Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS III)

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This course builds on the CAPS I & II courses (which are recommended) by introducing design solution techniques, innovative products and best practices for product installation for CAPS professionals to use when creating livable spaces in which to age in place. Participants will engage in hands-on activities from real case studies to apply material learned in all CAPS courses.

By completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Create comprehensive designs for aging in place projects.
  • Become familiar with available innovative and specialized products.
  • Practice design and installation for key components of in AIP home design.
  • Implement techniques of budget integration into design and product selection
  • Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions.
  • Review and apply solutions for common single-room modifications cases
  • Identify common installation considerations for modifications of a specified space.
  • Prioritize solutions in a whole house multi-generational case study while being compliant with budgetary constraints with consideration given to phased construction application.
  • Prioritize individual tasks relative to a projects budget and urgency.

Please contact Paul Tingler at ptingler@nahb.org for more details. Search current session offerings for this course.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course will benefit builders, remodelers, and allied professionals who serve the aging in place market, including occupational therapists, physical therapists, real estate professionals, and trade contractors, as well as academics.

NAHB Designations and Continuing Education Credits

This course is a requirement to earn the CAPS designation. Business Management for Building Professionals will be approved as a required course if taken prior to Jan. 1, 2018. For more details, visit How to Earn Your CAPS.

This course provides six hours of continuing education credits for these NAHB designations: CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, GMR, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, and MIRM.

Additional Credit Information

NAHB is an Approved Provider with the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. Education distributors who would like to offer CEUs to their students for approved courses must inform NAHB at the same time the course(s) is scheduled.

As of Jan. 6, 2021, the virtual format of this course provides 0.6 continuing education credits for AOTA.

6 AIA/CES LU: NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by NAHB. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.

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