Connecticut Conference on Hoarding

Fourth Annual Connecticut Conference on Hoarding

“Treating Hoarding Disorder & Hoarding Behaviors” May 7, 2018

Organizing for Stress Free Holidays

The Christmas holiday season should be a happy, festive time, but often, preparing for the holidays can produce more anxiety than joy. Let an expert show you how to organize your holiday preparations to make them less like tasks and more like fun. In the process, you can allow the real meaning of the Christmas season to shine through. This class will cover such topics as decorating, baking, food preparation, gift giving, card sending, events, traditions and housekeeping.

Faith Manierre, CPO, CPO-CD is a Certified Professional Organizer who started her business, Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC in 2000. She assists clients in creating customized organizational systems that are easy to use and maintain: helping find order in a chaotic world.

Faith specializes in working with Chronically Disorganized clients and has contributed 3 articles in the Institute for Challenging Disorganizing book The ICD Guide for Collaborating with Professional Organizers for Related Professionals.

So, You Want to Be a Professional Organizer!

Maybe you’ve seen the organizing shows on TV. Are your own skills at organizing honed enough to turn professional? This course will explain the tools you need to go into business as a professional organizer. Learn how to set up your own organizing business, what expenses are involved in setting up a business, how to handle record keeping and getting started with clients. We will talk about networking and marketing your business and yourself on a shoestring budget. You’ll also learn about the different types of organizing that other professional organizers do.

Institute for Challenging Disorganization – Members and in Teleclass Vault

Case Study – Mental Health: An In-Depth Case Study When Things Go Wrong

Class Description:

This class will discuss one in-depth case study of a client who experienced a major depressive shutdown during our work.  I had worked with this client for 12 years prior to this event that lasted over 2 years.  She had a poor support system and we needed to create a safety net for her.  The work was challenging and rewarding when her health improved.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to identify when a client needs significant mental health assistance
  • Recognize some symptoms of a major depressive event
  • Learn how to create boundaries that are safe for the client and organizer
  • Identify how to manage a changing situation
  • Learn how to build a support team and how to coordinate providers and family
  • Understand how to measure success

Organize and De-Clutter your home

Are you overwhelmed by all the things in your life? Buried by paperwork? Come and learn techniques to simplify and reduce the time draining clutter in your home. We will discuss ways to determine what should be kept and let go. Maybe it is time to think about downsizing. Decluttering your home will help you with the sale of your home and moving to a new environment. Professional Organizer, Faith Manierre will lead the discussion on organizing and how to let go.

Connecticut Conference on Hoarding 2016

Summary: This year’s conference will focus on effective and appropriate intervention strategies to utilize when dealing with hoarding related concerns and complaints. Two dynamic keynote speakers will co-present their invaluable intervention techniques during the morning session, while the afternoon session will offer two break-out sessions for code enforcement personnel and social services and mental health professionals.

New England Resident Service Coordinators Conference – It’s About Time!

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Are you overwhelmed by all the demands for your time? Attend this session
and learn how goal setting and planning can optimize your time management.
Learn why multitasking can be a pitfall that can sidetrack your ability to
get things done. Learn to keep focused on the critical matters in  your job
and avoid the time wasters.

Organized your New Year for Success!

January is Get Organized month. Faith Manierre of Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC will give a presentation on helping you get organized. Come and learn techniques to simplify and reduce the time draining clutter in your home. We will focus on setting up systems in your home to make your activities run more efficiently.

It’s About Time!

Are you overwhelmed by all the demands for your time? Learn how goal setting and planning can optimize your time management. Learn why multitasking can be a pitfall that can sidetrack your ability to get things done. Professional Organizer, Faith Manierre of Busy Bees Professional Organizing will lead the discussion on organizing your time and how to let go.

Get your Family Organized for Success!

Faith Manierre of Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC will give a presentation on helping busy families get organized. Come and learn techniques to simplify and reduce the time draining clutter in your home. We will focus on setting up systems in your home to make your families actives run more efficiently.

Faith Manierre is the owner of Busy Bees Professional Organizing LLC. The mission of Busy Bees is to assist clients to find order in a chaotic world. Busy Bees specializes in coaching clients who need special support, helping them develop a system that works with their strengths and lifestyles. With gentleness and patience, Busy Bees encourages people who feel overwhelmed and embarrassed by their clutter and disorganization.