Fond du Lac Ojibwe Specific Information
- 1. How much would the program and juvenile classes cost to participants?
- The program (including the juvenile education classes) would be provided to all participants FREE of charge.
- 2. Where would the juvenile educational classes be held?
- The classes could be held in an available space on the Reservation (such as the Ojibwe School or an available community center space) that has access to TV and VCR and classroom space.
- 3. Who can attend the juvenile classes?
- ANY juvenile (8-17) can attend this educational class. The class is meant specifically for juveniles that have exhibited fire setting behavior(s) and their siblings (who are 8-17).
- 4. How long are these educational classes?
- The juvenile educational class is a one time, 3 hour long class. The class is usually offered once every 6 weeks on a Saturday morning (typically 9am to Noon), or by scheduling an appointment with the instructor.
- 5. Are there similar services for children under 8 years old?
- Individualized fire safety education is available upon request for children younger than 8.
- 7. Who will teach the juvenile educational classes on the reservation?
- The Fire Prevention Technician for the Reservation with the Fond du Lac Forestry Office will teach the classes on the reservation.
- 8. Who will be given access to juvenile information (gathered to assess the juvenile's level of risk, and to assess the program's success)?
- All juvenile records will be kept confidential. Only a few select FIRST taskforce members will have access to juvenile records.
If FIRST determines that a juvenile is at high risk of injury to self or others further intervention may be considered appropriate. In the few cases where this might occur FIRST will contact Fond du Lac Social Services to determine if further intervention is necessary. If further intervention is deemed necessary by Fond du Lac Social Services they may make referrals. FIRST will not refer outside of the Reservation unless asked to by a caregiver.