Child Protective Services Statistical Report
September 2010

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1287 1007 1029 3,269 25%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2370 2145 1971 6,317 20%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1351 1408 1414 4,386 -4%
  ER Evaluated Outs 1019 737 557 2,021 83%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 2545 2403 1996 6,840 28%
  Sexual Abuse 165 174 108 431 53%
  Physical Abuse 293 205 221 710 33%
  Severe Neglect 12 17 12 45 0%
  General Neglect 1741 1749 1339 4,772 30%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 101 100 85 275 19%
  Exploitation 3 6 0 11 *
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 31 30 56 98 -45%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 199 122 175 498 14%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 213 169 215 519 -1%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 194 146 198 464 -2%
  Change of Placement 19 23 17 55 12%
Children released from Jamison 184 163 200 488 -8%
Average day stay in Jamison 9.8 9.9 9.9 30 -1%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 99 72 93 218 6%
  6-12 years 51 36 57 119 -11%
  13-18 years 61 60 65 177 -6%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 186 133 188 448 -1%
Number of families referred for investigation 100 80 104 264 -4%
Number of petitions filed 96 77 102 236 -6%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 341 314 352 n/a -3%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 593 587 679 n/a -13%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 425 415 447 n/a -5%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 168 172 232 n/a -28%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2078 2126 2224 n/a -7%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 673 697 786 n/a -14%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1405 1429 1438 n/a -2%
Number of children reunified with parents 67 40 87 n/a -23%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 24 32 34 n/a -29%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 487 497 568 n/a -14%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 36 32 6 n/a 500%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 287 297 562 n/a -49%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 21 35 15 69 40%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 8 30 12 69 -33%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 288 291 310 n/a -7%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 15 15 19 n/a -21%