Red Cross babysit­ting course of­fered

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - COMMUNITY -

MORRIS — A Red Cross babysit­ting course is be­ing of­fered in Morris on Satur­day, March 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Community Room at the Morris Se­nior Cen­ter. The course is $70 per per­son; par­tic­i­pants should bring their own lunch.

Cre­ated by in­dus­try-lead­ing ex­perts, the Amer­i­can Red Cross' Babysit­ting Ba­sics class cov­ers a wide range of in­for­ma­tion that can help new babysit­ters gain the skills and con­fi­dence needed to care for in­fants and chil­dren.

The course in­cludes in­for­ma­tion on how to care for in­fants and chil­dren; what to do in an emer­gency and how to stay safe; choos­ing ac­tiv­i­ties that are age ap­pro­pri­ate; rec­og­niz­ing, un­der­stand­ing and han­dling cer­tain be­hav­iors; and start­ing a babysit­ting busi­ness. Rec­om­mended for ages 11 to 15

Checks should be made payable to Jackie Nem­cik. Co-spon­sored by Morris Beach & Re­cre­ation and War­ren Parks & Re­cre­ation.

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