Child Welfare/Adult Services
March 1998

March 98 % Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received 2,843 12.94%
ER referrals referred for investigation 2,353 9.99%
% Referrals responded to 82.76% - 3.40%
Linkage Referrals (# of children served) 102 100.00%
Breakdown of ER case dispositions 2,105 16.82%
Sexual Abuse 351 15.38%
Physical Abuse 569 17.22%
Severe Neglect 10 - 180.00%
General Neglect 967 22.44%
Emotional Abuse 32 - 43.75%
Exploitation 1 0.00%
Caretaker Absence/Incapacity 175 9.14%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 213 - 5.63%
Protective Custody 179 - 9.50%
Change of placement 34 14.71%
Average day stay in Jamison 6.4 4.69%
Breakdown of Jamison admissions by age
0-5 years 78 0.00%
6-12 years 81 - 7.41%
13-18 years 54 - 11.11%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 175 - 8.57%
Number of petitions filed 97 - 4.12%
FM/FR/PP
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 444 16.67%
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 253 31.62%
Number of children on out of home placements (FR&PP) 2,321 16.93%
Number of children reunified with parents 24 0.00%
Number of children referred for adoptive study by FR & PP 35 57.14%
Adoption
Number of children in adoptive study/supervision 245 26.32%
Licensing
Number of licensed homes 431 2.78%
Number of foster care applications pending 27 7.41%
Adult Services
Number of Adult Protective Services Referrals 95 - 10.53%
Number of In Home Supportive Services Cases 3,152 - 13.86%