Home Alone Safety for Kids

First Aid Training Toronto Ontario

An SOS 4 Kids Program

This comprehensive safety program is designed to help families prepare their children, aged 9 and over, to be responsible and care for themselves safely when home alone. The course will encourage families to communicate in order to gain an understanding of each other’s concerns, needs, responsibilities, rules and expectations. It is a great step in helping to prepare your child or children for the exciting and sometimes scary event of leaving them without adult supervision.

The unique delivery model of the Home Alone Safety for Kids program reaches learning styles of all children. Innovative digital and traditional gaming techniques provide a fun and positive learning environment. Engaged participants learn valuable life skills to them make safer choices when on their own. Safety and accident prevention are the common theme throughout the program. Children will gain an understanding of emergencies and how to activate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system. They will also learn strategies to identify risks and hazards, and how to prevent injuries.

Topics covered during the course are:
  • Street smarts and bike safety
  • People safety (stranger danger vs. safe strangers and ‘not-so-stranger’ danger)
  • Online and internet safety
  • Healthy snacking and kitchen safety
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Preventing accidents
  • How to handle emergencies and other situations
  • Basic first aid skills

All participants receive the Home Alone Safety for Kids manual and a wallet-sized certificate of attendance at the end of the program.

Prerequisite: 9 – 12 years of age

Course Cost: $65 incl. HST

Location Course Dates Times Activity #
TFS - Canada's International School Saturday October 21st, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25108
Fern Avenue October 29th & November 5th, 2017 Sundays 9:30 am – 1:30 pm 25111
Havergal College Sunday November 26th, 2017 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25114
Havergal College Wednesday January 2nd, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25112
Havergal College Sunday January 14th, 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm 25115
Kensington January 27th, February 3rd &
February 10th, 2018
Saturdays 9:30 am – 12:30 pm 25113
TFS - Canada's International School Saturday February 24th, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25109
Havergal College Tuesday March 13th, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25116
Havergal College Sunday April 15th, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25117
TFS - Canada's International School Saturday May 26th, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25110
Havergal College Thursday August 30th, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm 25118
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