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June 20, 2018

Ethics and Sticky Situations for Professional Organizers
June 20, 2018
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Nova Southeastern University
The Carl DeSantis Building (Map Link Below) - Room TBA
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Ethics and Sticky Situations Based on Debbie Stanley's Book; Ethical Pitfalls for Professional Organizers; Presented by Michelle Worthington, CPO

Please join us for this month's General Membership meeting.  Networking begins at 10:15 am and continues during lunch.


Description:  Join us for a presentation by fellow Chapter member Michelle Wothington followed by a discussion of ethics and sticky situations as they relate to being a professional organizer.  The program is based on Debbie Stanley’s groundbreaking book; Ethical Pitfalls for Professional Organizers.

About the Author:   Debbie Stanley has worked with chronically disorganized and hoarding clients since 1997, first as a professional organizer and now as a licensed counselor. She holds a master of science in mental health counseling and a master of arts in industrial psychology as well as the credentials of National Certified Counselor and Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization. Debbie’s practice includes in-office, in-home, and telephone counseling for clients, case consultation for peers, and frequent speaking and writing. She is also a popular media guest and enjoys participating in interviews for print, radio, television, and internet media. Debbie has been recognized with a number of awards and honors, including the National Association of Professional Organizers’ Founders Award and Shining Star Award as well as the Golden Clipboard Award for Best Mentor from the Michigan Chapter of NAPO.  For more information visit:

Presenter:  Michelle Worthington

Michelle Worthington is owner of Worthy Spaces® is a South Florida-based professional organization business that handles residential and commercial projects. Founded in 2012 by Certified Professional Organizer® Michelle Worthington, the company offers a variety of services for individuals, families and businesses, including de-cluttering, unpacking and organization of the home (closets, kitchens, pantries, bathrooms, home office, bedrooms, playrooms and garages); office and desk organization, filing system organization, design and implementation, and paperless office conversion; as well as staging and purchasing. With the goal of helping her clients lead more organized, systemized and productive lives without stressing over the process, Worthington keeps Worthy Spaces® customer-oriented and personal.

Worthy Spaces® is licensed and insured and is affiliated with the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), The Organizing Authority, NAPO South Florida, Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO®), Institute for Challenging Disorganization?, and The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

Lunch:  Everyone is invited to join us for lunch following the meeting (optional.) Location TBA.

Membership in NAPO South Florida requires NAPO National membership.  Guests are welcome to join us; the $20.00 meeting fee may be paid by credit card online when you register or by cash or check at the door.


Nova Southeastern University

The Carl DeSantis Building - Room TBA

Home of H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314

Google Map 

Directions (from I-95):

  • Take Exit 26 onto I-595 West.
  • Take Exit 5 - University Drive.
  • Turn South (left) onto University Drive.
  • Continue southbound several traffic lights, to SW 30th Street (Abe Fischler Boulevard)
  • Turn East (left) on SW 30th Street.  
  • Continue past the Miami Dolphins Training Facility on the right to Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd.
  • Turn right onto Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd. 
  • ENTER THE PARKING GARAGE on the right and follow parking instructions below. 
  • Enter the Carl DeSantis Building (opposite the South entrance to the parking garage.)  Look for signs for the meeting room or inquire at the main Information Desk in the lobby. 


PARKING NOTE:   Parking in the Garage is $1.00 per hour.  Please pay on Garage Level 1 at kiosks.

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December 19, 2018

NAPO SF December 2018 Holiday Party

December 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Brio's Plantation
499 S University Drive
Plantation, FL 33338

Join in the Fun - NAPO SF Holiday Party (Members Only)