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Title: Juvenile Firesetter/Arson Control and Prevention Program: Trainer's Guide
Author(s): C L Karchmer; J Gaynor
Corporate Author: Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Social Analysis
Washington, DC 20006
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
Washington, DC 20036
Grant Number: 87-JS-CX-K104
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This trainer's guide describes how to use the information in "The Juvenile Firesetter/Arson Control and Prevention Program Guidelines for Implementation," as well as other resources, to develop a comprehensive juvenile firesetter prevention training workshop for the various agency professionals who work with juvenile firesetters.
Abstract: These materials were developed as part of a 2-year initiative designed to assess, develop, test, and disseminate information on promising approaches for the control and prevention of juvenile firesetting and arson. "The Guidelines for Implementation" outlines strategies for program management, screening and evaluation, intervention services, referral mechanisms, publicity and outreach, monitoring systems, and developing relationships with the justice system. It also provides resource materials obtained from juvenile firesetter programs. This trainer's guide contains a detailed curriculum for the training program and provides strategies for modifying the curriculum to meet specific needs, selecting instructors, selecting participants, and using instructional materials. The appendixes list 14 additional annotated resource materials, present a paper on the effective preparation and delivery of presentations, provide a sample workshop evaluation instrument, and describe five case studies of juvenile firesetters.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Arson prevention; Crime prevention education; Crime prevention measures; Juvenile fire setters; Police
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