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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 – (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Provincial Integration Support Program (PISP) Local contact School District #52 and Independent Schools Outreach Consultative services for students with multiple needs. Observations then programming recommendations are provided. 5 - 19 School Districts/Independent Schools

Tier One Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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

Prince Rupert
250-622-6380

Haida Gwaii (Masset and Port Clements)
250-626-4727

Queen Charlotte and Sandspit
250-559-2350
  • 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 + Fmaily/Self/Open Referrals by other Community Service Providers

Tier One Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Community Health Fairs Prince Rupert
  • Regional Aboriginal Success by Six and Children First - 250-622-9452
Haida Gwaii
  • 250-637-1700
Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
Health Milestones (dental, vision, hearing)
Birth to School Age Open to the children and families in the communities of Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii at various times throughout the year.

Tier One Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health, Public Health of Canada
BC Early Hearing Northern Health
250-622-6515

Prince Rupert:
Hospital based, five days a week (Monday to Friday); and baby requiring further additional screening is seen at the Audiology Clinic in Prince Rupert.

Haida Gwaii:
All babies born in Prince Rupert will be screened prior to discharge.
 
Infant Hearing Screening Less than 6 months old 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 Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Information on Child Care Options in the Community CCRR:

Prince Rupert:
250-622-2434

Haida Gwaii
250-559-4711

 

Tier One Screening – Early Childhood (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Health Canada
Head Start Education Programs Prince Rupert Aboriginal Head Start
250-627-4010
Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) Birth to School Age Open to those attending the childcare programs.

Tier One Screening – Social Work (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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 Rupert: 250-624-7594
Haida Gwaii: 250-559-4403
Masset: 250-626-5481
  • 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 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 Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Infant Development Program (IDP) Prince Rupert
250-627-7166

Haida Gwaii
Northern Health: 250-626-4716
General Development
  • Gesell Assessment 
  • Screening Tools:
  1. ASQ & ASQ-SE
  2. AEPS
  3. and other appropriate tools
0 - 3 Family/Self/Open Referrals or by Community based Service providers.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Supported Child Development Program (SCDP) Prince Rupert Community Enrichment Society
250-627-7166
General Development 

Batelle Assessment

Screening Tools:
  • ASQ &ASQ-SE
  • AEPS
  • Behaviour
  • Sensory
0 - 6
6-12
Family/Opem Referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Aboriginal Infant Development Program (AIDP) Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert

250-627-1717 (extension #62)
 
  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
  • Assessment Evaluation and Programming System (AEPS) for Infants and Children
0 - 6 Parents may self refer or with parents consent referrals may come from Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program (ASCDP) Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert
250-627-1717 (extension #22)
Ages and Stages Questionnaire 0 -12  Parents may self refer or with Parent consent referral from Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physiotherapy (PT) Northern Health 

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital 
250-622-6515
General Development

Sensory 
Perceptual -
Test of Visual Motor Integration
Oral Motor/Feeding
Motor -
Peabody Fine Motor, Bayley Scales of Infant Development
0 - 5  Family/Self referrals or by Community Service Providers

Tier Two Screening – Early Services (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
250-622-6515
Speech– Goldman Fristoe 2, Diagnostic 
Evaluation of Articulation & Phonology.
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.
Social Communication
Voice
Fluency
Oral Motor/Swallowing
Alternative/Augmentative Communication

Hearing– Audiometer
0-5 Family/Self referral or by Community Service Provider

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Independent Schools, Northern Health, School Districts
Speech and Language Pathology (SLP) Northern Health

Prince Rupert
250-622-6380
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
6-19
0-6 
  • Family or by Community Service Provider
6-19
  • Schools and Pediatrician

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Audiology Northern Health's Audiology Clinic

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital

250-622-6527
Hearing Tests
Amplification
0 -19 Referral by Family Physician, Public Health Nurse and Speech and Language Pathologist and Parents.
Audiologist is in Prince Rupert one week a month and outreach to Haida Gwaii twice a year.

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources:
Pediatrician  Medical Observations and Testing 0 -19 Family Physicians

Tier Two Screening – Early Services & Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health
Nursing Support Services
 
Northern Health

Terrace: 250-631-4200
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 Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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
Terrace: 250-638-2136
(Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii and outlying communities).
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 Three Screening – (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Northern Health
Complex 
Developmental 
Behavioural Conditions 
(CDBC) – Northern 
Health Assessment 
Network (NHAN)
Northern Health 
Prince George
250-565-5827
Diagnosis for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder of Complex Child and Youth ^ 0 -19 Pediatrician or Family Physician to Northern Health's Regional Coordinator
^11 assessments per year available for the Prince Rupert Area.

Tier Three Screening – (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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

Tier Three Screening – (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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 referrals from individuals, families and Community Service Providers 

Tier Four Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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 Assessment ^ 0 -19
^Twice a year clinics in Kitimat and Terrace at the Child Development Centers.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Children and Family Development
Psychology Assessments 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 Community Teams of Early Intervention Therapists and others, such as; Pediatricians 
^^Twice a year clinics at Kitimat and Terrace Child Development Centers.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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/Family Physician to Sunny Hill
^^^Twice a year clinic depending on the number of children requiring the service in the community.

Tier Four Screening – Health (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

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 (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Health
Vision 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 Visual Impairment Team

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Special Education Technology of BC (SET- BC) Local contact School District #52 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 Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Outreach Program for FASD (POPFASD) Local contact School District #52 and Independent Schools Direct Support to School Based Teams. Programming strategies for students with FASD 5 -19 School Districts/Independents Schools

Tier Four Screening – Education (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) Local contact School District #52 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 Four Screening – Education (Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Auditory Outreach Local contact School District #52 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 Rupert and Haida Gwaii)

Programs / Services Agency Details Age Referral
Funding Sources: Ministry of Eduction
Provincial Resource Centre for Visually Impaired (PRCVI) Local contact School District #52 and Independent Schools Variety of supports for students who are use Braille and who have low vision, 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