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Babysitter Certification Course
babysitter certification course
WYFS_logo_tiny.jpg American Red Cross Certified Babysitter Courses

The April 2014 Babysitter Training Class is full.
Send an email to ccairns@town.westborough.ma.us  or call 508.366.3090 to be put on the notification list.


WYFS runs the Babysitter Course several times a year. Participants must be 11 years old and attend all 9 hours of training to be certified.  Preference will be given to Westborough residents.  The course costs $65.00 and is taught by WYFS counselor and certified instructor Betheda Shuman.  (Scholarship available, call 508.366.3090.) Sorry, no registrations taken by phone or email. It is on a first come, first served basis. Classes are limited to 12 participants.

If your child cannot attend this session but would like to be notified of upcoming sessions, send an email to ccairns@town.westborough.ma.us  or call 508.366.3090 to be put on the notification list.

 


 
To be put on our notification list to receive information about the next course, email: ccairns@town.westborough.ma.us  or call 508.366.3090.  
** We suggest you sign up for our notification list because parents on that list receive the first notification about the upcoming class.  




Congratulations to our Oct/Nov 2013
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (Oct/Nov 2013)
Back Row (L to R): Ilana Lippold, Sakshi Gera, Jeniffer Vivar Wong, Sarah Corcoran, Alexa Vassilakis.
Front Row: Instructor Betheda Shuman, Sadie Kinor, Olivia Last, Shayna Smith, Kristi Scamurra, Dylan Skinner.

 


Congratulations to our August 2013
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (August 2013)

Back Row (L to R): Rebecca Bartlett, Rachel Keeler, Claire Gagnon, Olivia Graves-Witherell, Sophie Keeler, Madeleine Graves-Witherell, Thomas Ormond, Instructor Betheda Shuman.

Front Row: Ritu Somayaji, Anna Savage, Jensen Bird, Addison Bird, Avery Hall


Congratulations to our July 2013
Babysitter Course graduates!
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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (July 2013)

Back Row (L to R): Rhea Balasubramanian, Tara Dupree, Paige Keeler, Mary McCormack, Ellen Lawrence, Carolyn McDermott,
Jaqueline Colon, Instructor Betheda Shuman.
Front Row: Hanjie Li, Audrey Didier, Allison Casten, Samantha Stucchi, Haley Thrush.


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Students perform CPR on their "babies. (July 2013)





Congratulations to our April 2013
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (April 2013)

Back Row (L to R): Instructor Betheda Shuman, Peter Nikopoulos, Anna Ginzburg, Abigail McLucas, Maeve O’Reilly, Grace Johnson, Gabby Delgado
Front Row:  Jamie Hight, Kalina McNeil, Maya Mundelboim, Olivia Cassinari, Shannon Francolini, Olivia Woodcock





Congratulations to our November 2012
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (November 2012)

Back Row (L to R): Julia Doretti, Barry White, Kristin Oswill, Julia Bigwood, Kristen Steudel, Jayla Kinor and Instructor Betheda Shuman, Front Row: Chloe Goebel, Corinne Sciarappa, Amanda Parsons, Calli West, Grace Desmond and Isabel Guimaraes.


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Babysitter Course Instructor and WYFS Counselor, Betheda Shuman, demonstrates first aid techniques for
assisting a choking child with the recent class of Red Cross Babysitter Training Course students.

 




Congratulations to our August 2012
Babysitter Course graduates!
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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (August 2012)

Back Row (L to R): Instructor Betheda Shuman, Cassie Domeij, Jessica Le, Ashley Taylor, Caroline Thibault,
Alexa Erickson, Emily Hannah, Gemma Smith and Angie Figueiredo.  .   
Front Row: Grete Feldman, Sara Cayem, Lily Busa, Kerry Cayem, Maia Morgado and Chloe Fitch.

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Instructor Betheda Shuman observes as participants practice how to feed infants with each other.




Congratulations to our July 2012
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (July 2012)

Back Row (L to R): Instructor Betheda Shuman, Darci Rota, John Kelley, Ben Horsfall, Jordan Connolly,
Samantha Avola, and Rachel Badway.   
Front Row: Juliette Koehler, Grace Kelley, Dayna Dame, Annabella Biancheri, Taylor Connolly, and Ally Rota.

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Instructor Betheda Shuman discusses child care with participants.





Congratulations to our May 2012
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (May 2012)

Back Row (L to R): Christopher Liazos, Julianne O'Toole, Abigail Soukup, Madison Voutas, Chesna Andrade-Foster, Sarah Kline, and Instructor Betheda Shuman.   
Front Row: Name withheld, Name withheld, Brynne O'Toole, Jessica Freed, Lily Farizon, and Golnaz Zamir.




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Red Cross certified babysitting course instructor and WYFS counselor, Betheda Shuman, instructs the recent
class participants on techniques of the rescue position.





Congratulations to our October 2011
Babysitter Course graduates!

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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (October 2011)

Back Row (L to R): Sarah Bracey, Lea Pirdy, Cecelia Hogan, Erin Hogan, Rebecca Garvey, Madi Skraly.   
Front Row: Kayla Beckman, Johannah Bessell, Sarah Carrier, Dana Goldy, Megan Disaia, Instructor Betheda Shuman, John O'Connell.





Congratulations to our July & August
Babysitter Course graduates!
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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (August 2011)

Back Row (L to R):  Instructor Betheda Shuman, Kavya Krishna, Rachel Shufflebarger, Julia Nolan, Jessica Carolino, Bonnie Nolan, Lori Wilichowski    Front Row: Kayla Curtis, Jackie Carolino, Nicole Carolino, Leah Drotch, Mary Kate Lehman, Becky Arena.   





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Photo of recent graduates of babysitter certification course (July 2011) -
Photo credit Katelyn Willis:

Back Row (L to R): Divya Srinivas, Vaishali Malik, Pooja Kurup, Nishi Rapur, Jillian Smith, Emily Burneson, Matt Lowe   Front Row:  Instructor Betheda Shuman, Alli Avola, Elizabeth Hopkinson, Kathryn Pelser, Emma Pelser, Hope Fitch, Emily Whamond  










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