Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Top 10 Youth Firesetting Prevention Resources





"Prevent Youth Firesetting" is the theme for Arson Awareness Week 2012.  This week is sponsored by the USFA.  Their Arson Awareness Week page offers many resources for preventing youth firesetting, for public educators, and for juvenile firesetter intervention programs. 

Here is a list of the top 10 most useful resources for the prevention of youth firesetting:
  1. NFPA 1035 : Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Public Information Officer, and Juvenile Firesetter Intervention
  2. Firesetting By Children and Adolescents
  3. Factors Influencing Youth Firesetting Behavior
  4. Myths and Facts About Children and Fire
  5. Arson and Juveniles Responding to the Violence: Special Report
  6. Straight Talk
  7. StopFireSetting.com
  8. Success for Teens
  9. Texas School Fire Safety Curriculum Guides
  10. Fire In Your Home (booklet)
Also, this Saturday, May 12 at 10:30 am, listen to our live broadcast on this topic!