FIR 260 : Juvenile Fire Awareness

This course introduces students to the growing concern for children who are merely curious about fire, making a cry for help, or engaging in delinquent behavior. Evaluation techniques and intervention alternatives are identified and summarized for classification. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
  1. Recognize children who are curious about fires, making a cry for help or engaging in delinquent behavior.
  2. Demonstrate evaluation and intervention techniques
  3. Investigate background information from local, state and federal authorities
  4. Identify the many home situations and psychological/medical conditions that are related to firesetting
  5. Identify the procedure used to prosecute juveniles through the court system in order to obtain the legal and necessary outcomes for the children