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Develop your understanding of the hoarding disorder spectrum and learn skills to enable you to work more effectively with those who are impacted by hoarding.

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 you learn?

On completion of this course, you will:

  • Understand the hoarding disorder spectrum and how it differs from other disorders.
  • Understand its causes and implications for environmental, psychological and physical health.
  • Understand and be able to categorise different types of hoarders using validated screening tools.
  • Be aware of different treatment options for hoarders.
  • Have learnt skills to support hoarders to discard, including harm minimisation techniques.
  • Looked at legal methods to deal with hoarders.

Duration and costs

Face to face: One-day course
Online: Three 1.5 hour modules delivered in one day

We can be flexible on the above delivery model if needed, but an additional cost may be incurred. 

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

In-person Online


£940 plus Trainer expenses

£940 - no Trainer expenses


£1,335 plus Trainer expenses

£1,335 - no Trainer expenses

Get in touch

If you're interested in booking this training or would like to find out more:
Email: training@homelesslink.org.uk
​Call: James on 07375 042 815 or Sharelle on 07881 921 476

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