RESOURCES & RESEARCH
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phone: 585.264.0840
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Prevention First 2004

Dear Fire Service/Juvenile Justice Professionals,

Thank you for visiting our website. Below we have listed just a few of the resources that we feel you may find particularly interesting. You can also browse a complete list of resources we have found to be useful in the development of our programs. You may also want to check out our training programs.


Firefighters and Third Graders

SMARTBoard Ready Fire Safety Activities for Firefighters in the Classroom

NASFM Youth Fire Prevention: Opening the Window

NASFM Youth Fire Prevention: Best Practices

Juvenile Firesetting: A Community Guide to Prevention and Intervention

Fireproof Children shares more than 25 years of research and hands-on experience by fire investigators and child development experts. A practical book with effective educational interventions, tips on communication skills and step-by-step interviewing guide, chapters especially for mental health professionals, and nuts and bolts techniques for building community coalitions.

Bonus materials includine sample classroom lesson plans. For fire service, teachers and daycare providers, social workers, mental health professionals, and everyone concerned with children and fire.


Spiral Bound, 140 pages
ISBN: 9780962607653
List Price: 79.95

or Print and mail order form.

play safe be safe multi-media classroom kit with 20-minute DVD, card game, activity boards and teacher's manualBIC play safe! be safe!®

An award winning fire safety program developed by BIC Corporation with Fireproof Children Company and other fire safety and child development experts.

The multi-media kit includes a 20-minute DVD, the Keep Away!/Alejate card game, activity boards and a Resource Book. It is designed especially for young children, and teaches four important lessons in fire safety: My Friend the Firefighter; Stop! Drop! And Roll!; Crawl Low Under Smoke; and Safe for Play! Keep Away!. 

Available in English (English and Spanish DVD & activities) and French.

To play play safe! be safe! games online or to learn about play safe! be safe! workshops visit: http://www.playsafebesafe.com/

To play play safe! be safe! games in Spanish, visit http://www.ninossegurosninoscontentos.com.

To play play safe! be safe! games in French, visit http://www.jsuisprudentjsuiscontent.com

To download an order form for a play safe! be safe! kit or contact us for more information.

Home Fire Safety Checklist

To download a free home fire safety checklist, click here.

Plan and Practice a Home Fire Drill  www.homefiredrill.org
This website, created by Prevention 1st, provides information about why and how to plan andpractice a home fire drill and maintain working smoke alarms.


Child Outlet Safety
www.childoutletsafety.org

In the U.S., an average of seven children per day are treated in emergency rooms for injuries due to contact with electrical outlets. This website provides information about outlet safety and tamper-resistant receptacles.

Children Playing with Fire (2010), National Fire Protection Association
http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/ChildrenPlayingExSummary.pdf

This report by John Hall presents the overall size of the problem and trends relating to children's fireplay including data representing the deaths, injuries and property damage resulting from child started fires.

National Association of State Fire Marshals www.firemarshals.org

Recently NASFM published “Children are No Match for Fire,” a fire safety/prevention book for children ages 3-6. The book addresses several safety issues, including the dangers of matches, lighters, candles, sparklers, and grills, and the importance of learning and practicing Stop, Drop, and Roll.

SOS FIRES  http://sosfires.com

SOS Fires’ Juvenile Firesetting Intervention Resource Site offers resources for parents and professionals of all disciplines including articles of interest to those working with juvenile firesetting behavior, a parent/teacher resources page, contact information for juvenile firesetting programs across the country and a resource exchange page allowing the reader to ask questions, share experiences and learn from others.