Juvenile Fire Prevention

Early intervention for youth up to the age of 18 displaying recurring interest and/or engagement in firesetting behavior.

Program Goal

Reduce the overall problem of firesetting by working with juvenile firesetters to identify underlying issues and provide intervention to minimize firesetting behaviors.

Specialized Services

  • Assess identified juveniles and their families to determine the motivation for the behaviors.
  • Categorize the risk of future firesetting using self-report inventories.
  • Provide fire safety education to learn the proper uses of fire and its associated dangers.
  • Provide counseling services to address individual or family needs that may contribute to firesetting behaviors.
  • Provide referrals for further treatment.

Contact

Jennifer Loaiza, M. Ed
Juvenile Fire Prevention Program Manager
at 201-797-2660 x5286 or email JenniferLo@CarePlusNJ.org

To find out more about the program, visit www.BCJFPP.org.

Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 201-986-5000 for more information.

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