Red Cross Babysitting Course


DATE:  To be confirmed.

TIME:  8:30am - 4:30pm.

LOCATION:  To be confirmed in Valemount, BC.

INSTRUCTOR:  To be confirmed.

COST:  To be confirmed.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: 
Offers basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11-15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course also offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective families.
COURSE CONTENT: 
• How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership;
• How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours; 
• Information on children’s developmental stages, and specific strategies for each stage; 
• How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies; 
• How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviours; • First aid skills;
• The business of babysitting.
 
TAKE-HOME MATERIALS: 
Babysitter’s Manual; 
Completion certificate.
 
Must be 11 years of age
Bring a lunch