DCRC Director Paul LeBuffe visits Muhlenberg Elementary School in Allentown, Pa., one of two Allentown School District elementary schools awarded for their implementation of social and emotional learning strategies. The award culminates a three-year joint collaboration between DCRC and Allentown Schools. more
Devereux Day School recognized for implementation of School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS)
Day School was recognized for implementing SWPBIS with fidelity at this year’s Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network’s Implementers’ Forum. It is the only approved private school in the state to have earned this distinction three years in a row. more
Devereux Arizona's inaugural conference on children’s mental health, education and advocacy attended by more than 150 professionals
Among the many topics covered by Devereux experts were brain development, early childhood resilience-building strategies, treatments for disruptive behavior disorders, and positive behavioral interventions and supports. more
Devereux Pennsylvania Launches STAIRS for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
A one-of-a-kind program designed specifically for children with autism who also have severe behavioral challenges and skill deficits offers support and resources for families. more
Devereux PA Adult Services’ Rick Weaver Earns Boy Scouts’ Top Honor. One of Devereux Pennsylvania’s own, Rick Weaver, achieves the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Through his hard work and determination, Rick becomes the 100th Boy Scout in Downingtown Troop 2 to earn the distinction, earning the impressive 21 merit badges. Read the story in the Daily Local News.
Raising Resilient Kids: SMART New Year's Resolutions. Paul LeBuffe, Director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children, is now a guest blogger on MetroKids. Read his advice for parents on raising resilient children on the MetroKids website.
Devereux Arizona Proud Families Receives National Recognition
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Devereux Center for Effective Schools Partners with Philadelphia School District and International Institute for Restorative Practices to Improve School Climate.
A $730,676, multi-year grant from The Philadelphia Foundation's Fund for Children will support the development of a comprehensive, long-term strategy aimed at changing the culture of Philadelphia schools in which the threat of violence prevents learning and achievement. Devereux will provide training and technical support to implement and sustain a school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) approach within 10 K-8 schools. Devereux Center for Effective Schools is a national expert in implementing SWPBIS in urban schools. Click here for the news release.