4 edition of Juvenile Firesetters in Residential Treatment found in the catalog.
Juvenile Firesetters in Residential Treatment
George A. Sakheim
by Child Welfare League of Amer
Written in English
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Firesetters who express excitement as a motivation are more likely to be repeat offenders. This is potentially an identifying risk factor that could indicate treatment need (Gannon, ). Sexual motivations for firesetting are often included in this :// Arson and Juveniles: Responding to the Violence A Review of Teen Firesetting and Interventions Paul Schwartzman Hollis Stambaugh John Kimball This is Report of the Major Fires Investigation Project conducted by Varley-Campbell and Associates, Inc./TriData Corporation under contract EMWC to the United States Fire Administration,
The Juvenile Firesetters program is a multi-level approach to the education and/or treatment of identified juveniles involved in firesetting behaviors. The program has been designed for preschool ages through teens. Participation is voluntary except for those referred by the Juvenile Court studies of juvenile firesetters confirm that many children had set their first fire, also known as their index fire, when they were between six and eight-years-old (18,19) and the average age of many firesetters involved in fire education programs, residential treatment, or psychiatric hospitals is nine-years-old (9,11,20). According to Showers and?article=&context=pediatrics_facpub.
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According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) between and juvenile firesetters were responsible on average fires annually and, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, over the past twenty years more than half of juvenile arrests have been for :// Chapter 15 Secure Residential Treatment for Adolescent Firesetters Joseph P.
Richardson, Jr. Public Safety Communications Division City of Providence Providence, Rhode Island I. INTRODUCTION Helen YarneU, a pioneer in the study of firesetting pathologies, was the first per- son to conduct extensive research into the backgrounds of incarcerated arsonists and institutionalized :// 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.
Show less This text reference provides state-of-the-art information on juvenile firesetters and reviews the current research on youthful firesetters and :// /handbook-on-firesetting-in-children-and-youth. Non-Journal Articles “Firesetters” and “Firestarters”: A Case Against Labeling.
By Robert Stadolnik, Ed. For any number of years professionals in all disciplines who work with juvenile firesetting have expressed and demonstrated varying levels of comfort with the use of terms such as “firesetter” or “firestarter” to describe the kids they work with or as included within the Juvenile Firesetter Bibliography This is a selective list; older journal articles, older texts and items of marginal interest have been left out.
Our entire catalog is on the Internet. (Follow link from OFPC website.) It includes indexing of journal articles from to juvenile firesetting and identifies limi tations of the existing research.
It also recommends strategies for curbing juvenile firesetting, such as conducting a national juvenile firesetting survey, constructing a firesetting classification system, and identifying and evaluating promising intervention and treatment :// Table 1 Common Myths of Juvenile Firesetting Behavior Juveniles who set fires are pyromaniacs or arsonists.
Firesetting is related to enuresis (bed wetting). Firesetting is related to sexual deviancy and/or histories of sexual trauma. Firesetters are sexually aroused by their behavior. Juveniles who play with fire, or set fires, do so because of some “urge” or “obsession” The River Valley Juvenile Fire Intervention Program’s Firesetter Intervention Response and Education (FIRE) curriculum is committed to the identification and treatment of firesetting behavior in the adolescent and juvenile environment from ages 3 to 18 and sometimes into adulthood when the mental health status of the individual is :// The author presents "best practice" standards for those who want to expand their practices to work with juvenile firesetters and fire prevention programs.
Includes two illustrative case studies, numerous references, and additional regional, state, and national resources for further study, training, networking, and skill › Books › Medical Books › Medicine.
2 days ago Psychological treatment; Community service; Juvenile firesetters do not grow out of firesetting. They will continue to set fires until they receive appropriate intervention. Adults can help young firesetters by reacting quickly and appropriately to every :// And, for the first time ever, in juvenile firesetters accounted for a majority of the arrests for arson in this country (National Fire Protection Association [NFPA], ).
An estimated $ million in direct property damages was caused by children playing with fire. Fireplay was the leading cause of death among :// The cornerstone of the blueprint is understanding the personality profiles of juvenile firesetters and their families.
The next step is identifying at-risk youth and assessing the likelihood that they will become involved in future firesetting incidents. the book addresses the need for residential treatment centers and training schools on Juvenile firesetting: Assessment and treatment in psychiatric hospitalization and residential placement.
Child and Youth Care Forum, 20, – Google Scholar Intended for use by psychologists, clinical social workers, and other mental health professionals, Firesetting Children describes the personality, behavioral characteristics, and family background variables that have been consistently and positively associated with firesetting behavior.
It shows how a firesetter risk evaluation may be performed to allow for important distinctions between ?id=i4pHAAAAMAAJ. 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.
Presents a multidisciplinary approach Juvenile Residential Facility Census Databook (JRFCDB) provides access to national and state data describing the characteristics of residential placement facilities, including detailed information about the facility operation, self-classification, treatment services, and capacity, and facility :// A psychological profile of juvenile firesetters in residential treatment.
Sakheim GA, Vigdor MG, Gordon M, Helprin LM. Psychological test data of 30 known juvenile and adolescent firesetters were compared with those of a matched control group, within a residential treatment center, to distinguish the identifying characteristics of each :// the book Drawn to the Flame: Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Firesetting.
He recently completed research studies on specialized firesetting populations including adolescents in residential care and adolescent females. Stadolnik consults to fire safety programs, residential treatment centers, public school systems, and state.
These residential programs differ in purpose and in their services, controls, goals, and objectives. This literature review provides information on the different types of residential programs available to youth in the juvenile justice system, including secure long-term facilities, residential treatment centers, wilderness camps, and shelter ://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 ://A psychological profile of juvenile firesetters in residential treatment: a replication study.
Sakheim GA, Osborn E. Results of a replication study of juvenile firesetters confirms, in general, findings of the earlier study: juveniles who feel unwanted or abused or who become aroused by watching or setting fires are most likely to be ://