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Fire and Life Safety Educator: Principles and Practice

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    ISBN: 9781284041972
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    Second Edition
    ISBN: 9781284041972

Marsha Giesler

Stock due January 2017

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Fire and Life Safety Educator: Principles and Practice, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access meets the objectives of NFPA 1035 (2015) for FLSE Levels I, II, III, Public Information Officer, Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist, and Youth Firesetter Program Manager. It is written for practitioners, managers, and supervisors, as well as for those who are new to the FLSE field, covering fire behavior and prevention, code compliance, community risk reduction, risk assessment, and working with the public.

Based solidly on research and proven tactics, it describes community outreach methods, how to effectively teach fire and life safety, and how to market prevention and preparedness messages to all age groups. In-depth instruction advises on developing fire and life safety curricula, objectives, lesson plans, and presentations. This Second Edition covers all aspects of designing, budgeting for, and managing a fire and life safety program; public relations and persuasion tactics; legal considerations; and best professional practices. The importance of program evaluation and how to conduct evaluation is explained. New chapters are included to address the public information officer role and specific responsibilities, Youth Firesetter intervention strategies, and Youth Firesetter program implementation.

Table of Contents

Chapter  1  Historic Fires, Injury Prevention, and Community Risk Reduction
Chapter  2  Fire Behavior, Systems and Devices, and Prevention Basics
Chapter  3  Fire Department Basics and the Fire and Life Safety Educator
Chapter  4  Learning Styles and Theories, Teaching Methods, and Strategies
Chapter  5  Age Group Characteristics
Chapter  6  High-Risk Audiences and Behaviors
Chapter  7  Messages for Different Age Groups
Chapter  8  Messages for Holidays, Special Circumstances, and Safety Campaigns
Chapter  9  Professionalism and Presentations
Chapter  10  Public Relations and Working with Media
Chapter  11  Evaluation, Assessment, and Reflection
Chapter  12  FLSE II – Management of a Fire and Life Safety Program
Chapter  13  Community Risk Assessment
Chapter  14  Program Design and Management
Chapter  15  Developing Educational Materials, Lessons, Programs
Chapter  16  Evaluation
Chapter  17  Administration of a Fire and Life Safety Program
Chapter  18  Planning and Developing Fire and Life Safety Strategies
Chapter  19  Program Education, Implementation, and Evaluation
Chapter  20  Public Information Officer
Chapter  21  Youth Fire Setter Intervention Specialist
Chapter  22  Youth Fire Setter Program Manager
Appendix  A  NFPA 1035 Correlation Guide, 2015 Edition

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