Child Protective Services Statistical Report
February 2009

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1012 1020 893 8,129 12%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1903 1894 1723 15,015 9%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1385 1506 1473 10,725 -6%
  ER Evaluated Outs 518 388 250 3,828 52%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1668 1432 1618 13,787 3%
  Sexual Abuse 127 104 110 1,206 13%
  Physical Abuse 192 158 207 1,705 -8%
  Severe Neglect 11 10 10 114 9%
  General Neglect 1128 977 994 9,051 12%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 78 61 99 577 -27%
  Exploitation 2 0 1 17 50%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 22 30 31 322 -41%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 108 92 166 803 -54%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 182 215 198 1,383 -9%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 167 193 181 1,287 -8%
  Change of Placement 15 22 17 96 -13%
Children released from Jamison 179 202 215 1,355 -20%
Average day stay in Jamison 10.9 17.2 9.6 77 12%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 91 89 68 612 25%
  6-12 years 43 50 54 351 -26%
  13-18 years 48 73 73 413 -52%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 153 407 159 2,086 -4%
Number of families referred for investigation 87 231 101 1,207 -16%
Number of petitions filed 87 88 66 533 24%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 367 367 354 n/a 4%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 724 717 671 n/a 7%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 432 395 439 n/a -2%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 292 299 232 n/a 21%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2273 2280 2456 n/a -8%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 735 751 828 n/a -13%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1538 1529 1628 n/a -6%
Number of children reunified with parents 59 55 25 n/a 58%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 23 50 39 n/a -70%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 639 623 585 n/a 8%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 37 41 80 n/a -116%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 602 582 505 n/a 16%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 23 13 11 175 52%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 16 21 14 167 13%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 345 350 403 n/a -17%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 31 31 33 n/a -6%