BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Are Your Babysitting Students Ready to Care for Children and Keep Them Safe?
Our interactive “Safe House” provides a sneak peek into what babysitting is really like!
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BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training), Revised Third Edition is an important training program for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter. The BLAST! program is exciting and interactive, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. Features of the Third Edition include:
Most current practices for safety and injury prevention while babysitting
First Aid basics for emergency response
Quick references tools for babysitters
Fun, easy-to-follow booklet
Designed for people ages 13 and older, their parents, and parents looking to hire a babysitter, the BLAST! program can prepare children to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, and begin babysitting safely and competently.