Youth Firesetter Program Manager W0634

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management
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, 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/BYOD_Instructions_0634.pdf PDF 74KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/pcm_f0634.pdf PDF 370KB
Pre-course Assignment
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_w0634.pdf PDF 170KB
Course Syllabus

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

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.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
February 20 - 21, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Todd Dyche
Regional Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
301-729-0431
tdyche@mfri.org

Jack Beall
Regional Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
888-691-4628
jbeall@mfri.org

Karen Layton
Program Coordinator
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute
301-226-9971
klayton@mfri.org

Course coordination plan
May 1 - 2, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Paul Bradley
Fire Academy Field Program Manager
Fire and Public Safety Academy
317-232-2222
PBradley@dhs.in.gov

Paul Bradley
Fire Academy Field Program Manager
Fire and Public Safety Academy
317-407-6928
Pbradley@dhs.in.gov

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Gets you to think outside the box not only for this program, but for others too!