Youth Firesetter Program Manager F0634

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
Training Specialist

Michael Weller
301-447-1476

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
1.5
ACE recommendation
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, one semester hour in fire management or public safety administration.

This two-day course is based on the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1035, 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. The course is designed for the person who is responsible or will be responsible for leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.

This course covers the following:

  • Review of NFPA 1035 for Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist — Level 2.
  • Leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.
  • Program development.
  • Program evaluation.

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the differences in NFPA Standard 1035 between Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention — Levels 1 and 2.
  • Summarize the overall job performance requirements of a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.
  • Develop a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program in their community.
  • Demonstrate how to evaluate a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_f0634.pdf PDF 370KB
Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_f0634.pdf PDF 116KB
Course Syllabus
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0634.pdf PDF 74KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual

Selection criteria

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.

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None

Student comments

This class contains a vast amount of information and developmental pathways for developing a successful Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention program.