“Resilient children,” referring to their capacity to achieve positive outcomes despite stress and adversity.
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.
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 »
The e-DECA is a web-based computer version of the DECA.
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