Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

An Affiliate of the National Home Builders Association

Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) classes offered

 
Posted on December 19, 2011 by Mike Means

Upcoming training opportunities from OSHBA:

Jan. 11, Marketing & Communication Strategies for Aging & Accessibility (CAPS I): Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. And with their changing lifestyles maturing Americans are also looking to revitalize their home environments. Identifying these opportunities and developing the skills to interact with 50+ customers can help you grow your business dramatically.

Jan. 12, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II): The maturing of the U.S. Baby Boomer population is a huge opportunity for remodelers. As this consumer group expands, more and more are interested in remodeling their home to fit their new lifestyle and abilities. This Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) course will help you understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical therapists as well as qualified health care professionals, and the significance of good design in making modifications that can transform a house into a safe, attractive, and comfortable home for life

Jan. 18, Business Management for Building Professionals: Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This course will give you a solid foundation in those best business practices so valuable to smaller businesses; planning, organizing, staffing/directing and controlling.

These three courses meet the requirement for acquiring the NAHB designation Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

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