The annual license fee for the e-DECA platform which is a web-based, computer version of a suite of social and emotional screening and assessments from the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. The e-DECA includes access to the following assessments for children ages 4 weeks - 5 years.
The e-DECA administers the assessment online, completes all scoring, stores in a database, and generates numeric and graphic summaries of results.
The e-DECA now suggests research-based strategies for early childhood professionals and parents to enhance children’s social and emotional health in an early learning environment and at home.
The DECA-Clinical Form (DECA-C), designed to be used by mental health professionals with those select children who are showing significant behavioral concerns, is available in e-DECA 2.0.
The e-DECA program requires an annual Web maintenance license and online electronic record forms. Each license allows one person full administrative access to the e-DECA data for her/his program. This "administrator" is also responsible for delegating the appropriate access privileges to the program's staff. Online electronic record forms can be purchased for use By-Administration or By-Child. The By Child Option allows the user an unlimited number of administrations per child per year. With either option, unused electronic forms can be carried over from one year to the next.
For more information about the e-DECA's new research-based strategies, watch the video below.
Purchasing e-DECA2.0 involves two parts. First, an annual license fee is required; second, the appropriate rating option must be selected. Two rating options are available:
The calculator below will help you in determining which rating option is most cost effective for your program based on how many times per year the teaching staff and families are expected to conduct an assessment rating on the children in your program.