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  • Safe Sitter

  • Essential skills for  kids ages 11 to 14

    Safe Sitter is more than just a babysitting course; it advocates for safe childcare, good parenting skills and responsible adolescents. Instructors are enthusiastic and committed to teens. Most are registered nurses and all are certified to teach Safe Sitter.

    Instruction for this 1-day program includes:

    • Babysitting as a Business
    • Preventing Injuries
    • CPR Training
    • Safety for the Sitter
    • Behavior Management Skills
    • Injury Management
    • Care of a Choking Infant and Child

    The program costs $45, which includes all materials.

    Classes are usually held from 9 am to 4 pm at The Gerry House on the Rhode Island Hospital campus.

    Sign up for one of our upcoming classes or call to bring a Safe Sitter program to your community.

    For more information or to register for a Safe Sitter class, call 401-444-8009 or e-mail