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Handouts and Follow-up Document


This presentation for professionals working in child welfare and adult services identifies behaviors characteristic of hoarding, distinguishes between collecting and hoarding, identifies possible risks and protective factors associated with hoarding, and discusses practical steps social workers can take to help families experiencing hoarding. (Event Date: 4/23/2013)


Arlette Lambert, Child Welfare Policy Consultant, NC Division of Social Services
Joyce Massey-Smith, Adult Program Representative, NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
Jessica Williams, Consultant
Susan McGuire, Director of Older Adult Ministries, Edenton Street United Methodist Church (Raleigh, NC)