Mental Health Services for Children, Youth & Families


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General Resources

Family Resources



Behaviour Problems (books)

  • Backtalk: Four Steps to Ending Rude Behaviour in Your Kids
    by Carolyn Crowder, Fireside; (Mar. 1998) ISBN: 068484124X
  • The Difficult Child
    by Stanley Turecki, Bantam; 2nd Rev. Ed. (Mar. 2000) ISBN: 0553380362
  • Discipline: The Brazelton Way
    by T. Berry Brazelton, Perseus Publishing; (Jan., 2003) ISBN: 0738207837
  • How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!
    by Sal Severe, Penguin USA; (Jury. 2003) ISBN: 0141001933
  • Kids are worth it! Revised Edition: Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Discipline
    by Barbara Coloroso, Harper Resource; Rev. Ed. (Sep. 2002) ISBN: 0060014318
  • Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours
    by Kevin Leman, Fleming H Revell Co; (Sept. 2000) ISBN: 0800757319
  • No More Misbehavin’: 38 Difficult Behaviours and How to Stop Them
    by Michele Borba, Jossey-Bass; (Feb. 2003) ISBN: 0787966177
  • Rage, Rebellion & Rudeness: Parenting Teenagers in the New Millennium
    by G. Scott Wooding, Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited; (July, 2003) ISBN: 155041755X
  • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense. Sensitive. Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic
    by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Perennial Press; (Apr. 1998) ISBN: 0060923288
  • Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behaviour
    by Russell Barkley, Guilford Press; (Oct., 1998) ISBN: 1572303212

Mood Problems and Depression (books)

  • Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents
    by Francis Mark Mondimore, Johns Hopkins University Press; c2002 ISBN: 0801870658
  • Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families
    by Francis Mark Mondimore, Johns Hopkins University Press; c1999 ISBN: 0801861187
  • The Depressed Child: A Parent’s Guide for Rescuing Kids
    by Douglas A. Riley, Taylor Trade Publishing; c2001 ISBN: 0878331875
  • The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression
    by M. A. Copeland,New Harbinger Publications; c20021SBN: 157224268X
  • Growing Up Sad: Childhood Depression and Its Treatment
    by Leon Cytryn, W. W. Norton & Company; c1998 ISBN: 0393317889
  • “Help Me, I’m Sad”: Recognizing, Treating, and Preventing Childhood and Adolescent Depression
    by David G. Fassler, Penguin Books; c1998 ISBN: 0140267638
  • More Than Moody: Recognizing and Treating Adolescent Depression
    by Harold Koplewicz, Perigee Books; c2003 ISBN: 0399529128
  • Raising a Moody Child: How to Cope with Depression and Bipolar Disorder
    by Mary A. Fristad, The Guilford Press; c2003 ISBN: 1572308710
  • Understanding Teenage Depression: A Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management
    by Maureen Empfield, Owl Books; c2001 ISBN: 0805067612

Tourette Syndrome Disorder

Community Tourette

Syndrome Foundation of Canada, Winnipeg Chapter
PO Box 49077
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2V 4G8
Ph: 1-800-361-3120, ext 62
Email: [email protected]

  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (3rd Edition)
    Barkley, R.A. (2013). New York: Guilford Press
  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries & Phobias
    Freeing Your Child From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (2000)
    Chansky, T.E. (2004). New York: Broadway Books.
  • Tigers, Too: Executive Functions / Speed of Processing / Memory: Impact on Academic, Behavioural, and Social Functioning of Students with ADHD, Tourette Syndrome and OCD-Modifications and Interventions
    Dornbush, M.P. & Pruitt, S.K. (2009).
  • The Adventures of Stretch More, Pick-Your-Path Stories for Solving Problems Together
    Epstein, T & Green, R. W. (2014). Bethesda; Woodbine House
  • The Explosive Child: Understanding and Helping Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
    Greene, R. (2013). New York: Harper Collins.
  • The Out-of-Sync Child, Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
    Kranowitz, C.S. (2006). Revised and updated edition. New York: The Berkley Publishing Group.
  • ADHD, Living Without Brakes
    Kutscher, M.L. (2009). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Organizing the Disorganized Child: Simple Strategies to Succeed in School
    Kutscher, M.L. & Moran, M. (2009). New York: Harper Collins Publishers.
  • Nix Your Tics! Eliminate Unwanted Symptoms: A How-To Guide for Young People
    McKinlay, D. (Life’s A Twitch Publishing)
  • Where’s My Stuff?, The Ultimate Teem Organizing Guide
    Moss, S & Schwartz, L (2011). San Francisco: Orange Avenue Publishing
  • I Can’t Stop, A Story About Tourette Syndrome
    Niner, H.N. (2005). Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.
  • Understanding Tourette Syndrome: A Handbook for Families
    Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada. (2006). Toronto: Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada

Professional Resources

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