Child Protective Services Statistical Report
November 2007

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 984 1174 974 4,227 1%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1871 2281 1680 7,670 11%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1685 1741 1254 5,906 34%
  ER Evaluated Outs 186 540 426 1,764 -56%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1683 2036 1650 7,670 2%
  Sexual Abuse 109 183 129 686 -16%
  Physical Abuse 223 245 229 944 -3%
  Severe Neglect 23 17 13 75 77%
  General Neglect 1054 1272 1046 4,825 1%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 84 131 97 466 -13%
  Exploitation 1 2 0 7  
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 53 57 28 189 89%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 137 129 108 479 27%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 204 210 249 920 -18%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 186 191 230 849 -19%
  Change of Placement 18 19 19 71 -5%
Children released from Jamison 203 245 222 n/a -9%
Average day stay in Jamison 8.8 9.2 11.6 n/a -24%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 78 60 111 359 -30%
  6-12 years 67 54 70 271 -4%
  13-18 years 59 96 66 284 -11%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 156 164 185 713 -16%
Number of families referred for investigation 95 100 87 388 9%
Number of petitions filed 67 75 122 348 -45%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 332 321 281 n/a 18%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 618 613 596 n/a 4%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 427 418 360 n/a 19%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 194 195 236 n/a -18%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2558 2567 2598 n/a -2%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 886 916 805 n/a 10%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1672 1651 1793 n/a -7%
Number of children reunified with parents 27 26 24 n/a 13%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 43 35 29 n/a 48%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 566 583 518 n/a 9%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 76 78 154 n/a -51%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 490 505 364 n/a 35%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 50 18 28 132 79%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 12 38 40 112 -70%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 405 406 401 na 1%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 32 39 33 na -3%