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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 – Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Community and Public Health Northern Health
250-997-3263
Northern Health
- Prenatal Registry Questionnaire
- Newborn Screening Tests (24-48 hours after birth)
- Nursing Priority Screening Tool (Parkyn tool)
- Early Postpartum Depression Screening Tool (EPDS)
-Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ 3)--3,6,18,60 months
- Dental--12, 18, and 24 months, 60
-Vision--24-36, 60 months
-Hearing--60 months
 
Birth + Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers

Tier One Screening – Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
3 Year Old Screening Clinic Mackenzie Health Unit:
250-997-3263
Ages and Stages Questionnaire
Health Milestones (dental, vision, nutrition).
3 years Open to the children and families in the Mackenzie Area at various times throughout the year.

Tier One Screening – Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
BC Early Hearing Northern Health
250-565-7399
Mackenzie:  Infants are screened at their birthing site or at the Audiology Clinic in Prince George.
Infant Hearing Screening <6 months old Hearing screener 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 hen provides the information to the BC Early Hearing Program.

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Families
Early Childhood Education Programs Daycares

Preschools

CCRR (referrals to child care options in the community):  250-563-2483 or 1-800-680-6699 (Prince George),
www.ccrr.bc.ca
Ages and Stages Questionnaire Birth to School Age Open to those attending the childcare programs.

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Health Canada
Aboriginal Head Start:  McLeod Lake Indian Band McLeod Lake Indian Band Gesell Developmental Screening and Assessment used by Mackenzie Infant Development Program 10 month to 5 years old Open to those attending the Head Start program.

Tier One Screening – Social Work (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child Welfare and Protection Services
www.safekidsbc.ca/community.htm

www.safekidsbc.ca/teens.htm

www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/pdf/handbook_action_child_abuse.pdf

www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/publications.htm
 
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Mackenzie: 250-997-3966
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 Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Social Development and Housing
Community Living of BC Community Living of British Columbia (CLBC) 1.  Developmental Disability- an assessment completed by an approved professional (certified school psychologist) that clearly states they meet 
the “Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Retardation” cited in the DSM-IV-TR.
2.  Personal Supports Initiative-
                                      1. an assessment indicating they do not meet the “Diagnostic Criteria for Mental Retardation” cited in the DSM-IV-TR; AND
                                      2. an Adaptive Functioning report completed by an approved professional that says the person has significant limitations in                                               adaptive functioning. CLBC will accept one of three assessment tools for the Adaptive Functioning report. The assessment 
                                          report must state which assessment tool was used; AND
                                      3. Either
                                        a. Assessments confirming the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) completed by an approved                                                                 professional, 
                                            or
                                        b. Assessments confirming the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) completed by an approved professional.
Age: 19 year old and +
1.  Developmental Disability
     An adult has:
                 ·Significantly impaired intellectual functioning
                 ·Significantly impaired adaptive functioning 
                 ·These limitations must have started before age 18.
2. Personalized Supports Initiative
    An adult who does not have a developmental disability but has:
        ·Significant limitation in adaptive functioning, 
          AND EITHER:
        ·a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
          OR
       ·a diagnosis of a Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Open referral by self/family/or Community Service Providers
To be noted: A qualifying practitioner means either a Psychologist or a Psychological 
Associate registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia or a Certified 
School Psychologist certified by the British Columbia Association of School Psychologists. 
CLBC determines eligibility for services based on documents completed by qualifying 
practitioners.

Tier Two Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
School Psychologist School District #57 Observation
Cognition (WISC IV), SB-4, WJ Cog
Academic Achievement (WIAT-111, WJ 111)
Memory (WRAML2; CMS)
Visual-Motor (Beery)
Adaptive Skills (ABAs11), Vineland
Behaviour (BASC-11) Conners
Informal procedures (file review, interviews, development history)
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Based Team (SBT)
* Students of any age with suspected intellectual disabilities will be formally assessed.

Tier Two Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
First Nations Education Steering Committee First Nations Education Steering Committee First Nations Schools

Tier Two Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
First Nations Education Steering Committee First Nations School

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Families
Infant Development Program Mackenzie Counselling Services:
250-997-6565
General Development
Gessell Assessment Screening Tools:  *ASQ & ASQ-SE-*AEPS & other appropriate tools
0-3 Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Families
Aboriginal Infant and Family Development Program McLeod Lake Indian Band:
250-750-4415
General Development
Gesell Assessment Screening Tools: *ASQ & ASQ-SE-*AEPS & other approprate tools
0-3 Family/Self/Open referrals or by Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Supported Child Development Program (SCDP) Mackenzie Counselling Services:
250-997-6595
General Development 
Batelle Assessment
AEPS
0-12 Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Child and Family Development
Early Intervention Therapy
Occupational Therapy (OT)
Child Development Centre of Prince George & District Association
250-563-7168
Fine Motor--Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (PDMS--2), Miller Function & Participation Scales (M-FUN), Movement ABC, Buininks-Oseretsky Test of MOtor Proficiency (BOT 2)
Sensory -- Sensory Profile

Visual Perceptual -- Developmental test of Visual perception 2 (DTVP-2), Beery Visual Motor Integration Tests (VMI);  Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test 3 (MVPT--3)

Developmental -- Bayley Scales of Infant Development 2 (BISID-2)
Activities of Daily Living --Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)

Oral Motor/Feeding
Equipment/Mobility
Accessibility
Participation
Play

 
Birth to School Entry Family/Self/Open referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Early Interventions Therapy
Physiotherapy (PT)
CDC of PG & District Association:
250-563-7168
Gross Motor--Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM);  Alberta Infant Motor Scales (AIMS); Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP); Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (PDMS-2); Bruininks-Oseretsky test of Motor Proficiency (BOT-2); Movement ABC

Developmental--Bayley Scales of Infant Development 2 (BSID-2)

Neurological Screen orthopaedic Screen--Range o Motion (ROM); Severity Assessment or Plagiocephaly

Pain

Neonatal Follow-up

Respiratory

Equipment/Mobiliy

Accessibility



 
Birth to School Entry Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Early Intervention Therapy
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP)
CDC of PG & District Association:
250-563-7168
Speech /Spoken Language--Expressive One word Picture Vocabulary Test (EOWPVT);  Rossetti Infant-Toddler Language Scale; Goldman Fristoe 2 test of Articulation; Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology (DEAP); Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals Preschool 2 (CELF P 2);  Peaody Picture Vocabulary Test 3 (PPVT 3);  Preschool Language scale 4 (PLS4)

Understanding of Language--Test of Auditory Comprehension of Language 3 (TACL 3); Receptive One Word Picture Vocabulary Test (ROWPVT)
Social communication --MacArthur-Bates Communicative Developmental Inventory

Voice
Fluency
Oral Motor/Feeding
Alternative & Augmentative Communication
Play

 
Birth to School Entry Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers
Note:  joint referral with Northern Health Speech and Language Pathologists.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Child and Family Development, Northern Health
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) Northern Health
250-565-7370
Speech--Structured Photographic Articulation Test
Language--Peabody Picture Vocabulary Tess, 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 Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers
Note:  join referral with CDC o PG's Speech and Language Pathologists.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Audiology Northern Health's Audiology Clinic at the University of Northern BC
250-565-7371
Clinic hours are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm
 
Hearing Tests
Amplification
0 - 19 Referral by Family Physician, Public Health Nurse, and Speech and Language Pathologist.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Nursing Support Services Northern Health
250-565-7391
(Prince George)
Eligibility Assessment for the At-Home Program 0 - 18 Family
Community/Public Health
Nurses
MCFD
Family Physicians
Paediatricians
Service Providers
BC Children's Hospital

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Paediatricians Medical Observations/Testing 0 - 19 Family Physician

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Resource Teachers School District #57 Reading Tests
Writing Tests
Math Tests
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Team/Family

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Hearing Resource Teacher
 
School District #57
250-561-9235

 
Observation, Hearing Tests, Referrals
Informal Speech/Language Assessments
Johns Reading Inventory
Informal Writing Assessment
Kindergarten to Grade 12 Classroom Teachers

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Learner Support Teachers School District #57
250-561-9235
Observation
Curriculum-Based Assessment
Informal Inventories (Alberta Assessment, Jerry Johns reading Inventory)
PPVT-IV: language screening for students who may require ESL/ELD support.
Functional Behaviour Assessment
Kindergarten to Grade 12 Classroom Teachers

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) School District #57
250-561-9235

 
Informal Assessments (observations, parent and 
teacher interviews, language samples, file reviews, 
multi-disciplinary consultations)
Articulation (GFTA-2, SPAT:D)
Phonology (DEAP, HAPP-3, PAT-2)
Voice/Resonance (oral/nasal listener, See-Scape, 
specific word lists and language samples)
Receptive Language (PPVT-4, TACL, CELF-4, CASL, 
PLS-5, PLAI)
Expressive Language (RAPT, SPELT-2, CELF-4, CASL, 
PLS-5, PLAI)
Basic Concepts/Vocabulary (EVT-2, EOWPVT, TWF, 
LPT-3, Bracken, Boehm)
Pragmatics (TOPS-3, Social Language Development, 
Pragmatic Checklists)
Dyspraxia (KSPT, Nuffield)
Fluency (SSI)
Written Language (OWLS)
Narrative (TNL, ENNI)
Oral-Motor (Talk Tool Materials)
Auditory Processing (TAPS-111)
 
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Based Team (SBT)

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) School District #57
250-561-9235
Informal Assessments
(observations, parent and teacher interviews, 
file reviews, multidisciplinary consultations) to 
determine level of occupational performance and 
what services are needed.
If needed then;
Assessment of Functional Skills:
Use of school materials and equipment, Written 
Output, Dressing, Eating, Personal Hygiene, 
Mobility, Safety. 
Print Tool, Functional School Screen, School 
Function Assessment.
Assessment of Motor Skills:
Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency-2, 
Movement ABC2, TGMD-2,COMPS, Miller 
Function and Participation Scales
Assessment of Sensory Processing:
Sensory Profile, Sensory Processing Measure.
Assessment of Visual Perception:
Beery VMI, TVPS-R, DTVP-2, MVPT.
Equipment Needs: to provide child specific 
adaptations, or positioning equipment, or 
technology
 
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Based Team (SBT)
*Refer students with neurological or motor disability

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Physiotherapy (T) CDC of PG & District Association
250-563-7168
Gross Motor- Gross Motor Function Measure 
(GMFM); Peabody Developmental Motor Scales 
(PDMS -2); Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor 
Proficiency (BOT -2); Movement ABC
Neurological Screen- Berg Balance Scale
Orthopaedic Screen- Range of Motion (ROM)
Pain- Non-Communicating Children’s Pain 
Checklist - Revised (NCCPC - R)
Respiratory
Equipment/Mobility
Accessibility

 
6 to 19 School Based Team (SBT)
*refer students with neurological or motor disability

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Aboriginal Education Department
250-562-4843
School District #57 Support to students as required Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Based Team (SBT)

Tier Two Screening – Education - School District #xx (item dependant on area) (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education and MCFD
School Psychologist School District #57
250-561-9235
Observation
Cognition (WISC IV),SB-4, WJ Cog
Academic Achievement (WIAT-111, WJ 111)
Memory (WRAML2; CMS)
Visual-Motor (Beery)
Adaptive Skills (ABAS 11), Conners
Informal procedures (file review, interviews, development history)
K - 12 School Based Team (SBT)
*Students of any age with suspected intellectual disabilities will be formally assessed.

Tier Three Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health Authority
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 Paediatrician or Family Physician to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator

Tier Three Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health Authority
Autism Network -
Northern Health Assessment Network (NHAN)
Northern Health
250-565-5827
Prince George
Diagnosis for ASD 0 - 19 SLP/Paediatrician/Psychologist to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator

Tier Three Screening – (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health Authority
Developmental Disabilities
Mental Health Team

(DDMHT)
Northern Health
250-565-7393
(Prince George)
Psychological Assessments
To assist DDMH Clinicians with determining the treatment plan and recommendations for care.
0 - 18 Open/Service Providers/MCFD

Tier Four Screening – Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Sunny Hill Outreach
Seating and Mobility
CDC of PG & District Association
Coordinates the local clinics 250-563-7168
Specific Seating and Mobility Assessment 0 - 19 Paediatrician/Physician to Sunny Hill
Twice a year clinics.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Sunny Hill Outreach
Assistive & Augmentative Technology
CDC of PG & District Association
Coordinates the local clinics
250-563-7168
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 – Health (Mackenzie)

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 (Mackenzie)

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. Age 0 to school entry Direct referral to the Sunny Hill Visual Impairment Team.

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Special Education Technology of BC
(SET-BC)
School district #57 and Independent Schools Consultative Services to support students to learn through the use of 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 (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Provincial Integration Support Program
(PISP)
School District #57 and Independent Schools Consultative Services for students with multiple needs. Observations then programming recommendations are provided. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Provincial Outreach Program for FASD
(POPFASD)

 
School District #57 and Independent Schools Direct Support to School Based Teams. Programming strategies for students with FASD. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders
(POPARD)

 
School District #57 and Independent Schools Consultative services for students with ASD.
Environmental Assessments. Capacity building training.
5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Auditory Outreach
School District #57 and Independent Schools Variety of supports for students, who are deaf or hard of hearing, provides assistive listening devices. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
Provincial Resource Centre for Visually Impaired
(PRCVI)

 
School District #57 and Independent Schools  Variety of supports for students who are Braille users and who have low vision. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Mackenzie)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN) Programs and Services Ministry of Children and Family Development
Contact:
250-565-6094 (Prince George)
1. Autism Spectrum Disorder
2. Developmental Disability
3. At Home Program
0 - 18 yrs & 11 months old 1. Northern Autism Network or by Paediatrician
2. diagnosis by registered Psychologist
3. Assessment by Nursing Support Services
250-612-4519 or 250-565-7391 Prince George

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