CEs & Events

Register for these upcoming CE courses that will inspire and enlighten:

CE Request Form for Centrex Employees

Lymphedema Certification Course March 26-29, 2020

This comprehensive certification course is designed to teach therapists the most current management techniques to effectively treat Lymphedema. Participants will leave this course with a certificate of Comprehensive Lymphedema Management Therapy (CLT) and techniques needed to immediately begin managing patients with Lymphedema.

Registration Link: Lymphedema Course


Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) Courses March 24, 25, & 26, 2020

There is an increasing desire among today’s home owners to live in one’s home as long as possible which has created a strong demand for products and services serving this audience. To help home owners make their home a safe and comfortable living environment for the long term, many responsive and innovative products are emerging. Likewise, service providers are answering this demand by focusing their businesses on creating new homes and renovations that provide design flexibility, pleasing aesthetics, high function and usability for all people, without regard to age, income or ability level, and regardless of life’s changes and challenges.

A Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist understands the unique needs of the older adult population and is knowledgeable about aging-in-place home modifications, common remodeling projects and solutions to common barriers. CAPS designees are remodelers, designers, occupational therapists, architects and others.

CAPS Specialists recommend updates that will help a person live independently in his or her own home;  work with an occupational therapist to develop a home modification or build plan based on the safety and functional needs of an individual or household; collaborate with a licensed contractor or interior designer about building and design strategies and techniques for creating attractive, barrier-free living spaces; collaborate with a licensed contractor or interior designer about building and design strategies and techniques for creating attractive, barrier-free living spaces; and provide information about building codes and standards, useful products and resources, and the costs and time required for common remodeling projects.

Each CAPS Course is approved for the following credits (to receive CAPS certification, you must attend all three courses):

• MN Residential Contractor – 8 Credits
• MN Realtor – 8 Credits
• WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier – 8 Credits
• NAHB CE for: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM – 6 Credits
• AOTA – 0.6 Credits
• AIBD – 6 Credits


CAPS I – Marketing and Communicating with the Aging in Place Client

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM  – 4:30 PM

Location: Contractor University 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113

Intended Audience: CAPS designees are remodelers, designers, occupational therapists, architects and others.

Instructor: Alissa Boroff, BA, COTA/L, CAPS, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director

Fees:  Full Day: Housing First MN Member & NAHB Member $250 | Non-Member $275 |
Lunch Included |

NAHB Members should call Mary Beth Blom at 651.697.7584 to receive discounted pricing. The CAPS courses are developed by NAHB and presented by Centrex Rehab.

Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. Because they are embracing newly found and changing lifestyles, they need to revitalize their home environment. Identifying this burgeoning opportunity and then developing the skills to interact with this market can help you grow your business dramatically. The goal of the course is to equip course participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively market and sell services to the aging in place (AIP) market.

Registration Link: Registration for CAPS I


CAPS II – Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging in Place

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM  – 4:30 PM

Location: Contractor University 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113

Intended Audience: CAPS designees are remodelers, designers, occupational therapists, architects and others.

Instructor: Alissa Boroff, BA, COTA/L, CAPS, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director

Fees:  Full Day: Housing First MN Member & NAHB Member $250 | Non-Member $275 |
Lunch Included |

NAHB Members should call Mary Beth Blom at 651.697.7584 to receive discounted pricing. The CAPS courses are developed by NAHB and presented by Centrex Rehab.

The goal of this course is to enable participants to identify common challenges within the home and understand attractive design concepts that create a safe and comfortable environment for clients who want to age in place as well as identify with one or more of these groups: Individuals who are not experiencing health issues related to aging, individuals who have a progressive or other condition that requires home modifications or equipment, and individuals who are dealing with an abrupt or traumatic health-related change.

Registration Link: Registration Link for CAPS II


CAPS III – Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM  – 4:30 PM

Location: Contractor University 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113

Intended Audience: CAPS designees are remodelers, designers, occupational therapists, architects and others.

Instructor: Alissa Boroff, BA, COTA/L, CAPS, MN-AS, Access Solutions Director

Fees:  Full Day: Housing First MN Member & NAHB Member $250 | Non-Member $275 |
Lunch Included |

NAHB Members should call Mary Beth Blom at 651.697.7584 to receive discounted pricing. The CAPS courses are developed by NAHB and presented by Centrex Rehab.

This course builds on the CAPS II course (which is a highly recommended prerequisite to this course) by introducing design solutions and techniques for professionals whose clients require specialized design and equipment to live and thrive comfortably in their homes. Whole house product specification and installation techniques will be covered accompanied by practical, hands-on activities.

Registration Link: Registration Link for CAPS III