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Handbook on Firesetting in Children and Youth

1st Edition - June 26, 2002

Editor: David J. Kolko

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 4 1 7 7 6 1 - 1
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 3 2 7 8 - 3

This text reference provides state-of-the-art information on juvenile firesetters and reviews the current research on youthful firesetters and arsonists. The work illustrates… Read more

Handbook on Firesetting in Children and Youth

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This text reference provides state-of-the-art information on juvenile firesetters and reviews the current research on youthful firesetters and arsonists. The work illustrates methods of fire scene investigation and assessment relating to child-parent and family factors. This information is then used to prescribe interventions with the individual along with community-wide programs. The work also provides current information on fire safety education and curricula, with explicit training materials. Finally, the book addresses the need for residential treatment centers and training schools on methods for handling firesetting youth and maintaining a fire safe environment.