Child And Babysitting Safety


When you make the decision to become a babysitter, you have just become a business owner. If you're a great babysitter, your business will thrive!

When you are caring for a child, you are taking care of a parent's most prized possession. Everything in the home can be replaced - everything, except a child. Being a babysitter is all about responsibility. Not only do you have to make sure the kids are happy, you have to make sure they're safe and that their needs are taken care of. This program will help prepare you for this awesome responsibility.

Intended Audience: Young people (11- to 15-years old) providing babysitting and child care services.

Prerequisites: None (CPR/AED and Basic First Aid certification strongly recommended).

Recommended Initial Instruction Time: 4 1/2 hours. Contact Us For A Price Quote.

Mminimum of 6 students required

Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

Explain the importance of gathering vital information from parents
Recognize age groups and appropriate playtime activities
Recognize that hitting or shaking children is never an option
Describe how to field outside phone calls
Recall protocol for unexpected visitors
Recognize drowning-related dangers
List safety tips regarding preparation of foods
Describe the proper method for changing diapers
Recognize the need for proper hand hygiene
Explain the importance of following bedtime routines
Recognize when a child or infant is choking
Describe first aid for severe bleeding
Describe first aid for burns
Explain how to perform spinal motion restriction
Describe first aid for poisoning

A Child and Babysitting Certification Card will be issued upon successful completion of the course

For further information please contact Bill Palmer

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