DECA Our Mental Health Tool

  • DECA P2 Preschool, 2nd Ed. is a behavior rating tool used by Region 15 Head Start (among others) and ranked/scored by parents and teachers measuring:

       Total Protective Factors (TPF)

    • Attachment/Relationships:refers to the child’s ability to promote and maintain mutual, positive connections with other children and significant adults.
    • Initiative:the child’s ability to use independent thought and action to meet his or her needs.
    • Self-Regulation:the child’s ability to to express emotions and manage behaviors in healthy ways.

        Behavioral Concerns  

           Conscious Discipline strategies for the classroom
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