Child Protective Services Statistical Report
September 2011

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response Referrals Received - Families 1062 1148 1287 3,138 -17%
  ER Referred for Investigation 659 672 N/A N/A N/A
  ER Evaluated Out 403 476 N/A N/A N/A
Emergency Response Referrals Received - Children 2062 2145 2370 5,957 -13%
  ER Referred for Investigation 1452 1401 1351 4,063 7%
  ER Evaluated Out 610 744 1019 1,894 -40%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, Court Intake) 2200 2653 2545 6,934 -14%
  Sexual Abuse 145 240 165 541 -12%
  Physical Abuse 250 269 293 730 -15%
  Severe Neglect 15 7 12 26 25%
  General Neglect 1546 1829 1741 4,860 -11%
  Emotional Abuse (also Domestic Violence cases) 40 76 101 168 -60%
  Exploitation 1 1 3 2 -67%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 25 29 31 77 -19%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 178 202 199 530 -11%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 223 199 213 590 5%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 208 175 194 535 7%
  Change of Placement 15 24 19 55 -21%
Children released from Jamison 227 171 184 542 23%
Average day stay in Jamison 3.2 4.6 9.8 12 -67%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 94 91 99 254 -5%
  6-12 years 70 43 51 160 37%
  13-18 years 59 64 61 175 -3%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 201 173 186 525 8%
  Law Enforcement Agency (LEA) 115 91 N/A N/A N/A
  Child Protective Services Statistical Report (CPS) 86 82 N/A N/A N/A
Number of families referred for investigation 107 108 100 294 7%
Number of petitions filed 128 84 96 298 33%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 267 251 341 N/A -22%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 474 464 593 N/A -20%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 361 349 425 N/A -15%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 118 115 168 N/A -30%
Number of children in out-of-home placement (FR&PP) 2020 1989 2078 N/A -3%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 735 696 673 N/A 9%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1285 1293 1405 N/A -9%
Number of children reunified with parents 62 73 67 N/A -7%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 30 31 24 N/A 25%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 443 445 487 N/A -9%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 68 72 36 N/A 89%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 265 265 287 N/A -8%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 31 18 21 71 48%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 21 27 8 75 163%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 275 279 288 N/A -5%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 17 17 15 N/A 13%