Child Welfare/Adult Services
May 1998

May 98 % Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 993 N/A
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,198 - 7.02%
ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,640 - 20.00%
Linkage Referrals (# of children served) 27 N/A
Breakdown of ER case dispositions 1,795 19.43%
Sexual Abuse 283 - 3.08%
Physical Abuse 423 - 4.73%
Severe Neglect 5 - 78.26%
General Neglect 870 59.05%
Emotional Abuse 42 - 6.67%
Exploitation 5 0.00%
Caretaker Absence/Incapacity 167 13.61%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 223 5.69%
Protective Custody 136 - 28.80%
Change of Placement 18 - 10.00%
Average day stay in Jamison 9.9 39.44%
Breakdown of Jamison admissions by age
0-5 years 69 - 21.59%
6-12 years 43 7.50%
13-18 years 42 27.27%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 122 - 14.69%
Number of families referred for investigation 67 N/A
Number of petitions filed 87 50.00%
FM/FR/PP
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 456 20.95%
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 259 64.97%
Number of children on out of home placements (FR&PP) 2,480 17.20%
Number of children reunified with parents 22 175.00%
Number of children referred for adoptive study by FR & PP 8 - 52.94%
Adoption
Number of children in adoptive study/supervision 274 86.39%
Number of adoptive placements 9 N/A
Licensing
Number of licensed homes 426 0.24%
Number of foster care applications pending 33 50.00%
Adult Services
Number of Adult Protective Services Referrals 108 - 11.48%
Number of In Home Supportive Services Cases 3,368 - 0.59%