The Safe Sitter® class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises that include:
- Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
- 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 and 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.
- 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.
This class is for girls/boys in grades 6-8. Parents please walk your child to the class to get them signed in and plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the end of class to attend the graduation ceremony.
Special Needs: If you need special assistance due to a disability recognized by the ADA, please call 225-231-5475 to request assistance.