Safe Sitter

Image Caption

Safe Sitter is a national, nonprofit organization devoted to training and preparing adolescents to care for children responsibly. Hosted by Ochsner Medical Center West Bank as a registered teaching site, the medically-based program teaches boys and girls ages 11 to 13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children, using safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills and appropriate responses to medical emergencies.

Safe Sitter will help teens answer questions such as:

  • How would I rescue a choking child?
  • What would I do if the child got a nosebleed?
  • How do I screen babysitting jobs to decide when to accept or refuse?
  • What would I say if I had to call 911?
  • How do I change a diaper?

To register, call the OMC - West Bank at 504-391-5529.

Ochsner Medical Center West Bank Safe Sitter® classes are listed below:
(Two day courses will include CPR.)

June 20-21, 2013, 9am-4pm  
July 18, 2013  

For more details on these upcoming classes, click here

For more information on the Safe Sitter program, visit