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College Course uses DECA as model assessment!

Students in Terri Hutton’s Positive Child Guidance course at Butte Community College in California were exposed to the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (e-DECA version) in their coursework.  Students practiced completing assessments online, compiling results and reports, and
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The President’s FY 2014 Budget (Wish-List) for Early Childhood

By Linda Likins, Director of the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative When President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2014 budget request, early childhood advocates were beside themselves. This was the largest proposed federal budget for early childhood in our history. What a momentous e
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Summary: In this edition of the DCRC newsletter…

What’s New?!  Read about the latest happenings at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. Champions for Children Award/Event:  On Oct 21, 2013 in New York City, DCRC will be honored for the work we have done to enhance the lives of children and families!  More here Professio
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Update: Allentown Social Emotional Learning Inititaive Featuring DECA and DESSA

by Gabe Smith, Research Associate with DCRC, Becky Guzie and Elissa Sewell, PATHS Coaches with DCRC For the past two years Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) has teamed up with Allentown School District in Pennsylvania to implement a Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiati
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“Please help us with Challenging Behaviors!” Train the Trainer Options Available!

  Are you a teacher who is challenged by challenging behaviors? Are you a Director or Supervisor with teachers at their wits end with challenging behaviors? Are you a college professor or trainer of teachers or future teachers seeking more knowledge, strategies, and ideas to share? Ar
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What’s New at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC)?

Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC) to be Honored in NYC It is an honor to announce that DCRC will receive the 11th annual Champions for Children award from the Center for Children’s Initiatives (CCI) in New York City on October 21, 2013.   CCI touches the lives of more than
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Building Your Bounce: No Act of Kindness is Too Small

by Susan Damico, Assistant Director of DCRC If you are like me, you have way too many emails to read.  And, if you are like me, you delete as many as possible because it is not possible to find the time to read each one.  The forwarded emails from my well-intentioned relatives go righ
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What’s New at DCRC?

Preschool Assessment and Resources Revision As programs plan for the 2013-2014 program year, we want to make sure you are well-prepared to promote RESILIENCE in the preschoolers in your program.  The second edition of our DECA assessment tool, the DECA-P2, along with our Strategies ma
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Resources on Resilience and Mental Health

Coping after Traumatic Events To help children and families cope after exposure to traumatic events, a new resource was released from Zero to Three: Little Listeners: Helping Young Children Cope after Exposure to a Traumatic Event. This resource is designed to help parents navigate th
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