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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all in-person Inova public classes and events have been postponed until further notice. 

This action is being taken as a precaution to assure the health and well-being of attendees, event staff and the community at large. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Safe Sitter® is a medically accurate, competency-based, highly structured babysitting preparation course designed for young babysitters aged 11 to 14 years old.

The curriculum, written by a pediatrician, includes information on the following:

  • Childcare essentials
  • Injury management
  • Preventing problem behavior
  • Care of a choking infant or a choking child
  • Safety for the sitter
  • Babysitting as a business
  • Success on the job

The class will provide expanded information on preventing injuries and behavior management.

Cost is $70. Group discounts are available. Classes are typically held on the second Saturday of the month. For more information on upcoming class dates or to register, call us at 703-858-8818.

Download the Safe Sitter class registration form