Identifying Reportable Hoarding Clues Among Older-Adults
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.
Attendees will be able to:
Define hoarding disorder
Increase their awareness of hoarding behaviors
Enhance their understanding regarding the difference between a collector, a hoarder, and squalor.
Identify tips for responding to and assisting residents — develop a plan.
Understand the legal frame work and responsibilities under reasonable accommodation.
About the SpeakerRuben 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. After nearly 12 years of service as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority (KCHA), Mr. Rivera-Jackman has accepted the opportunity to serve as the Director of Resident Supports and Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest and leading affordable senior housing providers in Western Washington. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) President’s Award of Excellence. This award is given to a member who, in the opinion of the AASC President, is deserving of recognition for his/her work in the service coordination profession.
Please note: You agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel within three days of the event. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the webinar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.