Home Alone Safety

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 Brookline Public Library, 316 Washington Street  See map

Juanita Allen
Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company
of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options

health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest
region annually through her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED
classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita
has successfully created and facilitated various programs aimed at providing
individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools
to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since
2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation’s
largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth,
Sharon, Mass.; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red
Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council.
She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid
Training International.

In Home
Alone Safety
, children learn telephone- and door-answering techniques,
internet safety, accident and fire protection and first aid techniques. We also
talk about how children should manage their time when home alone for short
periods of time. The class, which includes a variety of teaching methods and
includes a video and role playing, is open to anyone ages 9-11.

Registration is required. To register, visit http://www.brooklinema.gov/recreation.
For additional information, call Elizabeth Gugliotti at 617-730-2069.


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