FireSafe is our young person firesetter intervention programme. It is a cognitive behavioural programmed aimed at 12-17yrs who are low to medium risk fire setters. The programme is mainly educational but also covers consequential thinking and victim awareness.

The key areas addressed are:

  • Cognitive behavioural skills
  • Education and fire awareness
  • Relapse prevention

This unique programme was developed by the Cognitive Development Centre, with the support of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service. The intervention was developed following an intensive research process which identified the lack of any accredited intervention scheme for young people where fire play/fire starting and fire setting was part of their profile problem.

DangerPoint co-ordinates the FireSafe programme for all young people across North Wales in partnership with North Wales Fire & Rescue Service.

If you have any concerns about a young person with regards to fire setting or would like further information on the programme, please contact North Wales Fire & Rescue Service to discuss:

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