|Record #: CMH0175||Last Modified: 01 Aug 2018||Last Full Update: 01 Aug 2018|
|Social Media||Website: www.tapp-c.com/|
|Description & Services|
|Description||The Arson Prevention program for Children (TAPP-C) brings together fire service and mental health professionals to work with children, youth and their families to eliminate dangerous fire-related behaviours.
Fire service professionals provide families with home fire-safety checks and fire-safety education. CAMH staff provide assessment and parent- and child-focused treatment. The treatment component of TAPP-C is a brief CBT-based intervention program with two modules: one for parents and caregivers and one for children and youth.
Prior to providing the treatment component of TAPP-C, the child or youth’s firesetting behaviour is evaluated using a combination of specialized firesetting risk assessment and general mental health assessment. Based on the results of these assessments, children may be provided with the TAPP-C treatment component in combination with more general mental health treatment; other children, whose firesetting risk is determined to be low, may receive the TAPP-C treatment as a stand-alone intervention.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9am- 5pm|
|Areas Served||Greater Toronto Area ; Peel Region|
|Eligibility||Ages: 2 year(s) - 17 year(s)|
|Languages||English ; Interpretive Services|
|Address & Map||
80 Workman Way
Toronto, ON M6J 1H4
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|Intersection||Queen St W and Ossington Ave|
|Office Phone||416-535-8501 ext 34355|
|Primary Contact||Program Coordinator|
|Service Level||(30) Provincial Government|
|Subjects||Children ; Counselling ; Education ; Fire prevention ; Mental health ; Mental health services ; Youth|