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DECA for Infants & Toddlers

The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA-I/T) is a new program promoting social and emotional health by supporting development of resilience in infants and toddlers.
Devereux Early Childhood InitiativeTheory »
“Resilient children,” referring to their capacity to achieve positive outcomes despite stress and adversity.

Assessment »
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA-I/T) is a standardized, norm-referenced, strength based assessment that assesses protective factors and screens for social and emotional risks in very young children.

Please click here to access the individual child scoring profiles.
Outcomes Tables for Infants:Please click here to access the pre post tables that can be used to calculate progress for infants across the different norms tables.
Outcomes Tables: Measuring Pre and Post Scores Across the Devereux Early Childhood Assessments for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers.
DECA-I/T Reproducible Forms: Click here to access numerous reproducible forms designed to support programs in their efforts to promote the social and emotional health of infants and toddlers. These forms were designed to support best practice implementation of the DECA-I/T Program, but can also be used as stand alone resources.

The DECA-I/T Program Meets Early Head Start Performance Standards »
Working to promote resilience in infants and toddlers, the DECA-I/T Program will help Early Head Start programs meet required performance standards and Part C regulations.

Five Step System »
Collecting Information, Administering the DECA-I/T, Summarizing Results, Implementing Strategies, and Evaluating progress

Family Partnerships »
The DECA I/T Program encourages authentic partnerships between early childhood providers and families.

Activity Vault »
Coming soon!

e-DECA »
The e-DECA is a web-based computer version of the DECA.

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Most recent training dates for the DECA-I/T program.

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Devereux Early Childhood Assessment frequently asked questions.

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