Bothwell Regional Health Center will host a Safe Sitter babysitting education class on Saturday, April 13.

A press release from BRHC says the class will be held in the Bothwell Education Center, located at 600 E. 14th Street in Sedalia.

Bothwell says the class is designed for children in grades 6 - 8 and ready to enter the world of babysitting. The Safe Sitter Program is described as a comprehensive, one-day course that includes pediatric CPR training and can help teach young teens and preteens how to be better, safer babysitters.

The class will take place from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Students in the class have the opportunity to learn about injury management and prevention, childcare essentials, behavior management, the business of babysitting, and how to care for a choking child or infant.

The cost for the class is $35.00. Preregistration and payment is due by Monday, April 8. The class includes a messenger bag containing babysitting essentials.

For more information, call 827-9515 or e-mail eulmer@brhc.org to register. It was noted that class size is limited.