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Bristol Regional offers safe sitter babysitting course

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Bristol Regional offers safe sitter babysitting course

Bristol Regional Medical Center will be hosting a child care safety course on July 10-11, 2018 and again on August 1-2, 2018 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  This course is available for girls and boys, ages 11-15 and curriculum is done through Safe Sitter Inc., a nationally-recognized organization whose mission is to provide life skills, safety skills, and child care training to all youth in order to build safer communities.

The course focuses on safety, child care, rescue and business skills. Class content includes:

  • Care of choking infant/child
  • Infant and child CPR
  • Injury prevention/management
  • Safety for the sitter
  • Child care essentials, including diapering practice
  • Behavior management
  • Business skills, including setting fees and screening jobs

The classes are limited to 12 participants and will be held in the Walnut Room in the conference center located inside Bristol Regional Medical Center. Participants should bring a packed lunch that doesn’t need refrigeration or money to eat in the cafeteria. After completing the course, each participant will receive a Safe Sitter manual, backpack with flashlight and other goodies, and a course completion card.

Cost for the class is $35. To register or for more information, please contact Caitlin Camper at 423-844-2107.

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