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Your Journey Together Research – DCRC and the University of Central Florida Conducting Efficacy Research on YJT

By: Gabriel Smith, Devereux Center for Resilient Children The Devereux Center for Resilient Children was recently awarded funding for a research project to study the efficacy of the Your Journey Together (YJT) curriculum – a new DCRC program designed to promote the social and emotiona
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Your Journey Together Spotlight – Building the Resilience of Children and Families

By: Debbie Alleyne and Susan Damico, Devereux Center for Resilient Children DCRC is delighted to announce our newest resilience resource, Your Journey Together (YJT), a strength-based curriculum designed to promote the social and emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable child
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What’s New at DCRC

Your Journey Together: A Curriculum for Building Resilient Children and Families – DCRC’s newest program is designed specifically to support parents (adults responsible for parenting young children) with the knowledge, skills and resources to build the resilience of the entire f
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In This Summer Edition…

What’s New at DCRC?  –  We have a new partnership with Conscious Discipline and some wonderful staff members to celebrate! Help us with our Research Studies! –  If you speak spanish or work with children at risk, we could use your help. A Look at the Revised Head Sta
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The Importance of Universal Prevention

The Importance of Universal Prevention By: Paul LeBuffe, DCRC Executive Director Many of the programs and resources developed by DCRC are intended to be used as universal prevention programs. That is, we recommend that the DECA Program, the DESSA Strategies, and even Building Your Bou
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Spotlight on PD: Building Capacity to Support Young Children with Challenging Behavior: Two Train-the-Trainer Professional Development Offerings

Spotlight on PD: Building Capacity to Support Young Children with Challenging Behavior: Two Train-the-Trainer Professional Development Offerings By: Debi Mahler, LICSW, DCRC Director of Professional Development As the Director of Professional Development for the Devereux Center for Re
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When is the Last Time You Did a Devereux Adult Resilience Survey (DARS)?

When is the Last Time You Did a Devereux Adult Resilience Survey (DARS)? By: Susan Damico, DCRC Assistant Director   I returned to the office after a recent vacation and saw that I had scheduled myself to be out of the office for a full day to attend the conference Children’s Rec
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You can be a Protective Factor for Children who Identify as LGBTQ

You can be a Protective Factor for Children who Identify as LGBTQ By: Gabriel Smith, LSW, DCRC Research Associate The Supreme Court recently found marriage to be a right guaranteed by the Constitution to all couples, bringing the rights of individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bis
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A Look at the Revised Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework & Performance Standards

A Look at the Revised Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework & Performance Standards By: Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, DCRC National Trainer Earlier this summer, the Office of Head Start released the newly revised Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five (H
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