CAPS 3 Day Virtual Training Summit

$750.00$900.00

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry – home modifications for aging in place.

Continuing Education Units (CEUS) for AIA, AOTA, NKBA

[Remaining session dates in 2022: May 11-13, June 8-10, July 13-15, August 10-12, September 7-9, October 12-14, November 9-11, December 7-9]

Registration closes on the Friday before the scheduled date. Students can contact me with questions and can be wait listed or register for a later date.

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Description

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry – home modifications for aging in place. NAHB Remodelers – in collaboration with the AARP, Home Innovation Research Labs and NAHB 50+ Housing Council – developed this program to provide comprehensive, practical, market-specific information about working with older and maturing adults to remodel their homes for aging in place.

Classes are live (not recorded) from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PST.

Sessions: (Click the dropdown to choose the desired dates)

June 8-10

July 13-15

August 10-12

September 7-9

October 12-14

November 9-11

December 7-9

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Course 1: Marketing and Communicating with the Aging in Place Client (CAPS I)

  • Identify access points and marketing opportunities within targeted AIP segments.
  • Explain how allied professionals can collaborate effectively to serve a targeted AIP market.
  • Identify common challenges of functioning in a real-world environment for the AIP population.
  • Enhance the client consulting process with effective needs assessment and communication techniques.

Course 2: Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS II)

  • Identify special considerations for estimating, scheduling and executing the job while the client is in residence.
  • Identify legal and contractual considerations for building professionals providing AIP design solutions for residential clients.
  • Describe the categories of design and how they relate and apply to the three AIP market segments.
  • Describe specific design concepts for the AIP client.

Course 3: Details & Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging In Place (CAPS III)

  • Describe the challenging nature of design for aging in place projects.
  • Identify available innovative and specialized products.
  • Explain best practices for design and installation of key components in AIP home design.
  • Describe the importance of budget and early product selection
  • Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions.
  • Recommend the best solutions for common single-room modifications based on needs identified in a provided client assessment and a room survey.
  • List installation considerations for recommended modifications in a specified space.
  • Prioritize the comprehensive solutions based on previous exercises when integrated into a real-world whole house scenario.
  • Evaluate design considerations and installation requirements for recommended modifications based on whole house layout and circulation patterns.
  • Prioritize individual projects relative to budget, needs and urgency.

 

Classes are from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PST.