Recent Conferences

Legal and Ethical Issues that Emerge in Hoarding

Friday, September 29, 2017 from 9am-4:00pm. Registration starts at 8:00am.  Registration includes continental breakfast, beverages and boxed lunch.

Heritage Hall, 8152 Knott Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620

A conference for all service providers who encounter those with hoarding behavior. 

Agenda: Keynote Speaker: Hon. Kim Hubbard, J.D.

Session One: Legal and Ethical Issues/Section 8 Housing/Rights and Accommodation with William Wise, J.D.

Session Two: Public Services, Code Enforcement, and private relationships (e.g., family, neighbors and therapists)

Session Three: Expert Panel Discussion: "Plan of Action for Fictitious Situation"

Social Workers, Marriage Family Therapists, Counselors, Psychologists, AttorneysCourse meets the qualifications for 5 hours of continuing credit for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEUs for attorneys are also available. Cost of CEUs is $20.

NASW-CA Chapter is the provider of this conference. Refunds may be requested before September 1st. Space is limited.

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Hoarding Conference - Thursday, April 30, 2015

Symposium for Clinicians - Friday, May 1, 2015

Cost of attending this event is offset by a generous contribution from:

Unraveling the Mysteries of Object and Animal Hoarding

Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 9am-4:00pm. Registration starts at 8:00am.

A conference for all service providers who encounter those with hoarding behavior. We also will be celebrating the commitment and dedication of those who have grown this task force over the last ten years! Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Featuring:  Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, LICSW and Author of The Hoarding Handbook

  Jyothi Robertson, DVM and Owner/Pricipal Consultant of JVR Shelter Strategies, LLC

Hoarding Symposium for Mental Health Clinicians

Friday, May 1, 2015 from 9am-4:00pm. Registration starts at 8:00am. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

A symposium designed for mental health clinicians who treat hoarding behavior