This is a one-session course designed to help develop babysitting skills for boys and girls ages 8 to 18.
For younger students, this is an opportunity to learn how to interact safely and appropriately with younger children. For older students, it's an opportunity to learn and practice babysitting skills, as well as learn safety skills for staying home alone.
Topics covered include:
- basic safety issues
- growth and development
- baby-sitter activities
- bath time and bed time
- care and handling of infants
Each participant will also receive a CPR Anytime Kit to use to practice CPR, as well as to use at home and teach family/friends CPR. Kit includes practice mannequin, DVD and booklet.
*This is not a CPR certification course; participants will not receive a certification card.
Who Should Enroll?
Children and teens, ages 8-18
Participant may pay by credit card at time of enrollment or may pay by check, money order, or cash at time of class. Some exceptions apply.
Please call 1-877-LGH-WELL to enroll if you are eligible for a discount. Children of Lowell General Hospital employees receive a $10 discount. Women's Wellness Club members are eligible for a $5 discount.
Please call 978-942-2189 to cancel if no longer able to attend. A full refund will be provided if cancelling 48 hours prior to the class date.
If Lowell public schools are closed due to weather, classes/events held by the Center for Community Health and Wellness will also be cancelled. Visit the Lowell General Hospital website www.lowellgeneral.org and look for an alert banner. Cancellations and/or delays due to weather conditions visit 7 NEWS at whdh.com.