Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center

Since 1966, Brandon has been at the forefront of providing exceptional services to troubled boys and their families. A non-profit school and residential center; Brandon provides stabilization, diagnostic, educational, residential, clinical, day treatment and case management services to over 150 boys and their families annually. Boys referred to Brandon have a range of educational, emotional and behavioral difficulties. As a result of their difficulties, these boys have not been successful in public schools or in their communities. Brandon’s individualized approach to treatment planning serves to remedy these problems. Brandon provides the external structure to help boys control their behavior and the treatment necessary to help them understand their feelings and internalize their own behavioral controls. Simultaneously, boys gain academic skills necessary to build self-confidence.

The goal of Brandon’s treatment program is to move boys as quickly as possible to a less restrictive school and home setting. Accordingly, the scope of our services extends not only to the boy as an individual, but also to his family. Intensive work with families is designed to successfully reunify and reintegrate boys back into their homes and communities. Brandon places significant emphasis on permanency planning. Each of our programmatic elements prepares boys to succeed alongside peers when they return to their communities.
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SOS FIRES: Youth Intervention Programs

SOS Fires is an While our primary goal for the posting of the information contained within this site is to provide useful information for professionals who work with youth firesetting behaviors or within juvenile firesetting intervention programs, its visitors often include parents, teachers, and others with questions about this issue.

The mission of our non-profit organization is to prevent youth fire tragedy through education, intervention, and mental health support. By providing this web site, we hope to facilitate the exchange of information on the topic of youth firesetting.
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FirePsych, Inc

Established in 1999, FirePsych, Inc. is a private psychology practice that specializes in the assessment, treatment, and study of irresponsible and dangerous firesetting behavior in children, adolescents, and adults.

FirePsych is committed to working in partnership with other disciplines–fire service, law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, and burn care professionals–that have a vested interest in further understanding, intervening with, and eliminating problem firesetting. The practice actively conducts research, delivers skill-based trainings, and completes comprehensive firesetting behavior assessments.
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Home Safety Council

The Home Safety CouncilĀ® (HSC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing home related injuries that result in nearly 20,000 deaths and 21 million medical visits on average each year. Through national programs, partnerships and the support of volunteers, HSC educates people of all ages about home safety. HSC provides educational resources for teachers, policy makers, corporations as well as fire and life safety experts to help educate and empower families to take actions that will increase the safety of their homes.

The Home Safety Council is the leading source for home safety tips, checklists and information about home fire safety, falls prevention, poison prevention, water safety, child safety, disaster preparedness as well as many other home safety topics. The Home Safety Council is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Washington, DC. They can be found online at:
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