What Are the Goals of This Toolkit?
Increase national awareness of the youth firesetting problem and the need for action.
Prevent all types of fire misuse in youth.
Understand the numerous and long-lasting financial, social, legal, future/career and medical consequences of firesetting.
Facilitate appropriate, constructive discussion with youth and their caregivers regarding high-risk behaviors.
Encourage change in youth at high risk for misusing fire utilizing best practices, i.e. a supportive and positive approach, without the use of scare tactics.
Promote professional education and training on youth firesetting.
Who Will Find This Video Toolkit Helpful?
Organizations and professionals committed to youth education and safety, including: schools, fire departments, public educators, law enforcement, mental health, juvenile justice, injury prevention programs, youth assistance, hospitals, medical clinics, community organizations, and social service agencies.
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