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*NEW* Confident Home Alone (Ages 8-11)Learn skills to be more comfortable home alone. Discover personal strengths and challenges as they relate to being unsupervised. We’ll focus on awareness of your surroundings both in and outside the house. Prepare for potential emergency situations for yourself and others who may be in your care. Basic First Aid will be covered. Discussions and demonstrations provide an overview on topics like: cooking, emergency preparation and plans, weather emergencies (what to have on hand and what to be aware of), hazardous materials and their storage, strangers, spending time with friends, etc. Bring a lunch with beverage.Waitlist
Confident Sitter (ages 11+)Learn skills to be a confident babysitter. Prepare for potential emergency situations with an overview of choking and basic first aid specific to infants and children. Discover personal strengths and challenges as they relate to caring for children. Discussions and demonstrations provide an overview on how to interact positively with children, manage challenging behaviors, prepare meals and snacks, and diaper and bottle feeding. Bring a lunch with beverage and a doll. Price includes bag and manual.
Confident Sitter CPR/First Aid & AED Course (ages 11+)(prerequisite: Confident Sitter)Take basic child care a step further in this small class featuring individual attention for each participant’s review and demonstration of skills. Successful completion will certify students in basic first aid/CPR and AED for infants, children, and adults - an important asset for a babysitter. Learn to recognize and treat life threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest, broken bones, bleeding, choking, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, etc. Must be committed to taking the topics seriously in order to receive certification indicating mastery of skills. Bring a lunch with beverage. Cost includes student workbook $16 value.