Baby Sitter's Training

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Fairport Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check, money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack.

Course Content:
  • Based on American Red Cross curriculum
  • 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
  • Food preparation
  • 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

Event Type(s): Teen Program
Age Group(s): Teens
Presenter: Generation Ready - Ann Marie Messner

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