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Includes principles for helping children; a passage to be read with a child; guidelines for responding to questions that might arise from the read-along section; and a list of resources.
This book offers a straightforward prescription for empathetic yet disciplined child rearing and introduces new communication techniques that would change the way parents spoke with, and listened to, their children.
There is a gentle explanation of how everything and everyone dies. Talks about feelings that come when someone dies and what happens to the body. Includes a page for adults.
A book for parents to help them talk to their child with cancer.
The life-world: journeys with dementia -- The system world: developments in service provision -- Self and autonomy -- Quality of care and quality of life -- The good death and dementia -- Looking forward.
Contents: ; Children's grief-why it's unique -- Companioning children through grief -- When a parent dies -- When a sibling dies -- When a grandparent dies -- When a pet dies -- When a friend or classmate dies -- When someone dies by suicide -- When someone dies by homicide or manslaughter -- When …
This book speaks to teens in a way that acknowledges their feelings, promotes discussion and offers hope
An educational program designed for teaching young children some basic safety concepts and skills that can help protect them from sexual abuse.
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…
A good starting-point for discussions with children about cancer.
Discusses a learning disability of approximately one in every ten people, including Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison and how to cope with it.
Theoretical issues guiding this study and how the data were collected -- Suicide stigma and compounding a survivor’s grief difficulties -- Drug-overdose deaths and survivors’ grief : a greatly neglected subject -- Differences in the suicide death circumstances and how they may affect a survivors’ g…
Each page has a tactile illustration, and is printed in Braille.
Table of Contents available at URL
Begins with what the child will see at the funeral home. Talks about the casket, what death is, and what the body will look like. Includes information about cremation and what the cemetery is like. "Later a monument or stone or plaque may be placed at the grave. It will tell the person's name and d…
This book explains burial and cremation to children. Begins with the funeral or memorial service, talks about what death is and the different ways people care for their loved ones bodies. Talks about how the funeral director takes care of dead bodies, the burial and cremation. Gentle and honest exp…
An insightful look into how kids see and interpret death, from with the loss of a parent to helping a grieving friend. ; For children aged 9-12.
A look into how kids see and interpret death, from the loss of a parent to helping a grieving friend. The kids bring death out into the open in a positive way. The taboo of death and the afterlife is explored through honest and at times playful conversations and animation. ; This documentary teache…
A single mother explains to her son that his daddy left soon after he was born. Includes a section with suggestions for answering the question, "Do I have a daddy?"
A book about Crohn's disease from the point of view of a young boy. He talks about the condition, his medical appointments, and eating healthy.
The pamphlet gives tips for parents/families and educators on how to talk about sexuality with children and youth with disabilities.
Provides parents and other child-care givers with the information they need in order to understand how children develop the ability to communicate, from birth to age eight. It suggests ways that can enhance the child's natural development of language skills.
Defines depression, identifies depression treatments, and provides many self-help options for those coping with a depressed parent. Includes a note to parents and spaces for writing questions or drawing to help express emotions and concerns.
This curriculum resource is intended to be a starting point to help parents and caregivers get started on teaching sexuality and social skills for children and youth with disabilities. The program is organized according to topic area, and includes step by step activities in the areas of: difference…
The author of "Pregnant Fathers" helps guide men through the life passage of fatherhood, helping them navigate difficult times and participate meaningfully in parenting. Includes exercises, checklists, and firsthand accounts by fathers from all walks of life.
Going through a divorce is always tough, but when a child with special needs is involved it can be even more challenging. This book takes a look at every aspect of the legal divorce process, and addresses all of the legal issues that divorcing parents of children with special needs face.
This guide provides tools for parents to ensure that their child becomes a proficient reader and writer, and allows parents to make informed decisions regarding hearing aids, cochlear implants, speechreading, and sign communication. They also will discover how to create environments at home and in …
Addresses critical issues facing families whose adoptive children have experienced the trauma of abuse, neglect, and loss.
The purpose of this curriculum is to provide abused children and young adolescents and their parents with a learning experience about human sexuality tailored to their needs. When abused children are taught about sex in school, many of their questions are not answered. It is very valuable for par…
This book argues that we live in a society where real progress has been made in the development of child-centered parenting, education and care, but that this cultural shift has produced a generation of children who are entitled to the same rights as adults but not ready to accept grown-up responsi…
A comprehensive guide that provides supportive and practical suggestions for coping and adjusting, as well as valuable medical information for the parents of babies born prematurely. ; Addresses such emotional challenges as: coping with feelings; developing your parental identity; and managing yo…
This book contains the information that has been put together over a number of years in a paediatrician's office to inform parents about ADHD, its diagnosis, impact on the child and its treatment. It provides answers to the questions and concerns that have been identified by parents.
This DVD helps parents understand the specific cognitive skill deficits that can impair a child's capacities for flexibility and frustration tolerance and provides step-by-step guidance on their approach for teaching these skills.
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH 1011 - Sleep.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Being with your child BCCH 1006.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Confusion BCCH 1028.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Constipation BCCH 1016.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Diarrhea BCCH 1017.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Difficulty Breathing BCCH 1015.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Fatigue BCCH 1018.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Fever - Infection BCCH 1022.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking About Death BCCH 1023.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking with Family BCCH 1024.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH - 1009 Loss of Appetite.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH - 1012 Loss of Movement.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Nausea - Vomiting BCCH 1019.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Personal care and hygiene BCCH 1007.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH 1010 - Precious Time.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Seizures BCCH 1021.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Talking with Siblings BCCH 1025.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Making Hard Decisions about Care BCCH 1005.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices about antibiotics for infections BCCH 1004.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices about DNAR - DNR BCCH 1002.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical choices blood transfusion BCCH 1001.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Critical Choices Tube Feedings BCCH 1003.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Discharge Plan 1000.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Emotional Distress BCCH 1008.pdf
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/Honouring the Spirit and Caring for your Child After Death.pdf
Topics include: Talking to classmates and friends; Being with your child; Bleeding, Breathing difficulties,
Constipation, Critical choices about antibiotics for infections, Critical choices about DNAR - DNR, Critical choices blood transfusion; Critical Choices Tube Feedings; Diarrhea; Discharge Pla…
A picture book written to help children cope with a mother's breast cancer. Includes "testimonials" by animal characters in an imaginary support group, allowing each of them to talk about issues they are facing. The "narrators" describe how the family reacted to the diagnosis, meeting the doctors a…
Designed especially for sexualized children and children who molest other children. The goal of the game is the prevention of sexual abuse by children and to children. Suitable for individual, group or family therapy and should be used in therapeutic settings only.
The National Anti-Drug Strategy, announced in October
2007, is the Government of Canada’s targeted response to
fight illicit drugs in Canada. The strategy is made up of three
action plans – one to prevent illicit drug use among young
people, a second that focuses on treatment for illicit drug
Discusses basic characteristics of children's understanding of death and reactions to loss and suggests ways of responding to children's concerns. Looks at children up to 6 years, 6-10 years, adolescent and at individual's differences. Includes questionnaires and check lists