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CR 2-610 The Many Faces of Hoarding and Trauma (3-2)

4 Course items

Instructors: Karen Kruzan & Barbara Dennison
Total time: 93 minutes
CEUs: 1.5
Conference Year: 2015


Course Description
With the emergence of reality T.V. shows about hoarding, people with hoarding behaviors and chronic disorganization are reaching out for help. Both Ms. Kruzan, professional organizer, and Dr. Dennison, trauma psychotherapist, have appeared on TLC's Hoarding: Buried Alive T.V. show. They currently lead psychotherapy groups in Powell, Ohio; one group for hoarders and another for chronically disorganized.  

Learning Objectives
1. Learn more about the people, the reasons and the treatments for those who hoard or are chronically disorganized.
2. Learn the new diagnostic criteria for hoarding. There will be discussion surrounding the most current reasons for the behavior.

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.