DCRC Resources

The Devereux Center for Resilient Children offers a variety of resources designed to promote resilience of young children, birth through the 8th grade, as well as for the adults who care for them.  Order resources through our publisher, the Kaplan Early Learning Company.

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Resource Title and Description
Resources are appropriate for the following age groups
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Assessments
Infant/Toddler
Preschool
School-Age
Adults
 
 
DECA-I/T Infant Record Form (English or Spanish)

Assess and screen for protective factors in children ages 1 month up to 18 months, set of 20
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DECA-I/T Toddler Record Form (English or Spanish)

Assess and screen for protective factors in children ages 18 months up to 36 months, set of 30
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Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschoolers, Second Edition (DECA-P2) Record Form (English or Spanish)

Assess and screen for protective factors in children ages 3 through 5, set of 40
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DECA-Clinical (DECA-C) Record Form

Assess protective factors and behavioral concerns in children ages 2-5 who are already showing significant difficulties with behavior or social and emotional skill development, set of 30
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Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) Record Form (English or Spanish)

Assess social-emotional competencies that serve as protective factors in children from Kindergarten through 8th Grade, set of 25
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DESSA-Second Step Edition

If your program is using the Second Step Program, use the DESSA-Second Step Edition to assess children's social-emotional competence, resilience, and learning skills.
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DESSA-mini (Form 1, 2, 3 and 4)

Screen for and monitor progress in the acquisition of social-emotional competencies in children Kindergarten through 8th Grade, Set of 25
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e-DECA 2.0

Complete ratings and analyze results electronically for the DECA-I, DECA-T, DECA-P2, and DECA-C
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Apperson S.E.L.+ Compass

Complete ratings and analyze results electronically for the DESSA and DESSA-mini
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DECA-I/T Scoring Assistant

A tool to support computerized scoring of the DECA-I/T
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Strategies and Activities for Teachers, Caregivers, and Families
Infant/Toddler
 
Preschool
 
School-Age
 
Adults
 
 
 
 
 
DECA-I/T Strategies Guide

Explore guidance on planning as well as hundreds of strategies for building protective factors and fostering healthy social and emotional development
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DECA-I/T Parent Guides: For Now and Forever

Provide families with information about and ideas for building resilience in their children, set of 20
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Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers: A Strategy Guide for Early Childhood Professionals

Explores guidance on planning as well as hundreds of strategies for building protective factors and fostering healthy social and emotional development

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Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever: A Family Guide

Provides families with information about and ideas for building resilience in their children, set of 20
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Socially Strong Emotionally Secure

Offers 50 activities for parents and teachers to do together with children; all of which promote healthy protective factors!
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Protective Factor Kit

Provides easy-to-use materials and lesson planning ideas that promote protective factors and social and emotional development
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FLIP IT ®: Transforming Challenging Behaviors

Details a four-step approach to helping children recognize feelings, gain self-control, and problem-solve

For volume pricing (purchase of over 10 copies), please call 1-866-872-4687, and press option 1.
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FLIP IT® Reminder Resources

FLIP IT Reminder Resources help reinforce the use of the FLIP IT strategy. Posters, reminder cards, magnets, bracelets, FLIP books, and more!
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Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You

Contains helpful ideas linked to the Devereux Adult Resilience Survey (DARS) to help caregivers build their own resilience

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Assessment and Strategies Resource Kits
Infant/Toddler
Preschool
School-Age
Adults
 
 
DECA Infant Toddler Kit

Contains DECA-I (20), DECA-T (30), User’s Guide, Strategies Guide for Caregivers, Parent Guide (20), Building Your Bounce (3), and more!
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DECA Preschool Program, Second Edition Kit

Contains DECA-P2 (40), User’s Guide and Technical Manual, Strategies Guide for Early Childhood Professionals, Parent Guide (20), FLIP IT ®, Building Your Bounce (2), and more!
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Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) Kit

Contains DESSA User’s Manual, DESSA norms card, and DESSA Record forms, set of 25
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DESSA-mini Kit

Contains DESSA-mini User’s Manual, 25 copies of each of the four DESSA-mini forms (Form 1, Form 2, Form 3, Form 4), 25 copies of Ongoing Progress Monitoring Form
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DECA-Clinical (DECA-C) Kit

Contains DECA-C User’s Manual, Norms Reference Card, DECA-C Record Forms (30)
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User's Guides and Technical Manuals
Infant/Toddler
Preschool
School-Age
Adults
 
 
DECA-I/T User’s Guide

Provides guidance for administering, scoring and interpreting results
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Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschoolers, Second Edition (DECA-P2) User’s Guide and Technical Manual

Provides guidance for administering, scoring and interpreting results
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Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) User’s Manual

Provides guidance for administering, scoring and interpreting results
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DESSA-mini User’s Manual

Provides guidance for administering, scoring and interpreting results
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DECA-C User’s Manual
Provides guidance for administering, scoring and interpreting results
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DVDs, Songs, and Staff Professional Development Resources
Infant/Toddler
 
Preschool
 
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Adults
 
 
 
 
 
Facing the Challenge DVDs Discs 1 and 2

Over 120 minutes of instruction, expert interview, and rich video of real preschool and kindergarten classrooms. Contains a 120 page Trainer Guide.
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Classroom Moments DVD

One DVD containing over 25 video clips of real preschool and kindergarten classroom footage. Ideal for use in presentations, college courses, and for staff development. Contains a 60 page Trainer Guide.
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Songs of Resilience CDs

Volume I and II now available, plus Songs of Resilience for Families, and Un Mundo, One World (Spanish)
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