Paul A. LeBuffe

Paul LeBuffe, M.A., is the Director of the Institute of Clinical Training & Research of the Devereux Foundation. He is a graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland and received his Master's degree in experimental psychology from Bryn Mawr College. Paul is an author of the Devereux Behavior Rating Scale - School Form, the Devereux Scales of Mental Disorders, the DSMD Scoring Assistant computer program and, most recently, the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA), the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) and the Devereux Infant & Toddler (DECA-I/T). His major research interests are the measurement and promotion of resilience in young children, psychometrics and test development, treatment outcome evaluation in behavioral healthcare, and suicide prevention education. He has published and presented to professional audiences throughout the country in these areas. He is active in a number of professional and community organizations concerned with young children and individuals with developmental and psychiatric disorders.  Copyright Devereaux