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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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Sexuality, relationships and me: Sexuality booklets for young adults

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog105989
Canadian Down Syndrome Society. Calgary, AB: Canadian Down Syndrome Society , [1999]. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GA 100 SEX 1999
These resource booklets were written especially for young people with Down Syndrome or cognitive disabilities. Topics in the booklets include: being around other people; changes in your body for girls, changes in your body for boys; pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; intimacy and marriag…
Title
Sexuality, relationships and me: Sexuality booklets for young adults
Corporate Author
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
Place
Calgary, AB
Publisher
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
Year Published
[1999]
Physical Description
8 booklets
Topics
Female Sexuality
Male Sexuality
Social Skills
Developmental Disability
Social Behaviour (includes boundaries)
Relationships
Puberty
Sex Education
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Young Adults Social Behaviour
Young Adults
Abstract
These resource booklets were written especially for young people with Down Syndrome or cognitive disabilities. Topics in the booklets include: being around other people; changes in your body for girls, changes in your body for boys; pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases; intimacy and marriage; facts on sexual hurting; masturbation and privacy for girls, and finally, masturbation and privacy for boys.
Notes
Audience: educators, parents, persons with disabilities and support workers.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GA 100 SEX 1999
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available

Asperger Syndrome and difficult moments: Practical solutions for tantrums, rage, and meltdowns

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106451
Myles, Brenda Smith, Southwick, Jack. Shawnee Mission, KA: Autism Asperger Publisher Co. , 1999. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 MYL 1999
Written for professionals and parents alike, this book offers practical solutions to the day-to-day challenges facing individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families. With a major emphasis on tantrums and other behavioral outbursts, the book offers strategies that promote social skills develo…
Title
Asperger Syndrome and difficult moments: Practical solutions for tantrums, rage, and meltdowns
Author
Myles, Brenda Smith
Southwick, Jack
Place
Shawnee Mission, KA
Publisher
Autism Asperger Publisher Co.
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
Paperback: 106 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.31 x 9.00 x 6.16
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Anger
Child Behaviour
Emotional Health
Children's Emotions
Young Adults
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Abstract
Written for professionals and parents alike, this book offers practical solutions to the day-to-day challenges facing individuals with Asperger Syndrome and their families. With a major emphasis on tantrums and other behavioral outbursts, the book offers strategies that promote social skills development, including self-awareness, self-calming and self-management thereby promoting effective lifelong practices. The clear and concise discussion of the rage cycle and what can be done to stop it from escalating offers helpful suggestions designed to help children and youth function more successfully both at home and at school.
ISBN
9780967251431
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 MYL 1999
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Maybe later baby: A guide to fertility for young people with cancer. (Reverse: A guide to fertility for young people after cancer.)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112166

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Maybe_Later_Baby.pdf

Pinzone, Francesca, Geber, Shea (Designer). Sydney, Australia: CanTeen , [0000]. (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 FE 250 PIN [0000]
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
This booklet is a comprehensive and realistic guide for young adults who have undergone or are about to undergo treatment for cancer.
Title
Maybe later baby: A guide to fertility for young people with cancer. (Reverse: A guide to fertility for young people after cancer.)
Author
Pinzone, Francesca
Geber, Shea (Designer)
Corporate Author
The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
Place
Sydney, Australia
Publisher
CanTeen
Year Published
[0000]
Physical Description
Spiral bound soft cover: (A guide to fertility for young people with cancer: 89 p.) (Reverse: A guide to fertility for young people after cancer: 69 p.)
Topics
Young Adults
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Cancer-Coping
Fertility/Infertility
Abstract
This booklet is a comprehensive and realistic guide for young adults who have undergone or are about to undergo treatment for cancer.
ISBN
9780980463750
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Maybe_Later_Baby.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 PIN [0000]
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Healing your grieving heart for teens: 100 practical ideas: Simple tips for understanding and expressing your grief

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106172
Wolfelt, Alan D. Fort Collins, CO: Companion Press , 2001. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 WOL 2001
This book presents ideas to help teens recognize mourning as a natural process of loss, reassures them not be afraid of deep emotions, and shows them how to release grief in healthy, positive ways.
Title
Healing your grieving heart for teens: 100 practical ideas: Simple tips for understanding and expressing your grief
Author
Wolfelt, Alan D.
Place
Fort Collins, CO
Publisher
Companion Press
Year Published
2001
Physical Description
Paperback: [101 p.].
Topics
Coping with Death
Grief. Bereavement
Young Adults
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Abstract
This book presents ideas to help teens recognize mourning as a natural process of loss, reassures them not be afraid of deep emotions, and shows them how to release grief in healthy, positive ways.
ISBN
1879651238
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GV 250 WOL 2001
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Lost
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What works for me: Young adults with hearing loss talk to teens

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111264
Blatchford, Claire (ed.). Northampton, Mass.: The Mainstream Center, CLARKE , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FI 400 BLA 2005
Ten young adults with hearing loss tell teens about what helped them find their way in mainstream schools and what continues to work for them today.
Title
What works for me: Young adults with hearing loss talk to teens
Author
Blatchford, Claire (ed.)
Place
Northampton, Mass.
Publisher
The Mainstream Center, CLARKE
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Spiralbound paperback: 18 p.
Topics
Hard of Hearing-Coping
Young Adults
Abstract
Ten young adults with hearing loss tell teens about what helped them find their way in mainstream schools and what continues to work for them today.
ISBN
9780979728716
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FI 400 BLA 2005
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Girls growing up on the autism spectrum: What parents and professionals should know about the pre-teen and teenage years

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111388
Nichols, Shana, Moravcik, Gina Marie, Tetenbaum, Samara Pulver. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2009. (Book) — 2 copies, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 272 NIC 2009
Discussing adolescent issues within the context of specific areas of difficulty for girls with ASDs, the authors provide knowledge and advice to help girls - and the whole family - through the teenage years. This book addresses a range of topics including: cognition, communication, behavior, sensor…
Title
Girls growing up on the autism spectrum: What parents and professionals should know about the pre-teen and teenage years
Author
Nichols, Shana
Moravcik, Gina Marie
Tetenbaum, Samara Pulver
Place
London, UK
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Softcover; 351 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Young Adults
Abstract
Discussing adolescent issues within the context of specific areas of difficulty for girls with ASDs, the authors provide knowledge and advice to help girls - and the whole family - through the teenage years. This book addresses a range of topics including: cognition, communication, behavior, sensory sensitivities, and social difficulties. It provides professional perspectives as well as personal experiences from mothers, daughters and educators. Written for families and their daughters with ASDs, as well as the teachers and professionals who work with them.
ISBN
9781843108559
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 272 NIC 2009
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 On Loan, due June 14, 2017
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It's like this: How young people and their parents deal with cancer

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112172
The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer. Sydney, Australia: CanTeen , 2010. (Video) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 ITS 2010
This DVD is produced for parents of young people to give an understanding of the experience of living with cancer as an adolescent and young adult. It explores the whole range of cancer experiences, including that of bereavement, from the perspective of a young person who is either a patient, a sib…
Title
It's like this: How young people and their parents deal with cancer
Corporate Author
The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
Place
Sydney, Australia
Publisher
CanTeen
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
DVD: 4 sections: (27:24; 15:43; 26:01; 33:17)
Topics
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Cancer-Coping
Young Adults
Parent-Young Adult Relationships
Parenting
Abstract
This DVD is produced for parents of young people to give an understanding of the experience of living with cancer as an adolescent and young adult. It explores the whole range of cancer experiences, including that of bereavement, from the perspective of a young person who is either a patient, a sibling or a child of an adult with cancer and their parents who care for them.
There are 4 sections to the DVD:
-Young people who are diagnosed with cancer (27:24)
-Young people whose sibling is diagnosed with cancer (15:43)
-Young people whose parent is diagnosed with cancer (26:01)
-Young people whose parent or sibling has died from cancer (33:17)
Notes
Can be used in conjunction with the Now What? series.
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 ITS 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available

Children's allergy and asthma education centre

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110913

http://asthma-education.com/

Children's Asthma Education Centre. Winnipeg, MN: Children's Asthma Education Centre , 2009. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
A website for youth about Asthma. Learn about its causes, how to control it, what can trigger an attack and what you can do to prevent it.
Title
Children's allergy and asthma education centre
Author
Children's Asthma Education Centre
Place
Winnipeg, MN
Publisher
Children's Asthma Education Centre
Year Published
2009
Topics
Asthma
Young Adults
Abstract
A website for youth about Asthma. Learn about its causes, how to control it, what can trigger an attack and what you can do to prevent it.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://asthma-education.com/
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public
Warbrick, Caroline. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2003. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH BB 500 WAR 2003
This illustrated book examines the eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and compulsive eating disorder. Topics include: history of eating disorders; facts about how they affect the body, how they are treated, and how widespread they are; how society and the media react to eating disorders; …
Title
Eating disorders
Author
Warbrick, Caroline
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia
Young Adults
Picture Books
Abstract
This illustrated book examines the eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and compulsive eating disorder. Topics include: history of eating disorders; facts about how they affect the body, how they are treated, and how widespread they are; how society and the media react to eating disorders; how an eating disorder harms not only the person who has it, but also their family and friends; where help and information can be found.
ISBN
1588106780
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH BB 500 WAR 2003
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing
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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

http://www.nfb.ca/film/everybodys_children

Delmos, Monika. Montreal, PQ: National Film Board , 2008. (Video)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on above link to view video on-line.
This documentary follows a year in the life of two teenage refugees, Joyce and Sallieu, who have left their own countries to make a new life in Ontario. Joyce, 17, left the Democratic Republic of Congo to avoid being forced into prostitution by her family. Sallieu, 16, had witnessed the murder of h…
Title
Everybody's children
Author
Delmos, Monika
Place
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
National Film Board
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Streaming video: 51 min. 21 sec.
Topics
Cross-Cultural Health Care
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Young Adults
Refugees
Abstract
This documentary follows a year in the life of two teenage refugees, Joyce and Sallieu, who have left their own countries to make a new life in Ontario. Joyce, 17, left the Democratic Republic of Congo to avoid being forced into prostitution by her family. Sallieu, 16, had witnessed the murder of his mother as a young boy in war-torn Sierra Leone. Delmos follows them as they bear the normal pressures of being a teenager while simultaneously undergoing the refugee application process. She shows how the guidance and support of a handful of people make a real difference in the day-to-day lives of these children.
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.nfb.ca/film/everybodys_children
URL Notes
Click on above link to view video on-line.
Audience
Patient or Public

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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The adolescent with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120479
Kirby, Amanda. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2004. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FM 270 KIR 2004
Adolescence is tricky at the best of times, let alone for an individual with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia. Amanda Kirby, Medical Director of the Dyscovery Centre and the mother of a DCD child herself, addresses the main difficulties encountered by adolescents …
Title
The adolescent with developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD)
Alternate Title
The adolescent with developmental coordination disorder (DCD)
Author
Kirby, Amanda
Place
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
143 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Topics
Motor Development
Developmental Disorders
Young Adults
Abstract
Adolescence is tricky at the best of times, let alone for an individual with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia. Amanda Kirby, Medical Director of the Dyscovery Centre and the mother of a DCD child herself, addresses the main difficulties encountered by adolescents with DCD, including building relationships and coping with secondary school. With a common sense approach she provides a series of practical ideas on how individuals can tackle these difficulties, making The Adolescent with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder an essential resource for adolescents with DCD, as well as parents, teachers and health professionals.
ISBN
9781843101789
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FM 270 KIR 2004
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Now what ... ? A young person's guide to dealing with cancer (Ages 12-15)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112170

http://nowwhat.org.au/

Don, Pauline, Wood, Catherine, Young, Robert (Designer). Sydney, Australia: CanTeen , 2011. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 DON 2011
So you have been diagnosed with cancer. Now what...? This book is designed to help youth aged 12-15 get a handle on some of what is going on and offer some tips and encouragement for dealing with the massive challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings.
Title
Now what ... ? A young person's guide to dealing with cancer (Ages 12-15)
Author
Don, Pauline
Wood, Catherine
Young, Robert (Designer)
Corporate Author
The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
Place
Sydney, Australia
Publisher
CanTeen
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Spiral bound soft cover: 132 p.
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Young Adults
Abstract
So you have been diagnosed with cancer. Now what...? This book is designed to help youth aged 12-15 get a handle on some of what is going on and offer some tips and encouragement for dealing with the massive challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings.
ISBN
9780980463774
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://nowwhat.org.au/
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 DON 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Now what ... ? A young person's guide to dealing with cancer (Ages 16-24)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112171

http://nowwhat.org.au/

Don, Pauline, Wood, Catherine, Young, Robert (Designer). Sydney, Australia: CanTeen , 2011. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 DOO 2011
So you have been diagnosed with cancer. Now what...? This book is designed to help youth aged 16-24 get a handle on some of what is going on and offer some tips and encouragement for dealing with the massive challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings.
Title
Now what ... ? A young person's guide to dealing with cancer (Ages 16-24)
Author
Don, Pauline
Wood, Catherine
Young, Robert (Designer)
Corporate Author
The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
Place
Sydney, Australia
Publisher
CanTeen
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Spiral bound soft cover: 149 p.
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Young Adults
Abstract
So you have been diagnosed with cancer. Now what...? This book is designed to help youth aged 16-24 get a handle on some of what is going on and offer some tips and encouragement for dealing with the massive challenges that a cancer diagnosis brings.
ISBN
9780980463767
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://nowwhat.org.au/
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FE 250 DOO 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Transition from High School to Adult Life

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112224

http://citizenship.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2014/07/Plain_Language_young_adults_transition.pdf

Community Living Research Project. Community Living Research Project, School of Social Work and Family Studies, University of British Columbia (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This document reviews research in the area of young adults with developmental disabilities transitioning from high school into community and adult life. The transition planning process of various regions in the world will be explored which will include recommendations from the literature. Tools and…
Title
Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Transition from High School to Adult Life
Subtitle
Literature and Initial Program Review
Author
Community Living Research Project
Publisher
Community Living Research Project, School of Social Work and Family Studies, University of British Columbia
Physical Description
PDF file: 90 pages
Topics
Developmental Disability
Young Adults
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Life Skills
Mental Health/Illness
Support Groups
Abstract
This document reviews research in the area of young adults with developmental disabilities transitioning from high school into community and adult life. The transition planning process of various regions in the world will be explored which will include recommendations from the literature. Tools and approaches for supporting transition planning will be outlined and some outcome data will be provided. This document will outline various options for young adults with developmental disabilities in the areas of work, education, and community support. A specific Canadian and British Columbian perspective will be included in the later sections of the review. Finally, recommendations for practice and for areas for future consideration will also be highlighted.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://citizenship.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2014/07/Plain_Language_young_adults_transition.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

How to win friends and influence people for teen girls

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111453
Carnegie, Donna Dale. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH CF 300 CAR 2005
In this book, Donna Dale Carnegie, daughter of the late motivational author and teacher Dale Carnegie, provides advice to teenage girls on how to influence friends in a positive manner. It covers such topics as peer pressure, gossip, popularity and relationships with boys. By teaching skills and te…
Title
How to win friends and influence people for teen girls
Author
Carnegie, Donna Dale
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Softcover: 190 p.
Topics
Friendship
Young Adults
Abstract
In this book, Donna Dale Carnegie, daughter of the late motivational author and teacher Dale Carnegie, provides advice to teenage girls on how to influence friends in a positive manner. It covers such topics as peer pressure, gossip, popularity and relationships with boys. By teaching skills and techniques, this book will help adolescent girls learn powerful ways to influence others, defuse arguments, admit mistakes, and make choices. Also provides guidance for older teens, including driving and handling college interviews.
ISBN
0743272773
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH CF 300 CAR 2005
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
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Anger bingo for teens: An engaging and educational game about anger and ways to manage it

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog104833
Driscoll, Nancy Anne. [Plainview, NY]: Wellness Reproductions & Publishing , LLC , 2002. (Game) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
CA 250 DRI 2002
Game to help address anger management issues for youth. This educational and engaging activity covers anger triggers, symptoms, causes, control, and prevention.
Title
Anger bingo for teens: An engaging and educational game about anger and ways to manage it
Author
Driscoll, Nancy Anne
Place
[Plainview, NY]
Publisher
Wellness Reproductions & Publishing , LLC
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Included are 16 laminated bingo cards, 5 sets of calling cards, chips, a reproducible handout, and facilitator's instructions.
Topics
Anger
Young Adults
Emotions
Abstract
Game to help address anger management issues for youth. This educational and engaging activity covers anger triggers, symptoms, causes, control, and prevention.
Notes
Grades 7-12, Group facilitator needed.
Language
English
Material Type
Game
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CA 250 DRI 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment 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

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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Fact Sheet: Resources to Help Children Understand Limb Loss

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110613

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/fact_sheets/help_child_understand.html

Amputee Coalition of America. Knoxville, TN: Amputee Coalition of America , 2005. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
An online resource for children and adolescents with limb difference. Includes a youth information section with fact sheets and links to other resources.
Title
Fact Sheet: Resources to Help Children Understand Limb Loss
Corporate Author
Amputee Coalition of America
Place
Knoxville, TN
Publisher
Amputee Coalition of America
Year Published
2005
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Young Adults
Abstract
An online resource for children and adolescents with limb difference. Includes a youth information section with fact sheets and links to other resources.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/fact_sheets/help_child_understand.html
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

Just a little too thin: How to pull your child back from the brink of an eating disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110596
Strober, Michael A., Schneider, Meg. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
BB 500 STR 2005
Outlining the findings of Dr. Michael Strober's original research--that there are three distinct stages of eating disorders--this book helps parents detect the severity of a child's weight issues and helps them steer her clear of--or maneuver herself off--a slippery slope that could lead to Anorexi…
Title
Just a little too thin: How to pull your child back from the brink of an eating disorder
Author
Strober, Michael A.
Schneider, Meg.
Place
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Hardcover, 235 p.
Topics
Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia
Young Adults
Parenting
Abstract
Outlining the findings of Dr. Michael Strober's original research--that there are three distinct stages of eating disorders--this book helps parents detect the severity of a child's weight issues and helps them steer her clear of--or maneuver herself off--a slippery slope that could lead to Anorexia Nervosa. Offering guidance on how to talk about weight and eating in ways that won't alienate the child in question, it also provides parents with the tools to help them cope with the emotional issues that are feeding their child's obsession with their weight. No matter where a child rests on the continuum of eating behaviors, this book is a useful aid for parents intent on keeping their children emotionally and physically healthy in a world of unprecedented pressures.
ISBN
9780738210186
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BB 500 STR 2005
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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The guide to good health for teens and adults with Down Syndrome

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111692
Chicoine, Brian, McGuire, Dennis. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GI 310 CHI 2010
This book covers the complete scope of healthcare and wellness needs for Down syndrome adolescents and adults. Key topics include: ; Characteristics of Down syndrome
Title
The guide to good health for teens and adults with Down Syndrome
Author
Chicoine, Brian
McGuire, Dennis
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Woodbine House
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 391 p.
Topics
Adults
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Young Adults
Abstract
This book covers the complete scope of healthcare and wellness needs for Down syndrome adolescents and adults. Key topics include:
Characteristics of Down syndrome
ISBN
9781890627898
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GI 310 CHI 2010
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Chicken soup for the college soul: inspiring and humorous stories about college

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113246
Canfield, Jack., Hansen, Mark Victor., Kirberger, Kimberly., Clark, Dan., Malinchak, James. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc. , 1999. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 150 CAN 1999
College is a time of excitement, exuberance and triumph, as well as one of anxiety, doubt and confusion. Readers will identify with the stories that express feelings they undoubtedly share as they stand at the brink of adulthood, sometimes ready to take the world by storm, other times wondering whe…
Title
Chicken soup for the college soul: inspiring and humorous stories about college
Author
Canfield, Jack.
Hansen, Mark Victor.
Kirberger, Kimberly.
Clark, Dan.
Malinchak, James.
Place
Deerfield Beach, FL
Publisher
Health Communications, Inc.
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
Paperback, 350 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Young Adults-Self-Help
Abstract
College is a time of excitement, exuberance and triumph, as well as one of anxiety, doubt and confusion. Readers will identify with the stories that express feelings they undoubtedly share as they stand at the brink of adulthood, sometimes ready to take the world by storm, other times wondering whether they will ever be ready. This book deals with the myriad issues of college life, from homesickness to partying to G.P.A.s and everything in between.
ISBN
1558747028
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 150 CAN 1999
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Chicken soup for the teenage soul: 101 stories of life, love and learning

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog107238
Canfield, Jack., Hansen, Mark Victor., Kirberger, Kimberly. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc. , 1997. (Book) — 2 copies, 2 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 150 CAN 1997
Contains stories, poems, and cartoons relating to the specific troubles that traumatize teenagers everywhere. There are plenty of stories about dating, friendships, and school, as well as essays on suicide, dying young, and drunk driving. Chapters include: On Relationships; On Friendship; On Family…
Title
Chicken soup for the teenage soul: 101 stories of life, love and learning
Author
Canfield, Jack.
Hansen, Mark Victor.
Kirberger, Kimberly.
Place
Deerfield Beach, FL
Publisher
Health Communications, Inc.
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
Paperback, 353 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Young Adults-Self-Help
Abstract
Contains stories, poems, and cartoons relating to the specific troubles that traumatize teenagers everywhere. There are plenty of stories about dating, friendships, and school, as well as essays on suicide, dying young, and drunk driving. Chapters include: On Relationships; On Friendship; On Family; On Love and Kindness; On Learning; Tough Stuff; Making a Difference; Going for It!
ISBN
1558744630
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 150 CAN 1997
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Lost
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Changing bodies, changing lives: A book for teens on sex and relationships

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog105702
Bell, Ruth. New York, NY: Vintage Books , 1988. Rev. and Updated. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GA 110 BEL 1988
This book candidly discusses teenage sexuality and the many physical and emotional changes that occur during adolescence.
Title
Changing bodies, changing lives: A book for teens on sex and relationships
Author
Bell, Ruth
Edition
Rev. and Updated
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Vintage Books
Year Published
1988
Physical Description
xiv, 254 p. : ill.
Topics
Sex Education
Young Adults Sexuality
Relationships
Young Adults
Abstract
This book candidly discusses teenage sexuality and the many physical and emotional changes that occur during adolescence.
ISBN
0394755413
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GA 110 BEL 1988
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Cocktails: Facts for youth about mixing medicine, booze and street drugs

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog106308

http://www.drugcocktails.ca/

http://professional.drugcocktails.ca/

Youth Health Program. Vancouver, BC: Children & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2013. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Youth version, and Professional version
Designed by youth for youth, this website outlines actions and risks of alcohol, smoking and street drugs on their bodies and minds. Also, 105 medications and their interactions with alcohol, caffeine, street drugs and oral/injectable contraceptives have been researched and outlined in a youth frie…
Title
Cocktails: Facts for youth about mixing medicine, booze and street drugs
Author
Youth Health Program
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children & Women's Health Centre of BC
Year Published
2013
Topics
Drugs-Directories.Resource Guides
Street Drugs. Recreational Drugs
Drug Action. Drug Interactions. Food and Drug Interactions.
Nonprescription Drugs
Drug Side Effects
Young Adults
Abstract
Designed by youth for youth, this website outlines actions and risks of alcohol, smoking and street drugs on their bodies and minds. Also, 105 medications and their interactions with alcohol, caffeine, street drugs and oral/injectable contraceptives have been researched and outlined in a youth friendly format.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.drugcocktails.ca/
http://professional.drugcocktails.ca/
URL Notes
Youth version, and Professional version
Audience
Patient or Public

Recognizing resilience: A workbook for parents and caregivers of teens using substances

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112241

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/RecognizingResilienceWorkbook2012.pdf

McCune, Stephanie. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Island Health Authority , 2012. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
This is a workbook for parents and caregivers who love and worry about a teenager who may be experimenting with or regularly engaged in relationship with alcohol or other drugs. It offers both concrete tips and strategies, as well as reflective exercises.
Title
Recognizing resilience: A workbook for parents and caregivers of teens using substances
Author
McCune, Stephanie
Corporate Author
Discovery Youth & Family Services
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
PDF file: 111 p.
Topics
Addictive Behaviour
Street Drugs. Recreational Drugs
Young Adults
Abstract
This is a workbook for parents and caregivers who love and worry about a teenager who may be experimenting with or regularly engaged in relationship with alcohol or other drugs. It offers both concrete tips and strategies, as well as reflective exercises.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/RecognizingResilienceWorkbook2012.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

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
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Chicken soup for the preteen soul 2: Stories about facing challenges, realizing dreams and making a difference

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108683
Canfield, Jack, Hansen, Mark Victor, Hansen, Patty, Dunlap, Irene. New York, NY: Scholastic Inc. , c2004. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 CAN 2004
A book filled with true stories for preteens about finding yourself, achieving dreams, and dealing with tough issues such as friendship, body changes, first crushes, difficult choices and tough stuff like divorce, moving, and dealing with death.
Title
Chicken soup for the preteen soul 2: Stories about facing challenges, realizing dreams and making a difference
Author
Canfield, Jack
Hansen, Mark Victor
Hansen, Patty
Dunlap, Irene
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Year Published
c2004
Physical Description
Paperback; 404 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Children's Emotions
Abstract
A book filled with true stories for preteens about finding yourself, achieving dreams, and dealing with tough issues such as friendship, body changes, first crushes, difficult choices and tough stuff like divorce, moving, and dealing with death.
ISBN
0439674999
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 CAN 2004
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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Garland, Jane E., Clark, Sandra L., Earle, Vicki (Illustrator). Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2002. (Book) — 7 copies, 4 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 CD 420 GAR 2002
Written specifically for youth, this manual explains the nature and basis for anxiety, the different types of anxiety, and includes information on medication. It also includes specific coping strategies for youth. This is part of the TWD Series.
Title
Worry taming for teens
Author
Garland, Jane E.
Clark, Sandra L.
Earle, Vicki (Illustrator)
Corporate Author
BCCH Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Dept. of Psychiatry
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Spiral bound, paperback, 8.5 x 11 in.: 96 pages
Topics
Anxiety. Anxiety Disorders
Fear
Young Adults
Anxiety
TWD
Taming Worry Dragons
Abstract
Written specifically for youth, this manual explains the nature and basis for anxiety, the different types of anxiety, and includes information on medication. It also includes specific coping strategies for youth. This is part of the TWD Series.
ISBN
1234567891111
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 CD 420 GAR 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 12 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 10 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 11 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due October 15, 2019
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing On Loan, due May 28, 2019
Copy 3 Available
Copy 4 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due October 30, 2019
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PCOS resources for a healthier you

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112963
Thomas, Phaedra, Sonneville, Kendrin, Frates, Susan, Kohn, Amanda (ill.). Boston, MA: Children's Hospital Boston , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GG 365 THO 2012
A collection of resources for teens with polycystic ovary syndrome, complete with General PCOS information, meal and snack ideas, nutrition and fitness worksheets, and more.
Title
PCOS resources for a healthier you
Author
Thomas, Phaedra
Sonneville, Kendrin
Frates, Susan
Kohn, Amanda (ill.)
Corporate Author
Center for Young Women's Health
Place
Boston, MA
Publisher
Children's Hospital Boston
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Spiral bound: 78 p.
Topics
Ovary. Ovarian Diseases
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Stein-Levanthal Syndrome
Young Adults
Abstract
A collection of resources for teens with polycystic ovary syndrome, complete with General PCOS information, meal and snack ideas, nutrition and fitness worksheets, and more.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GG 365 THO 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Easy for you to say: Q & A's for teens living with chronic illness or disability

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112348
Kaufman, Miriam. Toronto, ON: Firefly Books Ltd , 2012. 3rd ed. (Book) — 3 copies, 2 available
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
YOUTH EF 850.6 KAU 2012
In the 3rd edition, Dr. Miriam Kaufman addresses important topics for teens who are living with chronic conditions or disabilities. The topics include: Anemia, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Deafness, Diabetes, Head Injury, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, HIV, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, Sickle…
Title
Easy for you to say: Q & A's for teens living with chronic illness or disability
Author
Kaufman, Miriam
Edition
3rd ed
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: 309 p.
Topics
Coping with Chronic Illness
Young Adults
Physical Disability-Coping
Physical Disability. Physically Challenged
Relationships
Abstract
In the 3rd edition, Dr. Miriam Kaufman addresses important topics for teens who are living with chronic conditions or disabilities. The topics include: Anemia, Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Crohn's Disease, Deafness, Diabetes, Head Injury, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, HIV, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, Sickle Cell Anemia, Seizures, Spinal Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Thyroid Disease.
ISBN
9781770850996
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
YOUTH EF 850.6 KAU 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 4 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due October 08, 2019
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When your parent has cancer: A guide for teens

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112974
National Cancer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. USA: National Institute of Health , 2010. (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 600 WHE 2010
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens, National Institutes of Health Publication 12-5724: If your mom, dad, or an adult close to you has cancer, this book is for you. Here you can read about what has helped other teens get through this tough time. Doctors, nurses, social workers, friends, …
Title
When your parent has cancer: A guide for teens
Corporate Author
National Cancer Institute
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Place
USA
Publisher
National Institute of Health
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 76 p.
Topics
Cancer-Coping
Children Coping with Parent's Cancer
Young Adults
Abstract
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens, National Institutes of Health Publication 12-5724: If your mom, dad, or an adult close to you has cancer, this book is for you. Here you can read about what has helped other teens get through this tough time. Doctors, nurses, social workers, friends, and family are working hard to help your mom or dad get better. You are a very important part of that team, too. In the weeks and months ahead, you may feel a whole range of emotions. Some days will be good, and things might seem like they used to. Other days may be harder. This book can help prepare you for some of the things you might face. It can also help you learn to handle living with a parent or relative who has cancer. This book includes information about cancer treatments, ways teens can talk to family and friends, how to connect with other teens, and where to find other resources for information and support. It includes a glossary of cancer terms and appendices explaining monitoring tests and member of the cancer team.~
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 600 WHE 2010
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Social skills activities for secondary students with special needs

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Mannix, Darlene. Toronto, ON: Prentice Hall , 1998. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CF 110 MAN 1998
Divided into two parts, this activities resource book contains a collection of 187 ready-to-use worksheets to assist students from grade six upwards, to build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situation…
Title
Social skills activities for secondary students with special needs
Author
Mannix, Darlene
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Prentice Hall
Year Published
1998
Physical Description
ix, [261 p.] : ill.
Topics
Social Behaviour (includes boundaries)
Child Social Behaviour
Social Skills
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Developmental Disability
Young Adults
Abstract
Divided into two parts, this activities resource book contains a collection of 187 ready-to-use worksheets to assist students from grade six upwards, to build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations and problems. Part 1 provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on basic social skills. Part 2 features 75 reproducible worksheets for teaching students how to apply those social skills to real-life situations in five different settings: home, school, work, among peers and in the community. Both sections can be easily adapted to an entire class, small group, or individual instruction.
Notes
Audience: educators, parents and support workers.
ISBN
0876288964
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CF 110 MAN 1998
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I will remember you: A guidebook through grief for teens

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Dower, Laura. New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc. , 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 GV 200 DOW 2001
Encourages young readers to explore the "long, winding tunnel" of the grieving process and to keep going in the face of terrible loss and sadness.
Title
I will remember you: A guidebook through grief for teens
Author
Dower, Laura.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Scholastic, Inc.
Year Published
2001
Topics
Grief. Bereavement
Coping with Death
Young Adults
Abstract
Encourages young readers to explore the "long, winding tunnel" of the grieving process and to keep going in the face of terrible loss and sadness.
ISBN
0439139619
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 200 DOW 2001
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Chicken soup for the teenage soul: Love & friendship

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Canfield, Jack, Hansen, Mark Victor, Kirberger, Kimberly. Deerfield Beach, Fl.: Health Communications, Inc. , 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 CF 100 CAN 2002
The adolescent years are challenging-teens' relationships with their family and friends are constantly being redefined and they face tough choices about people they want to emulate and peers they want to hang out with. Love & Friendship will encourage teens to examine their relationships and make t…
Title
Chicken soup for the teenage soul: Love & friendship
Author
Canfield, Jack
Hansen, Mark Victor
Kirberger, Kimberly
Place
Deerfield Beach, Fl.
Publisher
Health Communications, Inc.
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback, 300 p.
Topics
Friendship
Young Adults
Young Adults-Self-Help
Abstract
The adolescent years are challenging-teens' relationships with their family and friends are constantly being redefined and they face tough choices about people they want to emulate and peers they want to hang out with. Love & Friendship will encourage teens to examine their relationships and make the most of the time they spend with family and friends.
ISBN
0757300227
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH CF 100 CAN 2002
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Don't stress out about it: Stress management for teens

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Chariot Productions. Sherborn, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media , 2005. (Video) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH CB 100 CHA 2005
This stress management program provides youth with tools necessary to identify and manage the stresses of everyday life including disruptions at home, problems at school, community violence, the impact of war, difficulties with friends and more.
Title
Don't stress out about it: Stress management for teens
Corporate Author
Chariot Productions
Place
Sherborn, MA
Publisher
Aquarius Health Care Media
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
1 DVD (45 min.)
Topics
Stress
Young Adults
Anxiety
Abstract
This stress management program provides youth with tools necessary to identify and manage the stresses of everyday life including disruptions at home, problems at school, community violence, the impact of war, difficulties with friends and more.
Notes
Audience: ages 11-15, pediatric clinics, health classes, school programs, community resource centers.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH CB 100 CHA 2005
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Manson, Paul. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 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 FO 174 MAS 2003
This book examines the issues surrounding body piercing and tattoos. What do you know about body piercing and tattoos? Why do people get body piercings? How does tattooing work? What are some of the common risks of piercing and tattoos?
Title
Body piercing and tattoos
Author
Manson, Paul
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Tattooing
Picture Books
Young Adults
Abstract
This book examines the issues surrounding body piercing and tattoos. What do you know about body piercing and tattoos? Why do people get body piercings? How does tattooing work? What are some of the common risks of piercing and tattoos?
ISBN
1403408173
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH FO 174 MAS 2003
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Durham, Michael. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 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 EA 870 DUR 2003
This book examines the issues surrounding painkillers and tranquilizers, including: facts about what these drugs are used for and the different varieties that people take; how people may become addicted to painkillers and tranquilizers and the problems this can cause; the development of painkillers…
Title
Painkillers and tranquilizers
Author
Durham, Michael
Place
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; 56 p. : col. ill.
Series
Just the facts
Topics
Psychotrophic Drugs
Analgesic/Antiinflammatory/Antipyretic Drugs
Picture Books
Young Adults
Abstract
This book examines the issues surrounding painkillers and tranquilizers, including: facts about what these drugs are used for and the different varieties that people take; how people may become addicted to painkillers and tranquilizers and the problems this can cause; the development of painkillers and tranquilizers through history, and the legal issues regarding these drugs.
ISBN
1403408211
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH EA 870 DUR 2003
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Sonnenblick, Jordan. Ketchum, ID: DayBue Publishing , 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 EF 860.6 SON 2004
Thirteen-year-old Steven Alper is convinced his little brother wants to ruin his life. Five-year-old Jeffrey almost did. Dealing with pediatric oncology from the perspective of an adolescent sibling, this novel chronicles the year Steven’s life turned upside-down.
Title
Drums, girls and dangerous pie
Author
Sonnenblick, Jordan
Place
Ketchum, ID
Publisher
DayBue Publishing
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
196 pages; Hardcover; 5 1/2 x 7 1/2
Topics
Young Adults Coping with Family Illness
Children with Cancer-Coping for the Siblings
Young Adults
Fiction
Abstract
Thirteen-year-old Steven Alper is convinced his little brother wants to ruin his life. Five-year-old Jeffrey almost did. Dealing with pediatric oncology from the perspective of an adolescent sibling, this novel chronicles the year Steven’s life turned upside-down.
ISBN
096689409X
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH EF 860.6 SON 2004
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When your brother or sister has cancer: A guide for teens

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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
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Consent and competent minors: Where the law ends and ethics begins & Consent to gather and release information in capable adolescents

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Glannon, Walter. Vancouver, BC: Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children , 2004. (Other) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Call Number
IA 220 GLA 2004
Recorded presentation by Dr. Walter Glannon, Ph.D., C&W Ethicist, Assistant Professor, UBC Centre for Applied Ethics. Side A: "Consent and competent minors: Where the law ends and ethics begins". Side B: "Consent to gather and release information in capable adolescents". Recorded on May 20 and June…
Title
Consent and competent minors: Where the law ends and ethics begins & Consent to gather and release information in capable adolescents
Author
Glannon, Walter
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
1 90 min. audiotape.
Series
Sunny Hill TeleCDR Education Series
Topics
Informed Consent
Young Adults
Abstract
Recorded presentation by Dr. Walter Glannon, Ph.D., C&W Ethicist, Assistant Professor, UBC Centre for Applied Ethics. Side A: "Consent and competent minors: Where the law ends and ethics begins". Side B: "Consent to gather and release information in capable adolescents". Recorded on May 20 and June 3, 2004 at the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children.
Language
English
Material Type
Other
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Audience
Professional
Call Number
IA 220 GLA 2004
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Sherborn, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media , 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 GA 110 AQU 2006
Just what are 'friends with benefits'? This frank program will explain that and more as a diverse panel of teens, two high school principals and a pediatrician reveal the current attitudes and feelings of many teens toward casual sex and abstinence, the prevalence of casual sex among teens and even…
Title
Casual sex and the STD epidemic
Place
Sherborn, MA
Publisher
Aquarius Health Care Media
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
1 DVD (26 min.)
Topics
Sex Education
Sexually Transmitted Diseases-Prevention
Young Adults
Sexual Health
Abstract
Just what are 'friends with benefits'? This frank program will explain that and more as a diverse panel of teens, two high school principals and a pediatrician reveal the current attitudes and feelings of many teens toward casual sex and abstinence, the prevalence of casual sex among teens and even pre-teens, and the risk of STD's faced by teens who engage in any type of sexual activities.
Language
English
Material Type
Video
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GA 110 AQU 2006
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Freaks, geeks and asperger syndrome: A user guide to adolescence

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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
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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
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Am I weird or is this normal? Advice and info to get teens in the know

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog108335
Potash, Marlin S., Fruitman, Laura Potash, Sussman, Lisa. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster , 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 GL 100 POT 2001
Of the many current books about relationships and sex for teenage girls, this one is unique in that its authors are a mother and her teenage daughter. Largely written in question-and-answer format, the book provides frank information, using both scientific and slang terms, on the physical and emoti…
Title
Am I weird or is this normal? Advice and info to get teens in the know
Author
Potash, Marlin S.
Fruitman, Laura Potash
Sussman, Lisa
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year Published
2001
Physical Description
Paperback; 271 p.
Topics
Young Adults
Life Skills
Relationships
Puberty
Sex Education
Abstract
Of the many current books about relationships and sex for teenage girls, this one is unique in that its authors are a mother and her teenage daughter. Largely written in question-and-answer format, the book provides frank information, using both scientific and slang terms, on the physical and emotional aspects of sex, including graphic descriptions of orgasm, oral sex, masturbation, birth control, and sexually transmitted diseases. Other aspects of adolescence covered include: appearance, emotions, peer pressure, making and keeping friends, living with parents and siblings, surviving high school, and preparing for college.
ISBN
0743210875
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 POT 2001
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Eternal High: A teenager's experience with depression and suicide that will change your life

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110235
Mackie, Bryce (Producer). Sherborn, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media , 2006. (Kit) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH CD 302 MAC 2006
Crying uncontrollably at the kitchen table, mind racing with thoughts of suicide. How could this happen to a teen who has everything: a budding film career, popular in school, an all-state athlete, a good student, loving parents, and a perfect girlfriend? Everything was great yet suddenly everythin…
Title
Eternal High: A teenager's experience with depression and suicide that will change your life
Author
Mackie, Bryce (Producer)
Place
Sherborn, MA
Publisher
Aquarius Health Care Media
Year Published
2006
Physical Description
1 DVD (30 min.) & 1 booklet [5]p.
Topics
Depression
Young Adults
Young Adults-At-Risk Behaviour
Suicide Prevention
Abstract
Crying uncontrollably at the kitchen table, mind racing with thoughts of suicide. How could this happen to a teen who has everything: a budding film career, popular in school, an all-state athlete, a good student, loving parents, and a perfect girlfriend? Everything was great yet suddenly everything was horrible. Why? Bryce captured his true-life battle with depression and suicide in this film. A resource & tool enabling anyone including teenagers, parents and teachers to discuss depression and suicide openly and thus erasing the stigma that still exists today. Includes a discussion guide.
Language
English
Material Type
Kit
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH CD 302 MAC 2006
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