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OD1-107 Eliminating Excess

Instructor: Standolyn Robertson
Time: 2 hours

Course Description

This beginner-level course will give organizers many of the tools they need to help clients achieve and maintain a clutter-free life. Organizers will learn to recognize different types of clutter, understand the factors that cause clients to keep more than they need, and develop strategies to help clients eliminate the excess. Class materials include dozens of resources for donating, recycling, and disposing of excess. This course will be delivered in one two-hour module.

Learning Objectives

1. Define: clutter, a collection, hoarding. 
2. Identify key hazards of excess.
3.Understand why people keep excess. 
Understand how brain type, behavior patterns, and clinical conditions may contribute to clutter habits. 

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.