HOBART | The Hobart Family YMCA, 601 W. 40th Place, is offering babysitting training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Open to ages 11 and older, students will be trained to understand Babysitting as a Business, Success on the Job, Child Care Essentials, Safety for the Sitter, Injury Management, Preventing Problem Behavior, Care of Choking Infant and Care of Choking Child. The course also introduces Preventing Injuries and Behavior Management.
Students will receive a Safe Sitter card upon successfully completing the course, and a Safe Sitter Manual. Cost is $30 for Y members and $40 for nonmembers.
Registration is required in advance, and participants should bring a sack lunch. For more information, call (219) 942-2183 and ask for Sharon Tarry.