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Hoarding Unpacked - Maire Joy Barron

Presented by Maire Joy Barron BSocSc Counselling


Welcome to the Hoarding Unpacked training booking site - below you will find booking options 2019 - 2020 for New Zealand and Australia

Hoarding Unpacked training draws its information from a mix of current industry standards, case examples and strategies that the facilitator has witnessed and used in her time working in the sector as a direct in-home support worker sustaining tenancies, a hoarding support group facilitator, a hoarding consultant for government bodies, and as a trainer developer and facilitator in this specialty field for 8 years.

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, disability sector, child protection workers, and at times concerned family and friends have attended. 

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

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



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