Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I

by mobrian on May 5, 2009

Two Day Course Presented by The Regional Alliance for Firefighter Training

This is the two day, National Fire Academy Program Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I hosted by RAFT at Sterling Heights Fire Department.

Students will be introduced to the NFPA 1035, Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I Professional Standard.  The individual will learn to conduct an interview with firesetters and their families using prepared forms and guidelines.  Based on recommended practice, students may determine the need for referral for counseling and/or implement educational intervention strategies to mitigate effects of firesetting behavior.

The goal of the course is to provide the skills and tools necessary to become a Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I.  The class will address the NFPA 1035, Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist I, including Introduction, Primary Prevention, Identification and Intake, Who Sets Fires and Why, and Interviewing and Intervention Strategies.
This is a Priority Selection course.  Class size is limited to the first 30 people that register.


  • Individuals who have responsibilities related to juvenile firesetting intervention, interviewing, and prevention.
  • The target audience includes practitioners who interact with children, who are involved in firesetting and/or arson behavior and their families.
  • In addition to the fire service, professionals from a myriad of fields including mental health, law enforcement, education, counseling services, and social services can benefit from this training.
  • Students must complete the FEMA form found on the RAFT site
  • Course Number:  JFIS I – F/W626

June 18-19, 2009
8:00AM – 5:00PM
$125*per person
(*RAFT members pay only $100 per person)
Continental Breakfast and lunch included
Held at the Sterling Heights Fire Dept
41625 Ryan Road
Sterling Heights, MI  48314

You can register online at RAFT’s web-page

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