- 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
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.
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. You can also join us for a 1-hour webinar, Thursday, December 10, 2015, from 1-2pm East Coast Time, on using Conscious Discipline and the eDECA Assessment and Strategies in Partnership! Register here!
Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, DCRC National Trainer and Author, will offer a dynamic keynote presentation titled Building Resilience of Children, Families, and Communities: Your Journey Together at NHSA's Annual Parent and Family Engagement Conference on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 in San Diego, CA. Will you be attending the conference? We hope to see you there!
Two DCRC Team Members, Karen Cairone and Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, have been identified as Exceptional Emerging Leaders by the Child Care Exchange Leadership Initiative. Congratulations to Karen and Nefertiti for all of the work they do each day to support those in the field of Early Childhood!