Start: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Howell , MI 48843
Participants will gain the skills and confidence to be the best babysitter on the block! This fun, fast paced course includes hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays, and lively discussion teaching youth how to supervise children and infants, perform basic child-care skills such as diapering and feeding, choose age-appropriate games and toys, handle bedtime and discipline issues, identify safety hazards and prevent injuries, care for common injuries and emergencies such as choking, burns, cuts, and bee stings, make good decisions and keep safe, communicate effectively with parents, and find and interview for babysitting jobs. Course includes 6 1/2 hours of hands on instructor and practice time, a 168-page handbook, mini reference guide, and a CD-ROM of helpful activities, planner, and business resources. Please bring paper, pencil, lunch and snack to class. A parent/guardian must sign the child in and out.