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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 (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Community and Public Health Northern Health

Prince George
250-565-7478
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 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 + Open Referrals/Family/Community Service Providers

Tier One Screening – Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Community Health Fairs Children First Subcommittees
250-565-7331
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire
  • Health Milestones (dental, vision)
Birth to School Age Open to the children and families in the Prince George Area at various time throughout the year.

Tier One Screening – Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health, Northern Health
BC Early Hearing Northern Health
250-565-7399
  • Hospital based at University Hospital of Northern B.C. (UHNBC), 7 days a week including statutory holidays; any infant missed or requiring additional screening is seen at the Audiology Clinic at UHNBC.
Infant Hearing Screening Less than six months old Hearing Screener will contact family. Contact information is provided by the birthing hospital through the B.C. Early Hearing Program's database. Or for home based births and babies born of the Province of B.C., Public Health then provides the information to the BC Early Hearing Program.

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Health Canada
Aboriginal Head Start Metis Program Prince George Native Friendship Society
250-564-1840
  • Brigance
 3-5 years old Open to those children attending the Head Start Program

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Health Canada
Aboriginal Head Start Carrier Program Prince George Native Friendship Society
250-563-3884
Brigance 3 -5 years old Open to those attending the Head Start Program

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Strong Start Programs School District #57
Prince George
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
  • Birth to School Age
  • Open to families in the Community

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Information on Child Care Options in the Community Prince George Child Care Resource and Referral
250-563-2483 or 1-800-680-6699

 

Tier One Screening – Social Work (Prince George)

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

Prince George:
250-565-4367 or 250-565-4301 
  • 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. Open Referrals/Family/Community 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 Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
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
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 (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 Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
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 Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

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/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); 
Peabody Picture Vocabulary 
Test 3 (PPVT 3); Preschool 
Language Scale 4 (PLS 4)
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 Community Service Provider
Coordinated referral process with the Prince George Child Development Center's Speech and Language Pathologists.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Supported Child Development Program (SCDP) Child Development Centre of Prince George & District Association
250-563-7168
General Development
Batelle Assessment

Screening Tools:
*Ages and Stages Questionnaire & Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional
*Assessment, Evaluation and Programming Systems (AEPS)
*Behaviour
*Sensory
0 - 12 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals/or by Community Service Provider

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program (ASCDP) Prince George Native Friendship Centre
250-564-3568
General Development
Batelle Assessment

Screening Tools:
*Ages and Stages Questionnaire & Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional
*Assessment, Evaluation and Programming Systems (AEPS)
*Other appropriate tools.
3 -12 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Aboriginal Infant Development Outreach Prince George Native Friendship Centre
250-564-5941
General Development
Gesell Assessment

Screening Tools:
*Ages and Stages Questionnaire & Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional
*Assessment, Evaluation and Programming Systems (AEPS)
*Other appropriate tools.
0 -3 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Wazdidadilh Aboriginal Infant and Family Development Program Prince George Native Friendship Centre
250-564-5941
General Development
Gesell Assessment

Screening Tools:
*Ages and Stages Questionnaire & Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional
*Assessment, Evaluation and Programming Systems (AEPS)
*Other appropriate tools.
0-6 years old (with a focus on 0-3 years old) Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Infant Development Program (IDP) Aimhi
250-564-6408
 
General Development
Gesell Assessment

Screening Tools:
*Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) & Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional (ASQ-SE)
*Assessment, Evaluation and Programming Systems (AEPS)
*Other appropriate tools.
0-3 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN)  Ministry of Children and Family Development
250-565-6904
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 250-612-4519 or 250-565-7391.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Nursing Support Services Northern Health
250-565-7391
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 (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
BC Early Hearing Program Prince George Hearing Clinic
University Hospital of BC

1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC V8J 2A6
250-565-7371



 
Entry level school age screening
Behavioural Audiometry
Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)
Tympanometry
Otoacoustic Emission (OAE)
Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
0 -19 Referral by Family Physician, 
Public Health Nurse, and 
Speech and Language 
Pathologist and Parent/Family 
referrals
Clinic Hours are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) Northern Health
250-565-7370
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 Open referrals by Families or by Community Service Providers

 
Coordinated referral process with the Prince George Child Development Center's Speech and Language Pathologists.

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Eating Disorders Program at Nechako Centre  Northern Health
250-612-7479
Multi-disciplinary assessment: medical, psycho-social, nutrition, and family. 12 years and older Family/Self/Open referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Assessment and Treatment to Youth (court) Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services
250-565-7115
IQ and Functional Assessments 12 to 17 years old Youth Justice Court or Probation

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Aboriginal Child and Youth Wellness Services Prince George Native Friendship Centre
250-564-4324
Culturally appropriate intake and assessment to determine the level of mental health support required. 0-18 years old Self-referrals or parents can refer by phone or in person to complete a referral or meet with the Program Coordinator. Community Service Providers referrals are also an option.

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Northern Child and Family Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Clinic (SCAN) Northern Health
250-565-2120
Assessment for trauma or dissociation. 0 - 19 years old Physician, RCMP, and MCFD Social Workers

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
UNBC Counselling Services UNBC Wellness Centre
250-960-6362
Full Psychiatric Assessment
Mental Status Examination
College Adjustment Scale
Internal Intake and Assessment Inventory
16 years and older Self - referrals,Hospital, Community Response Unit, Schools, Physicians, Counselors or other Community Service Providers.

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth Mental Health Services Prince George Native Friendship Centre
250-564-4324
  • Culturally appropriate intake assessment
  • Global Assessment of Functioning Scale
  • Mental Status Checklist
3-19 years old  Family/Self/Open referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Child & Youth Mental Health (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Child and Youth Mental Health Services Intersect Youth and Family Services Society
250-562-6639
Child and Youth Mental Health Assessment:
  • Brief Child and Family Phone Interview
  • Comprehensive Bio-Psycho-Social-Emotional-Spiritual Assessment
  • Other specialized assessments
0 -19 years old Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, School District #57
Physiotherapy (PT) 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 Scale
Orthopaedic Screen- Range of Motion (ROM)
Pain- Non-Communicating Children’s Pain 
Checklist - Revised (NCCPC - R)
Respiratory
Equipment/Mobility
Accessibility
6 - 19 years old for Students with neurological or motor disability School Based Teams

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: School District #57
Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) School District #57 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)
K - 12 School Based Team (SBT)

Tier Two Screening – Education - School Age Therapy (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: School District #57
Occupational Therapy (OT) School District #57 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
K-12 for students with neurological or motor disability School Based Teams (SBT)

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

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: School District #57
Aboriginal Education Department School District #57
250-562-4843
Support to Students as required K-12 School Based Team (SBT)

Tier Three Screening – (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Complex 
Developmental 
Behavioural Conditions 
(CDBC) – Northern 
Health Assessment 
Northern Health
250-565-5827
Diagnosis for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Complex Child and Youth 0 -19 Pediatrician or Family Physician to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator
33 assessments per year available for the Prince George Area

Tier Three Screening – (Prince George)

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

Tier Three Screening – (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Developmental Disabilities Mental Health (DDMH) Northern Health
250-565-7393
To assist Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Clinicians with determining the treatment plan and recommendations for care. 0-18 Open referrals, Self, Family, or by Community Service Providers

Tier Four Screening – Health (Prince George)

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

Child Development Centre of Prince George coordinates the local clinics 
250-563-7168
 
Specific Seating and Mobility Assessments 0 -19  Pediatrician or Family Physician to Sunny Hill
Twice a year clinics

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: MInistry of Education
Special Education Technology of BC (SET- BC) School District #57 and Independent Schools Provincial Outreach 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, Autism Spectrum Disorder, physical disabilities, chronic health and 
visual impairments).

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
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 and Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) School District #57 and Independent Schools Consultative Services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Environmental Assessments. Capacity building training. 5 - 19 School Districts and Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

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

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Provincial Resource Centre for Visually Impaired (PRCVI) District #57 and Independent Schools Variety of supports for students who are Braille users and who have low vision. 5 - 19 School Districts and Independent Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince George)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Education
Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) Local Contacts School District #59, and Independent Schools Outreach Consultative Services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Environmental Assessments. Capacity building training. 5 - 19 School Districts and 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