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Our commitment to the well-being of children goes beyond our walls. We connect with kids, their families and their communities by advocating for child health, offering classes on topics such as puberty and babysitting, and providing free or low-cost safety and injury-prevention gear.

Free 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism.

Get the latest child health and safety information six times a year, free.

During this five-hour class, babysitters ages 11 to 15 learn CPR, basic first aid and how to use an AED.

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Infant Car Seat Class

This safety class is designed for new and expectant parents and others who transport infants. Topics include how to take care ... cont.

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CPR and First Aid for Babysitters

This CPR and first aid class is for youth ages 11 to 15.

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Better Babysitters

Youths 11 to 14 years of age learn responsible babysitting by studying basic child development, infant and child care, safety, ... cont.

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For Boys Only

This two-part class is recommended for boys ages 10 to 12 years old and a parent or guardian. The sessions focus on what both ... cont.

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For Girls Only

This two-part class is recommended for girls 10 to 12 years old and a parent or guardian. The sessions focus on the ... cont.

Featured Classes

  • Autism 200 Series

    A series of 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this disorder. The lectures cover a variety of topics such as communication skills, behavioral skills, social skills, medication and legal aspects.

  • Better Babysitters

    Youths 11 to 14 years of age learn responsible babysitting by studying basic child development, infant and child care, safety, how to handle emergencies, age-appropriate toys, business hints and what parents expect.

  • CPR and First Aid for Babysitters

    Youths 11 to 15 learn CPR and first aid skills for infants and children. Upon completion, students receive an American Heart Association certificate that is valid for 2 years.

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

    Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

On the Move

  • Science Adventure Lab

    This state-of-the-art mobile laboratory teaches the vital link between science and health, and inspires tomorrow’s scientists and healthcare professionals.

 

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