Youth Stay Safe Course

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Red Cross Stay Safe! (Home Alone) – Mar 11 9AM-2PM Duggan Hall

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The “Stay Safe!” program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations.

Pr-requisite: 9-13 years old (or completion of grade 3)

Duration: 5 hours.

Cost: $50 + gst
Includes, workbook, certificate, and material used in class.
Childcare from 2 to 5pm is available at an additional cost.

Course Content:
-Importance of responsibility and respect while being accountable for yourself
-Importance of setting and following rules around safety when staying on your own
-How to stay safe at home and within the community
-How to prepare, recognize and respond to unexpected situations, (i.e. inclement weather, strangers, unanticipated visits)
-First Aid Content:
-Check, Call, Care (includes phoning EMS/911), recovery position, conscious choking (adult/child/alone), feeling unwell, asthma (includes use of inhaler and spacer), anaphylaxis (includes use of EpiPen), poisoning, insect stings, wound care (i.e. minor cuts and scrapes, splinters, nosebleeds, bumps and bruises, life-threatening bleeding, burns)

Take-Home Material