Fire and Life Safety Educator: Principles and Practice, Second Edition 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.
Also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.