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Home Modification Education and Support (HOMES) Training Program for the Disability and Aging Networks 

Home Modification Education and Support (HOMES) Training Program for the Disability and Aging Networks 

July 11: Deadline to Apply 

July 15: All Applicants Notified of Status 

July 19–Aug. 30, 2022: Training 

The Housing and Services Resource Center invites you to apply for the online HOMES Training Program – free to professionals from disability and aging network agencies (such as Centers for Independent Living, State Assistive Technology Programs, State Units on Aging, and Area Agencies on Aging), as well as Money Follows the Person grantees. Administered by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology July 19–August 30, 2022. 

Home modifications that increase older adults’ and individuals with disabilities’ safety and independence in the home are more important than ever. Gain a foundation of specialized home modification knowledge, access educational resources and capacity-building tools, and develop a plan with expert feedback to help your agency meet the need in your state or community. 

Benefits from the Training 

  • Create connections with professionals from around the country for networking, strategizing and information sharing 
  • Access expertise and resources during the program…and after! 
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion from USC 
  • Obtain Letters of Completion for CEU submission 

What’s Included in the Free HOMES Training Program? 

  • 6 one-week lectures you may log into at any time during the week 
  • Topics include home modification solutions, policies, funding sources, partners, assessment tools, products and designs…and more! 
  • Development of specialized, action-oriented knowledge from 4-6 hours/week invested in lectures, assignments, and extensive peer interactions 

Apply for your space now for the 6-week session: July 19–August 30, 2022 

Space is very limited. 

  • Completing this application does not guarantee enrollment in the training. 
  • There is a limit of one representative per agency. 
  • You will be notified of the status of your application by July 15. 

To learn more about the program, contact homemods@usc.edu 

Hear What Others Have Said about the Program: 

  • I enjoyed learning about all the various funding sources for home modifications, products available, and links to follow that were related to each week’s topic, allowing me to print out valuable information that can be used in the future. 
  • I liked hearing from other professionals about resources and practices in their communities. Eye opening. 
  • I thoroughly enjoyed reading the other participants’ responses. That interaction gave me ideas for possible solutions to current home modification issues. 
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