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Juvenile Firesetter Training Opportunities

The PA State Fire Academy and the National Fire Academy both offer two resident courses directly related to the subject of juvenile firesetter intervention, Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I and II.
 
Course objectives include identifying the roles, duties, and responsibilities of the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist (JFIS) I and II or someone assigned to those positions.  Relate what the JFIS I and II need to be able to do within the requirements of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1035: Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator.
 
NFPA 1035 Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I
The individual who has demonstrated the ability to conduct an interview with a firesetter and their family using prepared forms and guidelines and who, based on recommended practice, may determine the need for referral for counseling and or implements educational intervention strategies to mitigate effects of firesetting behavior.
 
NFPA 1035 Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist II

The individual who has demonstrated the ability to coordinate child firesetting intervention program activities and the activities of Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist.

Training links at the PA State Fire Academy or the National Fire Academy