Trumbull Emergency Medical Services offers an array of training opportunities each year to meet the needs of our community. Many of these opportunities are found on our Events page. You are encouraged to contact us should you wish to schedule a customized community outreach event.
Safe Sitter® Babysitting Courses
Trumbull EMS is proud to offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens, grades 6-8, Registration deadline for our first class is 09/20/2021.
More than 600,000 young teens have graduated from the medically-accurate program which teaches how, why, and where injuries happen so they can be prevented.
The cost of the course is $100.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-452-5146 for more information and/or to register your son or daughter or your child’s babysitter. Students will need to bring a nut free lunch with them.
The course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens who are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting so they are equipped with the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. They learn basic first aid and infant, child choking rescue. and CPR.
Students also receive instruction on how a child’s age affects how to care for them, how to prevent problem behavior, and how to run their own babysitting business.
Students who graduate from a Safe Sitter® course receive a completion card demonstrating that they know how to use their skills in situations they encounter.
For more information about the Safe Sitter® organization, contact National