New Britain EMS Academy is an authorized Safe Sitter® Teaching Site
Founded in 1980, Safe Sitter® is the only national nonprofit training program exclusively devoted to preparing young teens to be safe in unsupervised settings, whether home alone, sibling sitting or babysitting.The Safe Sitter® curriculum is designed exclusively for young teens in grades 6 – 8, and covers the following areas: safety skills, child care skills, first aid & rescue skills, and life & business skills. Safe Sitter® courses are instructor-led and interactive, with hands-on demonstrations and skills practice using soft-bodied dolls and medical manikins.Safe Sitter Vision: Every Child Should Be Safe. We believe in: .
- Intrinsic worth of all children.
- Protecting the health and welfare of children.
- Providing nurturing, positive experiences
- Providing relevant and medically accurate information.
- Adhering to the highest ethical standards