Brigance Basics

Brigance Basics: a guide for maternal and child health nurs​​es

The Brigance Basics: A Guide for Maternal and Child Health Nurses DVD has been developed by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development to support implementation of Brigance Screening in MCH practice.

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View the introduction video:

For all other chapters with links to the corresponding section of the facilitation guide, see the gallery below.

Ruby: 4 months

Logan: 8 months

Jacob: 12 months

Ellie: 18 months

Chelsea: 2 years

Hugo: 3.5 years

This DVD and facilitation guide offers MCH nurses the opportunity to observe and participate in scoring Brigance on six individual children at each of the Key Ages and Stages consultations from 4 months until 3.5 years.