Understanding Stuff
Metro South Brisbane Hoarding and Squalor Forum

Neami National, Greater Metro South Brisbane Partners in Recovery Program and the Brisbane Hoarding and Squalor Working Group are hosting a forum for organisations and individuals working with or concerned for people experiencing hoarding and / or squalor.

The aim is to create an open discussion and build a collaborative response to hoarding and squalor within the Greater Metro South Brisbane Region.

The forum will include

A session presented by Professor John Snowdon, Clinical Professor from the University of Sydney, Psycho-geriatrician Sydney South West Area Health Service and co-author of the book Severe Domestic Squalor.

A session presented by Mercy Splitt providing expertise from her work with people experiencing hoarding and squalor with Sydney Catholic Community Services Hoarding and Squalor Program

A panel session of local presenters and guest speakers highlighting current responses to hoarding and squalor within the Brisbane area covering a range of topics, including 

  • The work of the Brisbane Hoarding and Squalor Working Group and Case Collaboration Group
  • Successful models within other localities
  • Creating in-roads with government departments and building networks
  • Psychological interventions
  • RSPCA responses 
  • Queensland Fire and Rescue responses and reporting

Individuals with a lived experience of hoarding and / or squalor are encouraged to attend the Understanding Stuff forum.

Date

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Time

9am – 5pm

Venue

Brisbane Square, The End Room

Level 2, Brisbane Square Library

266 George Street, Brisbane

Cost

$30

 

More information

If you have difficulty meeting the cost of this event or for more information please email understanding.stuff@neaminational.org.au

If you have any dietary requirements, please contact us and we will endeavour to accommodate these. 

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10/03/2015 to 11/03/2015
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