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CR 2-211 The Chronic-ness of Chronic Disorganization (1-2)

4 Course items

Instructor: Regina F. Lark
Total time: 86 minutes
CEUs: 1.5
Conference Year: 2015

Course Description
Many professional organizers say that they do not work with chronically disorganized clients. A smaller percentage, however, would agree that most people who seek the services of a professional organizer share one or more characteristics of being chronically disorganized. So, which is it? How does one tell? What does it really mean to be chronically disorganized? And how does the professional organizer deal with the chronic-ness of chronic disorganization? Using case studies and client challenges, this session is designed for a beginner audience of professional organizers.

Learning Objectives
1. Understand brain type and the critical role of the brain's executive functions and dysfunctions.
2. Identify when "disorganization" becomes "chronic disorganization.
3. Recognize the range of factors associated with chronic disorganization.
Develop strategies for working in households with both CD and non-CD family members.

Code Words
Please be sure to listen for and record the code words given during the presentation. The instructor will explicitly verbalize code words periodically throughout the class (i.e. "The first code word is...") Note: Not all instructors give code words. If you do not hear any, please indicate "none given" on the course evaluation.