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AMERICAN RED CROSS TO OFFER BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS

WHO: Recommended for 11-15 year old boys and girls; ages 10-17 are welcome.

WHERE: James H. LaRue/Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on  Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 or Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 (conveniently scheduled on student non-contact days in Highlands Ranch).

WHAT: A Licensed Training Provider from the American Red Cross will teach the course, which includes information on:

  • Leadership, decision-making, and the business of babysitting;
  • Safety, safe toys and play, behavior issues and how to deal with them;
  • Basic child care, including holding, feeding, diapering and caring for infants and young children;
  • Common first aid situations, and how to care for burns, bleeding, bee stings and more;
  • Recognizing emergencies, when to call 911, practice techniques for choking and rescue breathing; and
  • Much more!

HOW: Email (babysittertraining100@gmail.com) your child’s name/grade/school, and parent’s name/phone/email to sign up; please bring payment to class.  The school discount cost ($79) is less than the regular Red Cross fee ($85). A reminder-email with all of the details will be sent a few days before the class.

WHAT ELSE? Take home materials include a Babysitter’s Handbook, Emergency Reference Guide, and CD-ROM. Fee also includes use of all manikins, videos, and supplies needed for the class.  A printable certificate will be emailed within a week after the successful completion of the class.  A few other”goodies” are provided as well. Feel free to contact BraveHeart for more information: 303-946-436.

EXTENDED LEARNING:  If you are already certified in babysitting you can become an ADVANCED BABYSITTER. Babysitting Part 2, which includes two-year certification in Pediatric First Aid/CPR, will be offered at the Highlands Ranch Library on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. For more details, CLICK HERE: www.redcrosstrainingclasses.org.

 

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 - 12:54pm

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