This course is for youth ages 11-16 who already babysit, will start sometime in the future, or who simply want to learn how to safely stay home alone or with younger siblings.
Participants will learn how to:
Supervise children and infants
Perform basic child care-skills such as diapering and feeding
Handle bedtime and discipline issues
Identify safety hazards and prevent injuries
Care for common injuries and emergencies such as choking, burns, cuts and bee stings
Communicate effectively with parents
Find and interview for babysitting jobs
Develop leadership skills
This is a 5 hour course and upon successful completion, students will receive official certification cards from the American Safety and Health Institute.