Preservice and Professional Development Topics from DCRC

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. Professional development
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7 Tips for Being Trauma Sensitive with Children in the School Environment

By Noel Mazzulo, DCRC Research Intern At DCRC we are honed in on the trauma research, and how it impacts the children, families, and professionals with whom we work. We have learned that trauma is more common than you’d think. In every classroom there is likely to be at least one chil
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5 Spring Resilience Builders for Children of ALL Ages! (This means you too Adults!)

by Karen Cairone, M.Ed., Trainer and Author with DCRC 1)      Explore and Enjoy Nature Spring is the time of rebirth and regrowth.  Step outside on any day, whether it be sunny and gorgeous, or misty and cool, and you will find thousands of pieces of nature screaming for your attentio
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Joan Sherman Program Shows Promise

Data Suggest that Children in Child Welfare CAN Bounce Back by Gabe Smith, Research Associate with DCRC and Heidi Sims, Family Preservation Administrator with SCAN DCRC continues to hone our approaches for building resilience in children and families in the child welfare system.  Almo
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What’s New at DCRC?

eDECA Now Features Strategies for Program and Home Settings! The eDECA now provides users with simple, research-based strategies to strengthen children’s social and emotional health – both in the classroom and at home!  To learn more about the new strategies available on the web-based
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Summary of all Spring Posts

What’s New at DCRC?  e-DECA Strategies now available; Guest Speaker webinar series; and Resilience and Home Visitation Publication; and DECI Director honored – Read more here! Joan Sherman Program Shows Promise: DCRC continues to hone our approaches for building resilience
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DCRC’s Top 10 Highlights from this past year!

Hello friends of DCRC, It has been a very busy, exciting, and powerful year for promoting resilience.  Please read our Kick off to 2014 Letter from the Director written by Paul LeBuffe. Below are some of our favorite happenings, events, and announcements from the past year.  We hope y
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Letter from the Director: January 2014

Hello Friends of DCRC, Following this letter is a list of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children’s “Top Ten List” from 2013.  One of the key messages to be gleaned from this compilation is the universal importance of resilience.  Our message, approach, and resources are now suppor
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FLIP IT Special Event at National Head Start Association (NHSA) Parent Conference!

Rachel Sperry, the author of FLIP IT: Transforming Challenging Behavior, will be offering a 1-Day FLIP IT Training at the annual Head Start Parent Conference on Monday, December 9, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia! Whether you are attending the full conference or not, you are welcome to regi
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Fall into Great Resilience Strategies!

This fall, while the temperatures drop and the leaves may be changing colors and swirling at your feet, wouldn’t it be a great time to work on building Resilience in yourself and in the children whose lives you touch? Of course—because we need to work on our resilience EVE
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