CHICAGO/ May 25, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — With over 10,000 people a day turning 65, Americans throughout the country are facing the need to change their living situations. Children have grown and gone and family homes are often too large and expensive to maintain. In other situations, a serious illness or even death of a spouse necessitates a move.
The CRTS™ course – Certified Relocation Transition Specialist – is a comprehensive 18 module course that systematically trains professionals to guide seniors through the process. Candidates are often working in a related field. These professionals might be real estate agents, professional organizers, movers, attorneys and/or estate sales specialists.
For the first time, the new version of the online course will include voice-over narration of the complete 18 modules of instruction. Certification candidates will be able to take the course on their laptops, tablets or smart phones. Color photography and illustrations help comprehension.
Module topics start with health and environmental factors that triggers lifestyle changes.
Subsequent modules cover client support and communication, working with families, transition services including organizing and categorizing what can be a daunting amount of personal possessions. The course emphasizes building a professional network that will act as a “transition team”.
The CRTS™ course is based on real-life experiences of practitioners who originated the methodologies. The new version of the course, with voice-over narration will be available in August of this year.
It is course is one of several training courses which support preparation for certification examinations available through the National Certification Board for Alzheimer and Aging Care (NCBAC) the leader in certifications in elder care. CRTS™ meets national certification standards and is the only comprehensive national certification of its type.
SOURCE: National Certification Board for Alzheimer and Aging Care