Child Welfare/Adult Services
September 1998

September 98 % Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 941 N/A
Emergency Response referrals received-children 2,181 - 15.14%
ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,689 - 25.07%
Linkage Referrals (# of children served) 19 N/A
Breakdown of ER case dispositions 2,745 55.26%
Sexual Abuse 359 91.98%
Physical Abuse 675 27.36%
Severe Neglect 40 14.29%
General Neglect 1,444 88.51%
Emotional Abuse 18 - 41.94%
Exploitation 10 700.00%
Caretaker Absence/Incapacity 199 - 7.01%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 203 - 22.81%
Protective Custody 173 - 22.42%
Change of Placement 30 - 25.00%
Average day stay in Jamison 9.1 54.24%
Breakdown of Jamison admissions by age
0-5 years 71 - 33.02%
6-12 years 73 - 27.00%
13-18 years 59 3.51%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 161 N/A
Number of families referred for investigation 78 N/A
Number of petitions filed 121 - 0.82%
FM/FR/PP
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 507 72.45%
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 202 N/A
Number of children on out of home placements (FR&PP) 2,548 26.01%
Number of children reunified with parents 48 500.00%
Number of children referred for adoptive study by FR & PP 38 58.33%
Adoption
Number of children in adoptive study/supervision 348 219.27%
Number of adoptive placements 17 N/A
Licensing
Number of licensed homes 404 - 4.72%
Number of foster care applications pending 58 26.09%
Adult Services
Number of Adult Protective Services Referrals 74 - 33.33%
Number of In Home Supportive Services Cases 3,462 0.55%