Last Thursday we went to the Women’s Center in Vienna where Maria taught a class on hoarding to the attendees. Everyone had a good time and learned a lot. We got wonderful evaluations, the coordinator was very pleased and is looking forward to our next class in Manassas on March 3rd.
Maria attended a class on Clutter and Hoarding given by the Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors. She enjoys going to events like this to make sure that she is up-to-date with the current information and techniques being discussed on these topics. The field of study on hoarding is exploding right now and there are a lot of fascinating avenues being explored. The entire focus of the research has shifted in the last 10 years from hoarding being an environmentally learned behavior to being a brain function and genetic predisposition.
Scott attended the Prince William Chamber of Commerce‘s 2012 Tech Expo. There were a couple of interesting classes being taught, but unfortunately they were at the same time. Saw all of one and the last part of another. Got some good ideas from a couple of companies that set up displays. Also saw the high school robotics team demo. Wow, I wish they had that available when I was in high school!