A Safe Sitter class will be offered at DCH Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9. Another set of classes will be offered on Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7. The classes will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students will need to attend both days.
Safe Sitter, a medically accurate program taught by trained instructors, provides boys and girls 11 to 13 years old with special babysitting skills, including how to prevent accidents and how to handle emergencies when caring for younger children. During the course, students get hands-on practice in basic lifesaving techniques to help them be prepared in a crisis.
Participants must register in advance. Registration is limited to 12, and there is a $40 fee, to be paid by credit card only. Participants should bring a sack lunch for both days. Drinks will be provided.
To register for the classes, call (205) 333-4772.