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Date:
October 9, 2021
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Time Details:
There will be a break for lunch!
Location:
Patriots Park Community Center
Address:
120 Lake Street
Coventry, CT 06238
Contact:
860-742-4068
Email:
Cost:
$60 Residents / $70 Non-Res.
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Safe Sitter Essentials

Saturday, October 9, 2021


Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students learn:

  • Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
  • 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.
  • First Aid & 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. *please note: you will not receive a First Aid and CPR certification
  • Life & 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.

Be sure to bring a lunch & something to write with. All attendees must wear a mask.