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Effective Approaches to Hoarding Behaviours

Presented by Maire Joy Barron BSocSc Counselling


Welcome to the 'Effective Approaches to Hoarding Behaviours' training booking site - below you will find booking options 2018 for Australia NSW and QLD - Casino, Ballina, Robina and Coffs Harbour 


This training is aimed at a range of professions including but not limited to: housing and homelessness support workers, mental health workers, home care services, real estate managers, cleaning services, council health and safety officers, fire safety services, child protection workers, and at times concerned family and friends have attended. 


This training offers a mix of current industry information, case examples and strategies that I have used and witnessed in my time working in the sector as a direct in-home support worker, a hoarding support group facilitator, a hoarding consultant for a local council, and as a trainer in this field.


I bring not only my expertise in the field of Hoarding to the session but also my knowledge and experience of working in the welfare field for 20yrs. Currently working as a counsellor with Narrative, Mindfulness and ACT therapies.


Course Outline: Trauma informed approaches and considerations, DSMV addition and definition, statistics and characteristics, different types of hoarding, OH&S issues, at risk tenancies, children safety concerns, RSPCA, neighbours and council issues, strategies and examples for case coordination with multiple service providers, practical strategies for service users and therapeutic tools, real case examples used throughout to draw information from, links to helpful resources and websites, promotion of workers self-care and awareness of vicarious trauma impacts


Your training fee includes morning tea.


This training is also available for in-house/organisational bookings


'Having organised this course many times over the past five years I can vouch for the feedback received consistently - brilliant trainer and information' - Donna Byer past training coordinator for Northern Rivers Social Development Council


'All great, lovely small group, nice venue and wonderful food, Maire is really engaging – it was a really worthwhile day’ – person who attended the training


‘Really useful information that will be applied to my work. The opportunity to collaborate with other services at the end was also great’ – person who attended the training


‘Great presentation and personalised stories from experience’ – person who attended the training


‘The Facilitator did an awesome job’ – person who attended the training

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