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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Help us with our Research Studies!

Help us with our 2 Research Studies! 1.  Spanish Translation Study: Devereux Early Childhood Assessment – Clinical Form We are seeking your assistance in the development of a Spanish version of the DECA-C! We are in great need of your help!   1) If you are a bilingual Spanish and
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What’s New at DCRC? Summer 2015

  What’s New at DCRC?     DCRC’s Partnership with Conscious Discipline DCRC is pleased to announce a new partnership with Conscious Discipline! The e-DECA, a web-based platform to score and report on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessments (DECA), will allow profession
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Professional Development Calendar

Professional Development Calendar Take a look at the DCRC professional development offerings happening in a city near you! Whether you are looking for training on the DECA Program, train-the-trainer opportunities on challenging behavior in young children, or webinar on our school age
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An article from one of our own – Have we gone too far with resilience, or not far enough?

An article from one of our own – Have we gone too far with resilience, or not far enough? This is the intriguing topic of two editorials that appeared in the journal, Social Work Research.  In March of 2014, Dr. Larry Davis, Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of
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What’s New at DCRC?

What’s New at DCRC?   Birth Announcement! National trainer and DCRC author, Nefertiti Bruce Poyner, and her husband Eric Poyner welcomed their baby girl Madison Elise Poyner to the world on March 9th, 2015. For all of you who know Nefertiti and/or have been in training with her,
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Spotlight on Professional Development – Promoting Adult Resilience AND supports for those in leadership positions who are developing resilient staff.

Spotlight on Professional Development –  Promoting Adult Resilience AND supports for those in leadership positions who are developing resilient staff. By: Debi Mahler, Director of Professional Development, Devereux Center for Resilient Children Promoting the resilience of adults
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