Workshops

Red Cross Babysittng 11-15 Years (or completion of grade 5) Thursday March 2, 2023

Thursday March 2, 2022

Rates

Resident and Non-Resident rate $75.00

Time

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dates

March 2, 2022

The Babysitting course refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviors to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.   CourseContent

  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviors
  • 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 behaviors
  • First aid skills
  • The business of babysitting

First Aid Content:

  • Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911)
  • Glove removal
  • Recovery position
  • Conscious choking (adult/child/baby/alone)
  • CPR (baby/child)
  • Illness
  •  Asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer)
  • Anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen)
  • Poisoning
  •  Insect stings
  • Wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns)
  • Head, neck, and back injuries, broken bones, seizures

Take-Home Materials

  • Babysitter’s Manual​

Please Bring:

  • Indoor Shoes
  • a baby-sized floppy doll or teddy (must lay flat)
  • lunch
  • pencil
  • water bottle

Stay Safe 9-13 years old (or completion of grade 3) Friday March 3, 2023

March 3, 2022

Rates

Resident and Non-resident $65.00

Time

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dates

March 3, 2022

This 1-day in-person session instructed by Impact First Aid & CPR is to educate youth aged 9 to 13 years on basic first aid and safety skills for when they are not under the direct supervision of a guardian or parent.The Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations.Attendance is required to receive a certificate of completion:Participants will receive a Red Cross Stay Safe! manual, and a certificate upon completion of the program. Course Content:

  • Importance of responsibility and respect while being accountable for yourself
  • Importance of setting and following rules around safety when staying on your own
  • How to stay safe at home and within the community
  • How to prepare, recognize and respond to unexpected situations, (i.e. inclement weather, strangers, unanticipated visits)

First Aid Content: Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/alone), feeling unwell, asthma (includes the use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes the use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns) Please Bring:

  • Indoor Shoes
  • a baby-sized floppy doll or teddy (must lay flat)
  • lunch
  • pencil
  • water bottle