Educational Psychology Service, Northamptonshire Baby Room - NCC

Type of service:
Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1ED
Telephone number:
01604 364770
Service description:

The aim of the Northamptonshire Baby Room Project is to share knowledge about infant brain development. The focus is on developing quality interactions and enhanced attunement between adults and babies. Recent research about babies’ brain development is combined with exploring practitioners and parental experiences of living and working with babies and very

young children.

Threading brain development through three themed sessions, balancing amazing information with fun activities and making resources to take away, has stimulated people to go make sustained changes when working and living with babies.

The Northamptonshire Baby Room Project provides people with a framework to use to develop and be creative about how they can enhance connections being made in the brain through play and interaction.

Three sessions each of three hours over three months covering:

• Early Infant brain development

• Infant emotional development

• Playing and laughing

Parent or Carer training

Parents/carers accessing universal services through Children's Centres in Daventry, Towcester, Northampton, Corby, Wellingborough, Kettering can be referred to the Baby Room Project Parents Courses by early years practitioners and professionals (such as health visitors) who think that they may benefit from increased understanding of infant parent relationships and impact on overall development

Three sessions each of two and half hours covering:

   •   Early Infant brain development

   •  Early Infant brain development

   •   Infant emotional development

   •  Playing and laughing

Bespoke training can be offered for agencies.

Northamptonshire Baby Room Project training supports

   •  Early Years practitioners in private, voluntary and maintained early years settings

   •  Professionals working with families with infants under two years old

   •  Universal services practitioners

   •  Targeted services professionals

   •  Social workers

   •  Foster carers and supervising social workers

Please contact the Northamptonshire Educational Psychology Service for costs or email or

contact provider for costs
Age range:
12 months - 18 months
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Carer / Parent / Relative/ Family
  • Professionals/Staff
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Self referral
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