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.
Beautiful Baby, Wonderful Child celebrates the miracle bond between mother and child. These themes of attachment, self-regulation, and initiative are critical to the optimal development of the child. Many of the behaviors associated with these themes are captured in the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment, Infant/Toddler version (DECA-I/T). This is an excellent resource for Infant/Toddler programs wanting to assess some of these key developmental concepts.