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Baby Basics: Preventable Deaths


baby_basics_imageWhy is crying a major trigger of child abuse?

What are the new rules about putting a baby to sleep?

Why have the sleeping rules changed?

What are some ways to deal with frustration when a baby cries?

Baby Basics: Preventable Deaths Workshop is an one hour presentation that focuses on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma prevention and prevention of deaths related to unsafe sleep practices.  This presentation is available to middle and high school students, expecting parents, child care providers and the general public. Students learn the dangers of shaking a baby, the frustration a new parent may go through, as well as proper infant care including safe sleep practices.

  • » Awarded the 2000 Children’s Trust Fund Public Awareness Award
  • » No cost for agencies in Saginaw and Bay Counties
  • » Attendees learn coping skills to deal with the natural frustrations of taking care of babies
  • » Multi-sensory presentations that include sounds, sights and demonstrations
  • » Certificates available to child care providers.

For more information on this program, please call us at (989) 752-7226 or email cancouncil@cancouncil.org.




















List of Programs and Presentations

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Baby Basics: Preventable Deaths Program (1 hr.)

Safe Baby Program (Thur. - Mon.)

Mandated Reporting (2-3 hrs.)

Great Start University: Parent Education & Support (20 hrs.)

Myths and Facts About Child Sexual Abuse (1 hr.)

Phone Etiquette: Penalties & Consequences (1 hr.)

SOS: Safer-Older-Smarter Personal Safety Program (1 hr. & Activity Book)

What You Don’t Know Could Hurt a Child… Maybe Even Your Child (1 hr.)


















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