Offers basic first aid and caregiving skills for youth 11-15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. The course also offers youth the skills to promote themselves as babysitters to prospective families. and AED.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Instructor: Red Cross Youth Leader
Prerequisite: Minimum 11 years of age (or completion of Grade 5)
How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
Information on children’s developmental stages,
and specific strategies for each stage
How to feed, diaper, dress, and play with children and babies
How to recognize and prevent unsafe situations, make safe choices and promote safe behaviours
First aid skills
The business of babysitting
Take Home Materials
The cost of this course is $46.00 (price includes HST).