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When your brother or sister has cancer: A guide for teens

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112971
National Cancer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. USA: National Institutes of Health , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 557 WHE 2005
This booklet is a guide for teens who are dealing with a sibling diagnosed with cancer. It helps the teen deal with their own feelings, learn more about the disease, changes that may occur in their family and ways to help your sibling through their treatment.
Title
When your brother or sister has cancer: A guide for teens
Corporate Author
National Cancer Institute
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Place
USA
Publisher
National Institutes of Health
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Softcover: 100 p.
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Young Adults
Children with Cancer-Coping for the Siblings
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Abstract
This booklet is a guide for teens who are dealing with a sibling diagnosed with cancer. It helps the teen deal with their own feelings, learn more about the disease, changes that may occur in their family and ways to help your sibling through their treatment.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 557 WHE 2005
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing
Gillie, Oliver. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 100 GIL 2004
Provides an overview of cancer, describing what it is, what the various forms are that it takes, what it is like to live with this disease, and some of the available treatments.
Title
Cancer
Author
Gillie, Oliver
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Young Adults
Picture Books
Abstract
Provides an overview of cancer, describing what it is, what the various forms are that it takes, what it is like to live with this disease, and some of the available treatments.
ISBN
1403451443
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FE 100 GIL 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Baker, Marina. North Vancouver, BC: Whitecap , 2002. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 100 BAK 2002
This is a guidebook for teenagers about life, love and caring for the planet. It covers health, home, family, body and other topics of interest to teenagers.
Title
Teenage survival guide
Author
Baker, Marina
Place
North Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Whitecap
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback; 240 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Young Adults-Self-Help
Abstract
This is a guidebook for teenagers about life, love and caring for the planet. It covers health, home, family, body and other topics of interest to teenagers.
ISBN
1552853780
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GL 100 BAK 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Paquette, Penny Hutchins. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FN 400 PAQ 2003
Presents teens with the information they need to participate in the management of their illness. Interviews with teens who are coping with asthma provide a real-life point of view about what it feels like to have an asthma attack, how they feel about taking medication, and how their friends reacted…
Title
Asthma: The ultimate teen guide
Author
Paquette, Penny Hutchins
Place
Lanham, MD
Publisher
The Scarecrow Press
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; xii, 171 p.
Series
It happpened to me, No. 5
Topics
Asthma
Young Adults
Abstract
Presents teens with the information they need to participate in the management of their illness. Interviews with teens who are coping with asthma provide a real-life point of view about what it feels like to have an asthma attack, how they feel about taking medication, and how their friends reacted when they learned they have asthma.
ISBN
0810846330
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FN 400 PAQ 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Adolescent health care: A practical guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112707
Neinstein, Lawrence S., Gordon, Catherine M., Katzman, Debra K., Rosen, David S., Woods, Elizabeth R. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2008. 5th ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Call Number
REF GL 200 NEI 2008
Deals with adolescent medicine. This guide is suitable for health care facilities that treat adolescents. Recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library, it includes chapters that cover psychosomatic illness and complementary medicine. It can also be used for …
Title
Adolescent health care: A practical guide
Author
Neinstein, Lawrence S.
Gordon, Catherine M.
Katzman, Debra K.
Rosen, David S.
Woods, Elizabeth R.
Edition
5th ed.
Place
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Hardcover: 1132 P.
Topics
Young Adults
Young Adults Health Promotion
Young Adults Sexuality
Sexual Health
Young Adults Coping with Family Illness
Young Adults-Mental Health. Psychology
Abstract
Deals with adolescent medicine. This guide is suitable for health care facilities that treat adolescents. Recommended by the American College of Physicians for their internal medicine library, it includes chapters that cover psychosomatic illness and complementary medicine. It can also be used for board preparation.
ISBN
9780781792561
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Study & Learning Commons
Audience
Professional
Call Number
REF GL 200 NEI 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Study & Learning Commons REF Available
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Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106348
Jackson, Luke, Attwood, Tony. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2002. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such top…
Title
Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence
Author
Jackson, Luke
Attwood, Tony
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback: 240 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 9.11 x 6.16
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Jackson, a 13-year-old from the UK, is one of seven children. He has asperger syndrome (AS), one of his brothers has attention deficit disorder (ADHD), and another is autistic. Jackson's conversational and humorous text offers helpful insights into the challenges faced by those with AS, on such topics as fascinations and fixations, sensory perception, diet, sleep, teenage language, problems with socializing at school, homework, dealing with bullies, dating, and moral dilemmas. Written for youth with AS, and for their parents.
ISBN
9781843100980
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FM 272 JAC 2002
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Yes, your parents are crazy: A teen survival guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108519
Bradley, Michael J. Gig Harbor, WA: Harbor Press , c2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 450 BRA 2004
Discusses the difficulties of being a teenager in today's society and provides insights on how to survive adolescence and stay connected with one's parents.
Title
Yes, your parents are crazy: A teen survival guide
Author
Bradley, Michael J.
Place
Gig Harbor, WA
Publisher
Harbor Press
Year Published
c2004
Physical Description
Paperback; xxiv, 399 p.
Topics
Parent-Young Adult Relationships
Young Adults
Abstract
Discusses the difficulties of being a teenager in today's society and provides insights on how to survive adolescence and stay connected with one's parents.
ISBN
093619748X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GL 450 BRA 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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The grieving teen: A guide for teenagers and their friends

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108681
Fitzgerald, Helen. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster , c2000. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 FIT 2000
Written for teenagers, this book covers the entire range of situations in which youth may find themselves grieving a death, whether the cause was old age, terminal illness, school violence, or suicide. The author helps youth address the gamut of strong and difficult emotions they will experience an…
Title
The grieving teen: A guide for teenagers and their friends
Author
Fitzgerald, Helen
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
c2000
Physical Description
Paperback; 222 pages
Topics
Coping with Death
Grief. Bereavement
Young Adults
Abstract
Written for teenagers, this book covers the entire range of situations in which youth may find themselves grieving a death, whether the cause was old age, terminal illness, school violence, or suicide. The author helps youth address the gamut of strong and difficult emotions they will experience and the new situations they will face, including family changes, issues with friends, problems at school, and the courage needed to move forward with one's own life.
ISBN
0684868040
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 FIT 2000
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Over it: A teen's guide to getting beyond obsessions with food and weight

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Normandi, Carol Emery, Roark, Laurelee. Novato, CA: New World Library; Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West , 2001. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH BB 500 EME 2001
The authors look at the behaviors that may lead to eating disorders and the cultural, emotional, and physical reasons girls obsess about weight and eating. They go on to offer girls and their parents a map and a method for finding a realistic and livable balance. Stories and quotations from girls w…
Title
Over it: A teen's guide to getting beyond obsessions with food and weight
Author
Normandi, Carol Emery
Roark, Laurelee
Place
Novato, CA
Publisher
New World Library; Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West
Year Published
2001
Physical Description
xviii, 187 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Topics
Eating Disorders
Young Adults
Abstract
The authors look at the behaviors that may lead to eating disorders and the cultural, emotional, and physical reasons girls obsess about weight and eating. They go on to offer girls and their parents a map and a method for finding a realistic and livable balance. Stories and quotations from girls who have struggled with eating disorders give the book immediacy, and exercises and writing suggestions steer girls toward a healthy self-image and wholesome eating patterns.
ISBN
1577311485
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH BB 500 EME 2001
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Too old for this, too young for that! Your survival guide for the middle-school years

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108333
Mosatche, Harriet S., Unger, Karen. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc. , 2000. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 100 MOS 2000
This comprehensive guide offers preteens seven chapters filled with information and advice to help ease the transition from childhood to adolesence. It addresses changing bodies, health, emotions, privacy, family issues, dating, school, peer pressure, and time management. There are examples of diff…
Title
Too old for this, too young for that! Your survival guide for the middle-school years
Author
Mosatche, Harriet S.
Unger, Karen
Place
Minneapolis, MN
Publisher
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Year Published
2000
Physical Description
Paperback; 190 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Young Adults-Psychological Development
Life Skills
Abstract
This comprehensive guide offers preteens seven chapters filled with information and advice to help ease the transition from childhood to adolesence. It addresses changing bodies, health, emotions, privacy, family issues, dating, school, peer pressure, and time management. There are examples of different types of situations or problems that might arise and numerous ideas and suggestions to try.
ISBN
1575420678
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GL 100 MOS 2000
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Late, lost, and unprepared: A parents' guide to helping children with executive functioning

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111119
Cooper-Kahn, Joyce, Dietzel, Laurie C. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House , 2008. (Book) — 4 copies, 3 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Featured
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GK 710 COO 2008
A guide for parents of children and adolescents who have difficulty with executive functioning skills including; planning and organization, self-monitoring, impulse control, working memory, and initiating tasks. This book offers short-term strategies and ways to build skills needed for long-term, …
Title
Late, lost, and unprepared: A parents' guide to helping children with executive functioning
Author
Cooper-Kahn, Joyce
Dietzel, Laurie C.
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Woodbine House
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Paperback: 217 p.
Topics
Children's Psychological Development
Child Development
Parenting
Young Adults
ADD
Abstract
A guide for parents of children and adolescents who have difficulty with executive functioning skills including; planning and organization, self-monitoring, impulse control, working memory, and initiating tasks. This book offers short-term strategies and ways to build skills needed for long-term, life-long success, whether a child has ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, or no specific diagnosis.
ISBN
9781890627843
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Featured
Call Number
GK 710 COO 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 3 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 4 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due September 18, 2019
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Chasing rainbows: Young adults living with cancer

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110130
Taylor, Pat. Vancouver, BC: Chasing Rainbows Productions , 2006. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 TAY 2006
When Sara Taylor was diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of cancer at age 23, she went looking in cancer agency libraries for answers and for resources that would address the particular issues that she faced, as a young adult dealing with a life-threatening illness. Almost everything she found w…
Title
Chasing rainbows: Young adults living with cancer
Author
Taylor, Pat
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Chasing Rainbows Productions
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
1 DVD (43 min.)
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Young Adults
Abstract
When Sara Taylor was diagnosed with a rare and deadly form of cancer at age 23, she went looking in cancer agency libraries for answers and for resources that would address the particular issues that she faced, as a young adult dealing with a life-threatening illness. Almost everything she found was targeted at patients decades older than she, people who were at very different stages in their lives - professionally, socially and emotionally. The result is the documentary film, Chasing Rainbows: Young Adults Living With Cancer – a dynamic, intimate portrait of six young people who are “living life while fighting for it”.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 TAY 2006
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

S.A.F.E. Safety awareness for empowerment: A training guide for safety at home, at work, and in public.

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109513
Hafner, Dedra. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Madison , 2005. (Kit) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
GL 100 HAF 2005
An eight-module curriculum to teach self-care and community safety skills to youth, particularly those with cognitive disabilities. Includes handouts, graphics, a board game. Topics include staying home alone, safe relationships, avoiding victimization, sexuality, first aid and self defense.
Title
S.A.F.E. Safety awareness for empowerment: A training guide for safety at home, at work, and in public.
Author
Hafner, Dedra
Corporate Author
Waisman Center
Place
Madison, WI
Publisher
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
3 ring binder: 2 posters; 46 visual aids; 1 training certificate
Topics
Young Adults
Developmental Disability
Young Adults Sexuality
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Abstract
An eight-module curriculum to teach self-care and community safety skills to youth, particularly those with cognitive disabilities. Includes handouts, graphics, a board game. Topics include staying home alone, safe relationships, avoiding victimization, sexuality, first aid and self defense.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GL 100 HAF 2005
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available

Making sense of sex: A forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's Syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113155
Attwood, Sarah, Powell, Jonathan (Ill.). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GK 305 ATT 2008
Puberty is a time of huge change in the physical body, in emotional experience and in social relationships. Having an understanding of these developments and learning how to deal with them is essential, and for people with Asperger's syndrome it can be a challenge to get to grips with the social an…
Title
Making sense of sex: A forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's Syndrome
Author
Attwood, Sarah
Powell, Jonathan (Ill.)
Place
London
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Soft cover: 311 p.
Topics
Sex Education
Puberty
Sexual Health
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Puberty is a time of huge change in the physical body, in emotional experience and in social relationships. Having an understanding of these developments and learning how to deal with them is essential, and for people with Asperger's syndrome it can be a challenge to get to grips with the social and emotional aspects of puberty, sex and relationships.This book is ideal for those who need clear, detailed explanations and direct answers to the many questions raised by puberty and sexual maturity. Sarah Attwood describes developments in both the male and female body, and explains how to maintain hygiene and personal care, and to promote general good health. She examines emotional changes, including moods and sexual feelings, and provides comprehensive information on sex, sexual health and reproduction. She looks at the nature of friendship, how it changes from childhood to adulthood and its importance as a basis for sexual encounter. She also offers coping strategies for different social experiences, from bullying to dating, and includes essential tips on the politics of mature behaviour, such as knowing the difference between public and personal topics of conversation. Making Sense of Sex is a thorough guide written in unambiguous language with helpful diagrams, explanations and practical advice for young people approaching puberty and beyond.
ISBN
9781843103745
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GK 305 ATT 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Get out of my life, but first could you take me and Cheryl to the mall? A parent's guide to the new teenager

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog104378
Wolf, Anthony E. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2002. 1st Rev.ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GL 450 WOL 2002
Offers assistance and advice for living with and raising teens in a loving and compassionate manner. He describes psychological rules that dictate teenage behavior--best of all, he doesn't overlook the humor in the teenage years. Gives reasonable options for resolving conflict.
Title
Get out of my life, but first could you take me and Cheryl to the mall? A parent's guide to the new teenager
Author
Wolf, Anthony E.
Edition
1st Rev.ed.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Softcover: 212 p.
Topics
Parent-Young Adult Relationships
Parenting
Young Adults
Abstract
Offers assistance and advice for living with and raising teens in a loving and compassionate manner. He describes psychological rules that dictate teenage behavior--best of all, he doesn't overlook the humor in the teenage years. Gives reasonable options for resolving conflict.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GL 450 WOL 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

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