- Infants & Toddlers
DCRC’s Mission is to promote social and emotional development, foster resilience and build skills for school and life success in children birth through school-age, as well as to promote the resilience of the adults who care for them.
Watch our video montage to find out more about the Center for Resilient Children!
~ 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
Join National Trainer and Author Nefertiti Bruce Poyner in this practical, hands-on training designed to provide parents and early care and education professionals with energy, enthusiasm and the skill to effectively support the social-emotional health and resilience of children, teachers and families. This workshop will inspire participants to reflect on how their own health and wellness impacts their ability to provide high-quality care to children.
Take a look at this article titled "Fostering Resilience: Teaching Social-Emotional Skills", from the July, 2014 issue of NAEYC's Young Children publication. The article is written by Dan Gartrell, EdD, professor emeritus at Bemidji State University and Karen Cairone, author and national trainer for DCRC.
DCRC's Director, Paul LeBuffe, writes a monthly blog post for MetroKids.com. See the collection of posts on all things related to social/emotional health and resilience of children.