The best sitter is a Safe Sitter®! - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

The best sitter is a Safe Sitter®!

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Girls and boys ages 11 to 13 can learn the fundamentals of babysitting at Safe Sitter®, a medically accurate baby-sitting preparation program available through Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women on Wednesday, July 13 and July 20. 

During the one-day Safe Sitter class, participants learn how to have fun with their charges with age-appropriate activities. They will also learn:

  • Safety tips: how to recognize a medical emergency and what the appropriate action should be during an emergency, such as when a child or infant is choking;
  • Security techniques: what to do if a stranger comes to the door and when and how to call for help.
  • The business aspects of baby sitting

The cost is $35, which includes all learning materials. Scholarships are available based on financial need.  Participants will need to bring a sack lunch, but cold drinks are provided.

Enrollment is limited, and reservations are required by calling (337) 480-7243.

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