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What’s New at DCRC? (Fall 2016)

Building Your Bounce Adult Professional Development Learning Series – In this newest resource, the importance of adult resilience is brought to life with Dr. Nefertiti Bruce Poyner serving as moderator, teacher, and inspirational coach! If you are looking for new ways to help your sta
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In this summer 2016 edition…

What’s New at DCRC– Read the full story here. Highlights are below. -Use FLIP IT for Effective Parent Training, Says a Recent Study -DCRC Assessments Featured on Edutopia -DECA Pilot Program in Texas Considered for Expansion -DESSA & Evo Social-Emotional Win National A
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Social and Emotional Skills & Giftedness

By Paul LeBuffe Research by DCRC and others has shown the strong relationship between social and emotional skills and academic achievement.  For instance, in our work with the Allentown School District in PA we found that for students in grades 3 through 5 who had “typical” or “streng
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Adult Resilience – Live Today Well

By Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, DCRC Lead Trainer I usually contribute to the Adult Wellness section of our newsletter.  Each time I sit down to write, I ask myself, “What do you want others to know?”  In light of the recent tragedies taking place in our country, there were so many differe
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Professional Development Featured Training: Building Your Bounce: Adult Resilience Recorded Webinar Learning Series

Job stress among teachers continues to be a concern at the national level.  When teachers are not able to cope with constant changes and increased demands, they may not be able to provide the quality teaching and learning experiences expected of them. When this happens, children may b
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What’s New at DCRC

New Research Study Finds FLIP IT ® to be an Effective Parent Training Program –  Read the Executive Summary or the Full Report – The Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs at Miami University recently published an evaluation of the OH Department of Mental and Addiction S
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In this spring edition…

What’s New at DCRC – Learn about our expanding Conscious Discipline partnership and new resilience posters! Preservice and Professional Development Topics from DCRC – A full guide to what’s happening in Professional Development! Adult Resilience Spotlight – How Do They Bounce Ba
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We Need Your Help With Ongoing Research Studies!

We Need Your Help With Ongoing Research Studies! 1. DESSA High-School Edition National Standardization DCRC is expanding our continuum of strength-based behavioral rating scales to include high school! If you have a son or daughter in 9th to 12th grade or teach students in those grade
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Strategies for Assessing Social Emotional Competence in Out of School Time Settings

Strategies for Assessing Social Emotional Competence in Out of School Time Settings By: Sophie Shang Center for Prevention Research in Social Welfare University of California, Berkeley [email protected]   Playworks is a national, play-based Out-of School-Time (OST) program focus
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