Hoarding in the Housing Setting: An Introduction to Hoarding Intervention

  • Worcester Recovery Center and Hosptial 309 Belmont Street Belmont, MA, 02478 United States

Presenter: Jesse Edsell-Vetter, Hoarding Intervention Coordinator, Metro-Boston Housing Partnership

Hoarding presents a number of challenges to DMH’s efforts in providing decent, safe, housing to clients in the community, and specifically to DMH Staff, mental health providers, property managers and landlords.  This introductory course will cover many facets of hoarding: prevalence, demographics, characteristics, manifestations; along with constructive strategies such as reasonable accommodations, assessment, client engagement, intervention techniques, and community collaboration. Case studies will offer an opportunity to apply new skills and ideas to assist clients and landlords. 

Goal:  To educate participants in addressing hoarding and hoarding issues with the people they serve.

Please click the following link to register:  www.surveymonkey.com/r/HoardingRegistration