If your child is ready to enter the world of babysitting, make sure he or she is fully prepared by attending our Safe Sitter Program. Our comprehensive one-day course will help young people be safer, more confident caregivers and give them the resources they need to succeed.

New babysitters will learn about injury management, childcare essentials, injury prevention, behavior management, the business of babysitting and how to care for a choking child or infant. Course materials are designed for children in grades 6 through 8.

2020 Class Schedule:
All classes are from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 22
  • Saturday, April 11
  • Saturday, June 20
  • Saturday, Oct. 17
  • Saturday, Nov. 14
Parents and their children must read and complete the Safe Sitter Registration Form and Safe Sitter Student Contract in order to enroll in the course. Submit the completed registration form, Safe Sitter Student Contract and $35 fee to:
Bothwell Regional Health Center
Attn: Lizzy Ulmer
601 E. 14th St.
Sedalia, MO 65301
Fees must be received at least one week prior to the class date. Class sizes are limited and fill quickly, so early registration is recommended.  Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the course, which starts promptly at 8 a.m. Adults are invited to a short “graduation” program at 2:30 p.m.

For more information, contact the Bothwell Education Center by email at classes@brhc.org or call (660) 827-9515.