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Clinician's Manual for Preventing and Treating Juvenile Fire Involvement
Sherri MacKay, Joanna Henderson, Carol Root, Diane Warling, K.B. Gilbert and Janice Johnstone
Price: $29.95 CAD each
Book | ISBN 978-0-88868-444-8 | 212 pages | Published: 2004 | English | Product Code: PG116

The Arson Prevention Program for Children (TAPP-C) is an intervention program to reduce fire setting and other fire involvement, and promote fire safety, among children from two to 16 years of age. This guide provides a conceptual framework and useful techniques for mental health providers working with children, teens and their families.

The TAPP-C manual is divided into four main parts: Part 1 explains the program; Part 2 consists of caregiver modules; Part 3 consists of child modules; and  Part 4 gives information about special issues, such as dealing with adolescents and children living in group homes or  residential facilities.

Each of the caregiver and child modules includes:

  • background information for the clinician
  • psychoeducational content about the  session theme to convey to the client in-session and home practice exercises
  • suggestions and opportunities to help families review session content and  work through exercises together
  • worksheets to photocopy