PERSPECTIVES ON HOARDING
Be able to assess and identify hoarding behaviors and understand best practices for treatment of hoarding disorder.
Understand the impact of family dynamics and relationships on hoarding behaviors and management of hoarding situations.
Demonstrate improved knowledge of community responses to hoarding situations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Application has been made for six (6) continuing education clock hours for social workers, counselors, and building professionals.
Presented with funding from
With support from
A conference series from the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County
Join us Monday through Wednesday, December 14-16 from 1-3pm via Zoom
Each session is $5 and qualifies for two continuing education clock hours. You may register for one, two or three sessions.
December 14, 2020 ~ 1:00PM-3:00PM
Presenter: Bert Rahl, MS, LISW
Overview of hoarding disorder, including identification tools, treatment and best practices for managing hoarding situations in the community.
HOARDING IS A FAMILY AFFAIR
December 15, 2020 ~ 1:00PM-3:00PM
Presenter: Randy Frost, PhD, Harold & Elsa Siipola Israel Professor of Psychology at Smith College
Presentation will review indicators of future hoarding behavior in youth, family dynamics and children of people who hoard. Presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with community members who have experienced issues related to the topic.
HOARDING AND THE PANDEMIC
December 16, 2020 ~ 1:00PM-3:00PM
Moderator: Larry Vavro, LSW, Chief of APS for Cuyahoga County
- Doug Braun, LISW, Behavioral Health Clinical Social Worker, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
- Darnell Brewer, Social Service Coordinator, Millenia Housing
- Sergeant Kevin Klag, Cleveland Division of Emergency Medical Services
- Lieutenant Mike Norman, Cleveland Fire Department
- Natasha Pietrocola, MEd, MBA, Deputy Administrator of Community Programs and Services at Cuyahoga County Division of Senior an Adult Services
- Kerstin Yoder, MSSA LISWS, Social Worker/Mental Health Day Treatment Group Facilitator, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Discussion of community responses to hoarding throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.