Indian Affairs | Training

Youth Fire Intervention Program


The Youth Fire Prevention Program hosts a three day course to train fire personnel and community partners to coordinate a JFP program for their Tribe. The training consists of:

  • Understanding and identifying the youth set fire incident problem
  • Collecting fire incident data including the time, location and objects burned in the fire,
  • Practicing interviewing youth and parents
  • Learning how to use a screening instrument to make referrals and develop safety and supervision plans
  • Providing educational intervention
  • Implementing community service projects

Participants will receive a “How-to” manual with data collection forms, the BIA Youth Fire Screening tool and several age and culturally appropriate educational intervention curricula.