Safe Sitter® was created by a pediatrician, Dr. Patricia A. Keener. The course trains young adolescents to provide safe, nurturing care for children and to respond appropriately to medical emergencies. It also teaches introductory employment skills and important life skills.
The long term goal is to prepare young people for future responsibilities as parents. The course content and teaching techniques are designed for middle school learners. Safe Sitter® is a highly interactive curriculum and is continually updated. Responsibilities and ethics of safe sitting, Age appropriate entertainment, Safe Sitter safety tips (Keeping yourself safe) Infant/Child CPR, Infant/child obstructed airway rescue, Infant/child rescue breathing, Basic first aid information (what to handle, when to call)
(Offered 3 to 4 times a year – must meet minimum student enrollment requirement to hold this class)
Safe Sitter Class