Newtown Parks & Rec Child and Babysitting Safety Program

Child & Babysitting Safety Program

This is an entry-level course intended to teach age-appropriate skills necessary to care for children of all ages

This course is for youth 11 to 17 years of age with the most common age being 12-14. This is an entry level course intended to teach age appropriate skills necessary to care for children of all ages using team babysitting, mother's helper and individual babysitting concepts. The course focuses on safety with an emphasis on prevention.

Other topics include hand washing, diapering, bottle feeding, personal safety and interview skills. Basic first aid and obstructed airway management for a conscious choking child/adult and infant will be covered. First aid including adult and child CPR (requires passing written and skills testing to receive 2 year certification) Booklet, handouts and Babysitter Safety Certificate of completion included. **Bring a snack, student must complete all hours**