Join the Safe Sitter® Class in
for the February Safe Sitter® Class offered by
Stephens Memorial Hospital(SMH)! The class runs
from Tuesday February 17th and Thursday February
19th from 8:00am to 4:00pm in the Harper
Conference Center at SMH. The Family Birthplace
nurses Carol Welsh RN & Lois Hardy RN will
officiate the class.
is a medically accurate program that teaches 11 to 15
year-olds how to be safe, nurturing babysitters.
The goal of the Safe Sitter® program is to reduce the
number of avoidable and unintentional deaths among
children being cared for by babysitters.
get hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques so they
are prepared to act in a crisis. They learn safety
and security precautions, such as what to do if a
stranger comes to the door. They learn basic child
development as well as the business aspects of
the final class of the year, future classes will be
scheduled for the school breaks of 2009.
call The Family Birthplace at 207-743-1562 x380 to sign
up for classes and further information. The fee is
$50 for the 2 day class.
Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine
Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.
Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at www.wmhcc.org.