March 15 and March 22 

1pm to 2pm SA / 1.30pm to 2.30pm AEST / 12pm to 1pm NT / 12.30pm to 1.30pm QLD / 10.30am to 11.30am AWST


This training is delivered in two short modules, ‘Understanding Hoarding and Squalor’ and ‘Responding Appropriately to Hoarding and Squalor Situations’.  Each module includes a background reading package and webinar session facilitated by the trainer, Glen Sorensen.


There is a maximum of 14 participants to provide opportunities for more individual attention through smaller learning groups.

Monday March 15

Module 1:  Understanding Hoarding and Squalor

  • Key definitions – Hoarding, animal hoarding, squalor
  • Causes and contributing factors
  • Hoarding, squalor and mental health
  • Hoarding, squalor and risk management
  • Relevant legislation
  • Assessment Tools


Monday March 22

Module 2:  Responding Appropriately to Hoarding and Squalor Situations

  • Engaging and Establishing Trusting Relationships with Clients
  • Addressing Health and safety Issues
  • Planning and sequencing support strategies
  • Further training opportunities and resources

To register online, please click the Eventbrite link below (charges apply) or download the PDF document, and email to