Founded in 1980, Safe Sitter® is the only national nonprofit training program exclusively devoted to preparing young teens to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, sibling sitting or babysitting.
Safe Sitter® is a one-day class that prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.
The Safe Sitter® course offered by the Cass County Health Department is Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR.
Students must be registered a week in advance to secure their seat in the class. Registration includes the registration form (found here) and the $40 class fee. For more information, please contact Sarah Czech by email or call 816-380-8429.
Safety Skills: Indoor safety, outdoor safety, online safety, and personal safety.
Child Care Skills: Child development, child care routines (including diapering practice), and behavior management.
First Aid & Rescue Skills: Injury prevention, injury management, CPR, and choking rescue.
Life & Business Skills: Screening jobs, setting fees, and greeting employers.