OLDER ADULTS WHO HOARD: An Advanced Training for Service Providers Who Serve Older Adults
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Dear Friend of MHASF,
The Mental Health Association of San Francisco's Institute on Compulsive Hoarding and Cluttering is pleased to announce our upcoming training: "OLDER ADULTS WHO HOARD: An Advanced Training for Service Providers Who Serve Older Adults."
Date: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 Time: 9:00PM -4:30PM Location: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, Suite #200, San Francisco, CA 94108
Trainer: Michael A. Tompkins, Ph. D. Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California at Berkeley and Founding Partner of the San Francisco Bay Area Center forCognitive Therapy
In this training Dr. Tompkins will address:
What is compulsive hoarding?
Why older adults with hoarding and cluttering behaviors often refuse help
How to help older adults with hoarding and cluttering behaviors accept help
Their goals, your goals, our goals
Identifying harm reduction targets and designing harm reduction plans
Discussion of cases and application of strategies
Early Bird: $130.00 on or before June 13, 2011
On-Site: $150.00 at the door
Includes a FREE copy of Digging Out: Helping Your loved One Manage Clutter, Hoarding and Compulsive Acquiring by Dr. Michael Tompkins and Dr. Tamara Hartl
CEUs for 6 hours at $30.00 per license
Social Work: LCSW, MFT
Nursing: CNA, LVN, LPT, RN
*San Francisco Department of Public Health employee CEU credits are FREE
For more information call 415-421-2926 extension 317 or email email@example.com
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SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP TODAY!
Hope to you on June 15th.
Mark Salazar Program Manager Institute on Compulsive Hoarding and Cluttering
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