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