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What’s New at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC)?

The launch of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Preschool Program, Second Edition remains a primary focus of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. Initially released this fall, the second edition resources have been positively received by new and long-time, loyal users. Ou
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Tips and Strategies to Promote Resilience!

The ideas below are taken from a few of the Devereux resource books for teachers and families. For a full list of our resources, please visit this link   Infants: Smile and laugh with your baby. Every positive connection helps build your relationship.   Encourage exploration. Offer yo
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Update on Two Exciting DCRC Projects!

Joan Sherman Program for Resilient Children Kicks off Year 2 The collaboration between SCAN Inc. in Fort Wayne, IN and the Devereux Center for Resilient Children continues to go strong! The project, The Joan Sherman Program for Resilient Children (JSPRC), has jump-started its second y
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Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities NEW! ~ 1-Day Promoting Resilience:  A Key to Preventing & Reducing Challenging Behaviors in Preschool Children This dynamic training will showcase great information on promoting resilience in preschoolers and will introduce participants to re
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Stress: New Report from National Institutes of Health

We encourage you to read this full piece on Stress and the impact on children’s brains, put forth from the National Institutes of Health.  We have highlighted some excerpts from the piece, and included some suggestions from DCRC resources for helping reduce stress. “High levels of str
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Resilience and Social and Emotional Resources and Articles

Is Social-Emotional Learning a Luxury? By Vicki Zakrzewski “Why SEL is a necessity for children of every background. We hear from many teachers in low-income schools that social-emotional learning (SEL) is considered an “add-on”—something that can happen after students have proven the
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The Ordinary Magic of Resilience

“Resilience is like a blanket in the back of your car… you never know when you are going to need it, but it is good to know it is there—just in case.” ~ Nefertiti Bruce, co-author of Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure.
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Allentown School District shows off new behavioral health program

The chanting students of Cleveland Elementary School in Allentown filled an assembly room Friday with excitement and anticipation as they awaited the arrival of their school mascot, Cubbie. The students would soon help the giant, soft bear through his problems. It was to demonstrate h
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