Preventing Fire Risk Based on Socioeconomic Factors: Rural and Urban Settings

NFA063 - 18.00 Hours

Description

NFA logoThis two-day course will develop ideas and plans to address the high fire incidence among populations based on socioeconomic factors. Rural and urban settings are taken as samples. This course is designed for students who work in the field of prevention.

You will learn to focus on the socioeconomic factors that contribute to high fire incidence among populations in rural and urban areas. Values, attitudes, and behaviors as well as social and economic characteristics will be evaluated. Effective change techniques, existing programs, and community collaboration are reviewed to develop effective solutions to high-risk target groups in the community.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

NFA logoThis two-day course will develop ideas and plans to address the high fire incidence among populations based on socioeconomic factors. Rural and urban settings are taken as samples. This course is designed for students who work in the field of prevention.

You will learn to focus on the socioeconomic factors that contribute to high fire incidence among populations in rural and urban areas. Values, attitudes, and behaviors as well as social and economic characteristics will be evaluated. Effective change techniques, existing programs, and community collaboration are reviewed to develop effective solutions to high-risk target groups in the community.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics

Examination of America's fire problem and populations at high risk from fire+Setting the stage for successful community risk reduction+Impact of social and economic diversity on the fire problem

Suggested Audience

This course is available to all emergency and crisis response personnel.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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