Hoarding Connection 


Friday May 9, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 4:45 PM EDT
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Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging 
11890 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120

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Jeanne Hoban 
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging 

Hoarding: Clearing a Path to Treatment 

Members of the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County will share their expertise in working with individuals who hoard in the Greater Cleveland area.

Three and one-half (3.5) continuing education credits for social workers, counselors and sanitarians.

Cost: $35

This conference is presented with funding from the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County. Additional support provided by the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.

Conference Agenda

12:30 pm Registration

1:00 pm Welcome – William Denihan,ADAMHS Board

1:15 pm Session 1 – Literature Review of Recent Hoarding Research.

Amy Przeworski, PhD, Case Western Reserve University

2:15 pm Session 2 – Update on the HCCC Data Collection Project

Vince Caraffi, MPH and Gerry Scott, BS, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

2:45 pm Break

3:00 pm Session 3 – Clinical Treatment Overview

Bert Rahl, LISW-S, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

3:30 pm Hoarding in the Real World: Panel Discussion on Treatment in Practice

Moderator: Bert Rahl

Panelists: Christina Johnson, LISW-S,Community Partnership on Aging; Rebecca Roberts Martin, PhD, Connections; Muffy Kaesberg, MBA, Organizing 4U; Larry Vavro, LSW, Adult Protective Services, Cuyahoga County Department of Senior and Adult Services

4:30 pm Summary and evaluation

4:45 pm Dismissal