Certificate of Study in Health Issues and Conditions and the Client affected by CD

Certificate Description

The Certificate of Study in Health Issues and Conditions and the Client Affected by CD explores some of the health conditions and challenges that may be present when working with the population affected by CD. This overview certificate allows an introduction and presents some strategies, resources and collaboration techniques for professional organizers working with these clients.
A subscriber who holds the Certificate of Study in Health Issues and Conditions and the Client Affected by CD has a familiarity with conditions that impact disorganization. They have considered their own professional boundaries, and are educated about communication with clients with health issues and conditions.
Their studies have covered health conditions including: depression, anxiety, PTSD (post traumatic stress syndrome), physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury, chronic fatigue and cognitive decline.
An ICD subscriber who has earned the Level I Certificate of Study in Health Issues and Conditions and the Client Affected by CD has completed 6 hours of education in this area in addition to 6 hours of general education in Chronic Disorganization.

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The requirements of this certificate are

  • Be a current ICD subscriber
  • Have earned and submitted the Foundation Certificate in Chronic Disorganization
  • Attend the required class
    • Introduction to Health Issues and Conditions and the Client affected by CD
  • Attend five of the specialized classes that earn PHY, MH, HIC credit such as: (found in the ICD Vault)
    • What is an Anxiety Disorder?
    • Strategies for Helping CD Clients Who are Depressed
    • Oddities, Dramas and Fears: Understanding Personality Disorders
    • Assisting Clients Living with Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Decision Making for Clients with Cognitive Impairment
    • Neurological Conditions and the CD Client
    • Working with Clients with Fatigue Causing Illnesses
    • Understanding Physical Disabilities and Considerations for Organizing
  • Complete a Certificate of Study Application  online

Please note

  • Class credits are good for three (3) years as information in these fields can become outdated.
  • Classes can be applied to a maximum of two (2) different certificates. However, the same class cannot be applied to both the Level I Certificate of Study, and the Level II Specialist Certificate within the same subject area.
  • For any questions regarding applications, please contact [email protected].