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ICPHD Safe Sitter® Class - June 10th-11th, 2024


April 11th, 2024 - July 21st


Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice choking rescue and CPR.

Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.


Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.


First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role play.

The Iroquois County Public Health Department will be hosting our next class on June 10th and June 11th, 2024 at the Milford Public Library. The Milford Park and Pool Foundation is partially covering the cost for each student!

***MAPP STUDENTS ONLY*** (Milford Area Public Schools)

****Participants must attend both classes.****

Registration and payment are due May 27, 2024 by calling 815-432-2483 or emailing icphd@co.iroquois.il.us.

RSVP by: May 27th

Cost: $10

Date: June 10th & 11th

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm both dates

Payment Method: In person or mail cash/check made out to ICPHD for Safe Sitter® class.

For more information, please visit the link below.

Babysitting Classes and Safety Training - Safe Sitter®