Child Welfare/Adult Services
December 1998

December 98 % Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 827 N/A
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,972 34.61%
ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,346 3.06%
Breakdown of ER case dispositions 1,491 - 3.68%
Sexual Abuse 229 21.16%
Physical Abuse 436 - 10.84%
Severe Neglect 2 - 83.33%
General Neglect 709 6.94%
Emotional Abuse 6 - 81.82%
Exploitation 0 - 100.00%
Caretaker Absence/Incapacity 109 - 32.30%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 183 - 2.14%
Protective Custody 152 - 4.40%
Change of Placement 31 10.71%
Average day stay in Jamison 6.9 - 8.00%
Breakdown of Jamison admissions by age
0-5 years 67 - 5.63%
6-12 years 78 18.18%
13-18 years 38 - 24.00%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 120 - 10.45
Number of families referred for investigation 65 N/A
Number of petitions filed 84 - 27.59%
FM/FR/PP
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 588 48.48%
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 235 N/A
Number of children on out of home placements (FR&PP) 2,747 21.07%
Number of children reunified with parents 36 260.00%
Number of children referred for adoptive study by FR & PP 24 380.00%
Adoption
Number of children in adoptive study/supervision 359 - 27.03%
Number of adoptive placements 6 N/A
Licensing
Number of licensed homes 400 - 5.88%
Number of foster care applications pending 54 31.71%
Adult Services
Number of Adult Protective Services Referrals 71 - 17.44%
Number of In Home Supportive Services Cases 3,516 3.81%