Child Protective Services Statistical Report
December 2008

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 921 927 774 6,097 16%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2122 1921 1475 11,218 30%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1232 1538 888 8,296 28%
  ER Evaluated Outs 890 383 587 2,922 34%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2122 1921 2083 10,695 2%
  Sexual Abuse 251 121 153 975 39%
  Physical Abuse 317 218 320 1,355 -1%
  Severe Neglect 7 15 7 93 0%
  General Neglect 1301 1338 1240 6,946 5%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 98 88 95 438 3%
  Exploitation 1 3 0 15 100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 38 33 68 270 -79%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 109 105 200 603 -83%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 203 158 179 986 12%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 191 148 167 927 13%
  Change of Placement 12 10 12 59 0%
Children released from Jamison 213 144 201 974 6%
Average day stay in Jamison 10.2 9.7 9.2 49 10%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 92 65 78 432 15%
  6-12 years 62 40 48 258 23%
  13-18 years 49 52 52 292 -6%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 163 329 120 1,526 26%
Number of families referred for investigation 92 196 67 889 27%
Number of petitions filed 93 44 67 358 28%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 380 382 348 n/a 8%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 706 717 622 n/a 12%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 449 464 410 n/a 9%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 257 271 212 n/a 18%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2272 2275 2521 n/a -11%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 738 771 882 n/a -20%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1534 1507 1639 n/a -7%
Number of children reunified with parents 62 38 73 n/a -18%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 47 25 14 n/a 70%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 625 600 564 n/a 10%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 44 91 90 n/a -105%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 581 509 474 n/a 18%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 18 42 36 139 -100%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 19 14 21 130 -11%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 357 364 406 n/a -14%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 27 28 28 n/a -4%