7450 W 52nd Ave, M359
Arvada, CO 80002
Using the DECA (Devereux Early Childhood Assessment) Program"
Presenter: Constant Hine
This training will introduce your staff to the Devereux Early
Childhood Assessment (DECA) strength-based assessment and planning
system to promote children’s resilience, strengthen socio-emotional
skills and increase the overall quality of the early childhood setting.
An overview of the five step system DECA Program which is centered
around the nationally standardized, strength-based assessment of
children’s within-child protective factors will be presented.
Resilience and it’s importance to
Overview of Step 1:
Collecting Information on children and classroom quality
Overview of Step 2:
Administering the assessment instrument (DECA)
Overview of Step 3:
Summarizing the Interpreting the assessment results
Overview of Stap 4: Using assessment results to plan changes in the
classroom and home settings
Overview of Step 5: Evaluating progress of the DECA Program on
children, families and caregivers.
Constant is a nationally certified instructor of the (DECA)
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Program by the Devereux Foundation
in Villanova, PA.
LCD Projector and Screen
Flip Chart and Markers