[Virtual] Home Alone/ Stay Safe Course – December 7th & 9th (5pm-7pm)

[Virtual] Home Alone/ Stay Safe Course - December 7th & 9th (5pm-7pm)

Ages 9-12

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.

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)

Materials

Stay Safe!  Workbook  - We mail out workbooks to registrants a week prior to the class start date.

Course Format

4 hours of online instruction over two days

1 home assignment (approx. 1 hour)

Technology Requirements

Students need to be able to access a Zoom account on a device with both audio and video capabilities.

Note

While this is an interactive course for students, parents are required to be at home (off-camera) for the duration of each course session.

CA$68.00