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 prevention, psychology, sociology, or developmental education.

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:

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

Virginia and North Carolina: Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending. All other states: Apply online.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
May 2 - 3, 2020 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Kent Neiswender
Supervisor - Office of Training and Certification
New Jersey Division of Fire Safety
609-341-3473
kent.neiswender@dca.nj.gov

Course coordination plan

Student comments

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