Welcome to the AWCH Library

The AWCH Library was established in 1975.  Our focus is on information for families and health professionals. We have a rich history in advocacy work supporting the psychosocial and emotional needs of children and young people in Australian healthcare.

Find on AWCH catalogue books, children's stories, DVDs, journal article links, online documents and website links. Our focus is on children and young people with key topics such as family-centered and child centered care, play in hospital, Child life therapy, preparation for healthcare visits and procedures.

(published on 27/08/2013)
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“Birds fly, fish swim, and children play.” ~ Quote by Garry L. Landreth: Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship
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New in the library:

The Royal Children's Hospital Meerkats.
Abbotsford, Vic. : Kids' Own Publishing, 2012. . 17 p. : 24 cm. ISBN: 0987315544
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New in the library:

Room on our rock : there are two sides to every story / by Temple, Kate,
. 36 unnumbered pages : 24 x 29 cm ISBN: 174276410X
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New in the library:

Who is you mob? Made by Aboriginal kids at the Royal Children's Hospital Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Kids own publishing 2014 . 21 pp 21 cm x 24 cm ISBN: 1925077012

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Contact us

For assistance please contact AWCH library:

Phone: 02 9817 2439 ~ Email: library@awch.com.au

The library is located at:

The Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare, AWCH

Building 40B Gladesville Hospital

Cnr Victoria & Punt Roads

Gladesville NSW 2111

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