Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training (BLAST)
Babysitting is a serious responsibility. A competent babysitter is knowledgeable in many basic childcare skills as well as the fundamentals of emergency care procedures, such as choking and CPR. This course provides the necessary basic childcare information to help young adults become responsible babysitters capable of handling a multitude of common situations that can arise while caring for a child.
This course is recommended for individuals, youth groups, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, School Health Classes, and local training centers.
Describe the proper first aid procedures for common childhood emergencies.
Describe the proper response to common childhood behavioral challenges.
List the types of games and toys appropriate for each age group.
Describe how to childproof a room according to the age of the child.
Describe how to meet all of a child's needs properly
Describe the contents and appropriate use of items in a well-stocked first aid kit.