 16 n/a 113%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 32 32 35 n/a -9%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 403 410 620 n/a -35%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 103 110 17 n/a 506%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 300 300 603 n/a -50%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 21 35 24 206 -13%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 24 33 42 276 -43%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 393 397 419 n/a -6%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 54 27 37 n/a 46%