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20 Years

of the DECA Program

Welcome to the Devereux Center for Resilient Children (DCRC)!

Our mission is to promote social and emotional development, foster resilience, and build skills for school and life success in children birth through school-age, as well as to promote the resilience of the adults who care for them. We accomplish this by doing research and producing resources for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and adults. And our partnership with Aperture Education brings social and emotional learning and resilience to school-age children.

Why Resilience?

The Latest at DCRC

A new, free resource that YOU can contribute to

The DCRC team is proud to present a journal of articles, written by both our team members as well as programs/centers across the country using our tools and resources. We bring you the DCRC Journal, designed for professionals working in child-serving settings and the parents/families of those they serve. Check out what’s included, and learn how YOU can contribute, today!

Our Summer 2019 edition of The Resilience Quarterly (TRQ)

Your DCRC team hopes that you are all enjoying what is remaining of summer 2019! We also hope that you can take a few minutes out of your day to reflect on the happenings of the last few months, just as we have in this summer’s edition of our quarterly newsletter The Resilience Quarterly (TRQ). See what resources are now available in Spanish, learn about a new, free resource called the DCRC Journal, and check out how we’re keeping our 20th anniversary celebration going!

One-stop page for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants

DCRC welcomes infant and early childhood mental health consultants to a brand new web page that our team has created to support the mental health consultation community, in understanding how our resilience-focused resources complement consultation services. We’ve recognized the need to make it easier for all of our consultant friends to navigate our website for the information, tools and resources they need. Check it out today!

Now in Spanish! Devereux Adult Resilience Survey (DARS)

We are thrilled to announce that we have translated the full, four-page version of the Devereux Adult Resilience Survey (DARS) for Spanish-speaking professionals and families! It’s been a long-time coming, and we just can’t wait for folks to start utilizing it. Be sure to give it a look, and please spread the good news!

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