The Hoarding Disorder Symposium is a full day training opportunity for human service professionals. The symposium presents harm reduction as an alternative to treatment for hoarding disorder. Harm reduction assumes that it is not necessary to stop all compulsive acquiring or to clear homes completely in order to reduce the risk of harm and improve the health, safety, and comfort of persons who hoard. The workshop presents the essential features of the harm reduction process applied to the problem of severe hoarding. The workshop will describe strategies for engaging the client in the harm reduction process, building and facilitating the harm reduction team, assessing harm potential, and developing and managing a harm reduction plan.
This blog was created to keep you up-to-date on animal hoarding and large scale animal news and cruelty.
Because hoarding and OCD disorders often overlap, we will also list news and information related to these topics, and how these illness's affect the hoarder, their family and friends, but most of all the animals, that suffer... "alone in a crowded room".
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