2017 November Webinar - Youth Firesetting Prevention & Intervention

November 29, 2017
Wed 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 0M

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1.00 Standard Credit - Diversion = Changing Dangerous Behavior. This webinar, begins by defining public safety, moves into identifying strategies to achieve public safety, discusses firesetting intervention and diversion and how to evaluate outcome measures.


  • Kathi Osmonson ~ Deputy State Fire Marshal

    Deputy State Fire Marshal Kathi Osmonson Coordinates the Minnesota State Youth Fire Intervention Team (YFIT). YFIT partners with law enforcement, mental health, justice and social agencies to sustain a network of professionals who collaborate to provide intervention.
    Her career includes volunteer and career firefighting with specialties in fire prevention education and youth firesetting intervention. She is a member of the NFPA 1035 Committee and the Minnesota Juvenile Justice Coalition (JJC), she is an adjunct instructor for the FEMA National Fire Academy, stakeholder in the Youth Fire Intervention Repository and Evaluation System (YFIRES), publishes and reviews peer reviewed articles for national
    and international scholarly journals and presents at national and international conferences. Osmonson developed the YFPI Specialist and Program Manager Certifications through the Minnesota Fire Service Certification Board.