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American Red Cross Babysitters Training

Health, Wellness and Safety

The purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter's Training course is to provide individuals ages 11 to 15 with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help you develop skills in leadership and professionalism; safety and safe play; and first aid. You get the knowledge, skills and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Babysitter's Training shows you how to respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care, make decisions under pressure, communicate with parents to learn household rules, recognize safety and hygiene issues, manage young children and feed, diaper and care for infants. Book is required and available at the O'Neill Extended Campus, 402-336-3590 or at the bookstore, 402-844-7140. The ISBN is 9781584804260. You MUST pre-register. Students are asked to bring a sack lunch to class.

Upcoming Classes

Course Date Time Day(s) Location Instructor Cost
ECED 5100
4/9/2022 9:00 AM 3:30 PM -----S- O'Neill
Janet Wolfe $80.00

Classes are being added all the time. Check back soon for more classes!