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Baby Sitter's Training

Baby Sitter's Training

Generation Ready is an American Red Cross Licensed Training Provider offering this class to students age 12-18. Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class. Cash, check, or charge will be accepted (checks made payable to Ann Marie Messner). Students will receive a certificate of completion from the American Red Cross. Students should bring lunch and a drink with them. Please register.

Course Content:

  • Responsibility and leadership
  • Being a good role model
  • Effective communication with adults, younger children and peers
  • Respect for others
  • Ideas for playing, what is age appropriate and why it is important to development
  • What to expect from children for their age level
  • How to handle negative behavior
  • How to write a resume, use safe and appropriate ways to get babysitting jobs, and help in determining how much you should be paid
  • Bottle and spoon feeding, changing diapers, how to pick up and hold an infant or toddler
  • Safety - around the house and the yard
  • Recognizing an emergency and using emergency action steps (Check-Call-Care)
  • Identifying injuries and illnesses and what is life threatening and what is not
  • Who and when to call in different emergency situations
  • First Aid: what to do about scrapes, rashes, bumps, bruising, burns, and bleeding
  • How to help conscious and unconscious choking infant or child
  • How to care for a child who is not breathing
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:00am - 2:30pm
Henrietta - Meeting Room
Henrietta Public Library
  Teens     Tweens  
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