The first of its kind, this innovative new textbook provides a concise and comprehensive look at Community Risk Reduction for emergency services organizations. The Community Risk Reduction model is presented in an easy-to-understand format, so that emergency responders from all types of departments will be able to follow the model and be successful in their Community Risk Reduction efforts. The text meets and exceeds the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) course objectives and requirements for Community Risk Reduction for Fire and Emergency Services (C0287). It provides a foundation for integrating CRR initiatives in all organizations by any personnel at any rank or level. The concepts of community risk assessment, causal chain analysis, intervention design, organizational and community equity, as well as program evaluation and sustainability are presented and incorporated into a Community Risk Reduction Plan. The role of the Community Risk Reduction Champion is emphasized throughout this textbook and describes how any interested individual can take on the role of Champion in their organization. The knowledgeable author has real-world experience in the field of Community Risk Reduction, having served as an officer, instructor and practitioner in the fire service, specifically for Community Risk Reduction, for over 25 years.
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