Class Launches Safe Babysitters

Injury Prevention and Treatment, CPR and Management of  Problem Behavior Covered

The Safe Sitter Program provides education to children between the ages of 11-13. Pre-teens wanting to babysit can take a class offered by ThedaCare. This class teaches injury prevention and treatment, CPR, management of problem behavior and the business side of baby-sitting.

This program is co-sponsored by Riverside Medical Center Auxiliary and the cost is $25 per child. Teens will be required to attend both classes Oct. 12 and 19 to receive certification. The class will be held at Riverside Medical Center in the 900 building in Waupaca.

For more information, or to register, go to www.thedacare.org or call (715) 258-1119 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registration is required.

ThedaCare (www.thedacare.org) is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!