FP206 Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Level I
This two-day course is based on the requirements of NFPA Standard 1035 pertaining to the Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist Level I. This course empowers students with a broad understanding of the knowledge, skills, and abilities the Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist I should meet as requirements of NFPA Standard 1035 pertaining to youth firesetting. This course is for the practitioner who provides services at the program delivery level.
The course covers the following:
• Review of the NFPA 1035 Standard for Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist I.
• The extent of the youth firesetting problem and justification for local youth firesetting prevention and intervention programs.
• Examination of the typologies of firesetting and the motivation behind firesetting behaviors.
• Identification, intake, screening, disposition, and follow-up.
• Youth firesetting educational interventions.
At the completion of the course, the student will be able to:
• Explain national trends in youth firesetting and compare those trends to the statistics from their home communities.
• Classify the typologies of youth firesetting.
• Explain intervention options to mitigate youth firesetting behavior.
• Present an educational intervention for a Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Program.
- Please contact TFACA for non-member and group pricing.
Must be 18 years of age.
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