Building Healthy Families has several trained Safe Sitter┬« staff and offers this important class multiple times per year. Safe Sitter’s goal is to provide life skills, safety skills, and child care training to all youth in order to build safer communities. This course applies whether youth are learning to be safe while home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting.

Course content includes:

  • Safety Skills: Indoor safety, outdoor safety, online safety, and personal safety.
  • Child Care Skills: Child development, child care routines (including diapering practice), and behavior management.
  • First Aid & Rescue Skills: Injury prevention, injury management, and choking rescue. CPR is an optional component.
  • Life & Business Skills: Screening jobs, setting fees, and greeting employers.