look at juvenile firesetter programs

by Rebekah K Hersch

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, D.C.]

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  • Fire prevention -- United States,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States,
  • Violent crimes -- United States

Edition Notes

Statementby Rebekah K. Hersch
SeriesJuvenile justice bulletin
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14922087M

• Leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program. • Program development. • Program evaluation. At the completion of the course, student will be able to: • Explain the differences between NFPA Standard 1 Level I and II Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist. • Summarize the overall job performance requirements File Size: 99KB.   The author presents "best practice" standards for those who want to expand their practices to work with juvenile firesetters and fire prevention programs. Includes two illustrative case studies, numerous references, and additional regional, state, and national resources for further study, training, networking, and skill development/5(3).   Phoenix Fire Department has program that helps youth stop setting fires. Edited by Stjepan Alaupovic. Juvenile Firesetter Prevention & Intervention Program Broward County's Juvenile Firesetter Prevention and Intervention Program provides specialized fire safety education for at-risk children ages with an interest in or a history of starting fires, initiating bomb threats, creating destructive incendiary devices or pulling fire alarms.

to juvenile firesetting and identifies limi­ tations of the existing research. It also recommends strategies for curbing juvenile firesetting, such as conducting a national juvenile firesetting survey, constructing a firesetting classification system, and identifying and evaluating promising intervention and treatment programs.   Read "FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook: Firestarters, Arson Control and Prevention, Youth at Risk, Interviews and Surveys, Program Development and Implementation" by Progressive Management available from Rakuten Kobo. This Juvenile Firesetter Intervention HandbBrand: Progressive Management. Ulster County Juvenile Firesetter Program provides information and new developments in the field of juvenile firesetter intervention and education through the exchange of ideas and information from expert speakers and presenters.. Contact: Wayne T. Freer, Arson Coordinator Ulster County Law Enforcement Center Boulevard, Kingston, NY Phone: Fax: E-mail: wfre.   The Glendale Fire Department's Youth Firesetter Intervention Program provides customized educational interventions based on the availability of the family. The primary goal of the Youth Firesetter.

The item Juvenile firesetter intervention handbook, prepared for the United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency ; by Jessica Gaynor for SocioTechnical Research Applications, Inc. under contract EMERP represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. The Princeton Youth Firesetter Intervention Program is an educational program that can be adapted to the individual needs of each child. The program is designed to work in cooperation with the Juvenile Court system and the various counseling and mental health agencies in Collin County. Programs and Services > Firesetters Program; Firesetters Program The Firesetters Program is run by Captain Thomas F Cahill, Related Links: - Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Programs & Resources. F.E.M.A. Information on Firesetter Programs and more Juvenile Fire setters . The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District helps children and their families through its Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program. Participants will be interviewed by specially trained staff to assess the juvenile's firesetting behavior.

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Look at juvenile firesetter programs. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rebekah K Hersch; United States.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook provides risk assessment tools to assess future firesetting involvement. The fire service, because of its role in fire suppression and investigation, is often the initial contact for these juveniles.

juvenile justice agencies that often handle juvenile firesetters. Developers of juvenile firesetter programs are urged to incorporate all these components in some form. However, the NJF/ACP materials encourage flexibility, emphasizing that programs must be tailored to the characteristics of the local firesetting problem as well as the political and.

The Juvenile Firesetter Program consists of one 2-hour session held at the Burn Institute. It requires the participation of the child and at least one parent or guardian. The session is set in a casual setting where confidential interviews are conducted with the child and parent to determine the reason behind the firesetting behavior.

The River Valley Juvenile Fire Intervention Program’s Firesetter Intervention Response and Education (FIRE) curriculum is committed to the identification and treatment of firesetting behavior in the adolescent and juvenile environment from ages 3 to 18 and sometimes into adulthood when the mental health status of the individual is appropriate.

The Program. The Juvenile Firesetter's Intervention Program is a four week intervention program which services children between the ages who have exhibited fire related behavior.

The program is designed to enlighten parents and children about fire safety and the consequences of fire. Three separate manuals were developed for three distinct age groups. The first manual, Juvenile Firesetter Manual for Childrenwas designed to interview children ages The second manual was designed to interview children ages 7- 13, and the third manual was directed toward children ages Winter Academy January 9th, 16th & 23rd (must attend all 3 session dates) pmpm(please arrive minutes early for check-in) Training and Education Center Treat Blvd Concord, CA Directions Spring Academy February 27th, March 5th & March 12th Continue reading →.

This process can be initiated by the Fire Investigator or the Juvenile Probation Department. If the Fire Investigator initiates Diversion then this step must occur at the time the citation is issued. If you do not complete the program, it will go back to the Fire Investigator who may send the citation to Juvenile Probation.

Youth Firesetter Helpline: or The Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division has developed this helpline as an opportunity for citizens to.

And, for the first time ever, in juvenile firesetters accounted for a majority of the arrests for arson in this country (National Fire Protection Association [NFPA], ). An estimated $ million in direct property damages was caused by children playing with by: 7.

NFIRS Self-Study Program Arson and Juvenile Firesetter Module: NFIRS Objectives After completing the Arson and Juvenile Firesetter Module you will be able to: The Juvenile Firesetter Module is completed only for fires where the person involved in the igni-tion of the fire was under the age of (a) True.

(b) False. The course focuses on how identification, intake, screening, disposition and follow-up are used to mitigate youth firesetting behavior. It also empowers students with knowledge on how to develop, implement and evaluate a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.

Students visit a local residential treatment program for youth. Indiana Juvenile Firesetter (JFS) Programs. Indiana Juvenile Firesetter (JFS) Programs. Barbara Spurlin. Fire Stop Coordinator Indianapolis Fire Department, Fire Investigation Unit N Post Road, Room Indianapolis, Indiana, () [email protected] About:Provides fire risk assessment and incident specific and age-appropriate education for firesetters.

Youth Firesetter Prevention Program & Resources For Families. If a child you care about has played with matches, lighters, fireworks, candles, has set a fire, or has shown a curiosity of fire that worries you, please contact your local fire department and ask if they participate in the Youth Firesetter Intervention Program.

NFPA Youth Firesetter Program Manager 2. Task Book Qualification Record Books (Task Books) have been developed for various certification levels within the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) system.

Each Task Book lists the job performance requirements (JPRs) for the specific certification level in a format that allows a candidate to be trained and.

Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department offers a Juvenile Firesetter Program for our community. This program was developed to provide an opportunity for families to work with our department and address any concerns regarding their children and fire.

The San Diego Burn Institute's Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program is designed to teach children about the damaging consequences of playing with fire. The program involves child/parent interviews and educational sessions.

If additional help is needed the Burn Institute can refer families to community mental health professionals%. Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Scope and Impact. The occurrence of juvenile-set fires is both pervasive and an incredible destructive event.

Look at these disturbing statistics from the United States Fire administration and the National Fire Protection Association.

This Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook is designed to teach communities how to develop an effective juvenile firesetter intervention program. The six chapters of this Handbook can be viewed as the six building blocks essential to construct a successful program.

Youth Firesetting Prevention/Intervention Programs in the U.S: The community based program approach in addressing youth firesetting was a fresh look at an age old, but ongoing fire problem.

Kenneth Fineman, Ph.D. designed and developed the Although majority of the juvenile firesetter intervention programs at that time were led by local. The Knox County Juvenile Fire Intervention Program is an educational program that can be adapted to the individual needs of each child.

The program is designed to work in cooperation with the Juvenile Court system and the various counseling and mental health agencies in Knox County. Juvenile Firesetter Bibliography This is a selective list; older journal articles, older texts and items of marginal interest have BOOKS, DOCUMENTS, WEB RESOURCES, ETC.

Bingham Child Guidance Center. Program for juvenile firesetters. juvenile firesetter program. Sioux City, IA: St.

Luke's; approx. 35p. HVA7Sl4 Sakheim, George File Size: KB. Educational Package for Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Programs Guidelines A wide range of educational resource materials is available from several sources. These materials provide an excellent base for communities to draw upon when designing the educational component of their juvenile firesetter intervention Size: KB.

This two-day course is based on the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and Youth Firesetter Program Manager Professional Qualifications, pertaining to the Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention — Level 2.

Prevent Youth Firesetting Each year in the United States, millions of dollars of property are lost, thousands of children are burned and hundreds of deaths are caused by youth set fires.

The FBI Crime Index Reports that Juvenile and Adult Arson cause an annual average offires, deaths, 3, injuries, $ billion in property loss. Look at Juvenile Firesetter Programs: Author(s): R K Hersch: Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) US Dept of Justice United States of America: Date Published: Page Count: 5: Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/ Rockville, MD NCJRS Photocopy Services Rockville, MD Youth Firesetter Intervention Program Why YFS: YFS an intervention and educational program aimed at reducing the number of fires and burn injuries caused by youth experimenting with fire.

Program Description: YFS is an educational intervention workshop (approximately 4 hours) that targets at-risk youth who have expressed an interest in fire and.Juvenile firesetters do not grow out of firesetting.

They will continue to set fires until they receive appropriate intervention. Adults can help young firesetters by reacting quickly and appropriately to every fire.

Local fire departments and social service agencies can refer to firesetting intervention programs.