AGENDA
7:45 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 12:00 Morning Session (break 10:15 - 10:30)
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)
1:15 - 4:30 Afternoon Session (break 2:45 - 3:00)
1
Morning Session

8:30 – 12:00

  • Understanding hoarding behaviour and related concepts
  • Hoarding as a disorder and its associated mental health and social problems
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy model for hoarding disorder
  • Hoarding assessment
2
Afternoon Session

1:15 – 4:30

  • Motivation and communication
  • Intervention approaches: harm reduction and cognitive behavioural interventions
  • Interventions with geriatric population living in care facilities
  • Coordinated multi-disciplinary responses to hoarding

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define hoarding and examine associated problems of squalor and animal hoarding.
  2. Recognize mental health diagnostic criteria for hoarding disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions.
  3. Learn about the behavioral, emotional and belief/meaning aspects of a hoarding problem and how they are used to develop a model for hoarding.
  4. Learn about and practice using tested measures to assess the severity of hoarding behavior.
  5. Practice using strategies for intervening with and addressing hoarding in adults, including the geriatric population.
  6. Identify community resources for addressing hoarding.