Consider needs of all family members when
discussing seating positions
Typically, putting the child needing the most
protection in the center seat is favored.
Communicate Effectively with Caregivers
• Use simple, correct
terms. No shortened
versions of terms (such
as ALR, ELR) or slang.
• Define technical
• When possible, use
language, an interpreter,
• Involve caregivers as
• Ask follow-up questions
to determine what
Caregiver should be a full partner from
beginning to end. Adults learn best by practicing
skill being taught.
Your job is to educate – NOT to install – for
Have caregiver demonstrate and explain correct
installation for a better learning experience.
Do NOT rush caregivers; some will need more
Be positive and encouraging. Point out what they
have done correctly.
Keep up-to-date and current on new
Seek answers to questions you cannot answer.
Remind caregivers of vehicle safety features.