Professional Development


Listed below are training and education opportunities related to the youth firesetting intervention and behavior.  Use the links provided to find additional details for each offering or resource.  

If you have information that you would like to have listed, please submit it through the "Contact Us" button on the home page of the YFIRES website.  



IFSTA ResourceOne On-line Introductory Course on Youth Firesetting Prevention & Intervention - IFSTA's ResourceOne has developed a 60-90 minute online course to introduce interventionists to youth firesetting behaviors.  This is not a substitute for training that meets the NFPA Standards for Youth Firesetting Intervention Specialist and/or Youth Firesetting Program Manager.  To access the course, CLICK HERE

National Fire Academy Courses on Youth Firesetting Prevention & Intervention - On-Campus and Field Delivery Courses

  • 6 Day, On-Campus in Emmitsburg, Maryland - "Intervention Specialist/Program Manager" - CLICK HERE
  • 2 Day, Off-Campus (see listings) - "Intervention Specialist" Only - CLICK HERE 
  • 2 Day, Off-Campus (see listings) - "Program Manager" Only - CLICK HERE

International Association of Arson Investigators - On-Line Training Courses

Vision 20/20 - On-Line Training Courses