- Infants and Toddlers
- Adult Resilience
Watch our video montage to find out more about the Center for Resilient Children and learn about the importance of building resilience from an early age.
~ OhioGuidestone, located in Berea, Ohio, uses the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) as part of their home-based early childhood mental health program for children birth-6 years old. >>View video here
~ Child Guidance and Family Solutions, located in Akron, Ohio, produced a wonderful video that speaks to their work around supporting the healthy growth and development of the children they serve. See how they use the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) Program as a resource to support social and emotional health! >>View video here
~ The United Way of Greater Cincinnati has partnered with the Devereux Center for Resilient Children to create a system that measures social-emotional skills in school-age children using the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA). Listen to an interview about the study conducted by Cincinnati’s 91.7 WVXU radio station, with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati Community Impact Director Patricia Nagelkirk and Bill Bresser, director of Kentucky Operations for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati. >>Listen here
Your Journey Together (YJT) is a strength-based curriculum designed to promote the social and emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable children and their families. The YJT curriculum focuses on empowering parents to promote safe, trusting, and healing environments—all key elements of a trauma sensitive program. While YJT is designed for families with young children including infants, toddlers and preschoolers, many of the concepts apply to families with children of all ages.
Click here to read a recent post on Edutopia by Maurice Elias, Director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab. Dr. Elias discusses how educators can build their resilience using DCRC research and resources so that they can support students despite a constantly-changing educational landscape.
DCRC is pleased to announce a new partnership with Conscious Discipline! The eDECA, a web-based version of the DECA, will allow professionals and families to screen and assess preschool children and offer strategies that pull from both Conscious Discipline and the DECA Program for Preschoolers. Go to: www.kaplanco.com/consciousdiscipline and click on the "assessment" tab for more information.