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Hoarding Disorder, affecting 2-5% of the population, is a complex mental health condition often rooted in anxiety. As awareness grows regarding individuals living in hoarded homes, we may feel overwhelmed by the conditions.

This course focuses on engaging with the individual, not the hoard itself, using supportive interventions to enable participants to adopt a strengths-based approach in supporting those with Hoarding Disorder.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for frontline staff in the homelessness and supported housing sector, who want to update their skills.

What will your team learn?

Through this course, your team will:

  • Gain a deep understanding of the impacts of hoarding on individuals and communities
  • Understand the underlying motives that drive hoarding behaviors
  • Develop insights into the complexities inherent in hoarding disorder, equipping themselves with the knowledge necessary to address it effectively
  • Explore strategies to provide compassionate and empowering support, enabling individuals to overcome barriers to disposing of their hoard
  • Learn how to tailor support interventions to individual strengths, promoting sustainable progress and wellbeing
  • Discover effective methods to connect and coordinate with partner agencies

How will it be delivered?

This one-day course can be booked for a team of up to 16 for in-person training or up to 20 for online training.

If you need something different, we can tailor the course delivery to suit you, with some potential adjustments in cost.

How much will it cost?

Non-members: £1,400

Members: £990

Please note, if you're opting for in-person training, the expenses of the trainer (e.g. travel to your location) will be added to your invoice.

We are a social enterprise so choosing training with us not only equips your team with vital skills but also fuels impactful research and campaigns, so every purchase goes back into ending homelessness.

Ready to take the next step?

To book or if you'd like to find out more:
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
​Call: James at 07375 042 815 or Hannah at 07939 967 209

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