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MEMBERS ONLY: Hoarding Awareness Training (Swansea)
December 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
MEMBERS ONLY TRAINING
Course Title: Hoarding Awareness Workshop: A Full Day Training Workshop
Subject Category: Hoarding Awareness Skills
- To enable learners to fully understand how hoarding affects people
- To empower the learners to empathise with people suffering from Hoarding Disorder
- To explore ways to develop skills for helping clients to help themselves and how to overcome their inability to dispose of their belongings
Course Overview: Most hoarded properties are ‘cleared out’ by cleaning teams. This leads to greater distress and more intense hoarding activity. Clients with hoarding disorder need understanding and empathy in order to help them to develop new behaviours to cope with their excess belongings. This course gives an overview of the condition and draws on the experiences of the practitioner/trainer in developing skills to work with people who hoard.
Pre Course Requirements: None
Name of Trainer: Heather Matuozzo
Method of Delivery: A PowerPoint presentation acts as a prompt to explain and explore possible interventions, using real life examples and video footage for insight. Where possible, a person who has experienced hoarding issues will speak at the end of the day providing personal stories and answering questions.
Who should attend: Anyone encountering people with hoarding issues or neglect.
Course Level: Introductory
Course Timings: This full day course will run from 10am to 4.30pm with a short comfort break and a lunch break.
- Welcome, Registration and Coffee
- Understanding hoarding
- Historical hoarders
- Positive Engagement
- Case Study Video
- Types of Hoarding
- Case Study Video
- Case Study Exercises
- Traits of Hoarders Exercise
- Hoarding Task Forces
- How to develop tactics for working with clients
- Discussions and/or Guest Speaker
- References/Further Reading
- Close of day
The venue will be in Swansea.
Please bring your own lunch with you.
About Clouds End
Clouds End CIC is a social enterprise that works with people with hoarding issues. It works with private clients, local authorities, housing associations, charities, the fire service, and many more agencies.
For more information about the training, or to book a place, please contact Cat.