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Inventory of Screening & Assessments

For Children & Youth with Special Needs

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For the definition of tiers, please see Tiers Explained

Tier One Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child Welfare and Protection Services Ministry of Children and Family Development

Terrace: 250-638-2311
Kitimat: 250-632-7256
Dease Lake: 250-771-3444
  • Immediate Safety Assessment 
  • Comprehensive Risk Assessment
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Family and Child Strengths and Needs Assessment
  • Reunification Assessment
  • Comprehensive Plan of Care
For Families with Children 0- 19 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals or by other Service Providers
Child Welfare and Protection Services' Resource Links
http://www.safekidsbc.ca/community.htm
http://www.safekidsbc.ca/teens.htm
http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/pdf/handbook_action_child_abuse.pdf
http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/publications.htm

Tier One Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Community and Public Health Northern Health
  • Terrace - 250-631-4200
  • Kitimat - 250-632-3181
  • Dease Lake - 250-771-4444
  • Atlin - 250-651-7677
  • Stewart - 250 - 636-2221
  • Prenatal Registry Questionnaire 
  • Newborn Screening Tests (24 – 48 hours after birth)
  • Nursing Priority Screening Tool (Parkyn tool)
  • Early Postpartum Depression Screening Tool (EPDS)
  • Ages an Stages Questionnaire (ASQ 3) – 3, 6, 18, 60 months
  • Dental – 12, 18 and 24 months, 60 months
  • Vision – 24- 36, 60 months
  • Hearing – 60 months
Birth + Family/Self/Open Referrals or by other Community Service Providers

Tier One Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Community Health Iskut Valley Health Authority
250-234-3511


Telegraph Creek
Tahltan Nursing Station: 250-235-3211

Tier One Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
BC Early Hearing Northern Health
250-631-4233


Terrace:Community based at Northern Health Unit. 
Screener is part time and days vary, 

Kitimat: Community based out of the Kitimat Child Development Centre, 
Screener from Terrace.
Every 4 to 6 weeks on a Tuesday.
Infant Hearing Screening under 6 month old Hearing Screener 
from Terrace will 
contact family.
Contact information 
is provided by the 
birthing hospital 
through the BC Early 
Hearing Program’s 
database. Or for 
home births and 
babies born out of 
province, public 
health then provides 
the information to 
the BC Early Hearing 
Program.

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Community Health Fairs Children First 
250-635-8761


Success by Six
250-638-1863
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire
  • Health Milestones (dental, hearing, vision)
Birth to School Age Open to the community at various times throughout the year.

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Information on Child Care Options in the Community Skeena Child Care Resource and Referral
250-638-1113 or 1-888-638-1863

Tier Two Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Information about Child Care Options in the Community Skeena Child Care Resource and Referral
250-638-1113 or 1-888-638-1863

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Infant Development Program (IDP) Kitimat Child Development Centre 
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
General Development
  • Gesell Assessment
  • Winnie Dunn Infant
  • Toddler Sensory Profile
  • MacArthur-Bates CDI
  • Screening Tools: ASQ & ASQ-SE, AEPS, AIMS & other appropriate tools
0-3 Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Supported Child Development Program (SCDP) Kitimat CDC
250-632-3144

Terrace CDC
250-635-9388
General Development
  • Batelle Assessment
  • Screening Tools: ASQ & ASQ-SE, AEPS, Behaviour, Sensory
0-6
6-12
Family, Self, Open Referrals or by other Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Early Intervention Program

Occupational Therapy (OT)
Kitimat Child Development Centre 
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
General Development 

Henry’s Kid Play Profile, 
Adaptive Behaviour 
Assessment System –II ADL 
Scales , Miller Function and 
Participation, DTVP -2.
Sensory– Winnie Dunn 
Sensory Profile
Perceptual– Test of Visual 
Motor Integration
Oral Motor/Feeding
Motor– Peabody Fine Motor, 
Bayley Scales of Infant 
Development
0 - 5  Family, Self, Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Early Intervention Program


Physiotherapy (PT)
 
Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
Motor– Alberta Infant Motor 
Scale Peabody Gross Motor, 
Scales of Infant Development

Neurological Screen
0 - 5 Family, Self, Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Early Intervention Program

Speech and Language Therapy 
Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
Speech– Goldman Fristoe 
2, Diagnostic Evaluation of 
Articulation & Phonology, 
CAAP
Language– Preschool 
Language Scales 4, Clinical 
Evaluation of Lang. 
Fundamentals., Peabody 
Picture Vocabulary Tests, 
Expressive/Receptive one 
word Picture Vocabulary 
Test., Rossetti 7 & Macarthur 
Bates Checklists, Rendell, 
WABC
Social Communication
Voice
Fluency
Oral Motor/Swallowing
Alternative/Augmentative 
Communication
Hearing
– Audiometer
0 - 5 Family, Self, Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Speech and Language Therapy Northern Health
Terrace
250-631-4233
Speech– Structured 
Photographic Articulation 
Test
Language – Peabody 
Picture Vocabulary 
Tests, Test for Auditory 
Comprehension of 
Language, Wiig 
Assessment of Basic 
Concepts, Expressive 
Vocabulary Tests, 
Communication and 
Symbolic Behaviour 
Scales, Test of Problem 
Solving, Preschool 
Language Scale
Social Communication
Voice
Fluency
Oral Motor/Swallowing
Alternative/Augmentative 
Communication
Hearing–
Audiometer
0 - 6 (school entry) Family, Self, Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Audiology Northern Health's Audiology Clinic
Terrace Health Unit
250-631-4233

Monday to Friday - 8 am to 4:30 pm
Hearing Tests

Amplification
0 - 19 Referral by Family Physician or Public Health Nurse or Speech and Language Pathologists or Parent Referrals

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Nursing Support Services Northern Health
250-631-4200
Eligibility Assessments for the At-Home Program 0 -18 Family
Community/Public Health Nurses
MCFD 
Family Physicians
Paediatricians
Community Service Providers
BC Children's Hospital

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN)  Ministry of Children and Family Development
250-638-2136 (Terrace)
Please see "Referral" for CYSN Programs and Services Criteria for CYSN Programs and Services

Age: 0 to 18 years & 11 months old

1. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
2. Developmental Disability
3. At Home Program
Assessments required for CYSN Programs and Services

1. Northern Autism Network or by Paediatrician
2. Diagnosis by Registered Psychologist
3. Assessment by Nursing Support Services - contact 250-631-4200

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health Kermode Friendship Society
250-635-6778

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth Mental Health Kitimat CDC
250-632-3144

MCFD CYMH: Terrace
250-638-2330
Kitimat CDC:
KADS – Kutchner 
Adolescent Depression 
Scale
S.C.A. RED – Anxiety 
Screener
DAESD – Drinking 
Check up Scale
MCFD CYMH:
·Intake Screening Tool: 
Brief Child and Family 
Phone Interview 
(BCFPI) 3 years+
·Comprehensive 
Bio-Psycho-Social 
Assessment
·Suicidal Risk 
Assessments
·Psychiatric 
Assessments/
Psychology 
Assessments (limited)
0 -19  Family, Self, Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Independent Schools, Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Eduction
School Age Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT)
Kitimat CDC
250-632-3144

Terrace CDC
250-635-9388
Fine Motor:
·Movement ABC
·BOT -2: Bruininks–Oseretsky Test of 
Motor Proficiency
·School Function Test
·Canadian Occupational Performance 
Measure
Sensory Processing:
·Sensory Profile (3-10 yrs)
Written Communication Skills:
·Developmental Test of Visual Perception, 
2nd Ed.
·Motor- Free Visual Perception Test, 3rd 
Edition
·Test of Visual Perceptual Skills, 3rd 
Edition
·McMaster Writing Protocol
·DTVP -2

Life Skills/Behaviour:
·Henry’s Kid Play Profile – preteen play 
profile, adolescent leisure interest profile
·Canadian Assessment of Participation 
and enjoyment – preferences for 
activities for children (CAPE/PAO)
·Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System 
–II
6 – 18 Schools
6 -18  School District #82 and Independent Schools

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Independent Schools, Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Eduction
School Age Therapy

Physiotherapy (PT)
Kitimat CDC
250-632-3144

Terrace CDC
250-635-9388
Gross Motor:
·Movement ABC
·Peabody
·BOT -2: Bruininks –Oseretsky Test of 
Motor Proficiency
·Gross Motor Function -GMFM
Mobility Skills
6 - 18 School District #82, Independent Schools

Tier Two Screening – Behavioural (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop
Behaviour Consultation and Professional Support Services Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144
MCHAT- Modified Checklist for 
Autism in Toddlers

GARS – Gillian Autism Rating 
Scale
0 - 19 CYSN - MCFD

or Families, Private, other Agencies

Tier Two Screening – Behavioural (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Develop, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Private
Behaviour Consultant

Autism Funding Unit
Kitimat Child Development Centre
​250-632-3144
ABILLS – Assessment of Basic 
Language and Learning Skills
SIB-R – Scales of Independent 
Behaviour – Revised
VB-MAPP – Verbal Behaviour 
Milestones – Assessment and 
Placement Program
0 - 18 By Parent/Guardian after 
eligibility assessed by 
Autism Assessment Team

Tier Three Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Complex 
Developmental 
Behavioural Conditions 
(CDBC) – Northern 
Health Assessment 
Network (NHAN)
Northern Health 
250-565-5827 (Prince George)
Diagnosis for FASD or Complex Child and Youth ^ 0 -19  Pediatrician or Family Physician to Northern Health Assessment Network Regional Coordinator
^ 13 assessments per year available for the communities of Terrace and Kitimat

Tier Three Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Autism Network – 
Northern Health 
Assessment Network 
(NHAN)
Northern Health 
250-565-5827 (Prince George)
Diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ^ 0 -19 Speech and Language Pathologist/Psychologist/Pediatrician to Northern Health Assessment Network's Regional Coordinator
^ Autism Assessments are completed by PhD Psychologists 

Tier Three Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Team (DDMHT) Northern Health
Terrace

250-631-4154
Psychological Assessments –
To assist Developmental Disabilities Mental Health  Clinicians with determining the treatment plan and recommendations for care.
0 - 18 Open to referral from individuals, families and community service providers

Tier Four Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Assistive and Augmentative Technology Sunny Hill Outreach Assistive Technology
Augmentative Communication ^^^
0-6 Paediatrician/Physician to Sunny Hill
^^^Twice a year clinic depending on the number of children requiring the service in the community.

Tier Four Screening – (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Assistive and Augmentative Technology  Sunny Hill Outreach 

Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
  • Both Child Development Centers coordinate community based outreach clinics.

 
Assistive Technology
Augmentative Communication ^^^
0 - 6 Pediatrician/Physician to Sunny Hill Team 
^^^ Twice a year clinic depending on the number of children requiring the service in the community.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Seating and Mobility  Sunny Hill Outreach 

Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
  • Both Child Development Centers coordinate community based outreach clinics.
Specific Seating and Mobility Assessments ^ 0 -19 Pediatrician or Physician to Sunny Hill
^Twice a year clinics.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Psychology  Sunny Hill Outreach 

Kitimat Child Development Centre
250-632-3144

Terrace Child Development Centre
250-635-9388
  • Both Child Development Centers coordinate community based outreach clinics.
Psycho-Educational Intellectual Functioning Diagnosis^^ 0 - 6  Local Team of Early Intervention Therapists and Consultants and Pediatrician 
^^Twice a year clinics.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Feeding Outreach Sunny Hill Outreach Feeding and Nutrition Consultation 0 -19 Contact the Sunny Hill Feeding Team
The Feeding Outreach is available when there are a number of children (0-19) that the community would like to have a feeding and nutrition consult.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Visual Consultation - Outreach Sunny Hill Outreach - Visual Impairment Team Vision Consultants provide consultation and support to children and their families and local community professionals around the impact of visual impairment. 0 - School Entry Direct referral to the Sunny Hill Visual Impairment Team.

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Special Education Technology of BC (SET-BC) School District #82 or Independent Schools Consultative Services to support students to learn through the use or support of technology. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent 
Schools refer students that 
are within certain categories 
(moderate to profound intellectual 
disabilities, ASD, physical 
disabilities, chronic health and 
visual impairments).

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Integration Support Program (PISP) School District #82 or Independent Schools Outreach Consultative services for students with multiple needs. Observations then programming recommendations are provided. 5 -19 School Districts or Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Outreach Program for FASD (POPFASD) School District #82 or Independent Schools Direct Support to School Based Teams. Programming strategies for students with FASD. 5 -19 School Districts or Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) School Districts or Independent Schools Outreach Consultative services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Environmental Assessments. Capacity building training. 5 -19 School Districts or Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Auditory Outreach School District #82 or Independent Schools Variety of supports for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, also provides assistive listening devices. 5 -19 School Districts or Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Terrace, Kitimat, Dease Lake, Stewart, Atlin)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Resource Centre For Visually Impaired (PRCVI) School District #82 or Independent Schools Variety of supports for students who are Braille users and who have low vision. 5 -19 School Districts or Independent Schools

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (All)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Provincial Health Services Authority-Audiology BC Children's Hospital Audiology Department
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
604-875-2112
Entry level school age screening
Behavioural Audiometry
Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)
Tympanometry
Otoacoustic Emission (OAE)
Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
0-19 Parent/Family Member
Physician
Public Health Nurse
Other Clinician
Sunnyhill Assessment Team
Tier 2 Assessment provided for families that are geographically closest to Children's Hospital Clinic. Families referred here may be re-referred to other community clinics