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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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Research Corner: Devereux Scales Go International!

by Paul LeBuffe Throughout the world, there is growing interest in fostering the resilience of children.  As part of this trend, there is also growing interest in the Devereux Scales.  By the end of 2013, the Devereux Scales will be in use in six of the seven continents.  (We still do
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PreService and Professional Development Topics from DCRC

by Debi Mahler It’s that time of year when programs begin to plan for pre-service training for the fall.  The Devereux Center for Resilient Children is offering a wide variety of trainings that can excite, inspire, and educate staff in an effort to start the year off right.  Professio
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Free Informational Webinar: Building Your Bounce!

Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of the end of a busy school year, or just life that has you moving too fast, consider taking an hour to slow down and join us on Monday, June 3, 2013, from 1-2pm East Coast Time, for our free, 1-Hour webinar on Building Your Bounce:  Promoting
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Building Your Bounce: Hobbies Anyone?

by Nefertiti Bruce Poyner As I reflect on the last twelve months of my life, there have been many highs and a few lows. I have been studying for my doctoral degree since 2010 and this weekend I completed the final content course. My studies have been rewarding, challenging and at time
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Supporting Families in Building Resilience in their Children, Birth though Five

Thank you for joining us for the Webinar on  Supporting Families in Building Resilience in their Children, Birth though Five!   A few resources you may find helpful: Protective Factors and behaviors related to social and emotional health: A list of behavioral items seen in Infants (4
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Build Your Bounce – One small step at a time…

Adults who have strong protective factors are more likely to bounce back in the face of risk or adversity.  The strategies and activities in Building Your Bounce: Smile Strategies for a Resilient You, Second Edition, are designed to support adults on their journey to healthy protectiv
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Summary of March April 2013 Content

What’s New at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children? The launch of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Preschool Program, Second Edition remains a primary focus of the DCRC.  Initially released this fall, the second edition resources have been positively received by new
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Building Your Bounce – Bonding Time with my Grown-up Son

By Linda Likins, National Director of DECI As a Christmas present, I asked my son for a mother-son date sometime in 2013. Last month he made good on his promise and invited me to dinner and a movie. When we arrived to the restaurant, my son took his phone out of his pocket and laid it
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