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Devereux Assessments (DECA, DESSA)

The DECA kit is designed to support early intervention efforts to reduce emotional and behavior concerns by assessing risks in the social development of very young children. For older children, Kaplan offers DESSA, which also assesses skills related to social-emotional competence. Kaplan includes record forms, parents' guides, journals, and classroom strategy guides to foster a child's resistance to these risks. Get to know Devereux with this video!

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DECA Early Childhood Assessment for Infants/Toddlers (DECA-I/T) Kit
DECA Early Childhood Assessment for Infants/Toddlers (DECA-I/T) Kit
Item: 16139
Status: In Stock
$229.95
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers is a premier tool for assessing protective factors and screening for potential risks in the social and emotional development of very young children. It includes 50 record forms (20 Infant and 30 Toddler), Strategies Guide, User Guide, Set of 5 reproducible Parent Teacher Masters, 20 Parent Strategy Guides (For Now & Forever), 3 Adult Resilience Journals (Building Your Bounce) and Forms CD. This assessment is standardized, norm-referenced,… More »
DECA-I/T Infant Record Forms
DECA-I/T Infant Record Forms
Item: 13844P
Status: In Stock
$19.95
For use with DECA-IT kit for children ages 1 month up to 18 months. Available in English or Spanish. Set of 20.
DECA-I/T Toddler Record Forms
DECA-I/T Toddler Record Forms
Item: 13845P
Status: In Stock
$29.95
For use with DECA-IT kit for children ages 18 months up to 36 months. Set of 30.
DECA-I/T User's Guide
DECA-I/T User's Guide
Item: 13846
Status: In Stock
$39.95
User's Guide for the DECA-IT kit.
DECA-I/T Parent/Teacher Profile Masters (Set of 5)
DECA-I/T Parent/Teacher Profile Masters (Set of 5)
Item: 14016
Status: In Stock
$12.95
For use with DECA-IT kit. Includes 4 infant and 1 toddler parent/teacher profile masters.
Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, 2nd Edition
Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, 2nd Edition
Item: 29023
Status: In Stock
$12.95
The collection of simple strategies helps adults build their own resilience. Full of reflection opportunities, it includes a survey that offers caregivers and parents a tool to monitor their personal social and emotional health.
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever (Set of 20)
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever (Set of 20)
Item: 28684P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
"Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever: A Family Guide for Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers", Second Edition supports families in understanding what social and emotional health of infants and toddlers is, how to recognize key behaviors, and how to support children's social/emotional health in the home setting in simple ways every day. Set of 20. Available in English and Spanish.
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschool, 2nd Edition (DECA-P2) Kit
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschool, 2nd Edition (DECA-P2) Kit
Item: 29026
Status: In Stock
$229.95
This innovative program allows early childhood professionals and families to screen, assess, support, and evaluate outcomes in order to promote resilience and healthy social and emotional development in preschoolers. Kit includes: Preschool Record Forms (set of 40); User's Guide and Technical Manual; Strategy Guide; For Now and Forever Family Guides (set of 20); Building Your Bounce (2 copies); and FLIP IT!®
DECA-P2 Record Forms (Set of 40 Assessment Forms & 40 Individual Child Profile Forms)
DECA-P2 Record Forms (Set of 40 Assessment Forms & 40 Individual Child Profile Forms)
Item: 29025P
Status: In Stock
$39.95
The DECA-P2 Record Forms are strength-based, nationally standardized, reliable, valid, and easy-to-use! This set includes 40 assessment forms and a pad of 40 individual child profile forms.
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual, 2nd Edition
DECA-P2 User's Guide and Technical Manual, 2nd Edition
Item: 29022
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This guide provides early childhood professionals with the directions they need to use and interpret results of the DECA-P2. The manual also provides research information related to the development and standardization of the DECA-P2, including information about the instrument's reliability and validity.
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers, 2nd Edition
Promoting Resilience in Preschoolers, 2nd Edition
Item: 29021
Status: In Stock
$49.95
This resource offers early childhood professionals research-based strategies to enhance children's social and emotional health, as well as checklists and tips for improving the overall quality of programs.
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever, 2nd Edition (Set of 20)
Promoting Resilience For Now and Forever, 2nd Edition (Set of 20)
Item: 26173P
Status: In Stock
$32.95
This helpful booklet gives family-friendly information on promoting a child's social and emotional growth at home. Booklet (40 pages) set of 20.
DESSA Kit
DESSA Kit
Item: 27951
Status: In Stock
$120.00
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 »
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical (DECA-C) Kit
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical (DECA-C) Kit
Item: 98817
Status: In Stock
$149.95
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.
FLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - Paperback
FLIP IT!® Transforming Challenging Behavior - Paperback
Item: 22603
Status: In Stock
$14.95
This resource outlines a four-step, supportive strategy to transform challenging behavior by helping children learn about their feelings and gain self-control. Paperback. 88 pages.
DECA-C Record Forms (30)
DECA-C Record Forms (30)
Item: 98813
Status: In Stock
$59.95
This form describes a number of behaviors seen in some young children. Read the statements that follow the phrase and place a check mark in the box underneath the word that tells how often you saw the behavior. There are no right or wrong answers. For ages 2 through 5 years.
DECA-C Manual
DECA-C Manual
Item: 98814
Status: In Stock
$54.95
Authored by Paul A. LeBuffe and Jack A. Naglieri, the manual covers six chapters, Introduction, Development and Standardization, Psychometric Properties, Administration and Scoring, Interpretation, and The Use of the DECA and DECA-C within the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Model. You may review the Reliability and Validity of the DECA-C by downloading the pdf available on the web page. Copyright 2003 by the Devereux Foundation.
DECA-C Norms Reference Card
DECA-C Norms Reference Card
Item: 98816
Status: In Stock
$6.95
The Norms Reference Card shows the ratings by teacher on one side and the ratings by parent on the other side for easy comparison. T-scores, Initiative, Self-Control, Attachment, Total Protective Factors, Withdrawal/Depression, Emotional Control Problems, Attention Problems, Aggression, Total Behavioral Concerns and Percentile are the areas reviewed on the card.
DECA Classroom Strategies Guide (Spanish)
DECA Classroom Strategies Guide (Spanish)
Item: 99443
Status: In Stock
$49.95
$29.95
Provides developmentally appropriate strategies, linked to the DECA results, to foster children's resilience. Strategies address the needs of both the whole class as well as the individual child and are organized by classroom environment, daily program, supportive interactions, activities and experiences, and partnerships with families. The guide emphasizes a team approach among professionals and family members to support the child's social and emotional development.
Disc One: Facing The Challenge
Disc One: Facing The Challenge
Item: 14069
Status: In Stock
$88.95
Disc One includes five episodes: What is Challenging Behavior?, Developmentally Appropriate Behavior, Why Do Kids Misbehave?, Parents as Partners and Skill Development Study #1.
Classroom Moments: Video Clips
Classroom Moments: Video Clips
Item: 14072
Status: In Stock
$88.95
This DVD is an instructional, interactive DVD developed by Devereux. It includes 28 video clips from actual early childhood classrooms in these six categories: Prevention in Action, Positive Guidance in Action, Learning Opportunities, Developing Observation Skills, Case Study Pre-Intervention, and Case Study Intervention. Training guide is downloadable and printable directly from the DVD.
Disc Two: Facing The Challenge
Disc Two: Facing The Challenge
Item: 14070
Status: In Stock
$88.95
Disc Two includes five episodes: Prevention Strategies, Behavioral Planning I, Behavioral Planning II, Intervention Strategies, and Skill Development Study #2.
DESSA Norms Reference Card
DESSA Norms Reference Card
Item: 16143
Status: In Stock
$7.00
The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a 72-item, standardized,norm-referenced behavior rating scale that assesses the social-emotional competencies that serve as protective factors for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Standard scores can be used to calibrate each child?s competence in each of the eight dimensions and guide school/program-wide, classwide, and individual strategies to promote those competencies. Nationally normed on 2,500 children, the DESSA continues… More »
e-DECA Annual License Fee
e-DECA Annual License Fee
Item: 16701
Status: In Stock
$299.95
The e-DECA will require an annual license fee for e-DECA platform which is web-based computer version of the entire suite of Devereux' Center for Resilient Children Assessments, which includes access to the following ages 4 weeks - 8th grade.