HOARDING DISORDER: From Clutter to Chaos; Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventi...

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Marble Collegiate Church Loft

274 Fifth Ave

(corner of 29th)

New York , NY 10001

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Hoarding Disorder is a complex mental health condition recognized as a distinct psychiatric disorder. Individuals with this disorder have a pathological attachment to their possessions, which is often more important to them than human relationships.

This is an introductory / intermediate level workshop .

8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Morning Session: Part I Hoarding Behavior: From Clutter to Chaos This introductory/intermediate level workshop on hoarding will address the DSM-V criteria for a diagnosis of hoarding disorder; what and why people hoard, and the distress that is caused by compulsive hoarding. Consideration will be given to balancing the individual's right to self-determination with concern for public health and safety. Lecture includes case vignettes for discussion.

Participants completing this morning program should be able to:

1) Identify criteria for diagnosing Hoarding Disorder (HD)

2) Describe informational processing deficits experienced by people with HD

3) Specify ways HD impacts psychosocial functioning

12:00 noon- 1:00 pm Light Lunch provided and Networking

1:00 pm - 4 pm Afternoon Session: Part II Hoarding Disorder: Diagnosis, Assessment, Treatment and Intervention Program runs from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. This intermediate level workshop on hoarding will enable participants to assess and develop an expanded plan of care with clients in a hoarding situation, through review of diagnostic criteria, research based evidence, use of standardized assessment and evaluation tools and case presentation. A strength-based perspective is discussed to uphold client dignity, autonomy and sense of self. Participants will explore the different levels of severity of hoarding conditions to identify situations of imminent risk, and to collaborate with the hoarding individual on building a harm reduction treatment plan with clear, measurable and time limited goals.

Participants completing this afternoon program should be able to:

1) Identify factors of imminent risk that may prompt immediate, crisis intervention.

2) Define the strategy and goals of a Harm Reduction Approach

3) Recognize therapeutic intervention therapies/approaches used by clinicians for treating Hoarding Disorder

Thank you to Dorothy Tagarelli of Dot Cares for sponsoring the cost of the food.

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Live Workshop Continuing Education Credit Information:

Full attendance is required: no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

New York Social Workers: The HDRT Group is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as a conditionally** approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers # 0301. This activity will qualify for 6.0 (Clinical) contact hours. ** Credit will be provided for this workshop

Social Workers: The HDRT Group, Provider # 1445, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. ASWB Approval Period ( 6/08/15-6/08/16). Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours.

Case Managers: This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to Certified Care Managers (CCMs). CCMs participating in this course will receive 6.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours.

Certificates of course completion will be individually distributed at the end of the workshop, and the submission of workshop evaluation form.

About the Instructor:

Anne B. Pagano, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, C-ASWCM, is the Executive Director of the Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc. She has over 30 years' experience in direct clinical services, supervision, administration and education in hospitals and long term care facilities. She holds a Master's in Social Work from Simmons College of Social Work in Boston and a Post-Master's Certificate in Gerontology from the Hunter-Brookdale Center on Aging in New York City.


This program will be held at:

The Marble Collegiate Church Loft

274 Fifth Ave / 29th St.

New York, NY 10001

Workshop cost: Please register through website www.HoardingDisorderGroup.education

$190.00 on-line registration

$175 on-line registration for registrants from non-profit organizations

$140.00 for 4 or more registrants from the same organization

$200.00 for registration at the door (space permitting)

Customer Service: Call (914) 980-7117 or email Anne Pagano at abpagano@yahoo.com to ask about course content, instructors, request accommodations for disability, submit a formal grievance, or remove your name from a list.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds for cancellation by registrants will be provided upon notice 5 days prior to the event. Full refund will be provided if the program is cancelled for any reason.

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group (HDRT GROUP): Since 2013, the HDRT Group has provided cutting edge educational training workshops nationally for professionals, municipalities and the general public on issues surrounding hoarding disorder. The HDRT Group also offers clinical and ethical continuing education workshops on such topics as: Bio-Ethical Decision Making; Self-Neglect and the Older Person; The Many Faces of Dementia; ; Elder Abuse: Old Age Problem, New Perspective: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: How to use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Overcome Unhealthy Life Patterns; Aging in Place: What Baby-Boomers, Their Families and Professionals Need to Know Now; Mindfulness and Stress-Reduction; The Spiritual / Cultural Dimensions of Aging.

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc

378 Midland Ave.

Yonkers, NY 10704

(914) 980-7117

(800) 414-7401

fax: (914) 457-2905 www.HoardingDisorderGroup.education abpagano@yahoo.com

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