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Youth Firesetting Program Manager W0634

Training Specialist


Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type


2-day on-campus

Continuing education units


1.5

ACE recommendation


In the upper-division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire management or public safety administration.

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.

"Youth Firesetting Program Manager" is a 2-day course based on the requirements of National Fire Protection Association 1035, Standard on Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and Youth Firesetter Program Manager Professional Qualificatons pertaining to the youth firesetting program manager.

It empowers students with knowledge on how to develop, enhance or rejuvenate a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program. This course is designed for the person who is responsible or will be responsible for leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program. Students evaluate the existing state of their current youth firesetting program, develop a vision for moving forward, construct an action plan and deliver a persuasive speech to decision-makers for advancing the program.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0634.pdf PDF 74KB
Precourse Assignment: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_w0634.pdf PDF 6,615KB
Course Syllabus: https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0634.pdf PDF 323KB

Students either have or will have responsibilities related to developing, implementing, coordinating and/or managing a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program in their community.

Students representing the fire service are encouraged to partner with other agencies for this training. Partners can include but are not limited to fire investigators, law enforcement, mental health, social services, juvenile justice or other stakeholders who can assist in building and maintaining programs in their communities.

Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Note: There is an extensive, graded pre-course assignment that prepares students for engaging in the subject matter and working with firesetting youth.

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
February 25 - 26, 2023 Emmitsburg, Maryland Todd Dyche
Regional Coordinator
MFRI
301-729-0431
tdyche@mfri.org Jack Beall
Coordinator
MFRI
jbeall@mfri.org
CCP