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Safe Sitter


Safe Sitter prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who's choking, and helpful information like what to do if there's severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue!

Safe Sitter Course Content:
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.
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.

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital is proud to partner with the Steuben County YMCA to offer the next Safe Sitter courses on:

Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM; a graduation will be held at 3:30 PM
Located in Conference Room 1 at Cameron Hospital
Deadline for registration is July 15, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM; a graduation will be held at 3:30 PM
Located in Conference Room 1 at Cameron Hospital
Deadline for registration is November 25, 2019

The course is $50 for YMCA members and $60 for nonmembers, which includes the Safe Sitter backpack kit. Cash or check will be accepted. Students should bring a sack lunch or money to purchase a lunch and/or drinks from the Cameron Cafe.

Please mail your completed registration form (found below), and your cash or check payment to:
Cameron Memorial Community Hospital
Safe Sitter Program
416 E. Maumee Stree
Angola, IN 46703

For additional information, please email wellness@cameronmch.com or call 260-665-2141 ext. 5303.

Safe Sitter Registration Form