The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) is designed to be used by early childhood mental health consultants and other mental health professionals with select children, ages 2 through 5, who are already showing significant behavioral concerns. The DECA-C contains all of the strength-based resilience items and scales found on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschoolers, 2nd Edition (DECA-P2), but also assesses social and emotional concerns, including: aggression,… More »
Authored by Paul A. LeBuffe and Jack A. Naglieri, this manual provides essential information on the development, administration, scoring, interpretations, and utilizations of DECA-C results in assessment, eligibility determinations, intervention planning and outcome evaluation. Chapters: Introduction; Development and Standardization; Psychometric Properties; Administration and Scoring; Interpretation; The Use of the DECA and DECA-C within the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Model. Copyright… More »
These instructional, interactive DVDs provide teachers with strategies for working with preschool children who display challenging behaviors. In addition to rich video footage, each DVD comes with a comprehensive facilitator's guide filled with activities and guidance for using the videos for staff professional development. Disc One covers: What is Challenging Behavior?; Developmentally Appropriate Behavior; Why Do Kids Misbehave?; Parents as Partners; Skill Development Study #1. Disc Two covers:… More »
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.