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Family and Parenting

Babysitting Basics - Women's Hospital

Methodist Women's Hospital
This class will take place in the Bernard Room, located on the 2nd floor of the 717 Medical Office Building attached to the hospital.
Open to students age 11 and older; Cost is $55 per participant.

Description

Babysitting Basics class is for youths 11 and older who are preparing to begin a babysitting career. This four-hour training will offer the necessary safety knowledge and skills for youth babysitters to care for infants and children responsibly:

  • Basic child care will be demonstrated and practiced, including handwashing, feeding, diapering and calming techniques.  

  • Included is Family and Friends CPR (non-certificate), which offers lifesaving skills and education in a group environment. 

  • Participants will also learn babysitting etiquette and fun activities to keep children engaged and entertained.

Space is limited and classes fill quickly. A light morning snack is included.