The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group

Easing the emotional, psychological, social,
financial, and legal effects of Hoarding Disorder.

Education & Training

Continuing Education for Professionals

The Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group is committed to providing continuing education to professionals:  We currently hold Approved Provider status with:

For Licensed Social Workers and Certified Cae Managers





CEU Workshops

Workshop Topics:

  1. Hoarding Behavior: From Clutter to Chaos
  2. Hoarding Disorder: Diagnosis, Assessment, Treatment and Intervention
  3. Hoarding Disorder: A Community Approach
  4. Ethical Dilemmas of Self Neglect of the Older Person
  5. Self-Neglect of Older Persons: Challenged for Healthcare Professionals
  6. The Many Faces of Dementia: A Differential Diagnosis
  7. Alzheimer's Disease: A Quality of Life Approach
  8. Bio-Ethical Decision Making: Considerations for Advance Planning
  9. Suicide in the Elderly
  10. Elder Abuse: Old Age Problem, New Perspective
  11. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults
  12. The Spiritual / Cultural Dimensions of Aging
  13. Motivational Interviewing: A Therapeutic Change Model
  14. How to Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Overcome Unhealthy Life Patterns
  15. Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
  16. Aging in Place, What Baby Boomers, Their Families and Professionals Need to Know Now.
  17. Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder
  18. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Techniques

Assisted living facilities, home health agencies, community service programs, or other health care organizations can sponsor or host a pre-approved continuing education seminar.

Informational Workshops

Informational workshops are commissioned to address a specific need or interest. They are customized for attorneys, realtors, professional organizers, placement advisors, senior advisers, senior movers, home safety and home modification experts, and others with an interest in hoarding behavior.

Workshops are also provided to loved ones of individuals with hoarding issues, and people who themselves experience symptoms of hoarding behavior.

Municipality Consultation

Municipalities struggle with the effects of hoarding disorder on their citizens. Balancing the rights of the individual with public safety is challenging. HDRTG provides consultation to municipal departments including police and fire departments, health departments, housing authorities, municipal courts, and others that are coping with the effects of hoarding in their communities.

In-Service Training

In-service training is provided to family service agencies, community mental health centers, health care facilities, home health agencies, senior residential buildings, organizations, and other groups with an interest in hoarding.

Individual or Family Consultation

Consultation is provided to family members and loved ones coping with the challenges and impacts of hoarding behavior.

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