‘What Did You Do on Spring Break?’ … ‘I Took a Babysitting Class at Stamford EMS’

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Spots are still available for the Stamford EMS Safe Sitter class on April 18. Held during spring recess, the class teaches young teens the skills needed to care for themselves and young children so they may become safe and effective babysitters. The class takes place Thursday, April 18 from 9am to 3pm at Stamford EMS, 684 Long Ridge Road in Stamford.

— an announcement from Stamford EMS

 Taught by a Stamford EMS CPR instructor, this engaging and informative course is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises.  Participants should bring a sack lunch, and will receive a training manual as well as a course completion certificate.  Hurry, pre-registration is required and limited seats remain.

The cost is just $75.  To register visit http://stamfordems.org/program/safe-sitter/ or call 203-252-2193.

Babysitting Class

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Help your children become safe and effective babysitters during the Spring Recess edition of Stamford EMS’s Safe Sitter class on April 18.

“Teens need these skills to do their job confidently.  Students will learn safety skills, first aid, rescue and childcare skills,” said Jessica Anderson, Stamford EMS Lieutenant and Academy Training Coordinator.

Stamford Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization, and Connecticut’s only CAAS accredited EMS agency.  Responding to over 14,000 emergency calls each year, the organization provides paramedic transport services for the city of Stamford, and provides contracted paramedic response to the town of Darien. Since it accepted responsibility for Stamford’s ambulance services in 1992, Stamford Emergency Medical Services has remained clearly focused in its mission to provide high quality, compassionate emergency care and education to the communities it serves.  To learn more, or to make a donation, visit www.stamfordems.org or call (203) 968-1118.

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