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Red Cross Babysitter's Training

  • 105 US dollars
  • Hubertus American Legion|West Bend VFW|Lindenwood Community Center (Mequon)|West Sunnyvale Road|American Legion Hall (Cedarburg)

Service Description

Babysitters Training provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. Learning Objectives Define leadership and identify role modeling, respect, communication, motivation, taking action and decision making as important leadership skills. Identify ways to respect diversity among the children they babysit. Apply the FIND decision-making model to common babysitting situations. Use safe and appropriate techniques for finding babysitting jobs. List good business practices and professional work behaviors for babysitting. Identify safety-related problems and know how to prevent, recognize and fix them to create a safer environment in and around the home. Identify which behaviors to expect from children based on their ages and developmental stages. Describe the importance of play for children’s growth and development. List and apply appropriate techniques to prevent misbehavior and help children engage in desired behaviors. List at least three types of basic child care. Recognize an emergency. Identify and apply the emergency action steps: CHECK—CALL—CARE. Explain the differences between life-threatening and nonlife-threatening emergencies. Identify who to call and when to call in different emergency situations. Describe how to check a conscious child or infant. Explain how to care for bleeding and burns. Demonstrate the proper way to wash their hands. Demonstrate how to properly remove disposable gloves. Demonstrate how to pick up and hold an infant and toddler. Demonstrate how to bottle-feed an infant. Demonstrate how to spoon-feed an infant or toddler. Demonstrate how to diaper an infant or toddler. Demonstrate how to help a conscious child or infant who is choking. Demonstrate how to check an unconscious child or infant. Demonstrate the steps to control external bleeding

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are dealt with on a individual basis by emailing Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice receive no refund, but they may reschedule for a future class offered by Heller Safety Solutions. Cancellations with 3-7 days notice may receive a 50% refund, or they may reschedule for a future class offered by Heller Safety Solutions. Cancellations with more than 8 days notice may receive a full refund, or they may reschedule for a future class. For rescheduling, note that not all classes are offered on a regular basis. Refunds are not available for those who do not complete the online portion of blended learning classes prior to class. Online module technical issues must be addressed directly to the Red Cross by calling 1-800-red-cros and asking to speak to Support. (I am not an IT professional–I cannot help you with any tech issues.) Do not wait until the last minute to complete your online module, in case you have

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