Red Cross Babysitting Classes Teach Teens Problem-Solving Skills

BRAINTREE (CBS) – It’s the start of school vacation week for most students in Massachusetts and some are using the time to hone their problem-solving skills.

The Red Cross is hosting ‘Babysitting U’ classes to teach babysitting basics. On Monday, a dozen young people attended a class in Braintree.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

The classes, offered at Red Cross headquarters around the state, are geared toward 11 to 14-year-olds.

The teens learn CPR and first aid and how to deal with difficult children and emergencies.


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