Clutter and Hoarding

  • Thu, January 09, 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Inspīr Gallery, 1450 Lexington Ave New York, NY 10128 - East 94th Street


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Clutter and Hoarding

During this presentation, diagnostic features and tools of hoarding disorder will be discussed and participants will learn to distinguish hoarding disorder from organic hoarding. Participants will also learn to apply harm reduction philosophies to hoarding situations.

This program is worth one CEU unit for all social workers who bring their license number and provide an email address.


3:00pm: networking

3:30pm: Announcements and Presentation

Speaker: Sam Hipschman, LCSW 

Sam Hipschman, LCSW is Program Director of Project ORE, part of Educational Alliance, where he has worked since 2015. Throughout his time at Project ORE, Sam has provided home-based clinical treatment for older adults in the East Village and Lower East Side with hoarding disorder. Sam’s clinical practice draws on behavioral approaches and harm reduction theory to provide compassionate, client-centered treatment of hoarding disorder. Prior to joining Project ORE, Sam lived in Chicago and worked as a Behavioral Health Therapist and as a community organizer with older adults. He is an alumnus of Avodah’s Social Justice Fellowship in New York City and was recognized in 2019 as one of The Jewish Week's 36 Under 36. He received his Master’s degree at The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.


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