Child Protective Services Statistical Report
August 2008

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 976 986 1053 1,962 -8%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1686 1827 1704 3,513 -1%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1267 1438 1127 2,705 11%
  ER Evaluated Outs 419 389 577 808 -38%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1457 1533 2105 2,990 -44%
  Sexual Abuse 141 141 205 282 -45%
  Physical Abuse 165 205 250 370 -52%
  Severe Neglect 13 24 23 37 -77%
  General Neglect 979 974 1367 1,953 -40%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 53 63 105 116 -98%
  Exploitation 4 3 2 7 50%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 35 45 44 80 -26%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 67 78 109 145 -63%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 242 169 245 411 -1%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 223 155 228 378 -2%
  Change of Placement 19 14 17 33 11%
Children released from Jamison 199 181 224 380 -13%
Average day stay in Jamison 8.4 9.8 8.7 18 -4%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 98 79 102 177 -4%
  6-12 years 63 28 75 91 -19%
  13-18 years 79 61 68 140 14%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 332 367 199 699 40%
Number of families referred for investigation 194 212 99 406 49%
Number of petitions filed 71 64 94 135 -32%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 397 365 329 n/a 17%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 658 688 629 n/a 4%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 447 472 405 n/a 9%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 226 216 229 n/a -1%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2316 2381 2612 n/a -13%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 802 831 968 n/a -21%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1514 1550 1644 n/a -9%
Number of children reunified with parents 40 46 39 n/a 3%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 26 49 29 n/a -12%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 596 596 577 n/a 3%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 50 83 81 n/a -62%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 546 513 496 n/a 9%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 22 38 37 60 -68%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 27 20 34 47 -26%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 375 381 413 n/a -10%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 32 32 35 n/a -9%