Babysitting is usually a teenager's first attempt at building and running a small business. Our new Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) course is designed to engage and inform the aspiring babysitter. This course gives teenagers everything they need to know, from getting started, to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips. 

 

This program is for in-person training, with no online or blended portions. Students will receive a printed book and a paper certification card with the successful completion of this course.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

Geared towards adolescents, not intended for daycare workers.

PREREQUISITES

None, however CPR/AED and Basic First Aid certification strongly recommended.

RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATION PERIOD

Certification is valid for up to 1 year

CLASS DURATION

Initial training requires 6 hours, but it should be noted that successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives, rather than a prescribed instruction time

Child and Babysitting Safety

SKU: CABS-G10
$40.00Price
  • GETTING STARTED

    - Introduction to babysitting

    - Job information sheet

    - Help the parents get to know you

    - What to cover before the parents leave

     

    SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION

    - Telephone safety

    - Personal calls and texting

    -Hazards

    -SIDS awareness

     

    LEADERSHIP

    - You're in charge, but you're not the parent

    - Negotiations

    -Conflict Resolution

    -Setting Boundaries

     

    PLAY TIME

    - Keeping kids entertained and active

    -Tips for infants, toddlers, pre-school, and school-age

    - Staying involved

    - Bringing your own toys

     

    BASIC CAREGIVING SKILLS

    - Hand washing

    - Feeding infants and children

    - Diapering

    - Infant safe sleep practices

     

    FIRST AID

    - Recognizing an emergency

    - Cuts and scrapes

    - Caring for burns

    - Choking