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Hoarding Awareness

Subject category: Mental Health

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide learners with knowledge of Hoarding as a disorder. The course focuses on understanding the different ways in which a hoarding disorder manifests, and the impact it has on individuals and others within their social networks. It also considers the benefits of early intervention in promoting mental health and well–being.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
British Psychological Society – A Psychological Perspective on Hoarding – DCP Good Practice Guidelines
Skills for Care - The Common Core Principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care
and the following QCF unit:
Understand Mental Health Problems

Course content

What is Hoarding?
Manifestations of Hoarding
The Impact of Hoarding on individuals
Solution based support

Learning outcomes

Explain what Hoarding is
List other conditions that can coexist with hoarding
Explain how Hoarding can manifest
Describe the impact Hoarding can have on an individual
Explain how to support an individual with solution based support


3 hours

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