Acknowledgements

Sean - Thank you for having the strength and courage to tell your story so others can learn from it. Many lives and property will be saved and futures redirected by your selfless choice to spread awareness about youth fire misuse and how it can be prevented. You are truly an amazing person.

The Sean's Story toolkit was created by the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center with input from a large group of multidisciplinary, nationally-recognized experts in youth firesetting prevention and intervention. Special thanks to the following individuals and organizations who assisted in its development:

 

Sean

Pamela S. Pucci, BSN, RN
Injury Prevention Nurse Educator, Retired
University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

Timothy P. Wiley, MPA
Chief of Police

Karla S. Klas, BSN, RN, CCRPKarla S. Klas, BSN, RN, CCRP
Managing Director, Injury Prevention and Community Outreach, Grant Co-Principal Investigator
University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

Kate Stricker
Project Coordinator, Grant Team Member
University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

Stewart C. Wang, MD, PhD, FACS
Burn Director, Grant Co-Principal Investigator
University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center

Ann H. Adams, MSW
Program Director
Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Tina Adams, PhD
Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice Department
Worcester State University

B. Daniel Dillard
Executive Director/CEO
Burn Prevention Network

City of Taylor Fire and EMS, Michigan

Ronald R. Farr
Lead Regulatory Engineer
Regulatory Services, UL LLC
Former State Fire Marshal, Michigan

Kenneth R. Fineman, PhD
Clinical and Forensic Psychology
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology
University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine

John Hager, IAAI-CFI
Fire Marshal
City of Taylor Fire and EMS, Michigan

Howell Fire Department, Michigan

Brad Jackson, PhD
Psychologist, Burn Programs
Director, Juvenile Firesetting Evaluation and Treatment Program
Children's Hospital Colorado

Martin M. King, EFO
Assistant Chief
West Allis Fire Department, Wisconsin

Brent Smith, BA, NREMTP
Fire Captain
Cedar Rapids Fire Department, Iowa
Iowa JFSI Regional Coordinator

Robert Stadolnik, EdD
Psychologist
FirePsych, Inc.

Brighton Area Fire Authority






New Baltimore Police Department, Michigan

David L. Morse
Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney, Michigan

M. Leora Bowden, MSW
Clinical Social Worker, Retired
University of Michigan Health System

Livingston County Court, Michigan

Livingston County Prosecutor's Office, Michigan

Mary K. Marchone
Training Specialist, Fire Prevention Management
FEMA/Department of Homeland Security
United States Fire Administration/National Fire Academy

Annette Matherly RN, CCRN
Outreach Education /Disaster Coordinator
University of Utah Health Care Burn Center

Michael McLeieer, Firefighter
Juvenile Firesetting Training Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Fire Services

Michigan Arson Prevention Committee

Michigan Fire Inspectors Society

Michigan Multi-Media

Michigan Productions

Angela Mickalide, PhD, MCHES
Director of Research
Safe Kids Worldwide

New Baltimore Fire Department, Michigan

New Baltimore Police Department, Michigan

Gerri Penney, PhD, EFO
Community Education Coordinator
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Florida

Don Porth
President
SOS FIRES: Youth Intervention Programs

Vincent Quinterno, BS, DSFM, CFI
Juvenile Firesetter Coordinator
Fire Safety Training Officer
Rhode Island State Fire Marshal Office

Les Rodwell
Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal
Howell Area Fire Department, Michigan

Paul I. Schwartzman, MS, LMHC, DAPA
Fairport Counseling/Consulting Services
Executive Director, Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association, Inc.

Southeastern Michigan Fire Inspectors Society

W.J. Maxey Boys Training School

Lieutenant Paul T. Zipper, PhD
SP Newbury/Station Commander
Massachusetts State Police

Sean's Story National Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Toolkit: Funding provided through DHS/FEMA's Grant Program Directorate for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - Fire Prevention and Safety Grants.

Video produced by Michigan Productions and the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center Video written by Karla S. Klas, BSN, RN, CCRP and Pamela Pucci, BSN, RN
Video production funded by Friends of the University of Michigan Health System

Written materials by Karla S. Klas, BSN, RN, CCRP Managing Director, Injury Prevention and Community Outreach University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center