About this event

  • Date and time Thu 3 Sep 2020 from 8:30am to 4 Sep 2020 at 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Maternity and the Newborn

Please note: This event was due to take place on Thursday 21 to Friday 22 May 2020 and has been postponed to Thursday 3 to Friday 4 September 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

The newborn behavioural observations (NBO) training course is designed for practitioners working with families and newborns wanting to learn about baby behaviour, and reading baby signals and cues.

Research has shown this promotes positive interactions, increases parental confidence in caregiving, and practitioners’ knowledge and confidence.  

The NBO is recommended in the National Health Visiting Service Specification, 2014/15, NHS England, and the NBAS in the Healthy Child Programme, DH, 2009.

Topics include: 

  • Understand how newborn babies communicate 
  • Know about different behavioural states of infants
  • Understand infants self-regulatory behaviours 
  • Know the signs of over-stimulation of boredom 
  • Supporting parents in an infant’s first few weeks 

**Please note participants will need to bring the following items to this course:

A doll to work with such as the dolls used for infant massage

The NBO book: ‘Understanding Newborn Behaviour & Early Relationships’. The Newborn Behavioral Observations (NBO) System Handbook - Authors: J. Kevin Nugent, Constance H. Keefer, Susan Minear, Lise C. Johnson, Yvette Blanchard ISBN: 9781557668837 Brookes Publishing Company, Baltimore.**

This is a joint meeting with The Brazelton Centre.

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 02 September 2020.

Member

RSM Member
Day 1 Day 2
£495.00 Day 1
£0.00 Day 2

Non - Member

Non - Member
Day 1 Day 2
£495.00 Day 1
£0.00 Day 2

Agenda

Day one

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Learning objectives
Introduction to the NBO
Tea and coffee break
Baby behavioural states
NBO: Step by step
Lunch
The behavioural profile and AMOR
Tea and coffee break
Case studies
Administering the NBO
Close of day one
Day two

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and thoughts from day one
Administering the NBO
Recording and reporting newborn behavioural observations
Tea and coffee break
NBO session with baby and family
Recording and reporting newborn behavioural observations
Lunch
Vulnerable families and the high-risk infant
Tea and coffee break
Implementing the NBO into practice
Information about certification
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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