Hoarding: Impacts on Non-Profit Housing Providers – Webinar

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Hoarding is a complex and challenging psychological disorder that may lead to negative consequences for both the individual and the community. This webinar provides information about using harm reduction principles to help tenants with hoarding behaviour. You will learn how to talk to and generate internal motivation in people who hoard, and how to establish intervention targets. In this 90-minute webinar, the presenters will:

  • Discuss what hoarding is and why it persists
  • Understand the potential public safety hazards, including fire risk and pests
  • List available assessment tools
  • Discuss how tenant support workers can help
  • Discuss harm reduction strategies and establish intervention targets

Who should attend

Front-line support staff/building managers and operators of non-profit housing.

Why you should attend
To expand your knowledge of hoarding, and to learn how to better support residents who have difficulty discarding.


C.Bratiotis HighRes Edited

Dr. Christiana Bratiotis is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia where she teaches at the School of Social Work. Her primary area of research is the formation and operation of multi-disciplinary community interventions for hoarding. Dr. Bratiotis has given more than 200 invited community lectures, key note addresses, agency clinical trainings and academic presentations on the nature and treatment of hoarding.


kate kysow

Kate Kysow is a master’s student in the UBC Clinical Psychology program. She is also a research assistant for the Vancouver-based Hoarding Action Response Team (HART). Her research focuses on hoarding case complexity from the perspective of community-based interventions.


Note: This webinar will be recorded – a link will be provided to all paid attendees after the session.

Start and end dates

April 24, 2018 - April 24, 2018


10:00 am - 11:30 am


$20 (+GST) for members $40 (+GST) for non-members

Registrants will be emailed dial-in instructions one week prior to the webinar.

Note: in order to register, you will need an account. Click the “Login to account” green button at the top of this page. If you do not have an account, click the “Create account” green button.If you need further instructions, click Course registration instructions.

For registration enquiries, please contact events@bcnpha.ca

For more information email:

Kate Nielsen


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