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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

Screening – Early Services (McBride and Valemount)

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

Tier One Screening – Health (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: MCFD/Health/Education/Public Health of Canada/Private
Community and Public Health Northern Health
Valemount:
250-566-9138
McBride:
250-569-2251
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 monhtes
Dental - 12, 18 and 24, 60 months
Vision - 24-36, 60 months
Hearing - 60 months
 
Birth + Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Tier Service Providers

Tier One Screening – Health (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: MCFD/Health/Education/Public Health of Canada/Private
Community Health Fairs Contact Information Children First Subcommittees: 250-565-7331 Ages and Stages Questionnaire
Health Milestones (dental, vision)
Birth to School Age Open to children and families in the Prince George Area at various times through the year.

Tier One Screening – Health (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: MCFD/Health/Education/Public Health of Canada/Private
BC Early Hearing Northern Health 250-565-7399
Valemount and McBride: Infants are screened at their birthing site or at the Audiology Clinic in PG.
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 then provides the information to the BC Early Hearing Program

Tier One Screening – Social Work (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: MCFD/Private, Ministry of Children and Families/Private
Early Childhood Education Programs Daycare's

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 (ASQ) Birth to School Age Open to those attending the childcare programs.

Tier One Screening – Social Work (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Families
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
McBride:
250-569-3760
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 – (McBride and Valemount)

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 – Early Services (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Infant Development Program (IDP) McBride Robson Valley Home Support Society
250-569-2266
General Development
Gesell 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 (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children 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, Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency (BOT 2)
Sensory - Sensory Profile
Visiual Perceptual-Developmental Test of Visual Perception 2 (DTVP-2), Berry Visual Motor Integration Tests (VMI); Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test 3 (MVPT - 3)
Developmental - Bayley Scales of Infant Development 2 (BSID-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 (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Families
Physiotherapy (PT) Child Development Centre of Prince George & 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 
of Motion (ROM); Severity 
Assessment for Plagiocephaly
Pain
Neonatal Follow-up
Respiratory
Equipment/Mobility
Accessibility

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

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) Child Development Centre of Prince George & District Association
250-563-7168
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 Family/Self/Open referrals or by
Tier Service Providers
Note: joint referral with CDC or PG's Speech and Language Pathologists.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Audiology Northern Health's Audiology Clinic at the University Hospital of Northern B.C.
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 (McBride and Valemount)

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 (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) Northern Health
250-56507370

 
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 Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers
Note: joint referral with CDC of PG's Speech and Language Pathologists

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (McBride and Valemount)

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
BC Children's Hospital

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (McBride and Valemount)

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

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Child and Youth Mental Health Services CYMH
McBride Robson Valley Home Support Society
250-569-2266
 
Brief Child and Family Phone Interview 0 to 18 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals
or by
Tier Service Providers
*Child/Youth must have knowledge of the referral and agree prior to service provider referral.
 

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Physiotherapy Child Development Centre of Prince George & 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
Orthopaedic Screen - Range of Motion (ROM)
Pain - Non-Communicating Children's Pain Checklist - Revised (NCCPC-R)
Respiratory
Equipment/Mobility
Accessibility

 
6 - 19 Schools

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

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Resource Teachers School District #57
250-561-9235
Reading Tests
Writing Tests
Math Tests
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Team/Family

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

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 School Team/Family

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

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
Learner Support Teacher 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) (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Ministry of Education
School Psychologist School District #57
250-561-9235
Observation
Cognition (WISC IV), SB-4, WJ Cog
Academic Achievement (WIATT-111, W111)
Memory (WRAML2; CMS
Visual-Motor (Beery)
Adaptive Skills (ABAS 11), Vineland
Executive Functioning (BRIEF), DKEFS, NEPSY
Behariour (BASC-11), Conners
Informal procedures (file review, interviews, development history)
Kindergarten to Grade 12 School Based Team (SBT)
*Student of any age with suspected intellectual disabilities will be formally assessed.

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

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 Informal Assessments (observations, parent and teacher interviews, language samples, file reviews, mufti-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 (SSl)
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) (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) School District #57
250-561-9235
Informal Assessments

(observations, parent and teach interviews, file reviews, muti-disciplinary 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 VMl, TVPS-R, DTVP-s, 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) (McBride and Valemount)

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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

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 Paediatrician or Family Physician to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator

Tier Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

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 ASD 0 - 19 SLP/Paediatrician/Psychologist
to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator

Tier Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
1. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
2. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Provincial Outreach Consultation
3. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
5. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
4. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Consultation
6. 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 Three Screening – (McBride and Valemount)

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
Prince George Contact:
250-565-6904
1. Autism Spectrum Disorder
2. Developmental Disability
3. At Home Program
0 - 18 years & 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