Event date: 4/22/2022 Export event
Mark Wills
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Adult Fire Setting: Arson, Assessment and Treatment

NASW California

2-8 p.m.

Fire setting and arson by adults often has significant and negative impacts including injury and fatalities, property damage, and individual/community trauma. Court dispositions and mental health treatment planning for fire setting is often the result of the influence of limited professional knowledge or mythological beliefs about fire setting that remain influential.

The presentation will explore the origins and utility of the historical diagnosis of pyromania, provide incidence and prevalence data, introduce participants to a recently developed theoretical model that explains several pathways to the onset of fire setting and support for risk assessment modeling, and describe promising treatment frameworks.

6 CEU available

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