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October 13, 5-9pm
October 14, 8:30-5pm
October 15, 8:30-12:30pm
October 15, 2-5pm
Attendance is required for both the classroom and clinic portion, though there may be alternate arrangements possible for the clinic. Most students find they need a certain degree of physical dexterity to do this work, though skilled technicians are able to coach parents without ever touching a seat.
Nursing, non-mobile infants are welcome in the classroom portion of the course.
- emergency services personnel
- nurses, midwives, and doulas
- family support workers
- baby and child retailers
- child care providers
- community volunteers
Many who take this course find rewarding volunteer opportunities in their community helping parents and caregivers. Some even earn tips!
Successful completion of the course comes with a 3-year certification with the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada and 3 years of insurance when working as a volunteer (either with other CPSAC volunteers, with another organization, or when volunteering independently). You will receive your course manual and a supply of triplicate check forms.
- Note: the course location is up a flight of stairs and there is no elevator.
About the Instructors
Valerie Froom is a CPST-I with particular experience as an RCMP volunteer, building an integrated child passenger safety program bridging community services and emergency responders. She is also developing law enforcement specific child passenger safety programming.
Vanessa Ritchie and Christine Postnikoff have been actively volunteering in Victoria for almost six years. This is their first course as instructor candidates so they can further promote child passenger safety in the area.
You do not need Paypal to complete the transaction. Credit card is accepted. I can also accept EMT to email@example.com. If you need an alternate method of payment, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Course fee is non-refundable unless the instructor cancels the course.