Summary and Technical Information for Assessment Tools

The Devereux Center for Resilient Children’s (DCRC’s) approach to fostering young children’s resilience is a comprehensive assessment and planning process that involves families and professionals working as partners. Below are a full summary, 1 page overview, and technical information on each of the assessment tools in our birth through adulthood continuum.  Visit the MASTER matrix to view a 1 pager of the properties of ALL of our assessment tools together.

MASTER matrix of all DCRC Assessment Tools (download here)

Combined summary of all DCRC Assessment Tools (download here)

Comparing pre-test and post-test scores across the Devereux Assessment Tool Continuum (download pdf document here)

DECA for Infants (DECA-I): DECA I full version
– DECA-IDECA I 1 pager
– DECA-I: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DECA-I: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores
– DECA-I: Guidance on measuring outcomes for individual children, groups of children, and program evaluation/quality improvement

DECA for Toddlers (DECA-T): DECA T full version
– DECA-T: DECA T 1 pager
– DECA-T: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DECA-T: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores
– DECA-T: Guidance on measuring outcomes for individual children, groups of children, and program evaluation/quality improvement

DECA for Preschoolers, Second Edition (DECA-P2): DECA P2 full version
– DECA-P2: DECA P2 1 pager
– DECA-P2: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DECA-P2: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores
– DECA-P2: Guidance on measuring outcomes for individual children, groups of children, and program evaluation/quality improvement

DECA Clinical Form (DECA-C): DECA C full version
– DECA-C: DECA C 1 pager
– DECA-C: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DECA-C: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores

Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA): DESSA full version
– DESSA: DESSA 1 pager
– DESSA: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DESSA: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores
– DESSA: Guidance on measuring outcomes for individual children, groups of children, and program evaluation/quality improvement

Devereux Student Strengths Assessment mini (DESSA-mini): DESSA mini full version
– DESSA-mini: DESSA mini 1 pager
– DESSA-mini: Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties
– DESSA-mini: Directions for measuring change in scores, Excel Template for measuring change in scores

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