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Understanding and Tackling Hoarding - training workshop

 Hoarding - apartment filled with junk

1.30pm - 4.30pm


At this half-day workshop Jack Moore provides a structured step by step process to tackle all types of hoarding (including hoarding disorder) from first visit to bringing the property back to an acceptable level (Level 3 in Clutter Image Rating), within a realistic timescale

  • Hoarding types in detail, including links with OCD, research findings and psychological theory
  • Hoarding disorder and hoarding as a result of other mental illness, brain injury or learning disability
  • Difference between collecting, cluttering and hoarding
  • Decision making problems, unhelpful distorted beliefs and emotional attachment issues
  • Animal hoarding
  • Treatment options, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Understand how to use consistent hoarding assessments and photographs to identify clutter-levels and the impact on the client’s ability to function within their environment
  • Setting overall goal and agreeing actions/pledges – within strict timescales
  • Understand how to address difficult clients – i.e. those with little or no insight, or who are uncooperative/disengaged from support, or who need long-term support
  • Explore the benefits of multi-agency responses and identify key partners – e.g. landlords, health services, social services, environmental health, housing, third sector mental health support agencies, fire service
  • Explore the legal issues including disability and mental health legislation, housing law and environmental health powers

This half day course is aimed at housing officers, tenancy sustainment and enforcement teams, repairs staff and policy writers.

NIFHA Members: £65 + VAT
NIFHA Associates: £70 + VAT
Non Members: £80 + VAT
(lunch included)

NB: Cancellation of events
If, by the closing date, NIFHA has not received sufficient bookings to make an event viable we reserve the right to cancel. If NIFHA cancels an event the fee(s) will be refunded in full
If a place has been booked and cancelled less than 2days in advance of the workshop event, the place will be charged for. Cancellations earlier than this will be refunded. For those unable to attend an event, a substitute delegate may be sent at any time at no extra charge.

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

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