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http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/behaviour-index

Ottawa, ON: Canadian Paediatric Society (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Topics include: Alternative treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Bedwetting(enuresis); Developmental milestones; Effective discipline: A healthy approach; Learning about sexual health; Managing media use in the home; Medical treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…
Title
Behaviour and parenting
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
Canadian Paediatric Society
Topics
Behaviour Therapy. Behaviour Modification
Attention Deficit Disorder. Hyperactivity
Abstract
Topics include: Alternative treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Bedwetting(enuresis); Developmental milestones; Effective discipline: A healthy approach; Learning about sexual health; Managing media use in the home; Medical treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Promoting good television habits; Responding to the stress of armed conflicts and terrorism; Talking to your children about adoption; Taming the monsters: Helping kids deal with their fears; Time-out; Toilet learning; When parents separate: How you can help children cope; A parent's guide to promoting reading in children; Reading to your baby.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/behaviour-index
Audience
Patient or Public

Orientation and mobility parent information

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109252

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1531_OrientationMobility.pdf

Vancouver, BC: Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children , 2017. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
BCCH1531
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Information on the development of travel skills for children who ; are blind or have a visual impairment. This training is guided by the natural stages of a child's development.
Title
Orientation and mobility parent information
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF file, 2 p.
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Visual Impairment
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
Information on the development of travel skills for children who
are blind or have a visual impairment. This training is guided by the natural stages of a child's development.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1531_OrientationMobility.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BCCH1531

Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog18657

http://www.lymphoma.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=dwIPJ6MPKcKYJgNSJbIVLcN2JnLTJgP3JjI1IpMaIAI

Lymphoma Research Foundation. New York, NY: Lymphoma Research Foundation , 2015. (Booklet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL Notes
Booklets may be viewed and downloaded from publication order webpage.
Title
Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones
Corporate Author
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Year Published
2015
Subjects
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Survivors
Family Relations
Popular Works
Notes
September 2015
Language
English
Material Type
Booklet
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
http://www.lymphoma.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=dwIPJ6MPKcKYJgNSJbIVLcN2JnLTJgP3JjI1IpMaIAI
URL Notes
Booklets may be viewed and downloaded from publication order webpage.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended

Understanding Hodgkin's lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog18658

http://www.lymphoma.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=dwIPJ6MPKcKYJgNSJbIVLcN2JnLTJgP3JjI1IpMaIAI

Lymphoma Research Foundation. New York, NY: Lymphoma Research Foundation , 2015. (Booklet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL Notes
Booklets may be viewed and downloaded from publication order webpage.
Title
Understanding Hodgkin's lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones
Corporate Author
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Year Published
2015
Subjects
Hodgkin Disease
Survivors
Family Relations
Popular Works
Notes
September 2015
Language
English
Material Type
Booklet
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
http://www.lymphoma.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=dwIPJ6MPKcKYJgNSJbIVLcN2JnLTJgP3JjI1IpMaIAI
URL Notes
Booklets may be viewed and downloaded from publication order webpage.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended

Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120141

http://www.lymphoma.org/atf/cf/%7Baaf3b4e5-2c43-404c-afe5-fd903c87b254%7D/UNDERSTANDING_NONHODGKIN_LYMPHOMA_BOOKLET.PDF

https://www.kintera.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=8rKFLRNvE5LFLWNMJiIJL1PJJeKRLaOQIvE

Lymphoma Research Foundation. New York, NY: Lymphoma Research Foundation , 2015. 4th ed. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL Notes
Viewed best in Chrome. Wait time to download PDF is approximately 2 minutes. Booklet is accessible through website.
Title
Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma : a guide for patients, survivors and loved ones
Corporate Author
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Edition
4th ed.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Year Published
2015
Subjects
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Survivors
Family Relations
Popular Works
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
http://www.lymphoma.org/atf/cf/%7Baaf3b4e5-2c43-404c-afe5-fd903c87b254%7D/UNDERSTANDING_NONHODGKIN_LYMPHOMA_BOOKLET.PDF
https://www.kintera.org/site/apps/ka/ct/contactus.asp?c=bkLTKaOQLmK8E&b=6300115&en=8rKFLRNvE5LFLWNMJiIJL1PJJeKRLaOQIvE
URL Notes
Viewed best in Chrome. Wait time to download PDF is approximately 2 minutes. Booklet is accessible through website.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended

Expectations: Parenting children and teens with limb differences

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110612

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/limb-loss-resource-center/

Amputee Coalition of America. Knoxville, TN: Amputee Coalition of America , 2008. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
website, linked to the Limb Loss Resource Center, addresses a variety of topics of interest to parents, including adjustment issues, prosthetics, funding, peer support, advocacy, insurance reimbursement, technology, and prevention of secondary conditions. It also includes several resource lists and…
Title
Expectations: Parenting children and teens with limb differences
Corporate Author
Amputee Coalition of America
Place
Knoxville, TN
Publisher
Amputee Coalition of America
Year Published
2008
Topics
Amputation. Limb Prosthesis
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities
Abstract
website, linked to the Limb Loss Resource Center, addresses a variety of topics of interest to parents, including adjustment issues, prosthetics, funding, peer support, advocacy, insurance reimbursement, technology, and prevention of secondary conditions. It also includes several resource lists and links to other youth organizations. Also available in Spanish/También disponible en español.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/limb-loss-resource-center/
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

Baby's best chance: Parents' handbook of pregnancy and baby care

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111538

http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2017/BabysBestChance-Sept2017.pdf

Ministry of Healthy. Victoria, BC: Province of British Columbia , 2017. Sixth edition. 6th Revision. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
A publication of the Government of British Columbia (BC), this book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life. ; Also available as a book, available to borrow.
Title
Baby's best chance: Parents' handbook of pregnancy and baby care
Corporate Author
Ministry of Healthy
Edition
Sixth edition. 6th Revision
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Province of British Columbia
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF file; 188 pages
Topics
Pregnancy/Childbirth. Obstetrics
Prenatal Care
Infants
Abstract
A publication of the Government of British Columbia (BC), this book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life.
Also available as a book, available to borrow.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2017/BabysBestChance-Sept2017.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Concussions 101, a Primer for Kids and Parents

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112181

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCCD52Pty4A&feature=youtu.be

Evans, Mike, Sorsa, Liisa, De Pencier, Nick (producer). Michael Evans and Mercury Films Inc. , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
The symptoms of a concussion can be tough for kids to recognize. ; Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital.
Title
Concussions 101, a Primer for Kids and Parents
Author
Evans, Mike
Sorsa, Liisa
De Pencier, Nick (producer)
Publisher
Michael Evans and Mercury Films Inc.
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Streaming video: 5:51
Topics
Concussion
General Medicine
Abstract
The symptoms of a concussion can be tough for kids to recognize.
Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael's Hospital.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCCD52Pty4A&feature=youtu.be
Audience
Patient or Public

Urea cycle disorders: A guide for patients, parents and families

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113941

http://www.nucdf.org/documents/UCD_Guide_NewFamilies_USA.pdf

National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation. Pasadena, CA: National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation , 2015. (Online, Pamphlet)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
You or your child have/has been diagnosed with a urea cycle disorder. Initially any information regarding these types of condition is hard to understand, especially at a time when you are naturally very worried and suddenly provided with lots of medical information. By describing this condition in …
Title
Urea cycle disorders: A guide for patients, parents and families
Corporate Author
National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation
Place
Pasadena, CA
Publisher
National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation
Year Published
2015
Topics
Genetic Disorders
Urinary System
Abstract
You or your child have/has been diagnosed with a urea cycle disorder. Initially any information regarding these types of condition is hard to understand, especially at a time when you are naturally very worried and suddenly provided with lots of medical information. By describing this condition in booklet format, you will be able to read it at your leisure, and then write down any important questions that you may want to ask your specialist doctor, nurse or dietitian.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Pamphlet
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.nucdf.org/documents/UCD_Guide_NewFamilies_USA.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.php.com/

Santa Clara, CA: Parents Helping Parents Inc. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Professional and parent education and training on how to begin and maintain a parent support network. Our mission is to help children with special needs receive the resources, love, hope, respect, health care, education, and other services they need to reach their full potential by providing them …
Title
Parents Helping Parents
Place
Santa Clara, CA
Publisher
Parents Helping Parents Inc.
Abstract
Professional and parent education and training on how to begin and maintain a parent support network. Our mission is to help children with special needs receive the resources, love, hope, respect, health care, education, and other services they need to reach their full potential by providing them with strong families, dedicated professionals, and responsive systems to serve them.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.php.com/
Audience
Patient or Public

Parents as first teachers: A resource booklet about how children learn for First Nations and Métis parents in BC

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120631

http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/parentteacher.pdf

First Nations Health Authority. Vancouver, BC: National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health , 2013. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click the above URL to view/print.
This booklet shares information, culture and knowledge about early learning. It will help you strengthen your role as the first and most important teacher for your child. At the end of this booklet you will find resources and services for your family.
Title
Parents as first teachers: A resource booklet about how children learn for First Nations and Métis parents in BC
Corporate Author
First Nations Health Authority
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Year Published
2013
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Parenting
Abstract
This booklet shares information, culture and knowledge about early learning. It will help you strengthen your role as the first and most important teacher for your child. At the end of this booklet you will find resources and services for your family.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/parentteacher.pdf
URL Notes
Click the above URL to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

www.choicesupport.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/supported-loving/supported-loving-toolkit

Choice Support. Maidstone, Kent, UK: (Online)
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Title
Supported loving toolkit
Corporate Author
Choice Support
Place
Maidstone, Kent, UK
Topics
Sex Education
Sexual Health
Sexuality
Learning Differences. Learning Disabilities
Autism
Relationships
Dating
Masturbation
Contraception/Family Planning
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
www.choicesupport.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/supported-loving/supported-loving-toolkit

https://pflag.org/sites/default/files/Our%20Trans%20Loved%20Ones.pdf

PFLAG National. Washington, DC: , 2015. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, it is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive.​
Title
Our trans loved ones
Subtitle
Questions and answers for parents, families, and friends of people who are transgender and gender expansive
Corporate Author
PFLAG National
Place
Washington, DC
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
PDF file, 102 p.
Topics
LGBT
LGBTQ
Abstract
Written by PFLAG staff members, and created with the help of content experts, reviewers, and PFLAGers with experience to share, it is full of information, first-person stories, and expert input geared to those who have a loved one who has come out as trans or gender expansive.​
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://pflag.org/sites/default/files/Our%20Trans%20Loved%20Ones.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Filipino)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog121336

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Filipino_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Filipino)
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 20 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
Filipino
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Filipino_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Korean)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog121337

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Korean_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Korean)
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 23 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
Korean
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Korean_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Punjabi)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog121338

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Punjabi_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Punjabi)
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 21 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
Punjabi
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Punjabi_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Vietnamese)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog121339

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Vietnamese_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Vietnamese)
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 20 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
Vietnamese
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Vietnamese_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113794

https://ok2bme.ca/wp-content/uploads/Parenting_a_Gender_Variant_Child.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 24 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://ok2bme.ca/wp-content/uploads/Parenting_a_Gender_Variant_Child.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Traditional Chinese)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113795

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Chinese%20Traditional_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf

Vancouver School Board. Vancouver, BC: Vancouver School Board , 2011. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Title
Questions and answers for parents and family members of gender variant and transgendered youth (Traditional Chinese)
Corporate Author
Vancouver School Board
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Vancouver School Board
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 20 p.
Topics
LGBT
Abstract
Are you the parent of a trans or gender-diverse youth, and find yourself needing some answers? This booklet provides some answers to some of the most common questions parents have about gender identity, family, and supporting your child. Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Language
Chinese-Traditional
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/Documents/T56778Chinese%20Traditional_Q&A%20Trans%20Booklet%20English%202017_Web.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Parent and family checklist: Transitioning responsibly to adult care: Youth quiz

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114701

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1942_ONTRAC_ParentFamilyChecklist.pdf

ONTRACBC, BC Children's Hospital. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2016. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
BCCH1942
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
A guide for parents and families to support their youth (12-24 years old) in the planning and preparation for adulthood and adult health care.
Title
Parent and family checklist: Transitioning responsibly to adult care: Youth quiz
Corporate Author
ONTRACBC
BC Children's Hospital
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
PDF file, 2 p.
Topics
Youth Health
Abstract
A guide for parents and families to support their youth (12-24 years old) in the planning and preparation for adulthood and adult health care.
Notes
BCCH1942
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1942_ONTRAC_ParentFamilyChecklist.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BCCH1942

Fatherhood is forever: A resource booklet about fathering for First Nations and Métis parents in BC

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120629

http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/fatherhood-is-forever.pdf

First Nations Health Authority. Vancouver, BC: National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health , 2013. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click on the above link to view/print.
This series of resources is a response to a growing interest in parenting information for First Nations and Métis parents in BC. This booklet will help you be a confident and effective father. It talks about why fathers are important, includes ideas of how to be involved at different stages of your…
Title
Fatherhood is forever: A resource booklet about fathering for First Nations and Métis parents in BC
Corporate Author
First Nations Health Authority
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Year Published
2013
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Fatherhood
Parenting
Abstract
This series of resources is a response to a growing interest in parenting information for First Nations and Métis parents in BC. This booklet will help you be a confident and effective father. It talks about why fathers are important, includes ideas of how to be involved at different stages of your child's life, and shares information about traditional fathering roles.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/fatherhood-is-forever.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the above link to view/print.
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

Growing up healthy: A resource booklet about healthy children for First Nations and Métis parents in BC

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog120632

http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/growingup.pdf

First Nations Health Authority. Vancouver, BC: National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health , 2013. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click the above URL to view/print.
Historically, Aboriginal people had a close connection with the land and the food it provided. Food that was taken from the natural world was honoured and respected. It was never wasted, always shared. People were active as part of their daily lives. ; This booklet will help you learn how to help y…
Title
Growing up healthy: A resource booklet about healthy children for First Nations and Métis parents in BC
Corporate Author
First Nations Health Authority
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
Year Published
2013
Topics
Aboriginal Health
Parenting
Abstract
Historically, Aboriginal people had a close connection with the land and the food it provided. Food that was taken from the natural world was honoured and respected. It was never wasted, always shared. People were active as part of their daily lives.
This booklet will help you learn how to help your child grow up in a healthy way. It will help families think about healthy food and being active. Most of the things you can do are low or no cost. Eating well and being active can be fun and budget friendly. Being healthy also means getting regular check-ups and learning about your body.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.fnha.ca/wellnessContent/Wellness/growingup.pdf
URL Notes
Click the above URL to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/

Nemours Center for Children's Health Media. Jacksonville, FL: Nemours Foundation (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
U.S. website providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include general health, infections, emotions and behaviour, growth and development, pregnancy and newborns, positive parenting and hospitals and doctors.
Title
KidsHealth: For parents
Corporate Author
Nemours Center for Children's Health Media
Place
Jacksonville, FL
Publisher
Nemours Foundation
Abstract
U.S. website providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Topics include general health, infections, emotions and behaviour, growth and development, pregnancy and newborns, positive parenting and hospitals and doctors.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/parents-and-carers/fact-sheets

Sydney Children's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network. Westmead, NSW: Children's Hospital at Westmead (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
A range of factsheets on health and safety topics have been developed by Sydney Children's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network. They aim to help you learn about your child’s illness and ways you can help improve their overall health and we…
Title
Factsheets for parents
Corporate Author
Sydney Children's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network
Place
Westmead, NSW
Publisher
Children's Hospital at Westmead
Abstract
A range of factsheets on health and safety topics have been developed by Sydney Children's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network. They aim to help you learn about your child’s illness and ways you can help improve their overall health and wellbeing, The fact sheets are for educational purposes only. Translations are available in Arabic, Bengali, Greek, French, Italian, Chinese, Thai, Farsi, Korean, Indonesian, and Urdu.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/parents-and-carers/fact-sheets
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.eparentingnetwork.ca/

Ottawa, ON: e-Parenting Network (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
e-Parenting Network is interactive web TV where you can watch programs about parenting issues, read and download valuable information, and e-mail in questions you have about issues that are important to you as a parent. Together, you, guest experts, and your host Jayne Glenn will look at: Breastfee…
Title
e-Parenting Network
Place
Ottawa, ON
Publisher
e-Parenting Network
Topics
Parenting
Breastfeeding
Food
Abstract
e-Parenting Network is interactive web TV where you can watch programs about parenting issues, read and download valuable information, and e-mail in questions you have about issues that are important to you as a parent. Together, you, guest experts, and your host Jayne Glenn will look at: Breastfeeding, Safety in the Home, the Car, and in the Neighbourhood, Climate Change, Nutrition for Toddlers and Kids at School, and Effective Parenting Strategies. There are special pages (areas of this web site) dedicated to each topic, and each page includes viewable video, downloadable and printable documents, and research material as well as links to other resources.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.eparentingnetwork.ca/
URL Notes
Click on link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/CW020Autopsy_2015.pdf

BC Children's and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre , 2015. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
CW020
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print
Title
Autopsy information for parents
Corporate Author
BC Children's and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
PDF, 4 p.
Topics
Death and Dying
Autopsy
Notes
CW020
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/CW020Autopsy_2015.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CW020

Parenting the sexually abused child

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog121118

http://www.cwpsalem.pdx.edu/activityguide/Appendix/ParentingSexuallyAbusedChild.pdf

Narimanian, Rosemary, Marks, Julie. , 0000. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Title
Parenting the sexually abused child
Author
Narimanian, Rosemary
Marks, Julie
Corporate Author
Philly Kids Play It Safe
National Adoption Center
Year Published
0000
Physical Description
PDF
Topics
Adoption
Sexual Abuse
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.cwpsalem.pdx.edu/activityguide/Appendix/ParentingSexuallyAbusedChild.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

http://www.thebalancedmind.org/

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation. Wilmette, IL: Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
The Balanced Mind is a parent-led, not-for-profit, web-based membership organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early-onset bipolar disorder.
Title
The Balanced Mind Parent Network
Corporate Author
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Place
Wilmette, IL
Publisher
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Abstract
The Balanced Mind is a parent-led, not-for-profit, web-based membership organization of families raising children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early-onset bipolar disorder.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.thebalancedmind.org/
Audience
Patient or Public

Pregnancy & Parenting - Healthy Families BC

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111444

https://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/parenting

Healthy Families BC. Vancouver, BC: Government of British Columbia , 2012. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
This website is filled with up-to-date and practical information, useful tools and resources for women, expectant parents, and families with babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age. ; Explore this website to help you have a healthy pregnancy, give your baby a good start in life, and support your h…
Title
Pregnancy & Parenting - Healthy Families BC
Author
Healthy Families BC
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Government of British Columbia
Year Published
2012
Topics
Pregnancy/Childbirth. Obstetrics
Parenting Toddlers
Parenting
Infants
Postpartum Depression
Prenatal Care
Abstract
This website is filled with up-to-date and practical information, useful tools and resources for women, expectant parents, and families with babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age.
Explore this website to help you have a healthy pregnancy, give your baby a good start in life, and support your healthy future together.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.healthyfamiliesbc.ca/parenting
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

Down syndrome: A new parent's guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110885

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/?wpdmdl=1767&ind=2

Down Syndrome Association. Middlesex, UK: Down Syndrome Association , 2011. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
A booklet for new parents of a baby with Down syndrome. Provides answers to frequently asked questions; information about how to tell others; feeding; baby's development; resources.
Title
Down syndrome: A new parent's guide
Corporate Author
Down Syndrome Association
Place
Middlesex, UK
Publisher
Down Syndrome Association
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file
Topics
Down Syndrome
Abstract
A booklet for new parents of a baby with Down syndrome. Provides answers to frequently asked questions; information about how to tell others; feeding; baby's development; resources.
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/?wpdmdl=1767&ind=2
Audience
Patient or Public

Marijuana: Facts parents need to know

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111874

http://www.nida.nih.gov/PDF/PARENTS_Marijuana_brochure.pdf

US Department of Health & Human Services , 2011. Revised. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Contents: ; A Letter to Parents ; What is marijuana? Are there different kinds? ; What are the current slang terms for marijuana? ; How is marijuana used? ; How many people smoke marijuana? At what age ; do children generally start? ; How can I tell if my child has been using marijuana? ; Why do yo…
Title
Marijuana: Facts parents need to know
Edition
Revised
Publisher
US Department of Health & Human Services
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file: 17 p.
Topics
Marijuana. Pot
Parenting
Abstract
Contents:
A Letter to Parents
What is marijuana? Are there different kinds?
What are the current slang terms for marijuana?
How is marijuana used?
How many people smoke marijuana? At what age
do children generally start?
How can I tell if my child has been using marijuana?
Why do young people use marijuana?
Does using marijuana lead to other drugs?
What are the effects of marijuana?
What happens after a person smokes marijuana?
How long does marijuana stay in the user's body?
Can a user have a bad reaction?
How is marijuana harmful?
How does marijuana affect driving?
What are the long-term effects of marijuana?
What about pregnancy? Will smoking marijuana hurt the baby?
What happens if a nursing mother uses marijuana?
How does marijuana affect the brain?
Can the drug cause mental illness?
Do marijuana users lose their motivation?
Can a person become addicted to marijuana?
What is "tolerance" for marijuana?
Are there treatments to help marijuana users?
Can marijuana be used as medicine?
How can I prevent my child from getting involved
with marijuana?
Talking to your children about marijuana
Resources
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.nida.nih.gov/PDF/PARENTS_Marijuana_brochure.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

When someone you love is being treated for cancer: Support for caregivers

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112973

https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/when-someone-you-love-is-being-treated

National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Health , 2010. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click on the above link to view/print in PDF ePub or Kindle format.
The purpose of this book is to focus on you and your needs. ; We've heard from many caregivers about things they wish they had known early on. We have collected their tips in this booklet. Some of the tips seem simple, but they may not always be easy to do.
Title
When someone you love is being treated for cancer: Support for caregivers
Corporate Author
National Cancer Institute
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
National Institute of Health
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
PDF; 44 p.
Topics
Cancer-Caregiving
Cancer-Coping
Cancer. Neoplasms. Oncology
Abstract
The purpose of this book is to focus on you and your needs.
We've heard from many caregivers about things they wish they had known early on. We have collected their tips in this booklet. Some of the tips seem simple, but they may not always be easy to do.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/when-someone-you-love-is-being-treated
URL Notes
Click on the above link to view/print in PDF ePub or Kindle format.
Audience
Patient or Public

When your parent has cancer : a guide for teens

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog15728

https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/when-your-parent-has-cancer

National Cancer Institute (U.S.). Baltimore, MD: National Cancer Institute , 2005. (Book, Online) — 8 copies, 8 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Internet
Call Number
QZ201 W567 2005
URL Notes
URL links to latest edition.
Read this booklet to hear how teens coped when they found out their mother or father had cancer. It provides 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.
Title
When your parent has cancer : a guide for teens
Corporate Author
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
Place
Baltimore, MD
Publisher
National Cancer Institute
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
75 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series
NIH Publication # 05-5734
Subjects
Parent-Child Relations
Neoplasms - psychology
Family Relations
Adolescent
Popular Works
Abstract
Read this booklet to hear how teens coped when they found out their mother or father had cancer. It provides 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.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Internet
URL
https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/when-your-parent-has-cancer
URL Notes
URL links to latest edition.
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 W567 2005
c.1 BC Cancer Agency CN Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Missing
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
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A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114401

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development. British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development , 2017. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Title
A parent's handbook: Your guide to autism programs
Corporate Author
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Publisher
British Columbia, Ministry of Children and family development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF file: 48 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This handbook is for parents and caregivers of children and youth who may have, or have been diagnosed with, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides information on ASD, intervention, and programs available for children and youth with ASD and their families.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

Caring for kids: Information for parents from Canada's paediatricians

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114430

http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/

Canadian Paediatric Society. Canadian Paediatric Society , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Caring for Kids website has been developed by Canadian Paediatric Society, and it provides parents with information about their child?s and teen's health and well-being.
Title
Caring for kids: Information for parents from Canada's paediatricians
Corporate Author
Canadian Paediatric Society
Publisher
Canadian Paediatric Society
Year Published
2016
Topics
Children's Health
Youth Health
Abstract
Caring for Kids website has been developed by Canadian Paediatric Society, and it provides parents with information about their child?s and teen's health and well-being.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/
Audience
Patient or Public

Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110408

www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development. Victoria, BC: BC Ministry of Children and Family Development , 2017. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
CONTENTS ; Introduction: ; Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families ; What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder ; What to do if you think your child may have Autism ; What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder? ; Is there a …
Title
Your guide to autism programs: A parent's handbook
Corporate Author
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF 42 p.
Topics
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Autism
Abstract
CONTENTS
Introduction:
Services and supports for children and youth with special needs and their families
What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Early indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder
What to do if you think your child may have Autism
What causes Autism Spectrum Disorder?
Is there a cure?
Assessment and Diagnosis:
British Columbia Autism Assessment Network (BCAAN)
Non-BCAAN (private)assessment and diagnosis
Moving to B.C. from another province
Moving to B.C. from another country
My child has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. What do I do?
Applying for Autism programs
Autism funding - Under age 6.
Setting up an Autism intervention program for your child under 6
Autism funding - Ages 6 - 18
Accessing Autism programs
Funding
Invoice payment
Direct payment
Eligibility requirements for direct payment
Siblings
Steps to access funding through direct payment
Autism Funding Programs and Parent Responsibilities
Foster Parents and Children in Care
Appeals or Complaints
Confidentiality and Your Privacy
Tips for Parents:
How do I know my child is receiving quality intervention?
What is a Behavioural Plan of Intervention (BPI)?
Contact us
Appendix 1: B.C. service & Autism organizations
Appendix 2: Behavioural Plan of Intervention
Appendix 3: Autism funding - Summary of eligible expenses
Appendix 4: Autism funding - Summary of ineligible expenses
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
URL
www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/managing-your-health/autism/autism_handbook_parents_guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Broken promises: Parents speak about BC's Child Welfare System

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110458

http://www.pivotlegal.org/broken_promises

Bennett, Darcie, Sadrehashemi, Lobat. Vancouver: Pivot Legan Society , 2008. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This report examines whether child protection practices are living up to the principles set out in the CFCSA – the foundation of B.C.’s child protection system. This report looks at the child welfare system from a number of perspectives, including those of service providers, social workers, and law…
Title
Broken promises: Parents speak about BC's Child Welfare System
Author
Bennett, Darcie
Sadrehashemi, Lobat
Place
Vancouver
Publisher
Pivot Legan Society
Year Published
2008
Topics
Health Care Delivery Systems
Abstract
This report examines whether child protection practices are living up to the principles set out in the CFCSA – the foundation of B.C.’s child protection system. This report looks at the child welfare system from a number of perspectives, including those of service providers, social workers, and lawyers representing parents in child protection cases.
ISBN
978-0-973644555
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.pivotlegal.org/broken_promises
Audience
Patient or Public
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Impacts of strong parental support for trans youth

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113388

http://transpulseproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Impacts-of-Strong-Parental-Support-for-Trans-Youth-vFINAL.pdf

(Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Title
Impacts of strong parental support for trans youth
Topics
Transgender
LGBTQ
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://transpulseproject.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Impacts-of-Strong-Parental-Support-for-Trans-Youth-vFINAL.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

Reaching out to your children when cancer comes to your family : a guide for parents

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog15736

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

http://www.cancerinmyfamily.ca/parent-resources.aspx

Slakov, June. Vancouver, BC: BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services , 2007. (Book, Online) — 15 copies, 15 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Internet
Call Number
QZ201 S631r 2007
Title
Reaching out to your children when cancer comes to your family : a guide for parents
Author
Slakov, June
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Cancer Agency. Multi-Media Services
Year Published
2007
Subjects
Parent-Child Relations
Neoplasms - psychology
Family Relations
Social Support
Life Change Events
Adolescent
Popular Works
ISBN
9781896624181
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Internet
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/ReachingOutToYourChildren.pdf
http://www.cancerinmyfamily.ca/parent-resources.aspx
Audience
Patient or Public
Recommended
Call Number
QZ201 S631r 2007
c.1 BC Cancer Agency CSI Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.3 BC Cancer Agency FVC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.3 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.4 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.5 BC Cancer Agency VC Cancer Info Ctr Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
c.2 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
c.3 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
c.4 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VIC Cancer Info Ctr Available
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National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114406

http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf

National Institute of Mental Health. USA: US Department of Health and Human Services , 2011. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
NIH-11-5511
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum ; disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers co…
Title
National institute of mental health: A parent's guide to autism spectrum disorder
Corporate Author
National Institute of Mental Health
Place
USA
Publisher
US Department of Health and Human Services
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
PDF file, 27 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This guide is intended to help parents understand what autism spectrum
disorder (ASD) is, recognize common signs and symptoms, and find the resources they need. Included in this booklet are questions that parents frequently ask when their school-age child receives an ASD diagnosis, and answers containing links to resources with more detailed information.
Notes
NIH-11-5511
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.autism-watch.org/general/nimh.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view/print the pamphlet.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
NIH-11-5511

Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114408

http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf

The Ability Hub. The Ability Hub , 2015. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the grow…
Title
Prepare to launch: Resource guide for parents of adolescents with ASD
Corporate Author
The Ability Hub
Publisher
The Ability Hub
Year Published
2015
Physical Description
PDF file; 101 p.
Topics
Autism
Autism Spectrum Disorder (includes Asperger Syndrome)
Abstract
This Guide is intended for parents of adolescent children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to better understand the process of navigating the transition between the teenage years and young adulthood. It was inspired by the courage and positive spirit of all families who support the growth and development of their sons and daughters with ASD.
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://infinitypediatrics.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prepare-to-Launch-Guide.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

A parent's guide to learning disabilities associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109696

http://www.tumourfoundation.ca/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Parents-Guide-2017-Web_Updated.pdf

Tumour Foundation of British Columbia. Victoria, BC: Tumour Foundation of British Columbia , 2017. (Online, Pamphlet)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click on above URL to view/print.
This guide is designed to act as a resource for parents of children with both NF1 and learning disabilities at all school ages. Whether your child is just entering kindergarten, or is into his/her high school years, you will find relevant material to address his/her educational needs in this guide.
Title
A parent's guide to learning disabilities associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Corporate Author
Tumour Foundation of British Columbia
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Tumour Foundation of British Columbia
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
PDF, 50 p.
Topics
Nervous System/Nervous System Diseases-Children
Neurofibromatosis
Children with Disabilities
Abstract
This guide is designed to act as a resource for parents of children with both NF1 and learning disabilities at all school ages. Whether your child is just entering kindergarten, or is into his/her high school years, you will find relevant material to address his/her educational needs in this guide.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Pamphlet
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.tumourfoundation.ca/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Parents-Guide-2017-Web_Updated.pdf
URL Notes
Click on above URL to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public

Do bugs need drugs? The wise use of antibiotics, A parent guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110367

http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/

[Vancouver, BC]: , 2005. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
Information to help parents cope with common childhood infections such as cold, flu, sore throats, earahes and other respiratory tract infections. Online versions also in Arabic, Chinese simplified & traditional, French, Italian, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese.
Title
Do bugs need drugs? The wise use of antibiotics, A parent guide
Place
[Vancouver, BC]
Year Published
2005
Topics
Antibiotics. Antibacterial Drugs
Abstract
Information to help parents cope with common childhood infections such as cold, flu, sore throats, earahes and other respiratory tract infections. Online versions also in Arabic, Chinese simplified & traditional, French, Italian, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese.
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://www.dobugsneeddrugs.org/
URL Notes
Click on the link above to view
Audience
Patient or Public

Families in transition: A resource guide for parents of trans youth

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113386

https://ctys.org/wp-content/uploads/CTYS-FIT-Families-in-Transition-Guide-2nd-edition.pdf

Toronto, ON: Central Toronto Youth Services , 0000. 2nd ed. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL Notes
Click above to view PDF
Title
Families in transition: A resource guide for parents of trans youth
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Central Toronto Youth Services
Year Published
0000
Physical Description
PDF; 56 p.
Topics
Sexuality
Youth Health
LGBT
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
https://ctys.org/wp-content/uploads/CTYS-FIT-Families-in-Transition-Guide-2nd-edition.pdf
URL Notes
Click above to view PDF
Audience
Patient or Public

Donner toutes les chances à son bébé : Un guide parental sur la grossesse et les soins au nouveau-né

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113087

http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2013/babys-best-chance-french.pdf

Ministry of Health. Victoria, BC: Ministry of Health , 2013. 6e édition; 4e révision. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
STACKS GH 100 BAB 2010b
A publication of the Government of British Columbia (BC), this book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life.
Title
Donner toutes les chances à son bébé : Un guide parental sur la grossesse et les soins au nouveau-né
Subtitle
Baby's best chance: Parents' handbook of pregnancy and baby care
Alternate Title
[Donner toutes les chances a son bebe : Un guide parental sur la grossesse et les soins au nouveau-ne]
Author
Ministry of Health
Edition
6e édition; 4e révision
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Ministry of Health
Year Published
2013
Physical Description
Softcover: 188 p.
Topics
Pregnancy
Parenting
Postpartum Depression
Abstract
A publication of the Government of British Columbia (BC), this book has been written to help you during your pregnancy, to prepare you for the birth of your baby, and to guide you in the first six months of your baby's life.
ISBN
9780772653710
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2013/babys-best-chance-french.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
STACKS GH 100 BAB 2010b
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Sexual and reproductive health care and education

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114418

https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/

Options for Sexual Health. Vancouver, BC: Options for Sexual Health , 2016. (Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This website provides accurate information on sexuality and sexual health. Opt ? Options for Sexual Health is also Canada's largest non-profit provider of sexual health services through clinics, education programs, and the 1-800 SEX SENSE information and referral line.
Title
Sexual and reproductive health care and education
Corporate Author
Options for Sexual Health
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Options for Sexual Health
Year Published
2016
Topics
Sexuality
Sexual Health
Abstract
This website provides accurate information on sexuality and sexual health. Opt ? Options for Sexual Health is also Canada's largest non-profit provider of sexual health services through clinics, education programs, and the 1-800 SEX SENSE information and referral line.
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/
Audience
Patient or Public

http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/PDFs/index.php

http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol49/mono49.pdf

International Agency for Research on Cancer. Lyon, France: International Agency for Research on Cancer , 1990. (Book, Online) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Internet
Call Number
QZ202 I585 1989 v.49
Title
Chromium, nickel and welding
Corporate Author
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Place
Lyon, France
Publisher
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Year Published
1990
Series
IARC monographs on the evaluation of carcinogenic risks to humans 49
Subjects
Carcinogens
Chromium - adverse effects
Nickel - adverse effects
Welding - adverse effects
Occupational Diseases
ISBN
9283212495
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Internet
URL
http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/PDFs/index.php
http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol49/mono49.pdf
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QZ202 I585 1989 v.49
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http://www.womenstories.org/product.asp.76.html

http://www.womenstories.org/imagelist-tcg.asp.26.html

WomenStories, Woman to Woman. Madison, WI: Medical Media Associates, Inc. , 2003. (Video, VHS, Online) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Internet
Call Number
WP870 W873 2003 v.5
Title
Recurrence and metastasis
Corporate Author
WomenStories
Woman to Woman
Place
Madison, WI
Publisher
Medical Media Associates, Inc.
Year Published
2003
Physical Description
1/2 inch : colour ; 21 minutes
Resource guide included
Series
WomenStories : a video series for breast cancer patients 5
Woman to Woman : a video series for breast cancer patients 5
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Neoplasm Metastasis
Recurrence
Popular Works
ISBN
1930568061
Language
English
Material Type
Video
VHS
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library AV Room
Internet
URL
http://www.womenstories.org/product.asp.76.html
http://www.womenstories.org/imagelist-tcg.asp.26.html
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 W873 2003 v.5
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
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http://hydesmith.com/de-stress/files/StressMgt.pdf

Klinic Community Health Centre. Winnipeg, MB: Klinic Community Health Centre , 2010. (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
Title
Stress and stress management
Corporate Author
Klinic Community Health Centre
Place
Winnipeg, MB
Publisher
Klinic Community Health Centre
Year Published
2010
Subjects
Stress, Psychological
Adaptation, Psychological
Mind Body Therapies
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
http://hydesmith.com/de-stress/files/StressMgt.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public

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