Red Cross Babysitting Course
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Due to the recent Ontario lockdown announcement, all PSP Petawawa programs are cancelled until 11 february 2021. Further updates will be provided as they become available.

Red Cross Babysitting Course Ages 11+


General COVID-19 Protocols for PSP Petawawa - Youth 1st Programs

This course designed by the Canadian Red Cross prepares youth for their roles and responsibilities as Babysitters. The learning objectives of this course are how to keep others safe while in your care and control with an emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours 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. The curriculum provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

Course Content
  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
  • 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 behaviours
  • First aid skills
  • The business of babysitting
Course Location
South Side Community Centre
1578 Wolfe Ave. Petawawa, ON

Timing
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fees
PSP Plan $60
NON PSP Plan $90 

Upcoming Course Dates
20 February 2021

Registration opens 26 January 2021 for preferred clients.
Register ONLINE
 


VIRTUAL RED CROSS BABYSITTER COURSE

This virtual course designed by the Canadian Red Cross prepares youth for their roles and responsibilities as Babysitters. Using the Google Meets platform, the learning objectives of this course are how to keep others safe while in your care and control with an emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours 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. The curriculum provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

Course Content
  • How to be responsible and demonstrate leadership
  • How to make good decisions and manage difficult behaviours
  • 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 behaviours
  • First aid skills
  • The business of babysitting
Course Location
At home

**NOTE: A Gmail account is required in order to be able to use Google Meets.**

Timing
This 7 hour & 5 minute course is broken down into 3 sessions of 2 hour learning plus 1 hour of activities/assignments at home.

Upcoming course
Saturday 23 January 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 30 January 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 6 February 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Next course
Saturday 20 February 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 27 February 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 6 March 2021 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Participants MUST attend all three sessions to be certified, otherwise it will be marked as incomplete.

Fees
PSP Plan $60
NON PSP Plan $90 

Registration opens 5 January 2021 for ALL clients
Register ONLINE