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Special Skills and Certifications

CPR and First Aid Training*

Become CPR Certified! Learn techniques that could save someone’s life! Have a plan for an emergency and develop the skills necessary to help an adult, child, or infant who is not breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. Learn the new CAB and early warning signs of stroke and cardiac arrest. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. Instructor will also cover basic first aid, home safety, splinting, bleeding control, bandaging, and victim assessment. This course meets the requirements for foster care, adoption and child care workers. Class fee includes materials and American Red Cross Certification for two years.

DATE: Saturday, September 23, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: HR Training Room, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room
INSTRUCTOR: Mathew Jessee — Certified CPR and First Aid Trainer
FEE: $79.00 (includes materials and American Red Cross Certification for two years)
NOTES: This class is not eligible for a discount.
*Due to an extended medical leave of the person in charge of the CPR Certification cards, it will be a 2 month delay before you will receive your card after the completion of class. The instructor can provide you with a letter/certificate of completion at the end of class.

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Safe Sitter® Essential Skills for Kids Ages 11 to 14

Safe Sitter® is a nationally recognized program for 11-14 year olds where participants will learn life-saving skills so they can be safe if home alone or watching younger children. Participants will play fun games and do some role-playing exercises—even get to learn fundamental CPR and first aid practices to help rescue someone who is choking. At the end of the class, participants will be prepared to handle whatever situation comes up. Parents are required to attend the last hour of class to participate in the recap and graduation ceremony. Participants are required to bring a lunch. Beverages will be provided.

DATE: Saturday, November 4, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: HR Training Room, Insight Park, 1st Floor Seminar Room
INSTRUCTOR: Gazel Giles
FEE: $45.00 plus $20.00 cost for The Official Safe Sitter Babysitter’s Handbook
NOTES: Space is limited to 8 participants. Register early