Child Protective Services Statistical Report
February 2011

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response Referrals Received - Families 989 1122 1068 8,553 -7%
  ER Referred for Investigation 629 N/A N/A N/A N/A
  ER Evaluated Out 360 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Emergency Response Referrals Received - Children 1796 2042 1955 16,146 -8%
  ER Referred for Investigation 1272 1423 1390 11,174 -8%
  ER Evaluated Out 524 619 565 5,062 -7%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, Court Intake) 1539 2389 2033 17,638 -24%
  Sexual Abuse 112 124 114 1,073 -2%
  Physical Abuse 149 234 253 1,848 -41%
  Severe Neglect 4 13 13 121 -69%
  General Neglect 1093 1692 1357 12,133 -19%
  Emotional Abuse (also Domestic Violence cases) 33 63 77 654 -57%
  Exploitation 0 1 2 20 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 30 24 21 250 43%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 118 238 196 1,539 -40%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 160 213 200 1,460 -20%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 146 197 181 1,333 -19%
  Change of Placement 14 16 19 127 -26%
Children released from Jamison 159 206 189 1,458 -16%
Average day stay in Jamison 3.6 13.4 12.1 78 -70%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 79 89 83 630 -5%
  6-12 years 40 61 58 365 -31%
  13-18 years 41 63 59 459 -31%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 133 209 150 1,280 -11%
  Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) 64 N/A N/A N/A N/A
  Child Protective Services Statistical Report (CPS) 69 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of families referred for investigation 81 95 94 732 -14%
Number of petitions filed 75 114 96 693 -22%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 301 304 342 N/A -12%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 547 529 626 N/A -13%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 445 435 384 N/A 16%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 119 123 242 N/A -51%
Number of children in out-of-home placement (FR&PP) 2048 2076 2285 N/A -10%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 682 715 864 N/A -21%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1366 1361 1421 N/A -4%
Number of children reunified with parents 72 73 29 N/A 148%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 32 33 5 N/A 540%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 450 430 511 N/A -12%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 69 67 73 N/A -5%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 261 430 426 N/A -39%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 12 10 20 165 -40%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 27 17 16 178 69%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 276 280 310 N/A -11%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 11 9 22 N/A -50%