Hoarding Level I

This well received and highly-evaluated one-day intensive workshop is for groups of all sizes who may or may not have first-hand experience working with hoarding situations and want or need to get a better understanding of hoarding behaviour.

Participants leave with a clear understanding of:

  • The definition of hoarding
  • Different types of hoarding
  • How to identify hoarding
  • Understanding what you see in hoarding situations
  • Saving patterns in hoarding behaviour and how to identify them
  • Additional disorders often found co-existing with hoarding behaviour
  • Dos and don'ts of hoarding intervention
  • A four-step process to assess if crisis services need to assess risk first (fire, public health, by-law, property standards, etc.)
  • Recommended services
  • Best-source research and what it says about hoarding behaviour and intervention
  • Easy-to-use intervention tools & resources