Thursday, January 07, 2016

Fwd: Become a Babysitter’s Training Instructor & Help Train Our Next Generation of Babysitters

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From: "Hennessy, Ann J." <>
Date: Jan 7, 2016 11:49 AM
Subject: Become a Babysitter's Training Instructor & Help Train Our Next Generation of Babysitters
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American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED, Emergency Medical Response and Lifeguard Instructors are now able to take the Babysitter's Training Instructor Bridge online and free of charge!


It's a simple process, all that is needed is to access the Instructor and Participant course materials and complete the online exam. 


Instructions can be found on

§  Click on the "Caregiving" tab then

§  Click on Babysitter's Training then

§  Download the Instructor Bulletin


Per Person Participant Certification Fee is $10.  You can find this information on Page 17 of the AP/LTP Course Listing that can also be found on  

§  Click on Instructor Tools Tab then

§  Click on AP and LTP Resource then

§  Download the AP and LTP Course List


Supplies needed to teach the Babysitter's Training Program are listed in the instructor's manual on Instructors Corner. 


The purpose of the Babysitter's Training course is to provide youth, ages 11-15, who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.


If you do become a Babysitter's Training Instructor, your BST Instructor certification will be added to your profile.  To check your profile, please go to the Red Cross Learning Center:

Log in.  If you do not know your user name and password, please call 1-800-733-2767 option 3 then option 2 then option 4 for help in retrieving your user name or password.


§  Click on "My Profile."  On the top row click on "expand all."  Scroll down to check your expiration date under licenses and certificates.

§  If you need to change personal information like your email address click on "Edit Profile Snapshot" enter the new information then "save."

§  You will also see primary and secondary organizations on your profile.  The organizations you are connected to in the learning center are listed here.  


Thank you for your consideration and please call or email if you have any questions. 



Ann Hennessy

Sales Representative, Preparedness, Health and Safety Services


American Red Cross

Western PA Territory

2801 Liberty Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(412) 439-9958




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