First-aid, CPR training program offered for teen babysitters

MURRIETA – Teens who are interested in providing child care and babysitting services can learn safety tips and basic first-aid techniques in the “First Aid & CPR Overview for Babysitters” program with Murrieta Fire Department Instructor/Paramedic Art Durbin, RN, M.S.Ed.

The program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the Murrieta Library’s Community Room and is geared for teens grades 6 to 12. Advance registration is not required to attend.

“This overview will help young entrepreneurs gain confidence, so they can start their own babysitting business feeling confident and competent,” states Joyce Lea Brown, Teen Services Librarian. “It will provide them with the tools necessary to keep themselves and others safe, to make smart decisions, and to learn basic first-aid techniques. Teens who attend the presentation will learn how to be the best babysitter on the block!”

There will be time allotted for questions after the presentation.

This teen event is free and open to the public. The Murrieta Public Library is located at 8 Town Square (Adams Avenue and Kalmia Street). For more information about the program, call (951) 304-BOOK (2665) or visit the library’s website at

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