Hoarding: New Approaches to Community Management
Now in its 5th year, this annual full-day conference will provide you with the latest thinking on hoarding and clutter management in the community including:
Key therapeutic techniques.
How partnerships with property managers, service providers, and clients led to fewer evictions and changes to how government and the judicial system responded to cases of hoarding in Boston.
How to assess, determine readiness and provide effective clutter support.
New insights into animal hoarding.
The event, which includes breakfast and lunch, features presentations by:
His plenary talk Housing, Health, and Safety: Innovative Approaches to Bringing Homes Into Compliance shows how small shifts in language and procedures lead to better compliance and outcomes and discusses using non-mental health resources to help mobilize clients to change.
Dr. Peggy Richter, Head of the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Richter will present Hoarding 101: A Quick Review of Core Knowledge
Dr. Linda Jacobson, DVM , Deputy Director of Shelter Medicine, Toronto Humane Society. Dr. Jacobson will present Animal Hoarding – An Interface Between Mental Illness and Animal Suffering
The afternoon features 3 Breakout Sessions:
Option A: Working Together Across Systems: A Collaborative Risk-Driven Approach
Option B: Building Effective Intervention Models
Option C: Working with Clients: Assessment, Readiness & Clutter Support
You are able to select the breakout session of your choice on the order page.
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