Services & Programs

Babysitting Classes

Babysitting ClassesPalmer Community Health works in conjunction with the Palmer Lutheran Health Center to provide babysitting classes for children ages 10 to 15. The course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, videos, role-plays and lively discussions.

Participants will learn to:

  • Supervise children and infants
  • Perform basic child-care skills such as diapering and feeding
  • Choose safe, age-appropriate games and toys
  • Handle bedtime and discipline issues
  • Identify safety hazards and prevent injuries
  • Care for common injuries and emergencies such as choking, burns, cuts and bee stings
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Find and interview for babysitting jobs

 

In addition, participants will receive excellent materials to help them be prepared and professional, including a Babysitter's Training Handbook — full-color handbook filled with great information and resources to use in class and on the job that includes emergency reference guides, babysitting organizing tools and a  printable activity booklet with games, crafts, songs and recipes, a resume template and more.

Watch the website for upcoming dates or call 563-422-9763 for more information on the next class.