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National Fire Academy Delivery Course Offerings

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O0634 - Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention - Level 2

Instructor: Pamela Tourangeau
July 21 - 22, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center
230 Government Center Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Management

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.

The course covers the following:

  • Review of NFPA 1035 for Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention - Level 2.
  • Leading a youth firesetting prevention and intervention program.
  • Program development.
  • Program evaluation.

At the completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the differences in NFPA 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.

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.

To register for the class please complete the NFA application (short) form. Have the application signed by the head of your sponsoring organization section 19. Scan and email the application to: kim.williams@ncdoi.gov

NFA Application link:

You will be required to have FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This number will be used in place of a Social Security Number on General Admissions Application forms. If you don’t have one please click on the link below and have one generated. The process takes about 10 minutes.

http://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions/apply.html

Applications without the SID number will not be processed

*CANCELLED*

O0194 - Campus Fire and Life Safety II: Public Education

Instructor: Beverly Walker
July 18 -19, 2016
322 Chapanoke Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical

This two-day program provides students with the ability to create and implement a comprehensive campus fire and life safety public education program. There will be a focus on looking at the on-campus and off-campus fire risks and educating students, personnel and stakeholders about these risks.

Selection criteria

State and local government officials, including fire and emergency services.

Public education specialists with an interest in campus life safety.

Campus staff with responsibility for student safety and security.

Prerequisites: None

Post-course requirements: None

To register for the class please complete the NFA application (short) form. Have the application signed by the head of your sponsoring organization section 19. Scan and email the application to: kim.williams@ncdoi.gov

NFA Application link:

You will be required to have FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This number will be used in place of a Social Security Number on General Admissions Application forms. If you don’t have one please click on the link below and have one generated. The process takes about 10 minutes.

http://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions/apply.html

Applications without the SID number will not be processed