CABS Course Description:
The Health and Safety Institute ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) training program is intended primarily for teenagers and others who are planning to provide babysitting services for young children and infants. The program includes instruction on the business of babysitting, proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and guidelines on how to recognize and handle problems that may occur. The CABS program is designed to include a significant amount of interactive exercise and hands-on skill practice.
There are no prerequisites for taking the CABS program, but additional training in CPR, AED, and first aid is highly recommended.
The goal of this training program is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to effectively supervise and manage children in their care.
**This program is not intended to meet any regulatory requirements for child care providers.
- What is a Babysitter
- Thinking Like a Babysitter
- Being Ready to Babysit
- Babysitting Business Basics
- Getting to Know the Family
- Safety on the Job
- Safe & Supervised
- Caring for Kids & Their Basic Needs
- Handwashing & Hygiene
- Food Preparation
- Diapers & Helping Kids Use the Bathroom
- Playtime Managing Challenging Behavior
- Naps & Bedtime
- Recognizing a Problem
- Taking Action
- Getting Help
- Before Help Arrives
The two delivery methods for the curriculum are listed below:
- Delivery: Traditional/Instructor-Led
- Duration: 4 hours
- Price: $110 (Includes the eBook, certification, & a face shield key chain)