Professional Development

“The presenter did an excellent job of making the material interesting- she is so passionate and really knows her stuff.  This would be helpful information to anyone working with children!”

“This training was Awesome… we have felt this stuff in our gut all along and now we have a way to assess kids and find strategies that work!”

The Devereux Center for Resilient Children has built a national reputation for providing dynamic, motivational, high-quality professional development services to programs and communities across the nation and internationally.  Comprised of an expert team of professionals, our trainers can provide professional development on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) Program for Infants, Toddlers and/or Preschoolers, the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA), or deliver sessions on our other resources and critical topics related to the social and emotional health and resilience of children.

Professional Development at your site

For more information on the delivery of professional development at your program/community, complete a Professional Development Needs Assessment Form here.  You may also want to take a look at our  list of professional development topics to find the right fit for your program!

National Professional Development Events

In addition to on-site professional development, the Devereux Center for Resilient Children offers several national professional development opportunities each year in cities across the US.  For more information about a national training event near you, click here.

Technical Assistance

The Devereux Center for Resilient Children offers a variety of technical assistance services to support the use of DCRC resources along with support around promoting practices that foster social-emotional health and well-being of children and the adults who care for them.  Technical assistance services can be provided on-site as well as in a distance formats.  For more information, click here.

Attending a local, state or national conference?

The Devereux Center for Resilient Children provides a variety of pre-conference, keynote, and breakout sessions on topics related to the social and emotional health and resilience of children.  To see where we are going and where we have been, click here.

Planning to submit a Conference Proposal on DCRC assessment programs or other resources?  We’d be happy to assist you!  Click here and tell us how we can help!

Learn More About Professional Development Opportunities Across the Ages