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Hoarding Disorder, Chronic Disorganization, and Squalor: A Guide for Clinic...

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Puritan Backroom Conference Center

245 Hooksett Road

Manchester, NH 03104

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Hoarding Disorder, Chronic Disorganization, and Squalor: A Guide for Clinicians

David O'Leary

Six (6) Category A Clinical Continuing Education Unit have been approved by NASW NH

This training will provide attendees with an explanation of the evidence-based techniques used during a hoarding intervention. Participants will also learn to identify and differentiate between hoarding and squalor and what to do, as well as what not to do when faced with this situation during a home visit. The training will cover how to access and use hoarding and squalor-specific evaluation tools. You will observe a live demonstration of a typical hoarding intervention (dependent on audience participation on the day). Additionally, the subjects of working with diverse populations and the influence of the social context and the role of media in how we perceive hoarding disorder.

Learning Objectives:

The Assessment Process: How to evaluate and distinguish hoarding behaviors with hoarding disorder.

The Intervention Process: How to implement evidence-based techniques into a successful intervention strategy.

The Implication of Cultural Considerations: A discussion on how the public perception of hoarding and squalor effects an intervention.

About the Presenter:
David O’Leary is a Housing Retention Specialist at the Burlington Housing Authority in Burlington, Vermont who specializes in hoarding and squalor cases. He joined BHA in 2015 after two years of domestic violence advocacy at STEPS to End Domestic Violence (Formerly Women Helping Battered Women). David also serves as co-coordinator of the Chittenden County Hoarding Task Force, the first of its kind in Vermont. David graduated with a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Saint Michael's College in 2018 and is a rostered psychotherapist in the State of Vermont. David offers an approach to hoarding and squalor intervention based on evidence-based techniques, and believes that a humanistic and compassionate foundation lies at the heart of his work.

Agenda
8:15 am - registration open with continental breakfast
8:45 am - workshop start
10:15 am break
10:30 am - workshop resume
12:00 - lunch (provided)
1:00 pm - workshop resume
2:30 pm - break
2:45 pm - workshop resume
4:15 pm - workshop end

Please note we are unable to refund registration though you may transfer it to another person.
Want to pay by check or have any questions? Send email to sfriedburg.naswnh@socialworkers.org or exec.naswnh@socialworkers.org
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