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Safety Education Programs
Two important components of preventing youth fire misuse are educating children on safe behaviors and critical thinking skills. Children must develop thinking skills on how to anticipate the consequences of their/others' actions, assess their surrounding environment for potential dangers, implement appropriate hazard-avoidance strategies, and initiate an emergency response when necessary [Klas et al, 2015].  Click here to see a list of free educational programs can assist professionals to teach children essential safe behaviors and thinking skills.

Professional Training on Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention

Professional Publications on Youth Firesetting