Professional Education Schedule: 

LIVE VIRTUAL COURSE:
Inclusive Housing: Space Planning, Design & Building a Busines
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July 11, 2017: Space Planning & Design REGISTER HERE 

July 12, 2017:   Building a Business       REGISTER HERE 


July Both Days (discounted price for both!):    
 REGISTER HERE


*For 
Discounted Group Registration (2-4 or 5+ people) please contact us by phone at 302-504-6067 or by email at dyoung@empowerability.com. 


This course is being provided as a live virtual course.  Live virtual classroom software provides you with the benefit of a live course from the comfort of your own home. 

Live in-person courses continue to be available--please email dyoung@empowerability.com for more information. 
  
The course is scheduled as a two-day course; however, attendees can choose to register for just one day or both days of the course.   


Course Brochure:    Inclusive_Housing_brochure.pdf
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Course Description:

Day 1 Space Planning & Design  9:00am--4:45pm EST (6 contact hours)

This intermediate level course starts with a review of the housing laws and the different types of design, generated from their inception as it relates to environmental modifications. Attendees will participate in interactive activities to use knowledge of design principles to environmental modification recommendations.  The course is filled with visual imagery to provide examples of the design of each of the major home areas (e.g.: Entry, second floor access, Kitchen, Bathroom) as it conforms to a varied spectrum of users.  Space relationships and drawing the built environment for the purpose of either reading drawings and/or creating concept drawings to accompany a home/environmental modification assessment will be reviewed.  This course will also incorporate content and examples specific to design for aging, design for the senses and gerontechnology to provide attendees a holistic approach to creating an environmental modifications plan.  Case studies will be provided for attendees to apply what they have learned throughout the day and create/modify a concept drawing to accompany an environmental modifications plan.


Day 2Building a Business   9:00am--4:45pm EST (6 contact hours)

Interested in starting your own home modifications business? As a private practitioner, you must carefully plan your business development and strategies for marketing.  Prioritizing your goals and objectives, time management and finances are imperative to the success of running the business. Marketing and networking, as well as, explaining the distinct value of your services as a home modifications consultant, are essential to building relationships and obtaining referrals/clients.  This course will incorporate content regarding building a home modifications business including home modification business models, process for home modification service provision, creating clearly defined business contracts, accessing funding, as well as marketing and advertising.  The roles of the home/environmental modifications team members will also be discussed, for successful inter-professional collaboration as a means to advocate and market services. 




 


 
LIVE WEBINAR:  Inclusive Bathrooms


TUESDAY July 18,2017, 2:00--3:30pm EST  REGISTER HERE


This intermediate level webinar will provide the participant with knowledge of interventions specific to inclusive bathroom modifications.  The presentation will be filled with visual imagery to give examples of inclusive bathroom design as it conforms to a varied spectrum of users.  Multiple case studies will be utilized to demonstrate the application of interventions.  This webinar includes a review of critical bathroom measurements as they relate to the determination of client-centered design recommendations and product solutions.  

Course audience includes occupational therapists, physical therapists, builders, remodelers, architects, interior designers, housing professionals, case managers, healthcare professionals, realtors and others interested in inclusive design.



Webinar brochure: 08.23.2016_Inclusive_Bathrooms_Webinar_brochure.pdf
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LIVE WEBINAR:  Inclusive Kitchens

TUESDAY July 25, 2017, 2:00--3:30pm EST   REGISTER HERE


This intermediate level webinar will provide the participant with knowledge of interventions specific to inclusive kitchen modifications.  The presentation will be filled with visual imagery to give examples of inclusive kitchen design as it conforms to a varied spectrum of users. Multiple case studies will be utilized to demonstrate the application of interventions.  This webinar includes a review of critical kitchen measurements as they relate to the determination of client-centered design recommendations and product solutions.  

Course audience includes occupational therapists, physical therapists, builders, remodelers, architects, interior designers, housing professionals, case managers, healthcare professionals, realtors and others interested in inclusive design.


Webinar brochure:08.30.2016_Inclusive_Kitchens_Webinar_brochure.pdf
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Course hosting or sponsorship available at your location.  

 

Live 1 & 2 day courses

 Inclusive Housing:  Space Planning, Design & Building a Business
 Day 1:  Space Planning & Design
 Day 2:  Building a Business

 



Live Webinars

Inclusive Bathrooms
Inclusive Kitchens
Doors and Doorways
Second Story Access
All About those Grab Bars
Exterior Spaces—Decks, Porches, Patios and more
Beyond Bump Dots: Low Vision Home Modifications
Connected Caregiving: Environmental Modifications and Dementia
So You Want To Start A Home Modifications Business? Tips, Tricks and Getting 
through the Dip.
Ready, Set, Measure!  Measuring for Environmental Modifications
Environmental Modifications: Pediatric Considerations
Meeting Multigenerational Needs Through Technology