Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist
The purpose of this program is to
identify emergency service personnel and other professional who
demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to
perform the duties of a Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist .
The NFPA 1035 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Fire
and Life Safety Educator identifies the minimum requirements for an
individual to be certified at the Juvenile Firesetter I level. The
individual shall possess the ability to deliver effective intervention
programming including fire safety education and counseling to prevent
and mitigate the impact of juvenile firesetting.
The individual have demonstrated
the ability to identify the need for psychological services, provide
individuals and families in the program with a network of inter-agency
contacts to help, jointly address the problem and relieving the risk
associated with juvenile firesetting behavior.
Individuals who certify
represent various disciplines which include the fire service, law
enforcement, juvenile justice, mental health, social services, and
PLEASE NOTE: All certification applications must be typed using the PDF fillable document.