Grades K - 8. The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a behavior rating scale completed by parents, teachers, and after school staff, which assesses skills related to social-emotional competence, resilience, and academic success. The DESSA kit includes the manual, norms reference card, and 25 hand-scorable paper record forms in a vinyl portfolio. The DESSA Scoring Assistant program provides on-line administration, scoring, and interpretation. A classroom/group profile, which identifies… More »
DECA-C is designed to support early intervention efforts to reduce or eliminate significant emotional and behavioral concerns in preschool children. The DECA-C can be used to: (1) Guide interventions, (2) Identify children needing special services, (3) Assess outcomes and (4) Help programs meet Head Start, IDEA, and similar requirements. Kit includes: 1 Manual, 30 Record Forms, and 1 Norms Reference Card.
Titles include: Runaway Bunny, Allie's Basketball Dream, No David, I Want It, I Can't Wait, When Sophie Gets Real Angry, The Carrot Seed, Bunnycakes, Owl Babies, Mommy Don't Go, Mean Soup, Cleversticks, Fox On A Box, and Lucky Song. (Kit book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.)
Grades K - 8. This comprehensive kit contains the following resources to screen children's social-emotional competence and monitor progress across time: DESSA-Mini Record Forms: Four alternate 8-item forms. Each kit contains one pad of 25 copies of each form. Available in English and Spanish. Ongoing Progress Monitoring Forms: Used to track and evaluate progress over time, this form provides a visual display of each child's progress. Each kit contains one pad of 25 copies. DESSA-Mini Manual: This… More »
This Building Your Bounce Professional Development Learning series takes advantage of technology in order to deliver a reflective learning experience designed to promote adult resilience. Complete with interactive elements, this series guides participants through reflective activities and life application exercises. The goal is to provide participants with an opportunity to self-reflect on their own well-being and then take action to better support their resilience. If you work with parents, this… More »
Your Journey Together (YJT) is a strength-based curriculum designed to promote the social and emotional well-being and resilience of vulnerable children and their families. The YJT curriculum focuses on empowering parents to promote safe, trusting, and healing environments - all key elements of a trauma-sensitive program.