Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.
Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students will also get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue!
Time: 5 1/2 Hours
Class Essentials Includes:
Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
Child Care Skills
Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
First Aid and Rescue Skills
Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
Life & Business Skills
The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.
2019 Classes: March 23, June 1
9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Sibley Medical Office Building
5215 Loughboro Road, Washington D.C. 20016
Pre-registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Students should bring a bag lunch.
Step 1. Download the Safe Sitter® Course Registration Form for each class participant.
Step 2. Register for the class through the "Courses and Scheduling" tab on this website. This will generate an automated confirmation message from Schedulista, and additional invoicing details. You will also receive a confirmation email from beat4LifeCPR with additional class details and parking information.
Step 3. Bring the completed registration form with your student the day of the class. Students will not be permitted to attend class without completed form.
CERTIFIED CPR INSTRUCTORS
Beat4LifeCPR, LLC., is an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Site under the direction of Allied 100, LLC - AHA ID: WI 20877.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.