Adults who self-neglect or hoard have often undergone a traumatic experience and an incorrect intervention can cause further trauma. Practitioners need to understand the historical context of the trauma that precipitated their subsequent behaviours.
- Gain an understanding of complex trauma and its effect on attachment
- Hear how to identify trauma among adults with a focus on those who self-neglect or hoard
- Learn how social workers should respond differently to someone who self-neglects or hoards when it is connected to trauma rather than a disability or mental health issue
- Get practical tips on working in a trauma-informed way
Deborah Barnett, managing director, T-ASC