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Baby Sitter Lessons and Safety Training

by Maureen Korson

Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training (BLAST)
April 19, 2016 from 9am to noon

AHA Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
April 19, 2016 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Holliston Recreation, 1750 Washington Street, Holliston, MA
Juanita Allen Kingsley, Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options, will run these courses.
A health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest region annually expectant mother spelling name on her pregnant belly stock photothrough her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita has successfully created and facilitated various programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since 2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation's largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth, Sharon, MA; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council. She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid Training International and is the only certified social skill instructor in New England.
Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training is an American Academy of Pediatrics course that covers how to handle the basics of infant and childcare, how to react responsibly to medical emergencies and injuries, perform first aid for common childhood injuries and illnesses, and set up and run your own babysitting business. The course is open to anyone ages 11-13. Cost: $55Twins Babies Sleep Hat, Newborn Kids Sleeping, New Born Girls stock photo

The Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches how to manage a child's illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies, optional first aid topics and CPR and AED. Intended Audience: Those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including child care workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children's sports organizations. Cost: $55

Registration is required. To register, visit For additional information, please call Maureen Korson at 508-429-2149.

Century Health Systems is located at 209 West Central Street, Suite 316, Natick, Mass., 01760. For additional information, call 508-651-1786 or visit

About Century Health Systems: Since 2001, Century Health Systems (Century Health) has provided high-quality, innovative health education and wellness programs to the Boston MetroWest community. Its programs aim to meet the needs of individuals of all ages -- from pre-school to seniors -- and cover such areas as professional health and safety training; public health consultations; corporate wellness; school and early childhood programming; and recreation. Along with its affiliates, The Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options, Century Health provides a true continuum of care throughout the communities it serves.