ExpiredWebinar: Identifying Reportable Hoarding Clues Among Older-Adults

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  • November 14, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn to differentiate collecting and squalor behaviors from hoarding behaviors. This webinar session will address the impact of the new DSM-V hoarding criteria on preventive hoarding and intervention efforts. The session will provide specific intervention techniques, and discuss the importance of collaboration with housing management, pest control, and other professionals that service coordinators can generate, to support residents in recovery and removal of clutter that may be causing safety issues or potential lease violation consequences.

Learning Objectives —

Attendees will be able to:

  1. Define hoarding disorder
  2. Increase their awareness of hoarding behaviors
  3. Enhance their understanding regarding the difference between a collector, a hoarder, and squalor.
  4. Identify tips for responding to and assisting residents — develop a plan.
  5. Understand the legal frame work and responsibilities under reasonable accommodation.

Speaker: Ruben Rivera

Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader, with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of, management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. In February, 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senor Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

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