to offer Safe Sitter training August 10th
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[July 12, 2019]
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will host a
Safe Sitter training day from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,
August 10th. The training will be open to all youth in the grade
levels sixth through eighth. The event is free to attend but
pre-registration is required. Seating is limited so interested
persons are encouraged to register soon.
The day will include a wide range of training to
prepare students 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 even get to use manikins to practice rescue
skills like choking rescue and CPR.
The lessons offered will fall under four categories:
Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when
faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
First Aid and 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.
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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.
Life and 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.
The training day will take place in the Steinfort conference rooms and students
should bring a sack lunch for the noontime break.
Pre-Registration is required by August 1, 2019. To register call 217-605-5700
Register early as space is limited.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, MBA
ALMH Community Health Collaborative, Director]