Is your child ready to stay home alone, watch younger brothers and sisters while you’re away from the house, or babysit for younger children? Then maybe it’s time for Safe Sitter®. Safe Sitter® is for boys and girls who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Perfect for ages 10+.
Center for Childhood Safety has become a Registered Safe Sitter®
Teaching Site! Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students to be safe
when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.
This Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and hands on exercises.
It is also medically accurate as the the Safe Sitter® Medical Director
ensures that the course content follows guidelines from the
American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics.
Safe Sitter® teaches young teens how to practice important
safety skills, how to handle emergencies, and how to treat
illnesses and injuries. In addition, students learn important
business skills, like how to screen jobs, set a wage, and work
Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations
and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures
or weather emergencies.
Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that
will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in
their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child
development, as well as practice diapering.
First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.