This session runs from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Registration begins at 7:00 AM.
CBH 801 Market St 11th Fl Phila Pa 19107
About This Course
This daylong conference covers seminal questions related to community approaches to handling hoarding-related situations. Hoarding disorder is a new psychiatric diagnosis that affects around 15 million people in the United States and poses a significant mental health and public safety burden to people across the country. The purpose of the conference is to inform the target audience of these critical issues facing individuals, families, and communities, and present a variety of options for ethical, effective, and sustainable approaches to treatment
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Differentiate hoarding disorder as mental health diagnosis from collecting, clutter, and other nuisance behaviors
- Summarize the problems encountered by individuals families who experience hoarding disorder;
- Summarize the problems experienced by professionals and communities related to hoarding issues;
- List effective techniques for handling hoarding situations in personal and professional domains;
- Understand a case management approach to hoarding disorder;
- Learn about legal issues and advocacy related to hoarding disorder
This introductory level course is open to all interested participants
Participants must attend the full day of training and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.