July-August, 2013


Resilience is a gift. Nurture your gift. Share it with others. 


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In this edition, you will find...


What's New?!  Read about the latest happenings at the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. More here
Champions for Children Award/Event:  On Oct 21, 2013 in New York City, DCRC will be honored for the work we have done to enhance the lives of children and families!  More here

Professional Development: Train the Trainer Sessions on Challenging Behaviors:  DCRC offers two train-the-trainer experiences to help you learn more about challenging behaviors, and to deliver this important information and strategies to others.  More here

Classroom Moments Online videos: 28 downloadable video clips and trainer guide - excellent quality and ready for you to use in a variety of early childhood trainings.  More here
New Webinar Series!  FREE Information webinars on a variety of topics related to social and emotional health, assessment, strategies, and of course, Resilience!  More here
Early Childhood Politics:  What does the President have planned for young children, and how does this affect the work we do at DCRC?  More here
Allentown Project Update: We're wrapping up year 2 of 3 with our Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative in Allentown, PA.  Read about our experiences from the perspective of the coaches.  More here
College Course uses DECA as a Model for Students to Learn about Assessment and Strategies: Read about one professor's experiences using the e-DECA (electronic DECA) in her Positive Guidance course. 
Building Your Bounce: One act of kindness can change so much.  One of our DCRC staff members shares a recent experience. 


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Karen B. Cairone, DCRC National Newsletter Editor 


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