With community needs rising as a result of the pandemic, Inspira IMPACT’s Family Success Centers are a valuable community resource providing support for families in need. They offer an array of free services ranging from legal and housing assistance to parenting and financial courses to obtaining household items and food. We talked to Brenda Smaniotto, Administrative Director of Inspira’s IMPACT Program, to learn more about the Family Success Centers and how they have been able to service the community during the pandemic.
Inspira Medical Center Vineland will offer two courses to teach life and safety skills to young teens, ages 11 through 15.
On Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Module I Safety Sitter® course covers safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, appropriate responses to medical emergencies and personal safety. This course can be applied to National Honor Society requirements.
On Saturday, June 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Module II Safe Sitter® course covers the basics of first aid, common life-threatening emergencies, how to recognize them, and how to help. This includes chest compressions, assisted breathing and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
The cost for each class is $75 which covers materials. Lunch is not included. To register, please call 856-641-7535