In this 2019 Pain BC "Pain Waves" podcast episode, Dr. Susan Bennett and Dr. Erin Moon present research evidence and clinical experience on chronic pain in children and youth, and strategies to help families manage its impact.
In this 2014 webinar for the Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and disability, Dr. Erin Moon and Dr. Susan Bennett share clinical and research information on the ways that parents can help their children and youth with chronic pain restore healthy daily functioning.
My Care Path is a collaborative venture of PainBC and BC Children's Hospital designed for youth living with chronic pain. With input from the Complex Pain Service and Medical Psychology, this website provides youth-friendly, evidence-based information about chronic pain, its impact, and self-management strategies to return to wellness.
Pacing: Your superpower against chronic pain (2017) is a Youtube video series developed by a youth in collaboration with Dr. Susan Bennett and Lauren de Marchi, Psychologist and Physiotherapist with the Complex Pain Service. The video targets "tweens" living with chronic pain. It lends patient voice to the treatment approach of paced return to physical activity.
OCD in Children and Adolescents: The "OCD is Not the Boss of Me" Manual by Katherine McKenney, Annie Simpson, & S. Evelyn Stewart (2020). Available for purchase through Guilford.
Taming worry dragons: A manual for children, parents, and other coaches
Garland, E. Jane, Clark, Sandra L., Earle, Vicky (Illustrator). Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of British Columbia , 2009. 4th Edition.
Available for purchase at the Family Support and Resource Centre - Ambulatory Care Building, Room K2-126, Children’s and Women’s Health Centre, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, or through Odin Books. Created by health care professionals at BC Children's Hospital, this manual helps teach kids how to manage their anxiety. Using cognitive behavioural therapy in a language kids can understand, it explains what anxiety is and provides helpful coping strategies.
Beyond the WISC - Psychological Assessment of Cognitive Functioning in Special Populations - was written by Dr. Jennifer Engle, neuropsychologist and BC Children’s Hospital (2019). This open-access e-book was designed for psychologists and other professionals who are evaluating children with severe cognitive, motor, communication, and sensory impairments
Somatization Family Handbook - The Mind Body Connection and Somatization: A Family Handbook (2019) was written by Dr. Theresa Newlove, Dr. Elizabeth Stanford, Dr. Andrea Chapman, and Dr. Amrit Dhariwal of BC Children’s Hospital. The goal of the handbook is to give families the information, resources, and confidence they need to help their children learn better coping skills and move towards recovery.