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GUIDELINES & INTERVENTIONS TIPS FOR MANAGING JUVENILE FIRESETTERS

Juvenile firesetters engage in firesetting behaviors


I. CURIOSITY FIRESETTERS

WAYS TO THINK ABOUT FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR CURIOUSITY FIRE SETTERS: The following fire tips start with the profile of youths who are not motivated to destroy significant amounts of property or to injure self/ others, although these consequences can and do occur. Rather, interventions are mainly focused on offsetting the initial stimulation effects of fire setting itself and/or the initial attraction to objects-thoughts-feelings indirectly related to fires but then increase the chances of engaging directly in fire setting behaviors.

 

FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR PRESCHOOL TO KINDERGARTEN AGE CHILDREN WHO ARE CURIOUS ABOUT SETTING FIRES:

 

FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN (6-12) WHO ARE CURIOUS ABOUT SETTING FIRES:

 

FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL AGE YOUTHS (13-18) WHO ARE CURIOUS ABOUT SETTING FIRES:


II. BEHAVIORAL

WAYS TO THINK ABOUT FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR CURIOUSITY FIRE SETTERS: The following fire tips start with the profile of youths who are not motivated to destroy significant amounts of property or to injure self/ others, although these consequences can and do occur. Rather, interventions are mainly focused on offsetting the initial stimulation effects of fire setting itself and/or the initial attraction to objects-thoughts-feelings indirectly related to fires but then increase the chances of engaging directly in fire setting behaviors.

 

FIRE SAFETY TIPS FOR PRESCHOOL TO KINDERGARTEN AGE CHILDREN WHO ARE CURIOUS ABOUT SETTING FIRES: