Safe Sitter is a not-for-profit, medically oriented instructional program designed to train young persons aged 11 to 13 how to be safe babysitters. The program teaches babysitters how to handle major and minor medical emergencies and proper child-care skills.
Class Description: 13-hour, two-day course taught by specially trained instructors with medical and child development backgrounds. The maximum student to instructor ratio is 8 to 1 to ensure personal guidance. Students must pass a written, oral, and practical exam.
The students learn the following information:
Care for a Choking Infant or Child
The Business of Babysitting
Basic Child Care (feeding, diapering)
Safety for the Sitter
Central Peninsula Hospital’s Safe Sitter program was named as one of the Top 20 programs (out of over 900 programs in the US and Canada) for 2013 and the 2013 National Safe Sitters of the Year came from the Central Peninsula Hospital Program. Come join this fun, informative class! Maybe you can be the next Safe Sitter of the Year!
The next Safe Sitter Class is 11 & 12 August, 2014. Deadline for registration is 08/08/2014.
Contact Safe Sitter at 714-4775 for information and to get a registration form. Return the registration form to the cashier, along with your $50 class fee. This must be prepaid to ensure placement as class sizes are limited.